Jay D. Jurie

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Jay Jurie

Jay D. Jurie, Ph.D. is a Florida activist.

Favored working with the Socialists

In 1980, a group of Western New American Movement supporters, including Jay D. Jurie of Boulder, issued a statement to the National Conference urging closer ties to the Socialist Party USA.[1]

We the undersigned Colorado-Wyoming NAM members. and friends, favor closer work between and the Socialist Party USA.

MDS members

MDSers Paul Krehbiel, Tom Good, Jay D. Jurie, Paul Buhle and Jim Zarichny, Ann Arbor, new SDS convention 2006

In 2006, known Movement for a Democratic Society members include Paul Krehbiel, Tom Good, Jay Jurie, Paul Buhle and Jim Zarichny.[2]

Statement of Solidarity with Pace SDS

Five Students for a Democratic Society New York members were arrested at Pace University, New York, on Wednesday, November 15, 2006, during a “free expression” protest.

Movement for a Democratic Society issued a support statement;

We the undersigned officers and members of Movement for a Democratic Society (MDS), denounce the actions of Pace University in regards to the planned arrest of several SDS first amendment activists on November 15, 2006 at the downtown campus. The targeting of these activists for their efforts to organize an SDS chapter at Pace is reprehensible. President David A. Caputo and the Pace administration have violated the civil rights of the student population and we join with SDS Pace in calling for David Caputo to step down now.

Endorsers of the statement included Jay Jurie, Vice President of Movement for a Democratic Society Inc.[3]

Open Letter to Obama on Iran

In 2008 Jay Jurie of Movement for a Democratic Society, Sanford, FL signed an online petition “A Open Letter to Barack Obama on Iran”[4]

"Support Bill Ayers"

In October 2008, several thousand college professors, students and academic staff signed a statement Support Bill Ayers in solidarity with former Weather Underground Organization terrorist Bill Ayers.

In the run up to the U.S. presidential elections, Ayers had come under considerable media scrutiny, sparked by his relationship to presidential candidate Barack Obama.

We write to support our colleague Professor William Ayers, Distinguished Professor of Education and Senior University Scholar at the University of Illinois at Chicago, who is currently under determined and sustained political attack...
We, the undersigned, stand on the side of education as an enterprise devoted to human inquiry, enlightenment, and liberation. We oppose the demonization of Professor William Ayers.

Jay D. Jurie of the University of Central Florida signed the statement.[5]

The Rag Blog

In 2010 Jay D. Jurie was listed as a contributor to the Movement for a Democratic Society linked, Austin Texas based, The Rag Blog website.[6]

2013 CCDS National Coordinating Committee

Jay Jurie, Florida, was elected in 2013 to the Committees of Correspondence for Democracy and Socialism National Coordinating Committee;[7]