A collection of slogans spray-painted on the walls and halls of Paris in May 1968.
In the decor of the spectacle, the eye meets only things and their prices.
We will ask nothing. We will demand nothing. We will take, occupy.
Barricades close the streets but open the way.
Be Realistic, Demand the Impossible
This speech given by Hayden during the Columbia take-over explains that students are protesting becuase they are opposed to the “fundamental institutions of society.” This protest was essentially disruptive because of it halted the college machinery and redistributed power (at least momentarily) into the hands of the students.