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Book Review: "The Hippies Were Right"

In Moby Dick, the character Ahab promised his audience he'd "strike the sun if it insulted me."
Sound familiar?
Book Review: "The Hippies Were Right," The Mercury, Feb 21, 2018

 https://www.portlandmercury.com/books/2018/02/21/19691014/steve-almond-the-hippies-were-fucking-right

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"People... don't recognize what the government does for them" Srsly? 02.Apr.2018 00:59

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Lol,

after 9/11, the Parkland Florida shooting (multiple government law enforcement and educational agencies' negligence-malfeasance), Iran Contra, Obamacare (which this book is apparently ? pimping) jacking up insurance rates, ad infinitum.



Statist.

^ that is the word. Look it up would-be Stalins / Ernesto Guevaras.



Reading Study List, here :
 http://portland.indymedia.org/en/2018/02/435486.shtml#451995

which includes among many other worthwhile references

Millions Of Ordinary Americans Support Donald Trump. Here's Why
author: Thomas Frank
 http://portland.indymedia.org/en/2016/03/431843.shtml

Hope Against Despondency: Interpreting Class Post-Trump
author: James Brittain
 http://portland.indymedia.org/en/2016/11/433827.shtml

Trump Triumph, Thanks To
Liberal Brains Pickled In The Formaldehyde Of Identity Politics
author: Luciana Bohne source: CounterPunch
 http://portland.indymedia.org/en/2016/11/433787.shtml