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The New Yorker: Douglas Watt- ‘The Glittering, Corrosive Humor of Lenny Bruce’

“Early in 1966, the entertainer Lenny Bruce, who died in the midsummer of that year at the age of forty from a self-administered overdose of morphine, gave his next-to-last public performance, at the Berkeley Community Theatre, a large auditorium near … Continue reading

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CNN: Special Preview- The Radical Story of Patty Hearst: Story of The Symbionese Liberation Army

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat I believe to understand the kidnapping of Patty Hearst and the Symbionese Liberation Army, you have to understand the 1970s especially the early and mid 1970s. I don’t want to … Continue reading

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Sargon of Akkad: ‘Communists at Berkeley Lose the Argument’

Source:Sargon of Akkad– free speech rally or protest, at Berkeley, California. Source:The New Democrat “Yvette Felarca and a gaggle of communist cultists from BAMN vs me.” From Sargon of Akkad The main woman in this video said that according to her, … Continue reading

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FORA-TV: Brian Doherty- ‘1960s Counterculture and Libertarianism’

Source:FORA-TV– Reason Magazine editor Brian Doherty, at Cody’s Books in Berkeley, California talking about his book. “Reason Magazine Senior Editor Brian Doherty discusses the eccentric founders of the Innovator, a counterculture libertarian zine from the 1960’s. Brian Doherty considers “Radicals … Continue reading

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Salon: Magazize: Gabriel Arana: ‘Bill Maher’s Islam Silence: Why Canceling His Berkeley Speech is a Mistake’

Source:Salon Magazine– Real Time With Bill Maher. Source:The New Democrat “Talk-show host Bill Maher’s recent comments about Islam have set off a chorus of condemnations among activists and scholars on the left. Now they have students at liberal bastion University … Continue reading

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