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Lust for Life?


”Choose life.Choose a job. Choose a career.Choose a family, Choose a fucking big television. Choose washing machines, cars, compact disc players, and electrical tin openers.

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A Thousand Small Changes

When I was younger, a teenager and twenty-something, I stayed angry almost all the time. It was exhausting, to me and – I think – to the people around me. 1,170 more words

The Deep South

The Legacy of the 1960s Cultural Revolution

In the 1960s, pop culture acted as an avenue in which messages and calls for change were often referenced. This helped fuel the fire of the cultural revolution which gave the decade a defining characteristic. 1,256 more words

American And National Identity

Remembering the Counterculture

Although many may say that the the Counterculture of the 1960’s was all drugs, hippies, and sex, the revolution can truly be remembered as one of the most politically and socially influential movements in all of American history. 1,888 more words

American And National Identity

Bosstown Sound

Beacon Street Union: The Eyes of the Beacon Street Union

“The Bosstown Sound (or Boston Sound) was the catchphrase of a marketing campaign to promote… 330 more words


Africa’s 1968: Protests and Uprisings Across the Continent

Egyptians pour into the streets on 9 and 10 June 1967, shouting, “we shall fight” in support of President Nasser, and against his resignation.

“Fifty years ago, in May 1968, what started as a localized student protest against proposed reforms in higher education at the Nanterre campus of the University of Paris became a major upsurge of popular protest that, at its height, mobilised millions of students and intellectuals, workers and trade unionists, as well as Communist and Socialist Party members, in revolt against the Gaullist state overseen by Prime Minister Georges Pompidou and President Charles de Gaulle. 276 more words


Counterculture: How It's Being Remembered Today

The counterculture of the 1960s is remembered in two different ways, there are those that remember it as a birth of the prosperity of the youth and sexaul orientation, and then there are those that remember the counterculture as a disease that brought HIV, drugs, and hippies into the country. 1,359 more words

American And National Identity