Abbie Hoffman : American Yippy, Youth International Founder and Flower Power Activist
About Abbie Hoffman
Abbot Howard Hoffman (November 30, 1936 – April 12, 1989) was an American political and social activist, anarchist, a socialist, and revolutionary who co-founded the Youth International Party ("Yippies"). He was also a leading proponent of the Flower Power movement.
This person has authored 1 documents, with 2,927 words or 16,325 characters.
Anarchism : Anarchist and Anti-Authoritarianism -- 1988 ~ (2,927 Words / 16,325 Characters)
I guess you cant see my button. It says, I fought tuition. Its a two part set, actually. The second button says, And tuition won. You should know that over 650 students have registered as delegates here, representing over 130 different schools. You have come despite freezing weather and hard economic times to do something that Im not sure anybody is yet ready to comprehend. Im absolutely convinced that you are making history just by being here. You are proving that the image of the American college student as a career-interested, marriage-interested, self centered yuppie is absolutely outdated, that a new age is on the rise, a new college student. Theres been a lot of talk about comparing today to what went on in the sixties. I would remind you that in 1960, when we started the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee to fight in the South in the civil rights movement, less that 30 people... (From : TheAnarchistLibrary.org.)
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