Lorraine Perlman

1926 — 2015

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Conversations with Judith Malina rarely ended without her advocating “the beautiful nonviolent anarchist revolution.” Strategy to realize it always followed. Her efforts to achieve this ideal resulted in her arrest for civil disobedience in twelve different countries.

She and her husband Julian Beck established The Living Theater in New York City in 1947 when they were in their 20s. Cultural foundations offering support were non-existent. Despite the constant shortage of physical space to rehearse and perform, they produced plays by radical playwrights like William Carlos Williams, Antonin Artaud, Paul Goodman and Tennessee Williams.

Catholic Worker pacifists like Dorothy Day and anarchists like Goodman greatly influenced both Judith and Julian. Their half-century of committed activism still serves as a model.

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Background Yippies The whole thing started at the end of last year, when some “kids with hair” founded the Youth International Party (which made them YIPpies), decided to run a pig for the presidency of the United States of America, and began to prepare a Festival of Life as a response to the Democratic Party’s Convention of Death in Chicago. The Yippie candidate was nominated in February, 1968. Yippie militants Jerry Rubin and Ed Sanders presented Pigasus to the nominating convention as “the next President of the United States.” (Chicago Seed, Vol. 2, No. 11) According to Rubin, “The Republican Party has nominated a pig for President and a pig for Vise-President.” “The Democratic Par... (From: TheAnarchistLibrary.org.)
Introductory Note Years before he articulated the dichotomy between being and having, Fredy consciously chose to have little. His aspiration to be much was initially expressed either in Faustian terms or using a humanist vocabulary which applauded the self-realization of the individual. Alert to ways in which conventional attitudes and institutional restrictions stifle the individual, Fredy saw himself in a social context and understood that his own self-realization was inseparable from that of his contemporaries. Even while railing against their acceptance of social fetters which gives life to repressive institutions, he had no ambition to be in a position to tell others what to do with their lives. A crucial part of his own vision for ... (From: TheAnarchistLibrary.org.)
[1] Machiavelli, The Prince, New York, Modern Library, 1950, p. 3. [2] “Weatherman,” New Left Notes, June 18, 1969, p. 6. [3] V.I. Lenin, Can the Bolsheviks Retain State Power? in Selected Works in Three Volumes, Moscow, 1967, [4] Ibid., p.399. [5] Mao, Citations du President Mao Tse Toung, Peking, 1966, p. 134. [6] V.I. Lenin, The Immediate Tasks of the Soviet Government (1918) in Selected Works in Three Volumes, Moscow, 1967, Vol. II, p. 646. [7] Karl Marx and Frederick Engels, Manifesto of the Communist Party, in Marx and Engels, Selected Works in Two Volumes, Moscow, 1962, Vol. I, p. 28. [8] Lenin, see endnote 6. [9] Mao, see endnote 5. [10] Lenin, see endnote 4. [11] Mao, op. cit. p. 148. [12] Lenin, Marxism and ... (From: TheAnarchistLibrary.org.)

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