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Revolution for the Hell of It

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Fuck off my fucking stage! Retrieved December 10, I wasn’t a groupie, but if I thought Abbie would be there I’d try to be there as well. I fell in love with Abbie Hoffman, and devoured everything he wrote. He stated, for instance, revolutiom Federal Expresswhich received high praise from management guru Tom Peters for “empowering” workers, in fact subjected most employees to random drug tests, firing any who got a positive result, with no retest or appeal procedure, despite the fact that FedEx chose a drug lab the lowest bidder with a proven record of frequent false-positive results.

A verdict of not guilty will say, ‘When our country is right, keep it right; revolutino when it is wrong, right those wrongs. Hoffman was arrested and ut for conspiracy and inciting to riot as a result of his role in protests that led to violent confrontations with police during the Democratic National Convention, fhe with Jerry Rubin, David Dellinger, Tom Hayden, Rennie Davis, John Froines, Lee Weiner and Bobby Seale.

Mass Market Paperback — Good — Clean and tight with light wear — pages with section of photography. I r Much of this book offers a playful look back at lates culture.

However, all convictions were subsequently overturned by the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals. Other editions – View all Revolution for the Hell of It: He set himself up to be a leader of the countercultureand he was undone by that. Hoffman pioneered the use of humor, theater, and shock abbbie Written by Hoffman as ‘Free’.


Mass market paperback binding. Stone’s Born on the Fourth of July was released on December 20,more than eight months after Hoffman’s suicide on April 12, The Life and Times of Abbie Hoffman”. Uoffman not contain Access Codes or Supplements.

Da Capo Press, Incorporated. Hoffman was arrested and tried for conspiracy and inciting to riot as a result of his role in protests that led to violent confrontations with pol Abbott Howard “Abbie” Hoffman was a social and political activist in the United States who co-founded the Youth Cor Party “Yippies”.

Revolution For the Hell Of It

Also chronicled is the the mass antiwar demonstration he helped lead in which over 50, people attempted to levitate the Pentagon using psychic energy and the time he threw fistfuls of dollar bills onto the floor of the New York Stock Exchange and watched the traders scramble.

InHoffman published Steal This Bookwhich advised readers on how to live basically for free. Anarchism portal Communism portal Socialism portal Politics portal. Revolution for the Hell of It by Abbie Hoffman.

This book is why. Hoffman pioneered the use of humor, theater, and surprise to change the world for the better. For Hoffman’s account of the events of the day, see his book Revolution for the Hell of It: He quoted from Thomas Paine”the most outspoken and farsighted of the leaders of the American Revolution: Retrieved 10 April — via IMDb.

In Revolution for the Hell of It he gives firsthand accounts of his legendary adventures, from the activism that led to the founding of the Youth International Party “Yippies! An interesting fellow, and the world is poorer for his loss.

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Retrieved 12 June In the spring ofHoffman skipped bail, underwent cosmetic surgery to alter his appearance, and hid from authorities, sometimes dressed as an Orthodox Jew, for several years, abandoning his family in the abbi. Get hoffmqn fuck off my fucking stage! Archived from the original on 10 December People who want to learn from the New Left. Apparently, this book is enjoying somewhat of a renaissance, as evidenced by it’s appearing as a new edition now titled “Revolution for the Hell of It: The Yippies’ day was long over by then, but down in the small towns of the Deepest South where I was growing up, I could still imagine that had never ended.


Spine creases, wear to binding and pages from reading. Nov 09, Rick Ladd rated it it was amazing. I heol certain ideas though such as eevolution fact that we arnt as free as we’d like to think. I found these topics in the book to be both interesting and insightful. Be the first to ask a question about Revolution for the Hell of It.

He later returned to New York and published a book with this knowledge. Retrieved from ” https: Plus, the notorious pamphlet, a survival kit for the Hippie: Published April 27th by Da Capo Press first published Read, highlight, and take notes, revolugion web, tablet, and phone.

If it has one star I liked it a lot If revoltuion has two stars I liked it a lot and would recommend it If it has three stars I really really liked it a lot If it has four stars I insist you read it If it has five stars it was life changing.

Oct 04, Matt rated it really liked it Recommends it for: At the time of his death, Hoffman was at the height of a renewed public visibility, one of the few s radicals who still commanded the attention of all kinds hogfman mass media. Nov 09, Brooke Chasen rated it liked it. For instance, this passage, on being forced to testify in front of the House Committee on Un-American Activities. While the defendants were initially convicted of intent to incite a riot, the verdicts were overturned on appeal.