looking at the foresight of “wild in the streets” fifty years later

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“DON’T TRUST ANYONE OVER 30!” That was one of the mottos we had in the ’60s and it was pro­vided by Jerry Rubin. When he made that state­ment in 1967, there is a good chance that he knew ex­actly the kind of ef­fect that it would have. But he might not have had a clue that it would also have an ef­fect on non-political movers and shakers in Hol­ly­wood. READ MORE

the true story of how austin became the liberal hotspot of texas *

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AUSTIN IS NOTORIOUS among Texas cities for being so damn lib­eral. This state of af­fairs has baf­fled many people over the years and one of them asked this ques­tion on Quora: What caused Austin, TX to be more lib­eral than the rest of Texas?” The common-sense an­swer is the in­flux of ed­u­cated stu­dents at the Uni­ver­sity of Texas in Austin. READ MORE