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Don’t Diss The Drum Circles: Why Hippie Culture Is Still Important to Our Protests | Activism & Vision | AlterNet

Don’t Diss The Drum Circles: Why Hippie Culture Is Still Important to Our Protests (Re-blogged

It is precisely the mystical utopian energy that most professional progressives so smugly dismiss that has aroused a salient, mass political consciousness on economic issues.

October 25, 2011 |

Progressives and mainstream Democratic pundits disagree with each other about many issues at the heart of the Occupy Wall Street protests, but with few exceptions they are joined in their contempt for drum circles, free hugs, and other behavior in Zuccotti Park that smacks of hippie culture.

via Don’t Diss The Drum Circles: Why Hippie Culture Is Still Important to Our Protests | Activism & Vision | AlterNet.

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