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1960s


  • Altamont: After the Bleeding Stopped

    by D. M. Giangreco

    While many features on Altamont’s 50th anniversary will focus on the violence, I’ll always remember what happened after the bleeding stopped: the chaos of broken promises and what the willing volunteers--- unsupported and unknown --- ultimately accomplished there.


  • Remembering Altamont, the Day the Sixties Died

    by James Thornton Harris

    On a sunny Saturday in the dusty hills east of San Francisco, the Altamont Rock Concert dissolved into chaos, leaving four dead and dozens injured. James Thorton Harris reflects on his experience at Altamont on its 50th anniversary. 


  • Can a 1960s-like Counterculture Emerge?

    by Walter G. Moss

    Today we have just as much reason to protest as did the 1960’s dissidents. We need a counterculture, or an opposing culture or way of life, to embolden our emotions and imaginations and challenge "throaway" consumer culture. 


  • Climate Change and the Last Great Awakening

    by Douglas S. Harvey

    The Last Great Awakening, if it is to be massive and successful, must involve profoundly altering our personal behaviors and inner lives while seriously committing to living in a sustainable way.



  • Not Everyone Wanted a Man on the Moon

    by Neil M. Maher

    Protesters in the late ’60s and early ’70s pushed for spending at home on the same multibillion dollar scale as the moon race.