Abbie Hoffman Quotes

(Jerry Rubin) said that for hundreds of years political cartoonists had always pictured corrupt politicians in the guise of a pig, and he said that it would be great theater if we ran a pig for President, and we all took that on as like a great idea and that’s more or less – that […]

Poets don’t count in this country… that’s why they are so free, of course. Artistic freedom is really an insult here. Take Russia or an East European country like Poland – they are scared shitless of poets. That’s why they ban a lot of anti-government stuff – because they respect a poet’s power. Can you […]

(Q”: Are you a communist? (ans.) Are you an anti-communist? (Q) Does it matter? (ans.) Well, I’m tempted to say Yes if I sense you are. I remember when I was young I would only say I was Jewish if I thought the person asking the question was anti-Semitic.

Steal This Book. (book title)

We are here to make a better world. No amount of rationalization or blaming can preempt the moment of choice each of us brings to our situation here on this planet. The lesson of the ’60s is that people who cared enough to do right could change history. We didn’t end racism but we ended […]