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We Are Everywhere.

3.45  ·  Rating details ·  47 Ratings  ·  5 Reviews
Vintage Books
Paperback, 256 pages
Published January 1st 1971 by HarperCollins (paper)
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Max Mindock
Jun 14, 2017 rated it liked it
Interesting topic, but not a huge fan of Rubin's writing style. Like the format of book though.
Aug 05, 2016 rated it really liked it
This book felt inspirational. It made me, as a feminist, as a supporter of gay fights, as a believer of communism and anarchism see my roots. It made me proud to be Jewish.

I have criticism, I always have criticism. I was sad because I have never heard of these people. Jerry talks about the mark they're going to leave and admittedly I am not the most educated when it comes to hippies and yippies but regardless, I've never heard of him. This guy and his friends aren't the modern day Socrates, sor
Oct 23, 2012 rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: social movement strategists and historians
Recommended to B-MO by: Lac Luster
This is a great one for those interested in social movement history, anti-war in Vietnam, or 60's counter-culture.

Jerry wrote this while he was locked up during the Chicago 7 trial. He supposedly had his lawyer sneak out a page a day. It is therefore written in short bursts of insight, not really divided into any form other then quick potent bursts of writing. I rather enjoyed this style though as every page packed some punch.

He goes into the trial extensively, but also talks about the yippie
Nov 05, 2008 rated it really liked it
This book is amazing, if you are interested in hippie culture (and of course the yippie movement). It is confronting, and not necessarily well written, but Rubin's passion and aspirations are admirable.
Jan 11, 2009 added it
A more somber and nuanced take on how to engage with politics within our everyday lives. Written while Rubin was in jail for contempt during the Chicago7 (8, damn it! Bobby Seale) Trail.
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Jewish-American radical social activist during the 1960s and 1970 and founding member of the the Youth International Party.
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