Month: April 2018

CLIMATE CHANGE CHRONICLE 34 Counter Cultures Then and Now

My first real job was working as a community organizer in a counter-culture neighbourhood on Milwaukee’s East Side. The war in Vietnam was sending us heroin- addicted Vietnam vets, the Gay Pride movement was just getting started, and the Jesus Freaks were big into the magic mushrooms. All of this happening in what used to be a working class community. I was hired by the Lutheran Church to help the street people set up needed programs.

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