Tuesday, August 02, 2011

8 Reasons Young Americans Don't Fight Back: How the US Crushed Youth Resistance | | AlterNet

8 Reasons Young Americans Don't Fight Back: How the US Crushed Youth Resistance | | AlterNet

A little too leftist for me, especially in some of the jargon, but it does raise some very interesting points. I remember protesting the first Gulf War in 1991 and seeing that most of the crowd were older, not younger... People who had been around for the Vietnam protests.

Of course, I was also there for the WTO protests in Seattle a decade later, and this was a younger crowd. However, after 9/11, I think most of those protesters faded away...
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