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Stories by Paul Krassner
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Do We Owe Military-Style Police Swat Teams to the Wild Story of Patty Hearst and the SLA?
Posted on: Jan 7, 2017, Source: AlterNet
The dramatic kidnapping and deadly inferno are a crazy slice of the 1960s.
Healthcare Is So Horrible Here that Thousands Rely on Free Clinics—And You're Fined if You Don't Use Prescription Drugs
Posted on: Nov 21, 2013, Source: AlterNet
Hey, California, is there a doctor in the house?
A Tale of Two Alternative Media Conferences
Posted on: Oct 19, 2013, Source: AlterNet
A look at the Alternative Media Conferences in 1970 and 2013 — and how drastically media has changed.
How Corporations Co-opted the "Flash Mob"
Posted on: Sep 16, 2013, Source: AlterNet
Many companies are now producing flash-mob happenings.
My Brother's Keeper
Posted on: Aug 11, 2013, Source: AlterNet
My brother was an unsung pioneer in two top secret space communication projects—including working with the original seven astronauts.
Why Was Michelle Shocked Shell-Shocked?
Posted on: Jul 8, 2013, Source: AlterNet
Between musical numbers, the singer-songwriter spouted what appeared to be a fanatical Christian anti-gay rant at Yoshi’s in San Francisco.
Who Do You Think Created the Term Yippie?
Posted on: Jun 3, 2013, Source: AlterNet
Despite the adage: "If you can remember the '60s, you weren't there," Paul Krassner pulls a number of creative moments out of his memory bank.
Welcome to the Masturbate-a-thon
Posted on: May 3, 2013, Source: AlterNet
You will never be rejected by your own hands, so celebrate National Masturbation Month.
Why We Want to Keep Church and State as Far Away from Each Other as Possible
Posted on: Apr 12, 2013, Source: AlterNet
Sixties icon and essayist Paul Krassner's definition of religion is "a cult that’s exempt from paying taxes."
The New NORML: Looking Back at 40-Year Crusade to End Marijuana Prohibition
Posted on: Mar 9, 2013, Source: AlterNet
As long as any government can arbitrarily decide which drugs are legal and which aren't, then anyone behind bars for a nonviolent drug offense is a political prisoner.
'60s Icon Paul Krassner Reveals His Early History with Abortion
Posted on: Feb 6, 2013, Source: AlterNet
Publishing a satirical magazine led Krassner to run an underground abortion referral service.
You Still Can't Buy a Vibrator in Alabama
Posted on: Jun 12, 2009, Source: Cleis Press
Krassner's new book "In Praise of Indecency" attacks the taboos surrounding sex and pornography.
Marijuana Is Real Medicine
Posted on: Oct 2, 2008, Source: Huffington Post
The stories of the medicinal properties of pot will blow you away.
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