Abbie Hoffman

Type: Person
Name: Abbie Hoffman
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

Rembrandts of the Courtroom

Okay, show of hands. How many readers have actually sat inside a courtroom and watched a trial? Having been assigned to cover countless high-profile trials over the years, I have to admit I relish it.I love going to courthouses with their stately facades ... [Published Huffington Post - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 12 2014 - Updated Jul 12 2014 - 1 reports

Rembrandts of the Courtroom

OK, by a show of hands, how many readers have actually sat inside a courtroom and watched a trial? Having been assigned to cover countless high-profile trials over the years, I have to admit I relish it.I love going to courthouses with their stately facades ... [Published Creators.Com - Jul 12 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

Why Did CVS Decide to Stop Selling “Poison?”

When the media reported earlier this year that giant drugstore chain CVS had announced that it would stop selling tobacco products, it appeared to be a sudden, independent, and ethically responsible business decision. In fact, there is important background ... [Published Cancernetwork.com - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

Yippie Journalist Surrounded by Yuppie Gyms

From his longtime, rent-stabilized perch in the East Village, Bill Weinberg has been watching the inexorable dollar-per-square-foot squeeze. But as he writes in The Villager, even he was taken aback when three familiar pit stops – a laundromat, a check ... [Published Media Bistro - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

The East Village is replaced by its own simulacrum

BY BILL WEINBERG  |   A fter more than a generation of living on E. Fourth St. in the East Village, I feel more and more like I’m in the old joke about the city slicker who asks the farmer for directions on a country road. Punch line: the farmer says, ... [Published The Villager - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 06 2014 - Updated Jul 06 2014 - 1 reports

Smartwatches, Secret Pools, a Month With a 10-Year-Old Phone, and More

Happy Sixth of July! The fireworks have all blown up, the beers have all been consumed, and the hot dogs have all been eaten. And you're probably still suffering from it. Look, just kick back and relax, and check out the best stories we wrote this week. ... [Published Gizmodo - Jul 06 2014]
First reported Jul 03 2014 - Updated Jul 03 2014 - 1 reports

Return to Mississippi Summer, 1964

In 1964, at the age of 22 and out of college, I went to Mississippi as part of the Freedom Summer effort that broke the back of Jim Crow society, setting off what I still think was probably the most radical and abrupt social transformation in American ... [Published American Spectator - Jul 03 2014]
First reported Jun 21 2014 - Updated Jun 21 2014 - 1 reports

Fifty years dead and gone, but these heroes will never be forgotten

. A slightly different version appeared in June 2004. ]Forty-seven years ago today, James Chaney, Andrew Goodman and Michael Schwerner went missing in Mississippi. Goodman and Schwerner were New York Jews. Chaney was from the deepest shadows of the segregationist ... [Published Daily Kos - Jun 21 2014]
First reported Jun 01 2014 - Updated Jun 01 2014 - 1 reports

Community editorial: Buy this rag

Editor’s note: This editorial originated with the community members of the board. Except for editing, no current or former Boomerang employees took part in the writing of it.This week, the undersigned rotate off as members of the Boomerang’s community ... [Published Laramie News - Jun 01 2014]
First reported May 09 2014 - Updated May 09 2014 - 1 reports

Bring back the Yippies

Weekend competition. How would Abbie Hoffman have given testimony to the new House Benghazi! committee? Yes, there is an issue of bad taste since people died in the Benghazi consulate. The issue applies first to the creation of the committee as ... [Published The Reality-Based Community - May 09 2014]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 1 reports

Abbie Hoffman's presence still echoes in Pa.

SOLEBURY, Pa. (AP) - The gray Toyota Corolla that Abbie Hoffman drove in Mexico during his fugitive years still sits in upper Bucks County, parked on the old farm where he lived and took his own life 25 years ago. "I've been wondering what to do ... [Published The Washington Times stories: News - Apr 19 2014]
First reported Apr 12 2014 - Updated Apr 12 2014 - 1 reports

Brandeis’s “repressive tolerance”

(Paul Mirengoff) Like me, Michael Leeden finds that “if there’s anything really new about Brandeis’ disinvitation to Ayaan Hirsi Ali, it’s that they invited her at all.” While many seem surprised that Brandeis, founded by Jews in the immediate aftermath ... [Published Power Line - Apr 12 2014]

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Rembrandts of the Courtroom [Published Huffington Post - Jul 16 2014]
Rembrandts of the Courtroom [Published Creators.Com - Jul 12 2014]
Why Did CVS Decide to Stop Selling “Poison?” [Published Cancernetwork.com - Jul 11 2014]
Yippie Journalist Surrounded by Yuppie Gyms [Published Media Bistro - Jul 11 2014]
The East Village is replaced by its own simulacrum [Published The Villager - Jul 10 2014]
Smartwatches, Secret Pools, a Month With a 10-Y... [Published Gizmodo - Jul 06 2014]
Return to Mississippi Summer, 1964 [Published American Spectator - Jul 03 2014]
Fifty years dead and gone, but these heroes wil... [Published Daily Kos - Jun 21 2014]
Community editorial: Buy this rag [Published Laramie News - Jun 01 2014]
Bring back the Yippies [Published The Reality-Based Community - May 09 2014]
Abbie Hoffman's presence still echoes in Pa. [Published The Washington Times stories: News - Apr 19 2014]
Brandeis’s “repressive tolerance” [Published Power Line - Apr 12 2014]
What did Brandeis know and when did it know it? [Published Power Line - Apr 10 2014]
Wingnut Matt Barber Simply Does Not Care For Yo... [Published Wonkette - Mar 11 2014]
The Sports Hangover: Denver's Cornucopia Destin... [Published Breitbart Feed - Feb 03 2014]
President Obama Humors Bill O’Reilly For Ten-Mi... [Published Wonkette - Feb 03 2014]
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Bring back the Yippies [Published The Reality-Based Community - May 09 2014]
Weekend competition. How would Abbie Hoffman have given testimony to the new House Benghazi! committee? Yes, there is an issue of bad taste since people died in the Benghazi consulate. The issue applies first to the creation of the committee as ...
Brandeis’s “repressive tolerance” [Published Power Line - Apr 12 2014]
(Paul Mirengoff) Like me, Michael Leeden finds that “if there’s anything really new about Brandeis’ disinvitation to Ayaan Hirsi Ali, it’s that they invited her at all.” While many seem surprised that Brandeis, founded by Jews in the immediate aftermath ...
What did Brandeis know and when did it know it? [Published Power Line - Apr 10 2014]
(Paul Mirengoff) When I visited Brandeis in 2005 with my daughter (then a high school junior), the admissions office bragged about the University’s activist tradition, including the fact that its alums include Angela Davis and Abbie Hoffman. None of ...
Wingnut Matt Barber Simply Does Not Care For Yo... [Published Wonkette - Mar 11 2014]
Poor Matt Barber. He went to the Conservative Political Action Conference hoping to find like-minded moral scolds, but discovered that once the speeches are done for the day, the events at the Gaylord National Hotel are not all-night prayer meetings, ...
The Sports Hangover: Denver's Cornucopia Destin... [Published Breitbart Feed - Feb 03 2014]
It’s not Sunday’s beer or the bad food. It’s the end of the football season that’s bringing you down. Be not afraid! Pitchers and catchers report next week. Cornucopia Destiny Did you hear the one about OJ Simpson rooting for Peyton Manning? ...
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