1968-2018: 50 Years On Time to Change the Paradigm
In 2018 There will be many stories marking the 50th anniversary of events from 1968.
1968 year of defeat, assassination, riots and treason in America.
There were near revolutions in France and Czechoslovakia. An early demonstration of the violence which would consume much of Latin America over the next quarter century in Mexico City.
We still live with the cosmic echo of those events.
It is good to remember 1968 via news media but what lessons people who didn’t live through these cataclysms will learn. In this FRDH podcast, Michael Goldfarb looks back at one of the most dramatic years since the end of World War 2. He describes living through a paradigm shift and asks if it’s time to find a new one. The paradigm has shifted on the economy, and, God knows, on standards of mainstream political leadership in the Anglo-American world.
But has the paradigm shifted on modes of political activism? Are people to tied up with the past?