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Why Those Too Young For Woodstock Still Feel Such Affection For It

Candy Leonard | Posted 08.23.2016 | Fifty
Candy Leonard

This week marks the 47th anniversary of the Woodstock Music and Art Festival, an event that epitomizes the spirit of the sixties.

When We Knew War Meant Death

Susan R. Lichtenstein | Posted 07.20.2016 | Politics
Susan R. Lichtenstein

We need to be reminded that, in global geopolitics, the cost of having only force as our approach to the most complex situations is paid in the blood of our sons and daughters, and in their desperately destroyed serenity.

Local Woman Escorted Off Premises After Gun Revealed To Be Yoga Mat

Rhiannon Giles | Posted 06.29.2016 | Comedy
Rhiannon Giles

Looking up from the gun he was cleaning, Rawlings added, "Young folks these days don't have so much impulse control, and I've heard that yoga is a gateway to meditation. I mean, have these kids even taken a yoga safety class?"

Feeling the Bern, From Beginning to End

Chris Weigant | Posted 06.01.2016 | Politics
Chris Weigant

I can now say I have felt the Bern, from beginning to end. I have seen how the Bernie revolution began and I have also seen it entering the homestretch of campaigning during the primary season, one short week before California and a few other states become the last to vote.

Life at Venice Beach in the '70s

ric drasin | Posted 05.20.2016 | Los Angeles
ric drasin

The smell of the ocean, the feel of sand on your feet and the burning of incense bring back the memories of a golden era in Venice Beach.

Democratic Primary Home Stretch

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.16.2016 | Politics
Chris Weigant

We're really in the home stretch of the Democratic primaries now, as the last few territories and the last eight states will all be voting in the upcoming weeks. Tuesday night, Oregon and Kentucky will weigh in, and then the last six states (who, for some unfathomable reason, all decided to go last this year) will finally get a chance to vote.

8 Things I Learned From My Hippie Mom

Ashleigh Wright Haslinger | Posted 04.28.2016 | Women
Ashleigh Wright Haslinger

My mom is a brilliant woman and has lived a very jam-packed life, one with many chapters, and one where she's worn many hats. Throughout her life, her greatest role has been that of free spirit mama. I've learned many lessons thanks to her hippie-ish lifestyle.

Friday Talking Points -- Copulating Rodents!

Chris Weigant | Posted 03.25.2016 | Politics
Chris Weigant

The Republican presidential nomination race has previously devolved to the level of an elementary school playground (penis-measuring in a national debate), and has now risen to at least high school (if not a college frat house) with the vicious battle going on between Donald Trump and Ted Cruz over who can insult each other's wives the most.

San Francisco Hippies Prepare To Make Canada Great Again If Trump Wins

The Huffington Post | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 03.01.2016 | Politics

SAN FRANCISCO -- Katelyn Allen has one of the most quintessential San Francisco jobs imaginable: She sells tie-dyed shirts and Grateful Dead paraphern...

Marketing for the Socially Conscious Set

Loolwa Khazzoom | Posted 01.15.2017 | Business
Loolwa Khazzoom

Tad Hargrave, founder of Marketing for Hippies, specializes in helping activists and other socially conscious individuals learn how to market their products and services in ways that are in alignment with their souls.

Post-Religious Post-Spiritual Seekers

Martin Marty | Posted 01.06.2017 | Religion
Martin Marty

The two billion Christians of the world and the several Christians still left in the United States do well to listen to the criticism which argues that they do not help seekers, being smugly satisfied with the incurious "finders" and "keepers."

Where You Should Travel To Next, Based On Your Personality

SmarterTravel | Posted 11.03.2016 | Travel
SmarterTravel

Whether you're a self-proclaimed hippie, daredevil, preppy, health nut, or coffee addict, we know just where to visit on your next vacation. Read on t...

28 Ways You Can Tell If Someone Lived Through The '60s

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 10.27.2015 | Fifty

1. They still remember the words to "I Want To Hold Your Hand." The fab four, as the Beatles were known, took the world by storm. Their first appearan...

I Hate Granola

Maria Rodale | Posted 10.21.2016 | Green
Maria Rodale

Recently on Twitter, I clicked on a link from the Economist baiting me with a tweet about which American fast-food company is both most profitable and...

Transhumanism Immortality Bus Underway Across America

Zoltan Istvan | Posted 10.06.2016 | Politics
Zoltan Istvan

It seemed a wild, impossible dream a year ago when I told my wife and young daughters I was going to drive a bus shaped like a coffin across America to raise life extension issues.

Sweet Soul Sugar Sista

Amalia Watty | Posted 09.04.2016 | Entertainment
Amalia Watty

Anguilla gave me life and made me who I am today. I got a full dose of gospel, soul and R&B music during my journeys to nearby islands where we would perform spiritual dance with our church group.

Sweet Soul Sugar Sista

Amalia Watty | Posted 09.04.2016 | Entertainment
Amalia Watty

Anguilla gave me life and made me who I am today. I got a full dose of gospel, soul and R&B music during my journeys to nearby islands where we would perform spiritual dance with our church group.

Zach Carter

Why Do Conservatives Love The Grateful Dead? We Ask Tucker Carlson.

HuffingtonPost.com | Zach Carter | Posted 07.15.2015 | Politics

The Grateful Dead were once the embodiment of all things hippie and anti-establishment: free love, plenty of drugs, and nobody cares about your career...

Lust Leads to Hell According to Master James

Kay Tacke Morse | Posted 07.13.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Kay Tacke Morse

And so the sign read, deep into Marion County. Just what we needed heading into a day of hedonism. The farmlands quilting the view for us city folks,...

The 10 Greatest Stoners in Movie History

Alex Simon | Posted 07.09.2016 | Entertainment
Alex Simon

While the Supreme Court made same-sex marriage legal in all fifty states, the marijuana initiative is having an appropriately slower, but steady climb into legality. That said, we thought we'd take a look at some of cinema's greatest proponents of the stoner lifestyle.

The Grateful Dead and the Culture of High School

Josh Stephens | Posted 07.04.2016 | Education
Josh Stephens

I'm sure plenty of kids today, frustrated with politics, bored of mass media, longing for companionship, would join the Dead community if it still existed.

HULA MOON Vol. XIX: Light of Life in the Lantern Ceremony; A Hawai'i Hippie Horror Story

Gordy Grundy | Posted 06.28.2016 | Hawaii
Gordy Grundy

In our times, as we give more and more of our souls to our handheld machines, we humans are walking away from our core selves and the very existence of our being.

Lance Gould

We Asked the Nearest Hippie About Scalia: It Was David Crosby

HuffingtonPost.com | Lance Gould | Posted 06.26.2015 | Politics

As luck would have it in The Huffington Post's New York headquarters, the nearest hippie happened to be the world's most famous hippie, David Crosby, who, like Joplin, performed at Woodstock. So ask him we did: what did he think of Justice Scalia's line of thinking?

10 Things Every Portland Kid Knows

Ali Wilkinson | Posted 06.22.2016 | Comedy
Ali Wilkinson

I realized that no matter where my kids grow up, they will be viewing the world through a lens. It's just the Portland lens is made through organic, sustainable practices.

Hippie Noir, Laguna Beach 1969: Orange Sunshine and the Mystic Arts World

Gordy Grundy | Posted 06.16.2016 | Arts
Gordy Grundy

There are times when an art movement quietly documents the heart and soul of the much louder story of history that surrounds it.