Bernie Sanders, Who Was Asked to Leave Hippie Commune in 1971 for “Sitting Around and Talking,” Is Now a Role Model for Millennials Today
Too lazy for the hippies in the commune! I can see why he is a role model for some millennials today. Bernie Sanders was asked to leave a hippie commune in 1971 for “sitting around and talking” about politics instead of working, according to a forthcoming book.
We Are As Gods by Kate Daloz, scheduled for release April 26, chronicles the rise and fall of the Myrtle Hill Farm in northeast Vermont. Daloz, a Brooklyn writer, was in a special position to write a history of Myrtle Hill: she was raised near the commune in a geodesic dome residence with an outhouse called the Richard M. Nixon Memorial Hall. Her parents were close acquaintances of the commune residents, who offered them tips about wilderness living.
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