Posts Tagged ‘Tom Wolfe’

Remembering when — and why — California inspired the world

Tuesday, December 25th, 2012

Dec. 25, 2012 By Chris Reed Merry Christmas, everyone! The autumn issue of City Journal has a wonderful piece by Michael Anton on how Tom Wolfe’s 1960s sprawling, funny, rule-breaking essays about California defined the Golden State for the rest of America and eventually the world. “Wolfe has...

Mau-Mauing the Oakland Flak Catchers

Friday, June 22nd, 2012

June 22, 2012 By Dave Roberts "God bless them for their spontaneity. It’s independent ... it’s young, it’s spontaneous, and it’s focused. And it’s going to be effective."             -- Nancy Pelosi The Oakland Museum is currently featuring “The 1968 Exhibit,” wherein you c...

CA Green Elites Block Economic Recovery

Thursday, July 21st, 2011

JULY 21, 2011 By WAYNE LUSVARDI In 1970, Tom Wolfe wrote a non-fiction book titled “Radical Chic and Mau-Mauing the Flak Catchers.” It was about poverty program bureaucrats in the Office of Economic Opportunity in San Francisco taking abuse called Mau-Mauing from program recipients. It referr...