I would say for the young: Don’t be straight jacketed by ideology. Don’t be driven by a structure of ideas.
I wish I had been wiser. I wish I had been more effective, I wish I’d been more unifying, I wish I’d been more principled.
I find some unity with Ron Paul.
I voted for Obama and I was delighted that he’s been elected.
I don’t regret setting bombs.
I didn’t respond to people thrusting microphones at me and asking me questions that were unanswerable in a sound bite.
I haven’t been silent. I teach, I lecture at universities, I write, I’m not silent.
Teaching has always been, for me, linked to issues of social justice. I’ve never considered it a neutral or passive profession.
I was involved in the anti-war movement.
Chicago ’68 was a relatively small demonstration for its time, but I’ve talked to millions of people who claim they were there because it felt like we were all there. Everyone from our generation was there and was at Woodstock.