Posted on August 8, 2009 at 3:42pm
The Rainbow Family and its antecedents in New Zealand.
The 1960s were characterised by a wide-spread rejection of existing values and beliefs by western youth.
The catalyst for this was opposition in the USA to the Vietnam War and in particular to conscription.
Within the US and its close allies of New Zealand and Australia the political forment led to a popularisation of a range of ideas and philosophies, and a general radicalisation of the population. These events were… Continue