A short lesson in History

by Edgar Edgarberger

Before tweets, there was the telegram. The following telegram was sent from the Occupations Committee of the Sorbonne in 1968 to, well, you’ll see…

POLITBURO OF THE COMMUNIST PARTY OF THE USSR THE KREMLIN MOSCOW/ SHAKE IN YOUR SHOES BUREAUCRATS STOP THE INTERNATIONAL POWER OF THE WORKERS COUNCILS WILL SOON WIPE YOU OUT STOP HUMANITY WILL NOT BE HAPPY UNTIL THE LAST BUREAUCRAT  IS HUNG WITH THE GUTS OF THE LAST CAPITALIST STOP

Ahh, the Summer of Love

(as quoted in Griel Marcus Lipstick Traces)

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