Since 1972 the Rainbow Family of Living Light, a loosely organized and anarchistic nomadic community, has been holding large gatherings in remote forests to pray for world peace and create a model of a functioning utopian society. Michael I. Niman's People of the Rainbow, originally published in 1997, was the first comprehensive study of this countercultural group and its eclectic philosophy of environmentalism, feminism, peace activism, group sharing, libertarianism, and consensus government. It is a book yet to be superseded.This second edition of Niman's compel
Sunflower's day : July 3 Roots, rock, rainbow "The way we make decisions is more important than the decisions we make" : the Rainbow Family Council The nuts and bolts of making a rainbow : rainbow infrastructure People of the rainbow Violence and peace Fakelore The mediated rainbow : the American media look at the rainbow family Leave only smiles : land stewardship and community relations The rainbow and the U.S. government Conclusion : endless summer.
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