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A member of a group of politically radical hippies, active especially during the late 1960s.

[From Y(outh) I(nternational) P(arty) (influenced by hippie).]


US a young politically active hippie


(ˈyɪp i)

a member of a group of radical, politically active hippies.
[1965–70, Amer.; Y(outh)I(nternational)P(arty) + -ie]
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Avant-garde visual artists and political activists alike have used their skills to mock the establishment, whether it was Spanish painter Salvador Dali, a master of undermining the status quo, or the Yippies who fielded a pig as a candidate for the 1968 US presidential elections.
For Peariso, as an art historian, the radical theatrics of the Yippies, the Gay Liberation Front, and the Black Panthers (the three instantiations that form his case studies) can be understood as performances of the put-on through which we can read the limits and paradoxes of the political realities they disturb.
I always used left-wing politics, I love the Yippies and the comic terrorism," Waters told the British Film Institute.
The testimony of poet Allen Ginsberg, Yippies Abbie Hoffman and Jerry Rubin, militant activist Linda Morse, Mayor Richard Daley, and others really got us going.
Institute of Food Technologists, Jerry Rubin and the Yippies, among many others--reveal America's heft as a cultural behemoth.
El 23 de agosto de 1968, los Yippies (Youth International Party) presentaron la precandidatura de Pigasus el inmortal, un cerdo de 160 libras de peso, para contender dentro de las primarias democratas para la presidencia de la republica.
He adds, "The counterculture, of the sixties was in many ways a natural conduit and fit for cultural Marxism as the hippies, yippies, communes, rock 'n rollers, poetmusicians, students, professors, and radical revolutionaries justified and defended in their music, poetry, classrooms, lifestyles, and militancy their wild and sinful ways.
Shepard begins his book with an informative dash through some of the 20th century's playful politics: the aesthetic hijinks of the Dadaists and political forays of the Surrealists, Johan Huizinga's master-work Homo Ludens, as well as the spectacle-savvy actions of the Situationists in Paris and the Yippies in the U.
When OWS protesters channel the spirit of Abbie Hoffman and the Yippies, yuppies get nervous.
Back in 1977, when the windows were installed, the self-celebration was America's, the work had been planned for the 1976 Bicentennial and conceived as a special gift to Chicago's Mayor Richard Daley, a man better known for encouraging his law enforcement officers to test their billy-clubs out on Yippies than for his adoration of the vitreous harmonics of stained glass.
As young adults they were often nonconformists--hippies, yippies, yuppies or preppies--who rejected or redefined traditional values.
And the free Bay Area event in October might come closest to approximating the undercurrents that made Woodstock such a cultural touchstone, with planned appearances by original members of the Yippies, the Black Panthers and Beat poets like Michael McLure.