Modern Living: How Radicals Make Money

A fringe benefit of being a radical is occasional free trips to Washington to see your Government in action . . . Become a subversive and see the Government from the inside. Make your Government pay your way there.

HUAC (House Un-American Activities Committee) pays seven cents a mile. If you're coming from California that's almost twice the youth fare: which means you can live for two months free on HUAC's tab. HUAC finances the revolution!

—Do It! by Jerry Rubin

There are other tricks in the radicals' bag, all of them similarly formulated to keep participants alive and well and living in...

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