Say “May ‘68” today on your average street corner and people within earshot will probably think that you’re talking about somebody’s birthday. Outside of French intellectuals and those who haven’t yet forgotten their class in modern European history, the phrase doesn’t carry much meaning anymore. But it did at one time. Will “November ‘05” carry a similarly powerful message in the near future?
What happened in May of 1968? ( http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/May_68 ). In short, there was a sudden outbreak of student protests in
What is happening now? John Robb at Global Guerrillas has some interesting comments: http://globalguerrillas.typepad.com/globalguerrillas/2005/11/journal_open_so.html.