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01 January 1968

The year 1968 on the West

The revolution could be traced to the worsening prospects of social advancement, changes in family life and means of communication as well as (in the US) the Black liberation movement and protests against the Vietnam war. The revolution manifested itself by removing the taboos of sex, drugs and rock music. And so a new “permissive” generation appeared, to soon dominate the public life of highly developed Western countries, passive in terms of defending the foundations of the civilisation.

01 January 1968

The “New Economic Mechanism” Is Implemented (January 1, 1968)

05 January 1968

Start of renewal process, 5 January 1968