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  Underground culture - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Underground culture, or just underground, is a term to describe various alternative cultures which either consider themselves different to the mainstream of society and culture, or are considered so by others.
The word underground is used because there is a history of resistance movements under harsh regimes where the term underground was employed to refer to the necessary secrecy of the resisters.
The French underground culture which inspired Jack Kerouac and Allen Ginsberg in America in the 1940s was steeped in socialist thinking before the cold war began, but this wasn't the monolithic socialism of the totalitarian Soviet state, but rather the free-thinking and expressive socialism of artists and dreamers attempting to re-think society.
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 underground culture - Article and Reference from OnPedia.com
Terry Anderson describes the early 1970s high point of the utopia of counterculture in his book The Movement and The Sixties:
Prostitution markets or illegal drug trading On the Internet underground culture is often referred to illegal activities, such as warez or free of speech activities.
Communication could be done on underground forums such as Flashback Forum which allows discussions about just anything.
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