problem is onlv one of finding sonictliingrnelse to trade.”rnR: “But what? We don’t have anythingrnhe wants.”rnF: “This island is larger than we need.rnPerhaps we eould trade a tin^ jjart of itrnfor game.”rnR: “Wliat? Trade eapital for eurrentrneonsumption? Your ideas will be the ruinrnof us.”rn1”; “M dear friend, I am astonished atrn()ur ignoranee of eeonomic prineiplcs.rnFree trade ean never be harmful. Bvrndefinition, -oluntarv trade benefits bothrnparties; otherwise the would not do it.”rnRobinson eould not eountcr this masterrnstroke of logie, so he agreed to tr’rnthe proposed arrangement. After all, hernsaid, if we ehange our minds we shallrnbe no worse off than when we started.rn’I’hc returned to the stranger with thernnew proposal. The stranger bowed andrnsmiled, and the deal was made.rnears went b, during which Robinsonrnand Fridav en|oved the deliciousrngame brought b the stranger on hisrndaih ‘isits, as well as their leisurehrnmornings. Their satisfaction with thernarrangement was nrarred onlv bv theirrnconcern about the growing portion ofrnthe island that la behind the stranger’srnfence. FinalK, when the fence started tornencroach on their garden area, thc decidedrnto ha’c a talk with the stranger(S).rnR: “Stranger, we are now beingrncrowded out of our garden, and we mustrnmake some other arrangements w ithrnvon so that we can continue to raise ourrncgetables and enjov the wonderfulrngame von bring us. We cannot give uprnan more land.”rnS: “Ver well, what do von wish torntrade?”rnR: “We hae nothing else except therncgetables we grow.”rnS: “I’hat is a problem, since I nornlonger need ()ur vegetables. IIoweer,rnperhaps we ean continue to do business.rnSuppose the two of ()u hunt for game,rnin the part of the island I now own, forrnsix liours in the mornnig. That will netrnthree baskets of game. You mav keeprntwo of the baskets and gie me onlv one.rn’I’hat way, our needs will be satisfiedrnand I shall ha’e a small profit.”rnAt this shocking pro|)osal, Robinsonrnand Frida withdrew to discuss the matterrnbetween thcmsches. The didn’trnlike the new arrangement, since it wouldrnrequire them to hunt for two hoursrnlonger than before the- first met thernstranger but hac no more game forrntheir efforts. They decided to make onernlast effort to negotiate a more favorablernarrangement.rnR: “Stranger, we have enjoyed ourrnfriendship and our mutualK beneficialrntrade. We would like to continue bothrnthe friendship and the trade, but wernmust have an arrangement other thanrnthe one vou have suggested.”rnS: “I am afraid there has been a misunderstairding.rnWe have been tradingrnpartners, not friends. The trade hasrnbeen beneficial to me, and I trust thatrnvou have also benefited. However, thernnew arrangement I have proposed is thernonlv one in which I ean see continuedrnbenefit for me.”rnRobinson and F’ridav w ithdreu againrnand argued at length about free tradernand how a series of mutualK beneficialrntransactions eould have brought themrnto their present predicament. Finallv,rnthe- decided that, since the no longerrnowned enough of the island to gatherrngame for themselves, the had no choicernbut to accept the stranger’s terms.rnThe deal made, the stranger againrnbowed and smiled as he recmbarked inrnthe longboat and left the Isle of Despair.rnGeorge L. Clark, Sr., is a retiredrnreseareh saentist living in California.rnA Park to Die Forrnby Gerard f. De GrootrnSixties RedivivusrnOn August 2S, 1992, a 19-vcar-oldrnwoman named Rosebud AbigailrnDcno() broke into the campus home ofrnChang-Fin lien, ehanecllor of the FJniversitvrnof California. Denoo, a memberrnof the People’s Will Direct ActionrnCommittee, was the self-appointedrnjudge, jurv, and executioner in the trialrnof lien—enemy of the people. AnrnOakland police officer, called to thernscene, interencd before she could carrvrnout her mission. She lunged at hinrrnwith a machete, whereupon he shot herrndead.rnFound on Denovo was a note withrnthe message: “We are willing to die forrnthis land. Are vou?” Bv “land” shernmeant specificallv People’s Park inrnBcrkele. Denovo’s revolutionars careerrnhad begun a ear earlier in response tornthe university’s decision to build olle-rnball courts in the park. At the time ofrnher death she was awaiting trial on arncharge involving possession of explosivesrn—with the explosives had been arnhit-list of campus officials. On news ofrnher death 150 supporters rioted in thernpark. It is fair to sas that Denovo, bornrnin 1973, died m the I960’s.rnThe t]ucstion of volleyball courts inrnPeople’s Park seems terribly trivial for arnserious revolutionary, een one as obviouslvrnpsvchotic as Denovo. But an examinationrnof the historv of that park revealsrnwhv its future has become arnsubject of such bitter and violent argument,rnl b the cynic, it seems peeuliarlvrnfitting that the hallowed ground of 60’srnprotest should be transformed into arnpknground for 90’s narcissists. But thatrnis a simplistic assessment.rnI ,ocal legend has it that the park grewrnout of the campus Vietnam protest. Inrnfact, the antiwar movement at Berkcle’rnwas neither as popular nor as heroic asrnsentimental 60’s rebels would like to bclicrnc. Students in the 1960’s, most ofrnthem protected by draft deferments,rncared less about the Vietnam War thanrnthc did about promoting 60’s nihilismrn—sex, drugs, and rock-and-roll.rnThat nihilism was the progenitor ofrnPeople’s Park. In early 1967 the hippiernhaven of I laight-Ashbury in San Franciscornbegan to crumble under thernweight of curious tourists, unscrupulousrndrug dealers, and hard-core heroin addicts.rnThe hippies fled to the cheaprnhousing and tolerance of Berkeley acrossrnthe bay. The Haight’s sordidncss soonrnfollowed them; Berkeley’s crime raternsoared.rnBcrkele ‘s tolerance had limits. Conscrrnative Republicans, always a force inrnthe city, demanded that the universit,rnwhich owned the slum housing wherernmany of the hippies lied, take action.rnIn late 1967 a decision was made to demolishrnan entire block north of TelegraphrnAvenue, thus forcing the undesirablesrnout under the guise of urbanrnrenewal and universit’ expansion—goodrnliberal causes.rnThe university had funds to demolish,rnbut none to build. A ear later, thernsite was nothing more than a mudd’rnparking lot. Michael Delaeour, boutic]rnuc owner and urban rebel, decidedrnto seize the lot for “the people.” ThernBerkeley left, always game for an opportunityrnto confront authoritv, rallied behindrnhim. Leading the populist ehallUNErn1993/47rnrnrn