media and culture

New Black Flag Blog

While we're fully intending to continue announcing new issues via libcom and the existing radical websites with teaser articles, there's now some material spread all around the web, and we wanted a shop, so...

Black Flag vol 04 #10

A Scanned PDF of the-then newspaper of the Anarchist Black Cross, from September 1976

Ferlosio, Chicho Sánchez (1940-2003)


A short biography of the Spanish anarchist militant, poet and songwriter Chicho Sánchez Ferlosio

Dos Passos, John, 1896-1970

John Dos Passos

A look at the life and works of John Dos Passos , one of the greatest writers of the 20th century.

South Africa's World Cup is a disgrace

It's already the most unequal country on the planet. Now 'the greatest marketing opportunity of our time' is making it worse.

The real electorate

Now the pretend vote is finished, the actual vote has begun - the markets are speaking.

Working on a decaying dream - Kollectiv

The Kollectiv look at Bruce Springsteen in the context of class disintegration and place him firmly in the decadent tradition of Balzac and Huysmans – Á Rebours to Run?

Gogou, Katerina: Athens' anarchist poetess, 1940-1993

A biography of Katerina Gogou the anarchist poetess of Exarcheia.

Music and the IWW: the creation of a working class counterculture - RudolfTB

Don't Mourn, Organise!

This article discusses how the early IWW used music both as an organising tool and as a means of developing a sense of community among its members. It puts these activities in the context of the politics and practical activity of the IWW during this period.

Life of a Daily Mail hack

A blog detailing the abuse suffered by reporters at the Daily Mail was quickly removed this week when it was picked up on by the Guardian and a number of media-watching blogs. Reproduced here are the missing blog posts detailing life in the newsroom under conservative tyrant Paul Dacre.