Radio Alice

Let’s not talk about desires anymore

“Let’s not talk about desires anymore, let’s desire: we are desiring machines, machines of war.”

After the events of March 1977, Radio Alice became the symbol of the free radios. It was emitted from Bologna, one of the strongholds of the Italian Communist Party and the explicit showcase for the Historical Compromise [alliance between Christian Democrats and Italian Communist Party (PCI)].

‘‘A laughter that will bury you all’’: Irony as protest and language as struggle in the Italian 1977 movement

A paper by Patrick Cuninghame reassessing the Italian "1977 movement" and its use of irony to ridicule the institutional old and vanguardist new lefts, particularly by the ‘‘Metropolitan Indians’’, the transversalists and other ‘‘creatives’’.

Radio Alice

An interview with Franco Berardi on Radio Alice, a free radio station in Bologna from 1973-1977.

When two sevens clash: punk and autonomia

An article on the relationship between punk and Autonomia presented by Keir at the No Future conference, September 2001.