punk

Anarchy In The UK - Sophie Richmond

Photo of the Sex Pistols from the magazine "Anarchy In The UK"

Sophie Richmond works with the Sex Pistols, handling the organisation, administration and finance side of things. We asked to write an article for Social Revolution about punk rock, and here it is. We'd welcome readers' views on what influence you think music, punk or otherwise, can have towards revolutionary change.

From Social Revolution #7 1977.

Xtra! #3 1980

Xtra 3 cover

Issue 3 of Xtra! from 1980.

A compressed version of the scan made available by the comrades at Sparrows Nest, Nottingham.

Interview with Anti Racist Action (Minneapolis)- Maximumrocknroll, 1989

Interview with Kieran of Anti Racist Action by Martin Sprouse and Tim Yohannan. From Maximumrocknroll #78, November 1989

Fire and Ice: Space Wars in Zurich

Midnight Notes interview with a member of the Zurich anti-work movement.

Reclaiming the skinhead tradition - review of "Spirit of '69" by George Marshall

Review of a book about Skinhead culture, taken from issue 2 of Anti-Fascist Action's Fighting Talk magazine.

Nostalgia in the UK - Bash Street Kids

An article by the Bash Street Kids looking at the history of UK anarchism in the 1980s. This article was first published as part of Smash Hits Bulletin #3, and was subsequently made available on the internet by uncarved.org.

Punk rock's silver jubilee

Sex Pistols - Pistols at the Palace

From Socialist Standard June 2002

The Story of Crass & The Day The Country Died

Two complementary books revisiting the experience of anarcho-punk provide fascinating insights into the evolution and development of the movement.

The WOW factor: Wollongong’s unemployed and the dispossession of class and history

The following is the text of a paper delivered to the first biennial Wollongong History Conference hosted by the University of Wollongong in June, 2007. The theme for the conference was Memory, Heritage and Place: Wollongong’s Changing History.