Will Self takes a walk through the banlieues of Paris and is astonished by the prescience of Debord’s 1967 masterpiece, which so accurately describes ‘the shit we’re in’ A small green tent … Continue reading Guy Debord’s The Society of the Spectacle | Will Self
This is the film made of Guy Debord’s book “The Society of the Spectacle” which is one of the main texts of the Situationist International.
We Shall Fight, We Will Win: On The Black Dwarf and 1968 The radical newspaper The Black Dwarf played a pivotal role in the British left in the late ’60s. In this introduction to … Continue reading We Shall Fight, We Will Win: On The Black Dwarf and 1968 (Verso)
Further evidence of the importance of coffee bars in the radical culture of the 1960s. (From the New York Times.) In the summer of 1967, Fred Gardner arrived in San … Continue reading How Coffee Bars Fueled the Vietnam Peace Movement – The New York Times
Source: The Neglected History of the May ’68 Uprising in France On the morning of June 10, 1968—a couple of weeks after French labor unions signed an agreement with Prime … Continue reading The Neglected History of the May ’68 Uprising in France
I found this link on the Middle Earth Facebook group. Tom Rapp was part of a great late 60s band called Pearls Before Swine. They were one of my favourites. … Continue reading Tom Rapp, ’60s Folk Experimentalist And Civil Rights Attorney, Dead At 70 | BPR
“Drugs. Sex. Revolutionary violence. From its first pages, Susan Stern’s memoir With the Weathermen provides a candid, first-hand look at the radical politics and the social and cultura… Source: With … Continue reading With the Weathermen: The Personal Journal of a Revolutionary Woman – Susan Stern (1975) | 1960s: Days of Rage
As he looks forward to the A Love Supreme festival, Ivan Hewett looks back at the day in 1960 that jazz fans went on the rampage at the third Beaulieu … Continue reading The day Jazz fans had a riot |Telegraph