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When the talking stops
Carole Gomez

and allegations of corruption over the course of their preparation.60 As a result, a variety of civil society actors, including freedom of expression advocates, campaigners for the abolition of the anti-homosexual legislation, environmental activists and anti-corruption activists, were united in offering opposition to the Sochi Games on economic, environmental and political grounds. Importantly, they were able to gather considerable Western media attention.61 Indeed, media outlets followed one civil society actor with particular relish. Pussy Riot, a disruptive punk

in Sport and diplomacy
Parade making as a cultural trope for urban policy
Jessica Symons

scene flourished in the city. Hatherley (2011) describes how punk and rave music communities grew up in run-down areas such as Hulme, just as other parts of the city were regenerating into urban chic dwellings. However, the Council Executive were not well regarded by many of these musicians who were ‘subjected’ to building development in the name of ‘regeneration’ (Hatherley 2011: 115–156). Council rhetoric focused on creating jobs, improving financial wealth and attracting others to ‘live, work and play’ in the city. This did not resonate with the aspirations of

in Realising the city
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The new politics of loungification
Damian O’Doherty

’ city. If the State is being re-forged through the lounge, then Manchester too is being made over. Interestingly, the period of cultural vitality to which these texts refer reflects a period of time marked by the transition from post-punk ‘Manchester’ to the far more self-consciously styled second generation of ‘Madchester’. This was also a time of local Labour Party transition as ‘effective control was established at the centre by a younger cohort of ‘new realist’ politicians [Stringer, Bernstein, Leese] in place of the earlier old Labour generation’ (Robson 2002: 36

in Realising the city
Dana M. Williams

Party, New American Movements, Prairie Fire Organizing Committee). The IBL can also be differentiated from the AYP for its inclusion of certain prominent individuals who are unattached to anarchist groups in the directory (e.g., Noam Chomsky). The list overzealously includes organizations or projects that are related to punk rock culture, despite the lack of clear anarchist identification. The IBL also includes an Afterword written by anarcho-primitivist John Zerzan (IBL 1983: 141), criticizing the inclusion of the IWW (who prioritize “self-managed oppression” through

in Black flags and social movements
Dana M. Williams

the punk scene. Internal to the movement itself, the different organizations, factions, projects, structures, and press work to discuss matters of strategy, tactic, and ideology, to share news, and to facilitate and maintain solidarity. A second duality that Putnam (2000) explores is between those who either choose to do formal or informal social organizing. He identifies “machers” as those who invest lots of time in formal organizations. These people are the heart and soul of community groups and the driving forces that make things happen. As such, machers are more

in Black flags and social movements
Dave Boothroyd

whether there is one or more than one) snoops on a group of party animal, bohemian fashion industry punks with a penchant for heroin and other illicit substances. The object of desire is absorbed directly through the connection made by looking. The alien vision of the human world takes the form of quasi-psychedelic thermal images in which people and environment are barely distinguishable. With a perceptual disregard for the distinction between humans and anything else, even for the border between the inside and outside of the human body, the alien sees not only the drug

in Culture on drugs
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More writing than welding
Tom Woodin

were set up so that writers could branch out. Gilbey himself started Controlled Attack, a punk-influenced theatre group that performed to more critical audiences.48 A playwriting group was started at Liverpool University as a result of pressure from the Scotland Road workshop.49 Others set up novel groups. O’Rourke, Mills and Anne Cassidy often read each other’s work in a more detailed and critical way than was possible in a workshop setting and all three went on to publish commercial books.50 Intense personal relationships fed into the production of more critical

in Working-class writing and publishing in the late twentieth century
Sean Parson

San Francisco chapter, which had large numbers of anarchist organizers, as well as strong connections with the underground punk scene in the Bay area, helped develop the connection between Food Not Bombs and anarchism. Chris Crass, a San Francisco Food Not Bombs organizer from 1993–2000, most succinctly highlighted the connection between the group and anarchism in his short 26 COOKING UP A REVOLUTION 2.2  Flier for Reproductive Rights Coalition, which Food Not Bombs was a part of but influential article “Non-Violence and Anarchism.” In this article Crass writes

in Cooking up a revolution
Understanding the politics of public space occupations 1988–1991
Sean Parson

people show up on bikes, carting plastic buckets of soup and a large black plastic bag filled with two-day old bread and bagels. Even with the street vendors clogging much of the square, a queue forms of homeless folks, traveler punks, and local activists. John, an off-again-on-again homeless man, hands out small fliers about the organization Food Not Bombs, while on the concrete slab, near the spot where the group has set up their soup, salad, and utensils, lies a pile of activist zines and fliers. Today’s food serving, much like every serving since 1999, goes on

in Cooking up a revolution
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Chris Gilligan

OFMDFM, Programme for cohesion, sharing and integration: consultation document, 5. 92 Ibid., 70. 93 PSNI, Trends in hate motivated incidents, 2004/05 to 2011/12. 94 ‘Hate crime: police record attacks on punks, emos and goths’, BBC News Online, 4 April 2013. See also Simon Price, ‘Violence against goths is a hate crime’, The Guardian, 4 April 2013. 95 See, for example, Steve Doohan, ‘“Ginger Pride” festival to be held in city hit by anti-redhead hate crime’, The Daily Mirror, 14 August 2015; Nelson Jones, ‘Should ginger-bashing be considered a hate crime

in Northern Ireland and the crisis of anti-racism