Interviews with punk artists and activists, conducted between 2011 and 2017 with a lengthy introduction outlining the genesis and politics of punk. Interviewees include ‘big names’ such as Ian MacKaye, Jello Biafra, Ray Cappo and Henry Rollins, whose bands (Minor Threat, Dead Kennedys, Youth of Today and Black Flag, respectively) are among the most influential groups in punk history. Members of other well known punk and hardcore bands, such as Propagandhi, Paint It Black, Good Riddance, Trial, Catharsis and Fall of Efrafa also share their thoughts on a variety of topics.
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Interviews with punk artists and activists
Abdullah Öcalan Active Distribution Alec Icky Dunn Andrej Grubacic C.L.R. James Charles H. Kerr & Company Common Notions CrimethInc David Graeber David McNally Emma Goldman Freedom Press Gabriel Kuhn Gary Phillips George Katsiaficas Iain McIntyre Jacinta Bunnell Jeremy Brecher John Holloway John Yates Josh MacPhee Kairos Kenneth Wishnia Kersplebedeb Marge Piercy Matt Meyer Michael Moorcock Mitchell Abidor N.O. Bonzo Nick Blinko Noam Chomsky Outspoken Authors Paul Buhle Peter Kropotkin Peter Linebaugh Reach And Teach Silvia Federici songs Spectre Staughton Lynd Switchblade Ursula K. Le Guin Victoria Law Ward Churchill Working Class History