Dining with Vultures
This zine from 2015 looks at recent anarchist engagements with the mass media in the United Kingdom, specifically concerning recent anarchist actions in Bristol. It critiques the way anarchists have engaged with the media and raises questions about the utility of interacting with the media. The zine argues that because mass media cannot—by definition—serve a liberatory process, anarchists should not engage it. The zine uses real examples to make its points, moving beyond being a theoretical meditation.
The purpose of this piece is to better understanding of mass media’s relationship to rebels (including anarchists of all stripes), in general as well as in the context of a repressive atmosphere in Bristol. As well as raising local specifics, it hopes to encourage stronger awareness around wider issues of representation and counter-insurgency...
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