Tag: Punk

Hillary Clinton, Riot Grrrl and Subversive Property

I came late to riot grrrl. It was 2004 and there was a rush on tickets in Brisbane to see a band called Le Tigre. It seemed like every lesbian in the city was going. “What kind of music is it?” I asked my then girlfriend. “They’re girls”, she answered, “they shout a lot.” This…

Punk, Law, Resistance … War and Piss

Punk has always been about the real – real voices, real problems, real lives, real people behind the stories. Something different from what various ‘dream factories’ are about. The real is not always comfortable. It is raw, incomprehensible, and it is scary in its wild power. It is a challenge and the challenge is where…

Punk, Law, Resistance … Introduction

Over the coming week there will appear on Critical Legal Thinking a series of posts on the theme “Punk, Law, Resistance”. The idea for this series was inspired by some of the highly creative forms of protest that have recently taken place in the UK by, for example, the Book Bloc and UK Uncut. But…