John Foster / 05 Mar 2021

Catalunya in the 1970s

Salvador Puig Antich: Collected Writings on Repression and Resistance in Franco’s Spain

A concrete platform occupies a bend in the road in the El Roquetes neighbourhood of Barcelona. It overlooks a dusty playground and a climbing wall, and then beyond the broad sweep of the city and the azure sea.(...)

John Foster / 17 Jan 2020

Playing for the Troops

Adrestia on Rojava

As far as band names go, Adrestia couldn't be better. The goddess of revolt in Greek mythology, it's astonishing no one used it until now. Leave it to a political punk group from Sweden, with a fondness for vintage death metal, to seize the day.(...)