From the Archive: Questionable Methods Of Political Socialization by Simon Massey

Copyright 2012 Eve Cooper
Copyright 2012 Eve Cooper

We are going deep into the Archive this week for a selection from our inaugural issue, Questionable Methods Of Political Socialization by Simon Massey, a funny and searing work of creative non-fiction.

“Grow up with a slight ambivalence toward authority, picture yourself as “hard-edged.” Listen to punk-rock and worry about “the¬†man” trying to keep you down. Read the Wikipedia page on Bakunin and start wearing clothes with a red “A” in a circle on them. Hang posters of Che Guvera on your wall but know next to nothing about him. ”

Read the full piece here.