Luke Haines

1968 and all that | 12 July 2018

While the situationists were playful, they were not playing around, especially not in 1968

Unless you have been sleeping under a barricade or a pile of Molotov cocktails it will not have escaped your attention that we — that is, a few broadsheets and BBC4 — have been having a good old think about the events of 1968. When student rioting brought France to its knees and the revolution didn’t quite happen.

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