Chris Hedges and the black bloc
Date Written: 07/02/2012
Year Published: 2012
Resource Type: Article
Cx Number: CX14152
From its inception back in the European autonomist movements of the 1980s, the black-clad activists refuse to answer anybody outside of their ranks. Within the affinity group, everything is cool. Outside of it, who gives a shit? Ironically, this kind of elitism is not that different from the vanguard party posture which puts the needs of the sect above that of the mass movement.