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Title: Burning £5m of Punk Memorabilia Isn’t Anti-Capitalist … It’s Just Dumb
Author(s): Wohlfeil, Markus
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Keywords: Punk
Punk Culture
Sex Pistols
Joe Corre
John Lydon
Issue Date: 25-Nov-2016
Date Deposited: 29-Nov-2016
Publisher: The Conversation Trust
Citation: Wohlfeil M (2016) Burning £5m of Punk Memorabilia Isn’t Anti-Capitalist … It’s Just Dumb. The Conversation. 25.11.2016.
Abstract: As the highlight of the Punk.London Festival in commemoration of 40 years of punk, Joe Corre, son of Malcolm Maclaran and Vivienne Westwood, is scheduled to burn £5 million worth of his punk memorabilia collection in protest of punk's co-option by the mainstream. This article argues that this is not only a rather selfish publicity stunt, but also a contradicts the real essence of punk. Access this article on The Conversation website:
Type: Newspaper/Magazine Article
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