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Kristoffer Smemo

Guest Post: Kristoffer Smemo on Black Flag and the Political Economy of Hardcore

(This post kicks off a multipart series by guest poster Kristoffer Smemo on the question of how one might historicize the aesthetic, affective, and political work of the Southern California hardcore punk band Black Flag. We are delighted to welcome Smemo, who is a PhD candidate in US History at UC Santa Barbara, and writing a dissertation on liberal Republicans and twentieth century labor politics) Read more