Monday Mar 31
Vex were enthusiastic participants in UK anarcho-punk circa 1983, playing shows with the likes of Conflict, kitted out in the requisite armor of studs and leather, raging against the Thatcherite machine.
Documentary about anarchist punk band Crass
Above, watch the entirety of "There Is No Authority But Yourself," a 2006 feature documentary about seminal anarcho-punk band Crass.
Anarchist Group Crass Was Responsible For a 1982 Prank
A crackly tape purporting to capture a confrontational phone call between Reagan and Thatcher in 1982 was created as a prank in the Essex bedroom of an English punk band, and yet we now know it was being analyzed by the British Prime Minister and top officials in Washington years later .
The Macon Telegraph
UK papers show hunt for Thatcher-Reagan hoaxers
This is a Sunday, June 6, 1982 file photo of U.S. President Ronald Reagan and Britain's Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher at the lunch table, at the Palace of Versailles, France.
Falklands war: MI6 suspected Argentine spies made recording which...
It was quickly dismissed as a fake, made by cutting up recordings of the two leaders - but could have triggered an international incident British spooks feared that Argentine spies were behind a fake recording that appeared to show Ronald Regan at odds with Margaret Thatcher over the Falklands war, declassified government documents have revealed.