Dimensions of the global youth revolt

THE YEAR 2011 will go down in history as a year of youth revolt. Throughout the year, beginning with the Arab Spring, protests, riots, and revolutions involving tens of millions of teenagers and twenty-somethings have shaken the global political order. International business media outlets from the Financial Times to the Wall Street Journal to the…

A brief history of the “clenched fist” image

by Lincoln Cushing Note: This document is a work in progress, originally generated for the “Battle Emblems” exhibit at San Francisco’s Intersection for the Arts February-March 2006. I would especially like to thank Michael Rossman of the AOUON archive, exhibit organizer Kevin Chen, and illustrator Frank Cieciorka for their invaluable contributions to this research on our cultural history. Also see “Origins of the clenched fist…