“FREE STANDING COLUMN” - This A5, double-sided photocopy from the student protest on November 30th 2010 was the first thing produced by the group that was later to become Deterritorial Support Group. Some of the strands of ultra-left rhetoric are clear but it has a much more tabloid tone. The drop-shadows remained. The term “Wolf-Eyed replicant” to describe Nick Clegg may have been coined by China Mieville.
Dazed Digital takes a closer look at the anonymous group of political bloggers and masters of Internet propaganda.
The Deterritorial Support Group are an anonymous group of political bloggers, formed to produce propaganda for the “lulz” – an appropriation of a term used on the internet to express amusement specifically at funny web content. There is, however, nothing disarming about DSG’s work.
Ultraleft propaganda collective Deterritorial Support Group's swan song, stating their dissolution in December 2011.
DSG believe in building appropriate tools for struggle. We formed DSG at the end of 2010 out of a need; the need for a place to discuss issues of class-struggle that are broader or more imaginative than were already on offer, and a need to produce propaganda which travels with that struggle in a form more alive to our everyday realities.
From the DSG think-tank: a short series of speculative projections for new territories of struggle and focuses for future ideological ruptures.
Ten Growth Markets for Crisis: A Trend Forecast
I have long believed we do not influence the course of events by persuading people that we are right when we make what they regard as radical proposals. Rather we exert influence by keeping options available when something has to be done at a time of crisis.
Milton Friedman, Two Lucky People
DSG's piece on how obscene internet references are used by some workers as sabotage or resistance.
This short article is not for the faint of heart. It’s not for internet dabblers, or the recently-fed. Or maybe it is- maybe this article will give some insight into the world of the digital natives. It aims to shed light on an internet phenomenon, in turn giving the shadow, depth and form of class-struggle to what might, on first appearances, seem like a decidedly two-dimensional case study.
DSG's article on how technology has affected the maintainers of content and what this means.
A list of links and primers for the Italian movements of the 60s and 70s.
“A story of beauty and disgrace”
An article on how various forms of hacking and utilization of online actions could be useful for workers outside of direct production or unable to strike.
June 30th marks a very considerable mobilisation of industrial action in Britain, in the shape of a large public sector strike.