A link to the early days of Resurgence and the alternative magazines that boomed in the 1960s was severed in September with the death in Australia of Richard Neville. Richard, who was 74, was best known for founding Oz magazine, the British incarnation of which first saw life in 1967, but he also became an occasional contributor to Resurgence, notably after he returned to Australia in the late 1970s.

An obituary published in the Guardian noted: “Energised by the optimism of the era, Richard gave Oz an eclectic, imaginative breadth, with a pioneering internationalism and an opposition to prejudice, ...


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