Pussy Riot Fails to Riot

Some problems with the Russian activist band Pussy Riot talk at Harvard helps highlight loopholes in the much feted guerrilla movement that has taken the world by storm. I recently had the chance to explore perspectives on political activism when I won a ticket to see the members of the Pussy Riot at the Institute of Politics’ JFK Junior Forum. An all-girl punk rock protest group, the Pussy Riot is known for its bold public performances, most prominently the performance of Mother of God, Drive Putin Away at Moscow’s Cathedral of Christ the Savior in February, 2012; the performance not …






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