Zines are an integral and important part of the counter-culture of any society. Anarchic in spirit and frenetic with energy, they are little journeys into the bedrooms, back yards and offices spaces of the evolving post-modern world in which live. They are more than that as well. In Mexico zines are one of many techniques that the Zapatistas have used to spread and bring attention to their struggle. In Russia their zine equivalent, the samizdat, was used to spread underground stories and tales of spying around the country . Each samizdat was printed in a handful of copies with the receiver of a copy expected to duplicate their copy, thus spreading the protest stories and oppression quickly and stealthily through the country.