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Morgan Talty – We the People

25 november 2019. 7:30 am. husson university, bangor, maine. The memory begins here: we’re young, us skicins, and we’re somewhere on the reservation, the island. We could have been anywhere, but when we look back on it, we’re in the woods alongside the dirt road that runs against the Penobscot…

Various Authors – Letters to the Fifth Estate

Fifth Estate Letters Policy We welcome letters commenting on our articles, stating opinions, or giving reports of events in your area. We don’t guarantee to print everything received, but all letters are read by our staff and considered for publication. Typed letters or ones on disk are appreciate…

Peter Werbe Paul Preston – In 1936 Spain

Discussed in this article: The CNT in the Spanish Revolution, Vol. 1, by José Peirats, translated by Paul Sharkey, edited by Chris Ealham, 348 pp., (24 pp. photographs). The Meltzer Press, P.O. Box 35, Hastings, East Sussex TN34 2UX, England, 2001 WIB ph. Also available through AK Press and Left Ba…

David Watson – Catastrophe as a way of life

1. Burn your bibles, not your neighbors Now that a significant number of both patricians and plebes of the American metropole, from wealthy futures traders to dishwashers, have become collateral damage in the crossfire between Jihad and McWorld, it bears asking ourselves what forces are really clash…

Panagiotis Kechagias – The Third Book

This is the square and the building it serves is black and from above the glorious midday sunlight falls in long beams like wooden staves driven into the ground. I stand outside the entrance. The square is built in such a way that its four sides slope gently downwards to a wide flat surface at its c…

D.G. Gerard – Housing is a Human Right

By August 2020, nearly one third of all Americans had outstanding rent or mortgage payments. As eviction moratoriums expire, communities should look to successful actions against the American housing system for inspiration. Moms 4 Housing of Oakland, California is a notable example. The organization…

Charlie Hix – David Alex Campbell Released From Rikers

On the evening of January 19th, 2018, while over 200,000 people gathered in New York City for the Women’s March, a thousand alt-right supporters converged for a “Night of Freedom” at Hell’s Kitchen FREQ NYC nightclub. Outside, a brawl broke out between one of the gala’s drunken attendees a…

Sunfrog (Andy “Sunfrog” Smith) – Support Your Local Utopia

A review of The Golden Book of Springfield, Vachel Lindsay, 1920, Re-Introduction by Ron Sakolsky, 1999, Charles H. Kerr Publishers, Chicago Nearly three decades after moving to central Illinois to share radical ideas with students at Sangamon State college, activist-writer-anarchist-musicologist-de…

Allan Antliff Mark Antliff – Sexual Anarchy

The Pere Lachaise Cemetery in Paris contains many tombs honoring artists and rebels, but the most striking of them all is the monument to the gay English playwright and anarchist Oscar Wilde. [1] Oscar Wilde’s Paris tomb became a battleground for sexual liberation. The story of Wilde’s trial for…

Walker Lane (Peter Werbe) – Saying No to Nader

In the year since the anti-capitalist/anti-corporate demonstrations in Seattle, intense actions have occurred in Washington DC, Philadelphia, Los Angeles, London, Prague, and dozens of other cities across this country and the world. They have functioned as models of resistance to global capitalism…

Kerry Mogg – Reaction to the Calgary Oil Congress Protests

Environmental activists, anarchists, and other concerned individuals began organizing against the June 2000 meeting of the World Petroleum Congress in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, six months in advance of the event. The Congress, founded in 1933, is composed of such oil producing nations as the U.S., C…

Fifth Estate Collective – Judi Bari bombing case to go to trial

      Related Three hundred and fifty supporters of two Earth First! forest defense activists rallied outside the San Francisco FBI field office May 24 on the tenth anniversary of the day when a shrapnel-stuffed pipe bomb exploded in a car driven by Judi Bari and Darryl Cherney, crippling her…

Andy Sunfrog (Andy “Sunfrog” Smith) – Group Sex

Fifth Estate Note: Since his 1991 review/essay “Operation Gender Blur” [] Sunfrog has written about radical sexuality for the Fifth Estate. Both 1992’s “Pornography and Pleasure: Beyond Capital, Beyond Patriarchy” [] and 1993’s “Queer Anarchy: Anarcha-Faggots Demand to be De-Manned, a…

Sunfrog (Andy “Sunfrog” Smith) – Communes in the 21st Century

A review of Communities Directory: A Guide to Intentional Communities and Cooperative Living, Third Edition, Jillian Downey and Elph Morgan, eds., 2000, $30 from the Fellowship for Intentional Community, www.ic.org, or RR 1, Box 156-D, Rutledge, MO 63563 “We tried living communally in the Sixties…

David Watson – Khafji—February 1991

Collage by Freddie Baer “It’s rubble now.” —General Henry H. Shelton, Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff, surveying damage from U.S. missile attacks on Iraq, December 17, 1998. You were once a place before maps were drawn and what became of you was named, a single morning inhabited by winds off…

Stacy Flynn – Bullet Points

Big Girl by Meg Elison. PM Press 2020 The body is the locus of authoritarian control in Meg Elison’s Big Girl (number twenty-five in PM Press’s Outspoken Authors series.) Gorgeously surreal, the collection includes speculative short stories, essays and an interview with Elison by Terri Bisson. E…

Isabel Gomez – Thousands Rally to Stop Mumia’s Execution

On April 24, the 45th birthday of death row political prisoner Mumia Abu-Jamal, approximately 20,000 people gathered in Philadelphia and other cities, to demand a new trial for the former Black Panther and revolutionary journalist known as the “Voice of the Voiceless.” One of the many colorful…

Carrie Laben – Freedom in the Marshes

A review of The Beast and Other Tales by Jóusè d’Arbaud, translated by Joyce Zonana. Northwestern University Press 2020 “I was happy on this barren land that barely provides what I need to sustain this ancient body, but which grants me the wild wind I cannot live without…” These are the wo…

David Solnit – May Day in San Francisco

“Alone we cannot change the terms of this rotten deal, but together anything is possible. Undo the leash of time and money. Take back your lives. We have the right, and we have the ability to make life worth living, to make our lives what we want them to be, not what the absurd logic of private pr…

John Zerzan Brenton Gicker – Anarchy in Eugene

The “Whiteaker” is Eugene, Oregon’s oldest and poorest neighborhood. Over the past few years some significant anarchy-type situations have developed in Eugene, especially in Whiteaker. Icky’s Tea House, open from 1994 to 1997, was an anti-institution institution, a haven for the dispossessed…

Fifth Estate Collective – Impeach Clinton

Clinton’s US/UN imposed sanctions have already killed 10 percent of the Iraq population. 1.5 million people are dead which includes 6000 children who die monthly. The economic sanctions are weapons of mass destruction. They are a crime against humanity that have served to strengthen Hussein, weake…

Fifth Estate Collective – Detroit Seen

Welcome to the Winter 1999 issue of the Fifth Estate, #352. This edition follows our Summer issue by about six months. Maybe, like Anarchy has in its recently published issue, we should stop any pretense of quarterly publication, and openly state that we are publishing twice yearly for the time bein…

Gary L. Doebler – The Contest for Memory

Monument to the anarchist Haymarket martyrs, Waldheim Cenetary, Chicago Last issue, the Fifth Estate announced a ceremony where the famed Haymarket Martyrs Monument in Chicago was to be declared a federally designated National Historic Landmark. Unbeknown to us, there had been intense agitation by l…

Fifth Estate Collective – Victory for the Gandalf Three

When we left the Gandalf Three [“Building A Movement,” ], Noel Molland, Steve Booth and Saxon Burchnall-Wood, editors of England’s Green Anarchist, they were imprisoned following a guilty verdict for conspiring to incite others to cause criminal damage. The charges and three year prison senten…

Nick Mamatas – Individualism’s Dandy Daddy

A review of Resist Everything Except Temptation: The Anarchist Philosophy of Oscar Wilde by Kristian Williams. AK Press 2020 At first blush, Kristian Williams’ literary and political biography Resist Everything Except Temptation: The Anarchist Philosophy of Oscar Wilde, could have been an interest…


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