Fall 2021
Fifth Estate #410

Cover image, Issue 410, Fall, 2021. Features a photo of a rusting blue door in a gray brick wall. A sign on the door reads Do Not Enter without Eye Protection. Headline reads Anarchist Review of Books

CONTENTS

ANARCHIST REVIEW OF BOOKS

Always Coming Home / Ursula K Le Guin
JOHN CLARK

Big Girl / Meg Ellison
JESS FLARITY

Secolo Nuovo / Fulvia Ferrari
MARIEKE BIVAR

We’re Not Here to Entertain / Kevin Mattson
BILL BROWN

Five Wives / Martha Ackelsberg
MARTHA ACKELSBERG

Dreams of Anarchy / Ron Sakolsky
STEVEN CLINE & JASON ABDELHADI

Dissent During World War I / Eric T. Chester
FRAN SHOR

Poems of Katerina Gogou
ROBERT KNOX

Underground Asia / Tim Harper
BILL WEINBERG

Pandemic Solidarity / Marina Sitrin, ed.
BRUCE TRIGG

The Daring Life of Eve Adams / Jonathon Ned Katz
KATHY E. FERGUSON

Constructing Ecoterrorism / John Sorensen
NOAH JOHNSON

Holding Change / adrienne maree brown
MARIUS MASON

Architecture & Anarchism / Paul Dobraszczyk
F. MICHALSKI

Urgent Publishing / Paul Soulellis
RICH DANA

Prophet Against Slavery / David Lester
SEAN CLEARY

Nomadland / Jessica Bruder
MIKE WOLD

No More Mushrooms / Kirkpatrick Sale
ERIC LAURSEN

The Bittersweet Science / Gerald Horne
PETER WERBE

Catastrophic Thinking / David Sepkoski
THOMAS MARTIN

Champavert: Immoral Tales / Petrus Borel
OLCHAR E. LINDSANN

Codename Arthur / Nick Lowles
GARETH HENRY

The Haymarket Affair / Corrine J. Naden
CHRIS CLANCY

Workers Inquiry / Robert Ovetz, ed.
MHB

Ben Fletcher: Black Wobbly / Peter Cole
ROBERT OVETZ

Red Nation Rising / Nick Estes
MICHAEL BEYKIRCH

Hand to Hold / Samir Shaheen-Hussain
MARIEKE BIVAR

Mutual Aid / Peter Kropotkin
KIM A. BROADIE

Zippie / Michele Dawn Saint Thomas
DAVID SANDS

When We Are Human / John Zerzan
JASON RODGERS

The Brickeaters / The Residents
BEN OLSON

The Operating System / Eric Laursen
PETER WERBE

Earth First! Journal
BOB STERN

33 Revolutions / Canek Sánchez Guevara
SYLVIE KASHDAN

Plus

Farewell Elka Schumann

Plus

Poetry and fiction from

Byron López Ellington

vincent a. cellucci

Karin L. Frank

Andrei Codrescu

Katerina Gogou

Hazel C. Cline

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MONTREAL’S 15th ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL ANARCHIST THEATRE FESTIVAL May 2022, seeks plays!

Application deadline: November 30, 2021

The Montreal International Anarchist Theatre Festival (MIATF), the only festival in the world dedicated to anarchist theatre, is currently seeking plays, texts, monologues, dance-theatre, puppet shows, mime, in English and French, on the theme of anarchism or any subject pertaining to anarchism, i.e. against all forms of oppression including the State, capitalism, war, patriarchy, etc. We will also consider pieces exploring ecological, social and economic justice, racism, feminism, poverty, class and gender oppression from an anarchist perspective. We welcome work from anarchist and non-anarchist writers.

Application form & guidelines: www.anarchistetheatrefestival.com

 

Reading about Afghanistan and Iraq in the Fifth Estate, 2002
“Do the massive (and lucrative) US arms transfers to corrupt and repressive regimes in the Middle East…and the monstrous sanctions against the people of Iraq help in any way to explain why the bin Ladens of the world can recruit young men to kill themselves and others in a jihad? Is there no relationship between the profound injustices this empire has unleashed, or ignored, or to which it has actively contributed, and the nihilism of the enemies that such injustice spawns?” (“Catastrophe as a way of life: an anti-imperialism for the twenty-first century,”) Read more…

 

No money, no barter, no authoritarian control:
Read our 1968 interview with the Living Theatre in the Fifth Estate Archive.

 

VIETNAM
The failed US war and resistance to it from an anarchist/anti-authoritarian perspective: it’s all here at the Fifth Estate’s Vietnam Resource Page.

 

SPANISH REVOLUTION OF 1936-1939
Learn more about it and the important role of the anarchists….
at Fifth Estate’s Spanish Revolution Resource Page.

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