Summer 2021,
Fifth Estate #409

Cover image, Issue 409, Summer, 2021. Headline reads, "Demand the impossible; WHAT'S NEXT? Photo shows German forest defenders playing games in an open field. See story on page 5

CONTENTS

Letters to the Fifth Estate

Issue intro
FE STAFF

Unfuck the World
FE STAFF

Direct Action Creates Community: Unfuck the climate: Occupy the forests!
PHILIPPE PERNOT

The Path to Change: Community
STEVE WELZER

Music & Domestication: Hope lies with those musicians who resist
BEN OLSON

To Live as the Trees Do
NOAH JOHNSON

Revolutionary Ecology: 40 years of the Earth First! Journal
KAREN PICKETT

Only Change is Permanent
ERIC LAURSEN

Good-bye to the Draft?
FIFTH ESTATE STAFF

Anarchy in Belarus: Anti-authoritarian Voices in Uprising Against the Dictatorship
Photo shows a large crowd of Belarussian protesters with hands joined in the air.
BILL WEINBERG

 

 

 

Future Shock: 2077
STEPHEN CLINE

She Exists Only to Please: Sexbot Take-over
JESS FLARITY

Letter from the Trenches: Can Schools Teach Freedom?
KIM A. BROADIE

From Tolstoy to Pussy Riot: Teaching the History of Anarchism at the University of Michigan
ANIA AIZMAN

Then and Now: The Spanish Revolution of 1936
MARTHA ACKELSBERG

Cuba: The Economy Changes, The Authoritarian State Remains the Same
OCTAVIO ALBEROLA

AN ANARCHIST REVIEW OF BOOKS

Deserving the Best: The Continuing Appeal of Surrealism
MAX CAFARD

In 1967, it was the Summer of Love in San Francisco. In Detroit, it was a Summer on Fire
SUNFROG

A Red Country (poem)
NGU THI YEN

1984 Still Knocking at Our Door: George Orwell’s haunting tale takes on new power in this graphic novel
SEAN ALAN CLEARY

A Sacco and Vanzetti Mystery with a Modern Twist
S. LAPLAGE

Death Squad: Thy Name is FBI (review of Judas and the Black Messiah)
WILLIAM R. BOYER

The Booksellers of our Better Nature
CARRIE LABEN

Diane di Prima (1934-2020): Beat Poet & Activist
MARIEKE BIVAR

The Paris Commune, The Right To Be Lazy & Surrealism: The People Ruled the City for Three Short Months
PENELOPE ROSEMONT

The Human Life Exchange Rate Mechanism: Liberal Rights, Double Binds, the West, & the Rest
TOM SYKES

Prison Abolition: It’s Time!
ERNEST LARSEN

CUBA
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AND PRESENT

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CELEBRATE THE PARIS COMMUNE AT 150
photo portrait of Louise Michel
Read about the life and anarchy of Louise Michel in the Fifth Estate Archive.

 

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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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