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Winter 2019, FE #402

Issue 402, Winter, 2019 - Fifth Estate Magazine
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CONTENTS

Ice Cream, Anarchy & Forgotten Workers!
D. Sands

Just published: Fredy Perlman Anthology
FE Staff

Anything Can Happen–Or Not!
John Clark

The Mystification of Voting–Why I don’t vote: an anarchist critique
Clara Mystif

Elections have consequences, but only direct action will get you satisfaction
Paul Walker

Alt-Right Brain Drain
Nick Oltmann

Anti-Fascist Theme at Montreal Theatre Fest
Excerpt

Cuba Turns ‘Green Scare’ Fugitive Over to US
Bill Weinberg

Is political and social chaos an opportunity for revolution or for further clampdown?
Jack Bratich

TransMountain Pipeline Suspended but Resistance Must Continue
Jeff Shantz

World-Wide Anarchist Radio
Z (Anarchist Radio Berlin)

Dismantling The Biomechanical Leviathan
Jason Rodgers

POETRY

Gentrification
Tolbert Small

The stories are where healing lies
Mbeke Waseme

On 5 pm – and being told…
Brad Evans

Bikes for Peace
Gregg Williard

100 Years Later, Government Repression has not Stopped the IWW
Eric Thomas Chester

Occupy ICE Portland Goes to the Movies
Muriel Lucas

AK Press & Anarchist Publishing
Interview

Philippines Comrades Skilling up for the Long Haul
FE Staff

John Brown’s Raid & Space Ships Dot an Alternative History
Review by RB

Someone is Trying to Kill Rask Harp who is Dying of AIDS
Review by Barbara Henning

Chiaroscuro
Fiction by Karin L. Frank

Cops are the Heroes in Spike Lee’s film
Review by Peter Werbe

Photo shows a brown-skinned woman sitting on a bench. On a wall behind her is a life-size painting of a bull, appearing as if its forehooves are on the bench. Mbeke pretends to be afraid.

Mbeke Waseme in Malacca, Malaysia

Stories of Education in the UK
Mbeke Waseme

All J20 Charges Dropped!
FE Staff

George Orwell & Alex Comfort’s World War II Debate
Rui Preti

Federico Comes Home to Barcelona
David Watson

Unabomber Cops a Plea
David Watson (reprint from Summer 1998 FE)

The Privatization of the Welfare State
PG

Fuck Authority & How to do it
Review by Mike Wold

Anything Can Happen at the End of the World
Review by RB

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