Spring 2022
Fifth Estate #411

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Cover image, issue 411, Spring 2022. Photo shows a pre-teen girl riding a bicycle, making a fist in the air.

CONTENTS

ANARCHIST REVIEW OF BOOKS

Issue Intro
Fifth Estate Collective

Ukraine: another war, another victory for the state
Fifth Estate Collective

REVIEWED

The Dawn of Everything
GRAEBER & WENGROW

Dangerous Visions and New Worlds
Ed. ANDREW NETTE & IAN MCINTYRE

The Nation on No Map
WILLIAM C. ANDERSON

All of Me
ED. DANI BURLISON

There Plant Eyes
M. LEONA GODIN &
More Than Meets the Eye
GEORGINA KLEEGE

Surrealist Sabotage and the War on Work
ABIGAIL SUSIK

Three online plays
NORMAN NAWROCKI

The Blast
JOSEPH MATTHEWS

A photo depicts a scene from the operetta "Peter and Emma's Bookcafe." The interior of the cafe is shown with many books. Seated at left is Peter, seated at right is Emma.
Peter & Emma’s Bookcafe

LENNY KWOK

The Racial Contract
CHARLES W MILLS

Hermetica
ALAN LEA

Beyond Geography
FREDERICK TURNER

Invisible Generation
JASON RODGERS

Space Forces
FRED SCHARMEN

Lives of the Saints
ALAN FRANKLIN

Run Home ifYou Don’t Want to be Killed
RACHEL MARIE-CRANE WILLIAMS

Don’t Look Up
Dir: ADAM MCKAY

Cheap Copies! Cheap Copies!
RICH DANA

We Take Care of Our Own
CHRISTOPHER CLANCY

AMOK
STEVEN CLINE

Kimi
Dir: STEVEN SODERBERGH

24 Reasons to Abandon Christianity
CHARLES BUFE

Finding the Mother Tree
SUZANNE SIMARD

FEATURES

Ukraine crisis
FE STAFF

Against Revolutionary Cynicism
SIMOUN MAGSALIN

Stashing the Tacky Little Pamphlets
JASON RODGERS

The Modern School Movement
MICHAEL DUNN

Magma
NICK DEPASCAL (POETRY)

Precarious Dreams
RON SAKOLSKY

ACT UP & Explosions from the Margins
BRYAN TUCKER

Harriet and Harry T. Moore
MARIUS MASON

Image adapted from France, May-June 1968 shows the profile of a group of workers. Text reads, "Subscribe Today!" Original 1968 text read, "We are the Power!"

 

Montreal International Anarchist Theatre Festival
May 17th to 24th, 2022

After a two year absence, the annual Montreal Interna- tional Anarchist Theatre Festival is back!  This time, given all the uncertainty around the pandemic, travel, closures and more, we decided to play safe and go vir- tual!  We invite all of you from around the world to please join us May 17th to May 24th, 2022 on our website–for free –and see what you’ve been missing.  Watch our website or email us for details:  https://www.anarchistetheatrefestival.com/en/post.php?s=2022-04-21-montreals-15th-annual-international-anarchist-theatre-festival
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June 11th
International Day of Solidarity with Marius Mason & All Long-Term Anarchist Prisoners.
Read all about it HERE.

 

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UKRAINE CRISIS BACKGROUND
The collapse of the Soviet system and its aftermath,
analyzed in the pages of Fifth Estate:
“So, for what it is worth now, the anarchists were right about marxism a century and a half before the rest of the world witnessed the collapse of the communist mystique and the lowering of the hammer and sickle from the towers of the Kremlin…” Read more in “The Triumph of Capital” in FE No. 339, Spring 1992.

 

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Background about Marius Mason
The Green Scare continues: Marie (now Marius) Mason, a Fifth Estate staffer, member of the IWW (Industrial Workers of the World) and Earth First!, is currently in the 14th year of a 22-year sentence for two acts of eco-sabotage. Read about the Green Scare—the government’s punitive campaign against earth defenders—in the Fifth Estate Archive HERE and HERE.

 

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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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