Palestinian Refugees


Fifth Estate # 352, Winter, 1999

Of all the issues raised by Israel’s fifty year anniversary, none holds more pain and longing, nor embodies the Palestinian experience more, than that of the refugees. // Share this on…

The U.S. War against the Iraqi People


Fifth Estate # 354, Spring, 2000

If you were to ask most people in this country to define the Persian Gulf War, they probably would describe it as a victorious, six-week long military conflict, in which the U.S. repelled Iraq, a hostile invader, and restored the …

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The Empire’s War Was Averted

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Fifth Estate # 351, Summer 1998

By last count, 1.5 million Iraqis, one million of them children under five, have died as a result of the U.S./U.N. sanctions, either through starvation or from lack of medicine for easily curable diseases. People are dying at a rate …

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