Money Lures

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Fifth Estate # 354, Spring, 2000

I have long admired Brooklyn-based Richard Mock for his outspoken commitment to anarchism and clear-sighted attacks on contemporary injustices. // Share this on…

Punching Holes in Russian Capitalism

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Fifth Estate # 354, Spring, 2000

During the 1917 Russian revolution, anarchists urged workers to take control of their lives by turning the capitalists out and seizing control of the means of production, the better to reconstruct society along anarchistic lines. // Share this on…

Freedom, Individualism, Revolution

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Fifth Estate # 350, Fall, 1997

Artistic anarchism has a long and complex history. Certainly one of its most interesting chapters in France is the development of two competing anarchist discourses about art’s libertarian possibilities during the years leading up to the ill-fated Paris Commune of …

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Anarchy, Neo-Impressionism and Utopia

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Fifth Estate # 351, Summer 1998

“The tramps refused to obey; they abandoned time, possessions, labor, slavery. They walked and slept in counter-rhythm to the world.” —Anais Nin, The Tramps, 1946 Anais Nin’s encounter-with the homeless wanderers of her day—the tramps of Paris, “in counter-rhythm to …

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