Sex Cakra


Fifth Estate # 19, December 1-15, 1966

Rainbow Can you float through the universe of your body and not lose your way? Can you lie quietly engulfed in the slippery union of male and female? Warm wet dance of generation? Endless ecstasies of couples? Can you offer …

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Sympathy for the Devil


Fifth Estate # 101, March 19-April 1, 1970

“Sympathy for the Devil,” Jean-Luc Godard’s first film since his masterly “Weekend,” is full of radical rhetoric, Black Power, white fascism, graffiti, pornographic novels and rock music. Watching it is often difficult and demanding because Godard poses questions while denying …

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Fifth Estate # 100, March 5-18, 1970

CHICAGO, Feb. 28—The seven defendants in the Chicago Conspiracy trial were released from jail after the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals overturned Judge Hoffman’s no bond ruling. Bond for the five defendants convicted of incitement to riot was set at …

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Ten Million


Fifth Estate # 99, February 19-March 4, 1970

Returning members of the Venceremos Cane Cutting Brigade encountered their comrades who will take up the work of the first contingent of the brigade in the sugar cane fields of Cuba. The Venceremos Brigade is a group of young Americans …

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Write-In Candidate for Ann Arbor


Fifth Estate # 15, October 1-15, 1966

Special to the Fifth Estate Ann Arbor: Elise Boulding of Ann Arbor has begun a write-in campaign for Congress from the Second District of Michigan. The district, which consists of the counties of Washtenaw, Livingston, Lenawee and Monroe, is presently …

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Getting Used To It


Fifth Estate # 12, August 15, 1966

FREIGHT TRAINS You’re on. You’re moving. So now you read (if you can in a moving car), watch the countryside, wave at children, talk to any companions you may have, drink wine, write books, and groove train riding activities.

Getting Used To It


Fifth Estate # 11, July 30, 1966

EDITOR’S NOTE: The Following is part one in a series of articles subtitled “a guide to bumming in the U.S.A.” The author is unknown, and we wouldn’t have found out about it if it weren’t for the keen eye of …

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Life in the County


Fifth Estate # 78, May 1-14, 1969

Editors’ Note: The author of this article is currently doing time in a federal prison in West Virginia on a conviction of possession of two grams of marijuana. Prior to his transfer, he spent close to a month in Wayne …

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Docs for Dope


Fifth Estate # 76, April 3-16, 1969

The New Physician, a national medical journal with a monthly circulation of over 60,000 physicians and medical students, has become the first major national medical journal to speak out in favor of the legalization of marijuana. An editorial in the …

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“If I Had a Gun…”


Fifth Estate # 76, April 3-16, 1969

Special to the Fifth Estate GREAT FALLS, Montana—A local boy has made good out in the wooly West. Mickey Gordon, formerly of Detroit, was charged in Montana Federal District Court with threatening the life of President Nixon. Gordon is a …

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