An Open Letter From Cuban Anarchists

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Fifth Estate # 363, Winter, 2003/2004

Dear comrades, As you might be aware, the Castroist crackdown on dissent has been stepped up and toughened up over these past few months in Cuba. Even so, transition from dictatorship to bourgeois democracy seems increasingly inevitable, albeit that, as

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To Stop A Train

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Fifth Estate # 328, Spring, 1988

Track removal is only one element in the total strategy to interfere with the flow of weapons and obstruct U.S. military intervention in Central America (and elsewhere). The more tracks removed the better. The more people who participate the merrier;

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Fifth Estate # 306, July, 1981

“Just say whatever comes to mind.” The voice, calm, quiet and paternal, rolled across the desk. “Everything is bullshit,” A.J. said. There was a quick, nervous giggle, then the voice found itself again. “I’ll ask you to refrain from using

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Elektra buys 5

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Fifth Estate # 63, October 3-16, 1968

In a lightning move, Elektra Records signed the MC5 and the Stooges to long-term recording contracts in New York September 26. The move was engineered by Elektra’s publicity director, Danny Fields, who flew out to hear the bands last weekend

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more music

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Fifth Estate # 63, October 3-16, 1968

Street Fightin’ Man Editors’ note: While the Beatles are copping out, the Rolling Stones are running a hard line. The following is part of the lyrics from their latest record:

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Mixed Mead-ear

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Fifth Estate # 63, October 3-16, 1968

John Mayall is an incredible musician—insomuch that not only is he a formidably versatile and adept instrumentalist, but he possesses a respect for his music which is unswerving.

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Huey Sentenced

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Fifth Estate # 63, October 3-16, 1968

OAKLAND, Calif., Sept. 27—Huey P. Newton, Black Panther leader, was sentenced today to a prison term of 2 to 15 years for the voluntary manslaughter of John Frey, an Oakland cop.

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NCLC Finks

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Fifth Estate # 284, July, 1977

In the aftermath of the highly successful April 30th occupation of the Seabrook, New Hampshire nuclear plant site has come documented information from the Clamshell Alliance that members of the scurrilous leftoid U.S. Labor Party (a.k.a. the NCLC or National

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Call for Student Power at Wayne State

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Fifth Estate # 30, May 15-31, 1967

The long-denied files of Wayne University students’ political and personal activities were discovered last week amid a protest about the lack of student involvement in the decision-making processes of the University.

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“Master Jesus on Venus” Claims Detroit Group

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Fifth Estate # 39, October 1-15, 1967

Probably one of the most unusual groups ever to meet in Detroit is the Aetherius Society headquartered at 20771 West 8 Mile Rd. The Aetherius Society is a worldwide non-profit organization which was organized says Miss Edna Spencer, head of

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