Fighting Fascism in Greece


Fifth Estate # 71, January 23-February 5, 1969

“One day at noon in a busy street of Athens, a refrigerator crate was unloaded to the pavement and soon the thing began talking. ‘Patriots,’ it boomed, ‘listen and do not interrupt me. Anybody who touches me will be blown …

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Statement from the Hole


Fifth Estate # 360, Spring, 2003

FE Note: The Fifth Estate has a long history of granting free subscriptions to prisoners of the state—inmates and GIs, but often their masters object to our content. No wonder since our ideas challenge the concept of rulers and ruled …

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Alien Autonomists Claim Responsibility for Columbia Crash


Fifth Estate # 360, Spring, 2003

New information sheds light on the recent “accidental” disaster that destroyed the space shuttle Columbia. In a secret communiqué from the Intergalactic Liberation Front (ILF), spokesperson Ivan Von Kropotkin from the planet Berkman warned NASA and all the governments of …

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Stop Worrying & Learn to Love the Bomb


Fifth Estate # 68, December 12-25, 1968

Editors’ Note: This article was sent to us by an airman stationed at a weather station in Florida. His name has been omitted to protect him from reprisal.

Nothing Less than Totality


Fifth Estate # 330, Winter, 1988-89

3-panel cartoon From P.O. Box 11492, Eugene, OR 97440 Panel 1 Text: Agriculture has been and remains a “catastrophe” at all levels, the one which underpins the entire material and spiritual culture of alienation now destroying us. Liberation is impossible …

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Pay no attention to that man behind the curtain


Fifth Estate # 324, Fall, 1986

Over the last few months we received several responses to the centennial celebrations of the Statue of Liberty in New York Harbor, including the following text, distributed by a group in NYC: Hi! I’m the AMAZING RON, and have I …

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A Christian Pogrom Against Voodoo


Fifth Estate # 324, Fall, 1986

The burning of witches and healers, the destruction of sacred places, forced conversion to the christian cross: this is not a description of the christian conquest of Europe and the original invasion of the Americas, but rather of the recent …

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Guatemala: A Country In Chaos


Fifth Estate # 321, Indian Summer, 1985

Since 1954, when a U.S.-backed coup toppled the democratically elected reformist government of Jacobo Árbenz, there has been a succession of military regimes aided by the U.S. The Guatemalan people, 60% of whom are Mayan Indians, have fought through both …

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Anarchist Festival in Barcelona


Fifth Estate # 343, Fall-Winter, 1993

from our Barcelona Correspondent Barcelona, Spain—at one time known as “the fiery rose of anarchism”—was the site of a lively Anarchist International Exhibition Sept. 27 to October 10, 1993. Several thousand people attended, with the majority being young and audiences …

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Free the Hunan iconoclasts


Fifth Estate # 342, Summer 1993

WHO ARE THEY: Yu Zhijian, age 27, formerly a teacher at the Tantou Wan Primary School in Dahu Township, Liuyang County, Hunan Province. Yu Dongyue, former fine-arts director of the Liuyang News. Lu Decheng, 28, previously an employee of the …

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