Thoughts on the Significance of France, May 1968

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Fifth Estate # 401, Summer 2018

One of the most important things May ’68 achieved was to make rebellion feel exciting, thrilling, and urgent. People took to the streets of France for a variety of reasons but they took to the streets. // Share this on…

The Spanish Revolution 80 Years On

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Fifth Estate # 397, Winter, 2017

Introduction “History is one more battlefield among the many that exist in the class war. We must learn the lessons of the defeats of the proletariat, because they are the milestones of victory.” —Agustin Guillamon, Ready for Revolution: The CNT …

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The Spanish Revolution 70 years later

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Fifth Estate # 395, Winter 2016 - 50th Anniversary

And, so we return to Spain. Nearly 70 years after the people’s response to a right-wing military uprising, those events remain a source of wonder, optimism, confusion, strife and tragedy. It was a high mark of personal and social possibility …

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The Spanish Revolution 70 years later

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Fifth Estate # 372, Spring 2006

And, so we return to Spain. Nearly 70 years after the people’s response to a right-wing military uprising, those events remain a source of wonder, optimism, confusion, strife and tragedy. It was a high mark of personal and social possibility …

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