The Rolling Stones

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Fifth Estate # 94, December 11-24, 1969

a review of The Rolling Stones, “Let It Bleed,” XZAL 9363, London Records // Share this on…

F.E. Weirdo Meets ‘Right-eous’ J.J.

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Fifth Estate # 92, November 13-26, 1969

As any kid who plays sandlot baseball will tell you, the kid who owns the ball owns the game. It’s true. // Share this on…

Ba-Roooom!

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Fifth Estate # 91, October 30-November 12, 1969

When I was six, my old man picked up a ’54 Buick, which escalated our family into the burgeoning ranks of two-car amerika and made the local pump-jockeys clean the windshield with those snappy strokes shoe-shine boys used to reserve …

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Ginsberg: The trees are our allies

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Fifth Estate # 91, October 30-November 12, 1969

Editors’ Note: this interview with poet Allen Ginsberg took place at 10 a.m. on October 15 while driving from Detroit’s inner city to Macomb College, where he was reading. Ginsberg was in the area doing a series of readings for …

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President Dave Oinks

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Fifth Estate # 90, October 16-29, 1969

October 8th, Jack Forrest was awakened by the noisy spectacle of nine Federal agents bouncing off the vestibule wall of his mother’s apartment on Pingree. // Share this on…

T.O.S. = S.O.S.

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Fifth Estate # 89, October 2-15, 1969

The “Man” is a veritable packaging genius. He has just about mastered the art of packaging the same old shit so that it looks like different new shit. // Share this on…

Escape and Evasion

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Fifth Estate # 88, September 18-October 1, 1969

Ya know, the Army’s pretty neat. They even write special books that the Army guys can read if they get bored. // Share this on…

The wind in my hair

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Fifth Estate # 88, September 18-October 1, 1969

I ride a bike. Not the kind you pedal—I used to do that. I mean a motorcycle. There’s nothing like it. // Share this on…

“President Dave” joins News’ staff

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Fifth Estate # 87, September 4-17, 1969

Men seek the truth, Fascists deal in words. This becomes evident early in our lives if we care to see it for what it is. // Share this on…

Toilet Paper Patriotism

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Fifth Estate # 83, July 10-23, 1969

Brother Warner Mach, currently living out in the hinterlands of Rochester, sent us a box of “Uncle Sam Cereal” he came across while shopping in the local A&P out there. // Share this on…