Emma Goldman and the Russian Revolution

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Fifth Estate # 334, Summer, 1990

Share this on…Dear Fifth Estate: While I appreciate David Porter’s long and serious review of my book, Emma Goldman in Exile (see FE #333, Winter 1990), I’d like to take issue with some of his points. Porter criticizes my “intrusiveness”

Emma Goldman: An Appreciation


Fifth Estate # 334, Summer, 1990

Share this on…Emma Goldman (June 27, 1869-May 14, 1940) was known as “the most dangerous woman in America” by the press in such articles as those to the right which chronicled a visit by her to Windsor, Ontario, across the

The Anarchist Spectre in Eastern Europe


Fifth Estate # 335, Winter, 1990-91

Share this on…Rarely is an entire region of the world so caught up in the collapse of hierarchical politics as Eastern Europe of a year ago. The infamous “spectre of anarchy” astonished and horrified Communist, dissident and Western politicians alike

Emma Goldman in Exile


Fifth Estate # 333, Winter, 1990

Share this on…a review of Emma Goldman in Exile: From the Russian Revolution to the Spanish Civil War, Alice Wexler, Beacon Press, Boston, 1989, 301 pp. Share this on…

Spain ’36


Fifth Estate # 323, Summer, 1986

Share this on…Imagine the United States split regionally into conservative-fascist and leftist popular front-anarchist zones. Civil war rages at the shifting boundary lines with half the country under the domination of an insurgent military right-wing junta determined to destroy the

May Days 1937


Fifth Estate # 328, Spring, 1988

Share this on…a review of The May Days, Barcelona 1937 by A. Souchy, B. Bolloten, Emma Goldman and Jose Peirats, Freedom Press, London, 1987, 128 pages, $5.00 Share this on…

Free Women of Spain


Fifth Estate # 339, Spring, 1992

Share this on…a review of Free Women of Spain: Anarchism and the Struggle for the Emancipation of Women, by Martha A. Ackelsberg (Indiana University Press, 1991) Share this on…

Will Franco Era Spanish Fascists Finally Be Brought to Justice?


Fifth Estate # 393, Spring 2015

Share this on…On October 31, an Argentine judge, Maria Servini de Cabria, issued international arrest warrants and extradition requests to question and try 20 Spanish Franco-era officials accused of crimes against humanity from 1939 to 1975. Share this on…

Writing on Fire


Fifth Estate # 375, Spring 2007

Share this on…Studying in Paris during the intense final year (1961 through 1962) of the Algerian war for independence, I became hooked on Algeria and the potentials of revolutionary politics. In 1965 through 1966, I pursued on-site doctoral research on

In Revolutionary Spain, Workers Made the Anarchist Vision Real


Fifth Estate # 391, Spring/Summer 2014 - Anarchy!

Share this on…a review of Anarchism and Workers’ Self-Management in Revolutionary Spain by Frank Mintz. AK Press, 2013, 326pp., $19, akpress.org Share this on…

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