Anarchy in Chicago


Fifth Estate # 348, Fall, 1996

Share this on… As President Clinton delivered his nomination acceptance speech at the Democratic National Convention (DNC) talking about “a bridge to the 21st century,” a half a mile away Chicago police were raiding a building housing anarchists from the

25 Years of Giant Puppets, Mass Action & Public Spectacle


Fifth Estate # 392, Fall/Winter 2014 - Art & Anarchy

Share this on… “Puppet theater…[is] an anarchic art, subversive and untamable by nature, an art which is easier researched in police records than in theater chronicles.” –Peter Schuman, founder of Bread and Puppet, the great grandparents of political giant puppetry

Reflections on Copenhagen and the Cycle of Movements


Fifth Estate # 382, Spring, 2010

Share this on… David Solnit is the co-author, with his sister Rebecca Solnit and Chris Dixon, of The Battle of the Story of the Battle of Seattle (AK Press), the editor of Globalize Liberation; and the co-author, with Aimee Allison,

Tenth Anniversary of Bolivia’s Water War


Fifth Estate # 383, Summer, 2010

Share this on… In spring 2000, the people of Cochabamba, Bolivia rose up against the privatization of their water, forcing out the US based corporation, Bechtel, and Bolivia’s neo-liberal government to back down. The rebellion opened up new political space

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