Was it Anarchy in Somalia?

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Fifth Estate # 341, Spring 1993

“‘You just have to turn on a television to see that those people need help, and no one else is going to help them but us,’ said Todd Schuppert, a truck driver from Pekin, Ind.” —New York Times, Dec. 1992 …

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The Berkman Conference

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Fifth Estate # 340, Autumn 1992

A few days before the commencement in Pittsburgh of the July 23rd conference, “A Remembrance of Alexander Berkman, The Man Who Shot Frick,” Sunfrog and I headed for a little town on the Pennsylvania/West Virginia border called Confluence where several …

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Three Books on Israel

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Fifth Estate # 313, Summer, 1983

a review of Israel’s Global Role: Weapons for Repression. Israel Shakak. Association of Arab-American University Graduates, Inc., Belmont MA, 61 pp., 1982, $2.95. // Share this on…

Book Reviews

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Fifth Estate # 311, Winter, 1983

B. Traven, The White Rose, Lawrence Hill & Co., Westport, CT, 1979, 209 pages, ($5.95, available from Fifth Estate Bookstore) reviewed by L.S.D. // Share this on…

How Do You Spell Relief?

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Fifth Estate # 311, Winter, 1983

Mass murder, random killings and the like are nothing new in this country; Bruce Springsteen, in his ballad about a killing spree in the late 1950s by Charlie Starkweather, sings, “It’s just a meanness in this land, sir.” // Share …

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On Poland and Power

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Fifth Estate # 310, Fall 1982

Thanks again for running my article on Poland, and for E.B. Maple’s reply. (See FE #309, June 19, 1982, “The Collapse in Poland”) Maple seems a little over-anxious for a dispute on the questions raised, in some cases going out …

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Book Review

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Fifth Estate # 309, June 19, 1982

A review of Powerline: The First Battle of America’s Energy War, Barry M. Casper and Paul David Wellstone, The University of Massachusetts Press, 1981, 314 pp. // Share this on…

A Reply on Poland

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Fifth Estate # 309, June 19, 1982

In response to “The Collapse in Poland” by Rudy Perkins in this issue (FE #309, June 19, 1982). A Movement Which is “Represented” is Unfree. When I hear the term “seizure of power,” my flesh crawls. It is a hideous …

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FE & the Anti-nuke War Movement

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Fifth Estate # 309, June 19, 1982

Contrary to the impression the accompanying photo may give, we have not been lying down on the job. Rather, since our last issue we have been quite heavily involved in holding several anti-nuclear war conferences (including the one announced in …

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Blood and Soil Ideologies

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Fifth Estate # 401, Summer 2018

The following is an excerpt from an article commenting on the 1993 Palestine Liberation Organization/Israel peace agreement, “The PLO/Israeli Treaty: Another Defeat for the Palestinians,” from Fifth Estate #343, Fall/Winter 1993. // Share this on…

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