Bits of the World in Brief

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Fifth Estate # 321, Indian Summer, 1985

Paul Jacob, the libertarian draft resister who went underground to escape prosecution, was convicted at a July 1 trial, sentenced and denied appeal bond. The penalty was six months imprisonment and 4-1/2 years of weekly community service. // Share this …

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FE Bookstore

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Fifth Estate # 321, Indian Summer, 1985

The FE Bookservice may be reached at the same address as the Fifth Estate Newspaper, P.O. Box 02548, Detroit MI 48202 USA, telephone (313) 831-6800. Visitots are welcome, but our hours vary so please call before dropping in. // Share …

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News & Reviews

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Fifth Estate # 321, Indian Summer, 1985

  Notes on errata and lacunae (G. Bradford) An FE staff member currently traveling outside the U.S. wrote to us upon receiving his FE, that while the content and the layout were good, “there were a fair number of typos, …

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The Machine against the Garden

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Fifth Estate # 321, Indian Summer, 1985

Critiques of economic development, material progress, technology and industry are not a discovery of the Fifth Estate. Human beings resisted the incursions from the earliest days, and many of North America’s best-known 19th century writers, among them Melville, Hawthorn and …

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Fredy Perlman

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Fifth Estate # 321, Indian Summer, 1985

Fredy Perlman was born in Brno, Czechoslovakia on August 20, 1934. He emigrated with his parents to Cochabamba, Bolivia in 1938 just ahead of the Nazi takeover. The Perlman family came to the United States in 1945 and lived variously …

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Vietnam’s Untold Victim: The Land

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Fifth Estate # 321, Indian Summer, 1985

Shortly after we published our issue with a discussion of the war in Vietnam, an article appeared in the New York Times about studies done by the Vietnamese government and the Switzerland-based International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural …

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Vets Oppose Rambo

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Fifth Estate # 321, Indian Summer, 1985

Despite its much publicized popularity, the film “Rambo…Part II”, has been blasted nationwide by many groups and individuals. A San Francisco Vietnam veterans group, calling themselves “Veterans’ Speakers Alliance,” picketed in July in front of a local theater showing the …

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Detroit Seen

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Fifth Estate # 321, Indian Summer, 1985

We have finally firmed up plans for the Fifth Estate 20th Anniversary celebration. It will be held at Alvin’s, 5756 Cass Ave., Detroit, on Dec. 7. Hopefully, the event will bring together many of those who have worked on the …

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Comments on Central America

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Fifth Estate # 321, Indian Summer, 1985

Fifth Estate: I want to offer some criticisms of the latest issue. The Vietnam article [Web archive note: This article first appeared in FE #320, Spring 1985. With an added Introduction by Richard Drinnon it was reprinted in FE #346, …

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Masthead

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Fifth Estate # 321, Indian Summer, 1985

The Fifth Estate is a cooperative project, published by a group of friends who are in general, but not necessarily complete agreement with the articles herein. Each segment of the paper represents the collective effort of writing, typesetting, lay-out and …

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