Radical Dissent Squashed During War


Fifth Estate # 410, Fall, 2021

a review of Free Speech & the Suppression of Dissent During World War I by Eric T. Chester. Monthly Review Press 2021

Solidarity in the Time of a Virus


Fifth Estate # 407, Fall, 2020

As a consequence of the coronavirus pandemic, there is renewed interest in Albert Camus’ 1947 novel, The Plague. While providing a fictional confrontation with a life-threatening infectious disease, the novel also reflects Camus’ perspectives on solidarity. Those expressions of solidarity …

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Gone to Croatan (review)


Fifth Estate # 344, Summer, 1994

a review of Gone to Croatan: Origins of North American Dropout Culture, ed. Ron Sakolsky and James Koehnline, 382 pp. Autonomedia, New York, 1993, $12.

Love & Anarchy


Fifth Estate # 341, Spring 1993

“Side by side with the exigencies of life, love is the great educator.” —Sigmund Freud “Some day, men and women will rise, they will reach the mountain peak, ready to receive, to partake and to bask in the golden rays …

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An Anarcho-Crossword Puzzle

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Fifth Estate # 390, Fall, 2013

View or download PDF [57 KB] fe-390-48-anarcho-crossword Hints are displayed below the puzzle. See below for answers and annotations

Rise and Fall


Fifth Estate # 387, Summer, 2012

A defining historical feature of the decline of specific empires in the world capitalist system has been the conflict surrounding the emergence of a successor. The United States and Germany engaged in a protracted struggle in the first half of …

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