Political Repression in U.S.A.

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Fifth Estate # 93, November 27-December 10, 1969

“One man of 74 said he opposed the war but declined to write or send a telegram for fear that ‘if they find out, they’ll take my social security away.’ A housewife said, ‘My son’s in college now and I …

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Kangaroo Kourt Kontinues

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Fifth Estate # 91, October 30-November 12, 1969

Special to the Fifth Estate CHICAGO, Oct. 25—This week the Conspiracy is still learning about agents and informers. // Share this on…

The Wheel of the Law Turns without Pause

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Fifth Estate # 89, October 2-15, 1969

“All over the world, people are laughing at America because they’re so stupid. They don’t know what time it is. This is a late hour for America. America is on her way out.” (Robert Williams at a Detroit press conference …

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The Crime and Punishment of John Sinclair

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Fifth Estate # 85, August 7-20, 1969

“Your day has come. You may laugh, Mr. Sinclair, but you will have a long time to laugh. I sentence you to not less than and not more than ten years in the state penitentiary.” —Judge Robert J. Colombo, July …

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Moonism

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Fifth Estate # 84, July 24-August 6, 1969

Some ways to think about the meaning and significance of three white, Christian males, two of whom are members of the armed forces, going to the moon. // Share this on…

“We Will Wield Power”

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Fifth Estate # 30, May 15-31, 1967

Struggle, Chairman Mao teaches us, moves in stages. The West Central Organization (WCO) after a long series of internal problems previously reported in the Fifth Estate has moved to a new stage. // Share this on…

How White Supremacy Progresses

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Fifth Estate # 398, Summer, 2017

Frank Joyce, was the Fifth Estate News Editor 50 years ago, and rejoins us with reflections on the 1967 events. “I calmed the tremor in my gut. I was in close quarters with some representative specimens of the most dangerous …

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Cops Riot at Belle Isle

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Fifth Estate # 30, May 15-31, 1967

“When you have $50 billion invested in defense what you need most isn’t allies but an enemy.” — Nelson Algren said in Ramparts, May, 1967. When you have policemen on horses and Tactical Mobile Units with little baseball bats and …

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Free Press Confirms Fifth Estate Stories on Leroy Killing

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Fifth Estate # 38, September 15-30, 1967

On Sunday, September 3, the Detroit Free Press ran a five page feature entitled, “The 43 Who Died.” It was an in depth investigation into each riot connected death carried out by three competent Free Press staff reporters. // Share …

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Uptight Honkies Meet

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Fifth Estate # 38, September 15-30, 1967

There are only two paths open to a country whose internal and external empires are in the state of decay prevailing in the United States. That of the left or fascism. // Share this on…