Norman Mayer and the Missile X

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Fifth Estate # 311, Winter, 1983

// Share this on…Norman Mayer tried to stop the Missile X and failed. On the morning of December 8 the 66-year-old Miami man drove his van up to the Washington Monument, threatening to blow up the structure with 1,000 pounds …

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Swamp Rats & Urban Rats Unite!

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Fifth Estate # 335, Winter, 1990-91

// Share this on…a review of Legend of the Great Dismal Maroons, Presented as a public service of the Grand Ludic Lodge, Ancient Scald Miserable Order, Great Dismal Maroons, celebrating 400 years of struggle for universal jubilation, 1589-1989, by James …

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War in Iraq

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Fifth Estate # 335, Winter, 1990-91

// Share this on…The Empire, gorged and sclerotic from its daily gnawing on the marrow of the world, has now called up its armies and declared its “new world order.” Its commander-in-chief, a mediocrity in a civilization of hollow mediocrities, …

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An Exemplary Life

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Fifth Estate # 334, Summer, 1990

// Share this on…referred to in this article: Having Little, Being Much: A Chronicle of Fredy Perlman’s Fifty Years, by Lorraine Perlman, Black & Red (Detroit, 1989), 155 pages, $3.50 // Share this on…

War without end

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Fifth Estate # 310, Fall 1982

// Share this on…In response to “Readers dispute FE on Nuclear Freeze issue,” FE #310, Fall, 1982 (this issue). On one point we all seem to be in agreement: the campaign for a nuclear freeze is not enough. So, I …

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The Nuclear Freeze

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Fifth Estate # 309, June 19, 1982

// Share this on…The rapidity with which a movement against nuclear weapons and war has blossomed has been as surprising to us as it has been to everyone else. There can be no doubt that the possibility of nuclear holocaust, …

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FE & the Anti-nuke War Movement

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Fifth Estate # 309, June 19, 1982

// Share this on…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 …

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The Fifth Estate Meets the All People’s Congress

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Fifth Estate # 307, November 19, 1981

// Share this on…A couple of us went downtown to Cobo Hall on a cold Friday night to check out the rally to “overturn the Reagan program” and to pass out a few copies of the last issue to the …

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Blood and Soil Ideologies

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Fifth Estate # 401, Summer 2018

// Share this on…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…

The War on the Poor

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Fifth Estate # 338, Winter, 1992

// Share this on…Capitalism is never good to all of its subjects. Regardless of its carefully honed mythology of democratic access to success and class mobility, capitalist society is a system of looting whereby a few at the top and …

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