Clarification

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Fifth Estate # 330, Winter, 1988-89

Friends: In the FE report of the July ’88 Toronto @ Un-convention [FE #329, Summer, 1988], the description of a workshop that I gave, “Empire and Ecological Destruction,” contained a misleading inaccuracy. Since I was not in town when the …

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Evergreen 19 Beat Rap

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Fifth Estate # 330, Winter, 1988-89

A minor victory in the midst of an ongoing major disaster, the “Evergreen 19” have walked free, but only from the stench of a courtroom. After prolonged exposure to exhausting testimony on our disorderly conduct charges and a judge who …

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Critique of FE

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Fifth Estate # 324, Fall, 1986

cited in this article: The Decline of (Anti-)Western Civilization: A Critique of Fifth Estate, by Dan Todd, 27 pages, $1.00 from New Rage, PO Box 11492, Eugene OR 97440 // Share this on…

Rebel Violence

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Fifth Estate # 324, Fall, 1986

a review of Rebel Violence v. Hierarchical Violence: A Chronology of Anti-State Violence on the U.K. Mainland, July 1985-May 1986, B. M. Combustion, London WC1N 3XX // Share this on…

In the Image of Capital

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Fifth Estate # 320, Spring, 1985

  Introduction to “Biotech: The Next Wave” by Tomas MacSheoin, FE #320, Spring, 1985 In this terrifying explication of biotechnology, Tomas Mac Sheoin notes that to reduce the natural world to a single monolithic “logic”—in this case, it is capital’s …

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Looking back on the Vietnam War

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Fifth Estate # 320, Spring, 1985

“Without the exposure of these Vietnam policies as criminal, there is every likelihood of their repetition in subsequent conflicts.” —Richard Falk, speaking at the Congressional Conference on War and National Responsibility, convened in Washington, D.C. in early 1970 “Historical memory …

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Media

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Fifth Estate # 318, Fall, 1984

These are tentative, unfinished remarks about the mass media. They should be taken as a series of questions rather than as definitive answers. They do start from the recognition that the media have come to usurp reality, representing the structure …

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Anarchy & Christianity

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Fifth Estate # 317, Summer 1984

This exchange on christianity, anarchy, spirituality and resistance, follows an earlier one on religion and radicalism which appeared in the Winter 1984 FE [“Symbolic Protest & The Nuclear State,” FE #315, Winter, 1984]. Christian anti-war activist Bill Kellerman (foreground in …

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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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Fredy Perlman: An appreciation

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Fifth Estate # 321, Indian Summer, 1985

It is with great sorrow that we announce the passing of our friend and comrade, Fredy Perlman, who died while undergoing heart surgery in Detroit on July 26, 1985. // Share this on…

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