“We are sleeping, let’s wake up”


Fifth Estate # 385, Fall, 2011

On the left: a white-haired shoemaker in checkered shirt and brown khakis, casting uneasy glances at the circle of people surrounding him. A smirk settles on his lips as he prepares a witty rejoinder; perhaps he’s amused by the tourists, …

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Biting the Apple (or not)


Fifth Estate # 386, Spring, 2012

It seems apt now, a few months after Steve Jobs passed away, to turn a skeptical eye to the energetic display of grief that followed the news of his demise on October 5. For a few weeks thereafter, one could …

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