Playboy’s Tinseled Seductress


Fifth Estate # 17, November 1-15, 1966

from The Rag (UPS) — One of the brighter aspects of the sexual revolution is that it offers this generation whole new levels of personal manipulation. Instead of the older concept of “nice girls” being virgins upon marriage, the liberated …

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Conspiracy: end of the circus


Fifth Estate # 100, March 5-18, 1970

The U.S. ended the trial of the Conspiracy Eight with all the subtlety of a bludgeoning. Despite the messy close and the muted cries of the professional observers in the press gallery, the defendants’ demise came by club rather than …

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Fifth Estate # 81, June 12-25, 1969

“In culture, capitalism has given all that it had to give and all that remains of it is the foretaste of a bad-smelling corpse.” —Che Guevara, Man & Socialism in Cuba