The Animal Hungers


Fifth Estate # 401, Summer 2018

Share this on… The animal hungers for light and strength He hungers . Killing himself while hunting Groaning fatally and the last . Hunger springs Sleepless . There are beasts without burden that dance / grow fiery They warily drink

People of the Earth


Fifth Estate # 400, Spring, 2018

Share this on… During his visit to Chile in January 2018, Pope Francis officiated a mass in the Araucania region—the ancestral territory of the Mapuche people. Share this on…

Pulling Back the Veil of the Vile


Fifth Estate # 398, Summer, 2017

Share this on… In Memoriam Luis Ortiz Puppo* Populism is the manifestation of political demagogy that combines financial power and indoctrinated populations. Propaganda is used to indoctrinate the mob. Share this on…

Deterritorializing the Nation


Fifth Estate # 397, Winter, 2017

Share this on… In order to deterritorialize the state it is imperative to oppose militarism and its ideological base, the idea of the nation state. If it were possible to suppress the imaginary of the imagined community, those which exist

Waiting for the Barbarians


Fifth Estate # 396, Summer, 2016

Share this on… In August 2015, as refugees broke through a line of Macedonian police at the border between Greece and Macedonia going toward Western Europe, a phrase from the Greek poet Constantine Cavafy (1863-1933) came forcibly to mind: “the

The Future is Now!


Fifth Estate # 395, Winter 2016 - 50th Anniversary

Share this on… Sales Santos-Vera and Itziar Madina-Elguezabal live in the heart of the Basque Mountains, where the borders between France and Spain are blurred and the mists hide the paths once serving smugglers and antifascist guerrillas. Sales moved here

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