From Red Anarchism to Green Anarchy

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Fifth Estate # 404, Summer, 2019

// Share this on…From its Eat the Rich Gang incarnation in the 1970s, Fifth Estate has been an unparalleled source of new ideas. Thinkers like Fredy Perlman, Jacques Ellul, and Jacques Camatte were introduced and moved anti-authoritarian perspectives forward very …

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A People’s History of the United States

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Fifth Estate # 310, Fall 1982

// Share this on…a review of Howard Zinn, A People’s History of the United States, Harper & Row, New York, 1980, 600 pages plus index. // Share this on…

Techno Madness

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Fifth Estate # 403, Spring 2019

// Share this on…We live in a technological life-world, more so by the hour. Our ecology is now all too largely technology, which has been irreversible, directional, and cumulative. The process that now characterizes civilization is a generalized technicization. Its …

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Discussion on Anti-work

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Fifth Estate # 309, June 19, 1982

// Share this on…“Anti-Work and the Struggle for Control” in this issue [FE #309, June 19, 1982] continues John Zerzan’s work demonstrating the massive erosion of traditional American values, in this case centering on popular allegiance to the work ethic. …

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Anti-Work and the Struggle for Control

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Fifth Estate # 309, June 19, 1982

// Share this on…“Anti-Work and the Struggle for Control” continues John Zerzan’s work demonstrating the massive erosion of traditional American values, in this case centering on popular allegiance to the work ethic. Following it [in this issue, FE #309, June …

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The Refusal of Technology

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Fifth Estate # 303, October 20, 1980

// Share this on…FE Introduction: Members of the Fifth Estate staff and our friends (as well as some not so friendly) have been debating the role of technology and its function within the larger system of domination almost since the …

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The Promise of the ’80s

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Fifth Estate # 302, June 1, 1980

// Share this on…Related: see Intro to Zerzan in this issue. For many, the 1970s were—and the 1980s bid fair to continue—a kind of “midnight of the century,” an arrival at the point of complete demoralization and unrelieved sadness. What …

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Industrialism & Domestication

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Fifth Estate # 287, October 28, 1977

// Share this on…In the late 18th and early 19th centuries, the rise of capitalism was met by bitter and intense resistance. Its establishment was only effectuated by the imposition of the factory system as a method of social control. …

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New York, New York

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Fifth Estate # 285, August, 1977

// Share this on…“Amid All the Camaraderie is Much Looting this Time; Seeing the City Disappear.” —Wall Street Journal headline, July 15 The Journal went on to quote a cop on what he saw, as the great Bastille Day break-out …

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But It Doesn’t Move

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Fifth Estate # 325, Spring, 1987

// Share this on…a review of And Yet It Moves: The Realization and Suppression of Science & Technology, by Boy Igor, 1986, 120 pp., $5, Zamisdat Press, GPO Box 1255, Gracie Station, NY NY 10028. // Share this on…

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