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Fifth Estate # 73, February 20-March 5, 1969

Reprinted with permission of the Guardian, independent radical weekly, NYC One of the most difficult responsibilities of the revolutionary is to be self-critical. To be self-critical means being able to ask yourself if you are wrong, and if so, to …

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Fifth Estate # 72, February 6 - 19, 1969

  Reprinted with permission of The Guardian, independent radical weekly, NYC The revolutionary process takes many decades to fulfill itself. The generation which finally assumes power gives the appearance of having started a revolution in a short period of time. …

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Fifth Estate # 71, January 23-February 5, 1969

Reprinted with permission of The Guardian, independent radical weekly, NYC Of necessity, much of the black and white radical movements have been involved in a cultural revolution. For blacks it has led to an affirmation of blackness, an affirmation of …

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Fifth Estate # 70, January 9-22, 1969

Reprinted with permission of the Guardian, independent radical weekly, NYC 1968 was the year in which the momentum of the past eight years reached a climax. From the first day of that year, everyone could feel that this year was …

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Fifth Estate # 69, December 26, 1968-January 8, 1969

White middle-class America now has a President it can call its own. This is the middle-class America of people who have “pulled themselves up by their own bootstraps.” It is the middle-class America of the Puritan virtues of all work …

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Fifth Estate # 68, December 12-25, 1968

Reprinted with permission of The Guardian, independent radical weekly, NYC. A student movement has its own built-in limitations, both in terms of how much it can do and how much it can understand. In some ways, a student Movement tends …

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Fifth Estate # 67, November 28-December 11, 1968

Sometimes it seems that history does, indeed, repeal itself. The mistakes of a radical movement are sometimes repeated several generations later by another radical movement. At other limes, a radical movement will repeat its own mistakes within the same generation. …

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Fifth Estate # 66, November 14-27, 1968

We look at them, their fat, sagging bellies, hard faces, tight lips, and we despair. It is logical in our eyes that they should support Wallace, for they are ugly and Wallace is ugly and we are beautiful and gentle …

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Fifth Estate # 65, October 31-November 13, 1968

Sometimes we are the victims of our own words. At best, words are poor conveyors of information. They are imprecise and must be used with the utmost care if they are to do what we want them to do. When …

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Fifth Estate # 64, October 17-30, 1968

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