Madness, Rebellion, and Community Gardens

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Fifth Estate # 390, Fall, 2013

a review of Maps to the Other Side: The Adventures of a Bipolar Cartographer, // Share this on…

Back on the streets, Fifth Estate writer reflects on prison experience

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Fifth Estate # 389, Summer, 2013

I was released from state custody in February after serving seven and a half months in the Vanier Center for Women, a provincial jail in southern Ontario, for charges stemming from the G20 summit protests in Toronto during the summer …

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G20 Gender Violence

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Fifth Estate # 387, Summer, 2012

Under the Canadian Criminal code, violence is not defined as a gendered issue. When a girl or woman is physically or sexually attacked, the act is subsumed under sections 244-246, which define assault, assault with a weapon, aggravated assault, sexual …

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Survival of the Fittest?

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Fifth Estate # 387, Summer, 2012

The concept of history is far from neutral. Under the monopoly of elites, narratives of the past can be erased, rewritten and taken out of their original context according to their needs. // Share this on…

Life in the Body Dump

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Fifth Estate # 388, Winter, 2013

At 47, Edith Marie Price shows more than a few signs of wear. While her mannerisms generally convey a buoyant and carefree geniality, her face’s gauntness betrays the ravages of decades of intravenous drug use, poverty, and the inevitable progression …

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