Elections ’84


Fifth Estate # Daily Barbarian Number 3

Fifth Estate Home > Issue 319, Winter, 1985 > Not another election! Not another four years! Once again it’s election time and as with every fourth year, we’re told that on this day and only this day, that we get …

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Notes from The Cesspool


Fifth Estate # 310, Fall 1982

It’s said that the mark of good actors and actresses is their ability to portray characters that are completely unlike themselves. Taking that into consideration, it seems to me that Jane Fonda is the perfect example of a good actress, …

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Murder on Seal Island


Fifth Estate # 309, June 19, 1982

Introductory Note: Is it the war of the Malvinas or the fight for the Falklands? It all depends upon which imperialist gang you support, the doddering Great Britain or the budding young Argentina. But what if you support neither of …

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Towards A Citizens’ Militia


Fifth Estate # 303, October 20, 1980

SHOCK! HORROR! It’s the basis for most of the non-events that fill the pages of so many British newspapers. Used the most often to spice up the trivial affairs of a newlyweds’ honeymoon of horror (“Dad made off with my …

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Who Killed Durruti?


Fifth Estate # 372, Spring 2006

a review of The Man Who Killed Durruti, Pedro de Paz, Translated from Spanish by Paul Sharkie, Postscript by Stuart Christie, Illustrations by Richard Warren. Christie Books (Read and Noir, PO Box 35, Hastings, East Sussex, U.K.), 2005, 135