Stopping the Incinerator, Starting the Movement


Fifth Estate # 330, Winter, 1988-89

There were a number of inaccurate and misleading statements made in E. B. Maple’s both congratulatory and critical article on the Evergreen Alliance and its May Mobilization to Save the Great Lakes in the last issue  [FE #329, Summer, 1988]. …

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Fashionable Feminism


Fifth Estate # 324, Fall, 1986

How quickly and easily feminism, like all ideology, is used to affirm the language of power and powerlessness. The superficiality and marketability of its demands have been evident since its inception; but now feminism is being used to openly celebrate …

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A Displaced Poet Transcends


Fifth Estate # 322, Winter-Spring, 1986

a review of Los crepusculos de Anthony Wayne Drive/The Twilights of Anthony Wayne Drive, a bilingual edition by Hernan Castellano-Giron, translated by Emil Efthimides. Operation D.O.M.E. Press, Detroit, 1984.

Birds Combat Civilization


Fifth Estate # 319, Winter, 1985

Humankind truly was not meant to fly, and birds keep trying to tell us so. As people and their flying machines continue to overpopulate the skies, not only do plane -to-plane collisions increase, but bird to plane collisions drastically increase …

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Rigoberta Menchu


Fifth Estate # 321, Indian Summer, 1985

Discussed in this article I…Rigoberta Menchu. An Indian Woman in Guatemala, Edited by Elisabeth Burgos-Debray, translated by Ann Wright, The Thetford Press, Thetford, Norfolk, England, 1984.

Revolutionary Education


Fifth Estate # 335, Winter, 1990-91

a review of The Modern School Movement: Historical and Personal Notes on the Ferrer Schools in Spain, Contributions by Pura Perez, Mario Jordana, Abel Paz and Martha Ackelsberg, published by Friends of the Modern School, c/o Abe Bluestein, 55 Farmington …

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Some Winded, Wild Beast


Fifth Estate # 335, Winter, 1990-91

a review of Some Winded, Wild Beast, by Christina Pacosz. Black & Red (Detroit, 1985), 97 pages, $2.50.

Detroit: demolished by design


Fifth Estate # 335, Winter, 1990-91

It’s Thursday afternoon, and I’m jogging my two or three miles on the track at the downtown Detroit YMCA overlooking the gym where a group of about sixteen mostly black men are playing basketball. The man and woman who were …

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Aborigines Resist Genocide


Fifth Estate # 316, Spring, 1984

It is small wonder that most Americans are not the least big cognizant of the plight of the Aboriginal peoples of Australia; the mainstream press here in the United States does not even recognize the struggles of its own indigenous …

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Fifth Estate/Earth First!

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Fifth Estate # 333, Winter, 1990

It already seems like a long time ago, but this past June three of us from the Fifth Estate staff headed out by train to New Mexico for our first Earth First! (EF!) Round River Rendezvous (RRR). This was the …

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