I Am Resolving Myself


Fifth Estate # 412, Fall, 2022

My childhood prepared me for prison I knew that in every day There was a possibility That I might be ashamed, Denied something I Needed, Would be contained and prevented From escaping And yes, there would be pain, There might …

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How a Forest Really Grows


Fifth Estate # 411, Spring, 2022

a review of Finding the Mother Tree: Discovering the Wisdom of the Forest by Suzanne Simard. Alfred A. Knopf, 2021

How Not To Defeat Ourselves


Fifth Estate # 410, Fall, 2021

a review of Holding Change: The Way of Emergent Strategy Facilitation and Mediation by adrienne maree brown. AK Press 2021

Women Doing Time


Fifth Estate # 403, Spring 2019

a review of Taking the Rap: Women Doing Time For Society’s Crimes by Ann Hansen. Between the Lines, 2018

Some Thoughts on Alexander Berkman’s Prison Memoirs of an Anarchist


Fifth Estate # 398, Summer, 2017

a review of Prison Memoirs of an Anarchist by Alexander Berkman. Annotated and Introduction by Jessica Moran & Barry Pateman. AK Press, 2017, (Originally published: 1912), 550 pp. akpress.org