Detroit’s People Mover

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Fifth Estate # 320, Spring, 1985

For all those world-weary visionaries fed up with ever doleful tones and anxious to hear something concrete and uplifting—didja hear the one about the Detroit People Mover? // Share this on…

Puppets Against Pollution

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Fifth Estate # 340, Autumn 1992

Some 200 local residents turned out to show their opposition to the Detroit incinerator and the ongoing destruction of planetary life systems in early June. Following a dormant phase, this demonstration did much to clear away a pall hanging over …

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Detroit—High Tech and the Widening Gyre

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Fifth Estate # 313, Summer, 1983

For us, here in inner-city Detroit, the crumbling of a “progress” oriented society is very real and present. Its tangible effects are concentrated here. Its evidence—ragged empty shells of concrete, lining streets leading to their untimely ends, amputated by expressways …

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Environmentalism and Revolution

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Fifth Estate # 335, Winter, 1990-91

Dear Friends at the Fifth Estate: I was a bit disappointed with the Summer 1990 FE. Since when have the FE staff and paper become boosters for sacrificial reformist protest politics? There seems to be wholehearted support for “Redwood Summer, …

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Yikes! We Shut It Down!

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Fifth Estate # 334, Summer, 1990

Sometimes we have arguments about whether it is appropriate for anarchist-types to be participating in officially sanctioned political events with double-speak names like “public hearing” held before bogus, paid-off boards with Ministry of Truth names like “Michigan Air Pollution Control …

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An Other Storee

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Fifth Estate # 325, Spring, 1987

That breakup wuz a long time ago. Wich breakup are you talking about? There bin so many and they keep getting more. // Share this on…

4th World War Against Native Peoples

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Fifth Estate # 339, Spring, 1992

a review of In the Absence of the Sacred: The Failure of Technology & the Survival of the Indian Nations. Jerry Mander. Sierra Club Books, San Francisco. 1991. $25.00. 446 pp. // Share this on…

Living in A City Already Bombed

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Fifth Estate # 368-369, Spring-Summer, 2005

For us, here in inner-city Detroit, the crumbling of a “progress-oriented society” is very real and present. Its evidence–ragged empty shells of concrete-lined streets leading to their untimely ends, amputated by expressways or isolated corporate megaliths, the occasional pathetic charades …

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