America: Not So Great


Fifth Estate # 410, Fall, 2021

a review of Nomadland: Surviving America in the Twenty-First Century by Jessica Bruder. Norton, 2017

The Economics & Politics of Gentrification


Fifth Estate # 407, Fall, 2020

a review of Capital City: Gentrification and the Real Estate State by Samuel Stein, 2019, Verso Newcomers: Gentrification and Its Discontents by Matthew L. Schuerman, 2019, University of Chicago Press

“Reparations ” Theatre Review


Fifth Estate # 406, Spring, 2020

a review of “Reparations” Darren Canady, Playwright, Jay O’Leary, Director World Premiere, Sound Theatre Company, Seattle, Jan. 10, 2020

The Failure of Resource Nationalism in Bolivia


Fifth Estate # 404, Summer, 2019

a review of Blood of the Earth: Resource Nationalism, Revolution, and Empire in Bolivia by Kevin A. Young, 2017, University of Texas Press

Fuck Authority


Fifth Estate # 402, Winter 2019

a review of Resisting Illegitimate Authority: A Thinking Person’s Guide to Being an Anti-Authoritarian—Strategies, Tools, and Models by Bruce E. Levine. AK Press, 2018