Cuba: The Economy Changes


Fifth Estate # 409, Summer, 2021

The Cuban state has usually been able to keep a tight lid on protests. Generally, it only allows demonstrations that have been organized by government ministries. However, during the fall and winter of 2020-21 the dissident San Isidro Movement in …

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Farewell Comrade


Fifth Estate # 408, Winter, 2021

Perpignan, 18 September 2020 The untimely death of anthropologist and activist David Graeber has triggered a wave of emotion in social networks and, in the world press, generated headlines recognizing the intellectual worth of his wide-ranging work and militant activism. …

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Venezuelan anarchists see Noam Chomsky as Chavez’s Clown


Fifth Estate # 383, Summer, 2010

FE Note: The comrades of Venezuela’s El Libertario magazine are unrelenting in their criticism of what they call the myth of Hugo Chavez’s “Eco-socialism of the XXI Century.”