Chile Uprising for Land & Freedom

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Fifth Estate # 407, Fall, 2020

The sun of the austral summer rose warm on Santiago, the capital of Chile, as hundreds of thousands of women began to take to the streets on International Women’s Day. This traditional day of feminist mobilization celebrated annually on March …

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Arizona EF! Trial


Fifth Estate # 337, Late Summer, 1991

The government of the United States believes in the concept of freedom so much it infiltrates movements that practice the concept and tries to set them up to commit illegal acts. Dave Foreman, co-founder of Earth First!, and four others …

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Shawnee Timber Sale Stopped


Fifth Estate # 335, Winter, 1990-91

Beginning on June 20th, a determined group of Earth First!ers (EF!), Industrial Workers of the World (IWW), and anarchists, maintained a blockade at the site of the Fairview timber sale area in southern Illinois’ Shawnee National Forest.