World-Wide Crisis

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Fifth Estate # 313, Summer, 1983

When an economic system produces 32 million unemployed in the industrialized nations, it would almost seem unnecessary to inveigh against its profound inadequacies. But several factors make it worthwhile to look at the present state of disarray in which world …

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The Toll of U.S. Sanctions

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Fifth Estate # 354, Spring, 2000

Rudy Simons, a 71-year-old social justice activist, was one of 13 people from Metro Detroiters Against Sanctions who visited Iraq in December 1999 to witness first-hand the effects of U.S. policies on the civilian population. Fifth Estate staff member Peter …

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But It All Falls Apart

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Fifth Estate # 404, Summer, 2019

a review of Seizure of State Power, Part 3 of Manual for Revolutionary Leaders by Michael Velli. Sources of Velli’s thought annotated by Fredy Perlman. Black & Red (2019) BlackandRed.org // Share this on…

Comics, Graphic Novels, & the 1919 Winnipeg General Strike

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Fifth Estate # 404, Summer, 2019

a review of 1919: A Graphic History of the Winnipeg General Strike. Graphic History Collective and David Lester. Between The Lines (2019) // Share this on…

Blood Lake

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Fifth Estate # 403, Spring 2019

a review of Blood Lake: A Filomena Buscarsela Mystery by Kenneth Wishnia. PM Press edition 2014; Spanish translation 2018. Originally published HB 2002 // Share this on…

Lago de Sangre

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Fifth Estate # 403, Spring 2019

Una Revisión de Lago de sangre: un libro de misterio sobre Filomena Buscarsela por Kenneth Wishnia. PM Press edición en español 2018; edición en inglés 2014; Publicado originalmente en 2002 // Share this on…

Cuba’s New Constitution

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Fifth Estate # 403, Spring 2019

Pity the poor Marxist-Leninist militants now bereft of the police states for which they so earnestly apologized. But, not real pity as their dishonesty has caused as much damage to revolutionary possibilities as have the objects of their political ardor. …

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Cops are the heroes in Spike Lee’s film

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Fifth Estate # 402, Winter 2019

a review of “BlacKkKlansman” Director: Spike Lee 135 min. // Share this on…

Hiroshima: First Shot of World War III

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Fifth Estate # 297, April 18, 1979

Reprinted from FE #285, August 1977. // Share this on…

The Way of the Passenger Pigeon

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Fifth Estate # 401, Summer 2018

a review of A People’s History of Civilization by John Zerzan. Feral House, 2018 feralhouse.com // Share this on…

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