Hiroshima, First Shot of World War III

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Fifth Estate # 345, Winter, 1995

Introduction by R. Relievo As E.B. Maple points out in the following article (which first appeared in FE #285, August 1977), the atomic bombings of civilians by the American Army Air Corps at the end of World War II was …

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Noam Chomsky

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Fifth Estate # 344, Summer, 1994

Noam Chomsky is a major figure in 20th Century linguistics although best known for his social and political criticism. He has taught at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology since 1955. // Share this on…

The 2020 Election

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Fifth Estate # 406, Spring, 2020

The 2020 Michigan presidential primary on March 10 marked the end of the progressive fantasy that the American political landscape could be altered by supporting U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders as the Democratic Party nominee. // Share this on…

A history of a little Detroit printing co-op

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Fifth Estate # 405, Winter, 2020

a review of The Politics of the Joy of Printing: The Detroit Printing Co-op by Danielle Aubert. Artbook/D.A.P. // Share this on…

Godless: 150 Years of Disbelief

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Fifth Estate # 405, Winter, 2020

a review of Godless: 150 Years of Disbelief edited by Chaz Bufe; Introduction by Don Arel. PM Press, 2019 pmpress.org // Share this on…

In Havana?

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Fifth Estate # 405, Winter, 2020

It seems improbable that a conference was held in Havana last May to examine the life and ideas of the Russian Bolshevik, Leon Trotsky. One would think the Cuban Stalinist bureaucracy would be averse to allowing a gathering sympathetic to …

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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…

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