Toward A Surrealist Re-Enchantment of the World

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Fifth Estate # 404, Summer, 2019

// Share this on…Anarchy and surrealism have had many enchanting encounters over the years, and the convivial nature of their ongoing interplay is easy to understand. Much like anarchists, surrealists are dissatisfied with the impoverished version of reality that governs …

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Dancing to the Beat of Indigenous Resistance

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Fifth Estate # 362, Fall, 2003

// Share this on…Black Indian identity charts a course that, by its own hybrid nature, sails beyond the simplistic binaries commonly associated with racial nationalism, while at the same time carving out its own cross-cultural position in the struggle against …

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Where are You, Arnold Shultz?

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Fifth Estate # 363, Winter, 2003/2004

// Share this on…Though he never recorded, his spirit hovers over the American musical imagination, whispering his hidden secret worldwide to all those with ears to listen to the interraciality of what is typically portrayed as racially separate. // Share …

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Anarchy in a Diasporic Key

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Fifth Estate # 363, Winter, 2003/2004

// Share this on…Imagine diasporic anarchy! While not all diasporas are African, I would like to focus upon the affinities between the African diaspora and anarchy using music as a touchstone. // Share this on…

Surrealism on the Barricades

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Fifth Estate # 398, Summer, 2017

// Share this on…excerpt from Breaking Loose: Mutual Acquiescence or Mutual Aid? LBC Books, 2015, lbcbooks.org // Share this on…

Defenders

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Fifth Estate # 396, Summer, 2016

// Share this on…Broken leather latch time’s dispatch an oil-stained suitcase containing tar sands underwear surrounded by industrial overwear. Over where? Not over here you bastards not anywhere! This ain’t no time for caged canaries with velvet beaks. We must …

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Teaching Anarchy

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Fifth Estate # 366, Fall, 2004

// Share this on…There are many anarchist approaches to education from free-schooling to home-schooling to de-schooling and beyond. The experience recounted here occurred in a much less receptive learning environment. // Share this on…

The Economy is in the toilet

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Fifth Estate # 395, Winter 2016 - 50th Anniversary

// Share this on…Fifth Estate history Why save Wall Street when the shit hits the fan and the economy plunges down the toilet? Let it drown in its own cesspool of toxic debt. Since money is symbolically a form of …

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Polish Oranges

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Fifth Estate # 395, Winter 2016 - 50th Anniversary

// Share this on…a review of Lives of the Orange Men by Major Waldemar Fydrych, edited by Gavin Grindon, translated by David French, with an introduction by the Yes Men Minor Compositions/Autonomedia, 2014, 330 pp. // Share this on…

Refusing the Marketplace

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Fifth Estate # 367, Winter 2004-2005

// Share this on…Prologue “Lady with the very modern illness agoraphobia but ancient as fear in a Greek marketplace Lady I have seen your face crumple and break in ecstasy of terror of horror of being alive in the sewer …

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