A Thriller That Might Make You Throw Away Your SmartPhone


Fifth Estate # 401, Summer 2018

a review of Darlingtonia by Alba Roja. Left Bank Books, 2017 akpress.org; albaroja.noblogs.org

Punk & Anarchy


Fifth Estate # 399, Fall, 2017

a review of Ethics, Politics, and Anarcho Punk Identifications: Punk and Anarchy in Philadelphia by Edward Anthony Avery-Natale. Lexington Books, 2016, 235 pp.

Review: Breaking Loose


Fifth Estate # 396, Summer, 2016

a review of Breaking Loose: Mutual Acquiescence or Mutual Aid? by Ron Sakolsky. LBC Books, 95 pp., littleblackcart.com

How Immigrants Changed Anarchism in America


Fifth Estate # 395, Winter 2016 - 50th Anniversary

a review of Immigrants Against the State: Yiddish & Italian Anarchism in America by Kenyon Zimmer. University of Illinois Press, 2015, 300 pp. The campaign in the 1920s to save Sacco and Vanzetti from execution brought anarchists to national attention, …

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Hope Among the Ruins


Fifth Estate # 395, Winter 2016 - 50th Anniversary

a review of Why Hope? The Stand Against Civilization by John Zerzan; introduction by Lang Gore. Feral House, 2015, 136 pp.

How Anarchist Culture Sustains a Movement


Fifth Estate # 394, Summer 2015 - Technology

a review of Underground Passages: Anarchist Resistance Culture 1848-2011 by Jesse Cohn. AK Press, 2014, 421 pp., akpress.org, $22.95

Riots, Revolt & the Black Bloc


Fifth Estate # 393, Spring 2015

a review of I Saw Fire: Reflections on Riots, Revolt and the Black Bloc by Doug Gilbert. Institute for Experimental Freedom, 2014, $10. 204 pp. littleblackcart.com