Anarchy & the Spirit

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Fifth Estate # 359, Winter, 2002-2003

“For those who would see directly into essential nature, the idea of the sacred is a delusion & abstraction: it diverts us from seeing what is before our eyes: plain thusness. No hierarchy, no equality. No occult & exoteric, no …

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Summer on Fire

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Fifth Estate # 409, Summer, 2021

a review of Summer on Fire: A Detroit Novel by Peter Werbe. Black & Red 2021 // Share this on…

Think Brown

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Fifth Estate # 357, Summer 2002

Discussed in this article Joe Jenkins, The Humanure Handbook. Jenkins Publishing: PO Box 607, Grove City, PA 16127 (jenkinspublishing.com). To order, call the distributor (1-800) 639-4099. First published in the mid-1990s, Joe Jenkins’ Humanure Handbook—now in a second printing and …

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News & Reviews

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Fifth Estate # 357, Summer 2002

We welcome free literature, news, & announcements at: PO Box 6, Liberty, TN 37095 or fifthesatenewspaper – AT – yahoo – DOT – com. // Share this on…

Issue intro

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Fifth Estate # 357, Summer 2002

The magazine you hold in your hands represents the ongoing project of a dedicated group of individuals and the enduring vision of many more. Just a few months ago, it looked as though this anti-authoritarian publishing cooperative might retire after …

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You Might as Well Dance

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Fifth Estate # 355, Fall-Winter, 2000

With a name like the Layabouts, it should come as no surprise that Detroit’s Cass Corridor premier anarchist dance band has taken 15 years to produce a follow-up recording to 1985’s blazing combination of infectious beats and insurrectionary lyrics, No …

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Support Your Local Utopia

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Fifth Estate # 355, Fall-Winter, 2000

a review of The Golden Book of Springfield, Vachel Lindsay, 1920, Re-Introduction by Ron Sakolsky, 1999, Charles H. Kerr Publishers, Chicago // Share this on…

Communes in the 21st Century

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Fifth Estate # 355, Fall-Winter, 2000

a review of Communities Directory: A Guide to Intentional Communities and Cooperative Living, Third Edition, Jillian Downey and Elph Morgan, eds., 2000, $30 from the Fellowship for Intentional Community, www.ic.org, or RR 1, Box 156-D, Rutledge, MO 63563 // Share …

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A Treatise on Electronic Anarchy & the Net

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Fifth Estate # 345, Winter, 1995

“Every year of her life…the Net had been growing more expansive and seamless. Computers did it. Computers melted other machines, fusing them together. Television-telephone-telex. Tape recorder-VCR-laser disk. Broadcast tower linked to microwave dish linked to satellite. Phone line, cable TV, …

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404 Is Dead!

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Fifth Estate # 344, Summer, 1994

After 3 years of action, an anarchist center closes its doors, but a more ambitious project opens down the street. // Share this on…

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