The revolution will be a festival

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Fifth Estate # 361, Summer 2003

“Free festivals are a threat to mainstream capitalist society in amerika. Anyone questioning the commodification of our public lands and national forests, anyone who believes in the right to peaceably assemble, or anyone supporting a worldview where human rights come …

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Someday the power will die

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Fifth Estate # 360, Spring, 2003

“Someday the power will die the lights will fade… the stars will shine… WE ALREADY LIVE IN RUINS” I recently sat down to a dinner of roadkill venison. As an ex-vegetarian who occasionally eats fish or poultry, I did not …

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The World Says No to War

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Fifth Estate # 360, Spring, 2003

World wide resistance to Bush II’s war of conquest and empire is growing. On February 15th, in the largest single day of protest ever, an estimated 10 to 30 million people took to the streets across the world to prevent …

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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…

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