Anarchists & The War in Ukraine


Fifth Estate # 413, Spring, 2023

Despite the appeal of nationalism among today’s Ukrainians, the legacy of anarchism in that tormented region has not been forgotten. In fact, it is resurgent, though not always in ways that anarchists in more comfortable lands might like.

Anarchism and critical race theory


Fifth Estate # 412, Fall, 2022

Until recently, Critical Race Theory (CRT) was unknown to most people other than law professors and their students. Now, thanks to right wing hysteria deliberately inflamed by Republican politicians, their malignant enablers, and their MAGA stooges, we all know the …

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Catastrophic Thinking


Fifth Estate # 410, Fall, 2021

a review of Catastrophic Thinking: Extinction and the Value of Diversity from Darwin to the Anthropocene by David Sepkoski. University of Chicago Press 2020