Hayduke Lives! Too Bad!

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Fifth Estate # 337, Late Summer, 1991

a review of Hayduke Lives! by Edward Abbey, Little, Brown, Co., Boston, 1990 Hayduke lives? Well, after reading the late Edward Abbey’s sequel to his 1976 novel, The Monkeywrench Gang, one almost wishes the “wilderness avenger, industrial saboteur, night-time trouble-maker, …

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Wealth and Poverty

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Fifth Estate # 337, Late Summer, 1991

Expensive new cars—Lincolns, Cadillacs, Mercedes, Jaguars—arrive at the entrance to the Detroit Athletic Club (DAC). Rich, white men dressed in $750 suits, $200 wing-tip shoes, custom tailored shirts, sporting $2,000 Rolex watches are greeted brightly but obsequiously by uniformed black …

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The Primitive & Us

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Fifth Estate # 335, Winter, 1990-91

a review of Gone Primitive: Savage Intellects, Modern Lives by Marianna Torgovnick, University of Chicago, 1990, 328 pp. // Share this on…

Wealth and Poverty: In the Shadow of an Exclusive Club

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Fifth Estate # 378, Summer 2008

Expensive new cars–Lincolns, Cadillacs, Mercedes, Jaguars–arrive at the entrance to the Detroit Athletic Club (DAC). Rich, white men dressed in $750 suits, $200 wing-tip shoes, custom tailored shirts, sporting $2,000 Rolex watches are greeted brightly but obsequiously by uniformed black …

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