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Fifth Estate #384 (Spring 2011) Out Now

April 29, 2011

Cover: Fifth Estate #384 The spring 2011 of the long-running Michigan anarchist/anti-authoritarian newspaper Fifth Estate is out now. Among the many articles in this issue are two articles pertaining to Michigan: a look at Detroit’s Trumbullplex and the anarchist convergence that took place as part of the U.S. Social Forum last summer in Detroit. The rest of the content: Tributes to FE staffer and Editor Don LaCoss (1964 – 2011) Green Scares Updates – Marie Mason and Eric McDavid RNC…

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Lansing May Day March and Celebration Planned

April 29, 2011

Lansing May Day March - 2011The Lansing Workers’ Center has planned a May Day march and celebration in Lansing on May 1st: May Day 2011 International Workers’ Day Immigrant Rights March & Celebration Sunday May 1st 2pm – March/Marcha March Begins at the Lansing Capital 3-6pm – Celebration/Fiesta Celebration is at 106 Lathrop St, MI 48912 (couple blocks east of pennsylvania off michigan) Join us for a May Day March for Worker & Immigrant Rights. Join us for a huge bbq, hip hop, a rock cover band…

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Grand Rapids IWW Hosting May Day Celebration April 30th

April 29, 2011

May Day 2011 Grand RapidsThe Grand Rapids branch of the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW) is hosting their second annual May Day picnic on April 30th: May Day is also known as International Worker’s Day, a holiday honored in several countries as a celebration of the organized labor movement and labor rights. It’s also near the anniversary of the Haymarket Affair, a riot that occurred in Chicago in 1886 that resulted in the conviction and execution of a number of anarchists. This is the…

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ELF Indictment in Grand Rapids for Logging Equipment Sabotage

April 29, 2011

Jesse Waters The Earth First! Newswire reported recently that federal prosecutors in Grand Rapids indicted Jesse Waters for his alleged role in sabotaging logging equipment near Mesick, Michigan. The sabotage took place more than ten years ago during an environmental campaign aimed at halting deforestation. The indictment in the case alleges that Waters set fire to the logging equipment while others spray painted “ELF” and “Log In Hell” on nearby equipment. Waters was taken into custody and…

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