Please send calendar events to the Fifth Estate, keeping in mind our quarterly schedule.

Deadline for the summer 2003 edition is May 1.

PO Box 6, Liberty, TN 37095

April 4–6—New Orleans, LA Beyond the Prison Industrial Complex: Critical Resistance South. Regional conference and Strategy Session.

Contact: Critical Resistance South, P.O. Box 791213/New Orleans, LA 70179–1213, 504—837–5348

April 10–15—Latin America Solidarity Coalition (LASC) mobilization against Intervention in Latin America in Washington DC. 202—234–3440

April 11–13—South West Anarchist Network Conference. Phoenix, AZ.

Contact SWAN@phoenixanarchistorg, or see www.phoenixanarchistorg/swan

April 18–20—Carolina Anarchist Convergence. Asheville, NC

A gathering of anarchists, anti-authoritarians, anti-capitalists in the Carolinas. email:

April 19—Visions in Feminism Conference. University of Maryland, College Park, MD.

“Redefining Global Boundaries and Responsibilities”.

May Day—Worldwide. You know what to do!

May 3—Protest Nukes in Space! Kennedy Space Center, Florida.

Protest the launch of two new plutonium missions to Mars.

Contact Global Network Against Weapons & Nuclear Power in Space PO Box 90083 Gainesville, FL 32607 (352) 337–9274

May 3–5—Conference on “Anti-Patriarchal Struggles Within the Anarchist Movement”. Montreal, Quebec.

Contact the Montreal Anarchist Bookfair collective (see below).

May 16–20—Mass Protests in response to the Monsanto sponsored World Agricultural Forum. Say NO to Corporate Greed and the Raping of the Seed! St. Louis, MO.

Contact: /

May 17–18—The 4th Annual (and largest in the Northeast) Montreal Anarchist Bookfair. Montreal, Quebec.

Bookfair will be held Saturday, 5/17 from 10–6. Festival of Anarchy will take place Sunday, 5/18 with workshops, films, poetry, exhibitions, readings, presentations, etc...

Contact Or call: 514—844–3207 http://www.tao.cak-lombrenoire

May 22–26—Annual Heartwood Forest Council. Forest activist gathering near Harlan, Kentucky at the site of the Blanton Forest—one of the largest tracts of eastern Old Growth Forest.

Please see: or contact for details.

Cascadia Summer! —Oregon, N. California, and S.Washington. Starting the weekend of May 23 with an action training camp and running thru October.

Come to Cascadia to Protect Endangered Forests. During the summer, activists will be engaging in a wide-range of tactics from civil disobedience, tree-sits, public outreach in urban and rural areas, lawsuits, political pressure, and popular education. Trainings in direct action, non-violence, blockading, legal issues, and much more will be provided.

For more information: www.cascadiastunmetorg or contact: Cascadia Summer 1540 SE Clinton St Portland, OR 97202

May 23–25—Communities Conference, PeaceJam, and tribal gathering at The Farm. Summertown, TN.

Activism/Sustainability /Community/Workshops.

Email us at: or check our web site at or

June 1–3—G8 Meeting. Evian Les Bouis, France.


June 5–8 & June 12–15—“Food For Life” Workshops on all aspects of food: preservation, growing, diet, philosophy, cooking, politics, etc....

Hosted by the Sequatchie Valley Institute at Moonshadow: Route One Box 304 Whitwell, TN 37397 / 423—949–5922 mediarights@bledsoenet /

June 13–15—The Allied Media Conference (f.k.a. the Underground Publishing Conference). Bowling Green, OH.

See or email

June 16–23—Eastern Forest Justice League Direct Action Camp. In central Appalachia near Athens, Ohio. or call 423—949–5922.

June 20–22—BioDevastation/BioJustice. Washington, DC.

A demonstration in response to the annual convention of the Biotechnology Industry Organization.


July 4 week—Earth First! Round River Rendezvous. Minnesota.

Check for details

July 10–13—Green Anarchist Gathering. NorthCentral Pennsylvania.

For more info: or or Write PO Box 835 Greensburg, PA 15601 usa

July 18–27—Natural Building Workshop. Come learn alternative, earth friendly ways of building a home.

Hosted by the Sequatchie Valley Institute at Moonshadow (see above).

September 10–14—Anti-WTO Protests. Cancun, Mexico