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Abbey, Edward: Connexipedia Article
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American author and essayist noted for his advocacy of environmental issues and criticism of public land policies. (1927-1989).
Abdi, Dekha Ibrahim: Connexipedia: Right Livelihood Award Winner
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A global peacemaker from rural Kenya who has engaged in peace work and conflict resolution in many of the world's most divided countries. Her comprehensive methodology combines grassroots activism, so...
Abu-Jamal, Mumia: Connexipedia Article
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An African-American activist who was convicted and sentenced to death for the 1981 murder of a Philadelphia police officer. His conviction was based on dubious evidence and dubious legal proceedings. ...
Adorno, Theodor W.: Connexipedia Article
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German-born international intellectual, sociologist, philosopher, musicologist, and composer. (1903-1969).
Aggett, Neil: Connexipedia Article
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South African physician and labour activist who was tortured and killed by the apartheid 'security forces'. (1953-1982).
Ali, Tariq: Connexipedia Article
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Historian, novelist, filmmaker, political campaigner, and commentator. (Born 1943).
Alinsky, Saul: Connexipedia Article
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American community organizer and writer. (1909-1972).
Allende, Salvador: Connexipedia Article
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Democratically elected socialist president of Chile, overthrown and killed in a coup engineered by the CIA. (1908-1973).
Almada, Martín: Connexipedia: Right Livelihood Award Winner
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Paraguayan human rights activist known for his outstanding courage in bringing torturers to justice, and promoting democracy, human rights and sustainable development. (Born 1937).
Almanac Singers: Connexipedia Article
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Group of American folk musicians specialized in topical songs, especially songs connected with union organizing.
Anderson, Doris: Connexipedia: Article in the Canadian Encyclopedia
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Canadian author, journalist and women's rights activist. (1921-2007).
Anderson, Doris: Connexipedia: Article in Library and Archives Canada
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Canadian author, journalist and women's rights activist. (1921-2007).
Anthony, Susan B.: Connexipedia Article
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American civil rights leader who played a pivotal role in the 19th century women's rights movement to introduce women's suffrage into the United States. (1820-1906).
Anton Pannekoek
Mattick, Paul
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Anton Pannekoek's life span coincided with what was almost the whole history of the modern labour movement; he experienced its rise as a movement of social protest, its transformation into a movement ...
Asch, Moses: Connexipedia Article
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Founder of Folkways Records. The label, founded in 1948, was instrumental in bringing folk music into the American mainstream. (1905-1986).
The Autobiography of a Sexually Emancipated Communist Woman
Kollontai, Alexandra
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This is the first time that the complete autobiography which Alexandra Kollontai has been published. Written in 1926 under the pressure of the gradually sharpening Stalinist control, readers must real...
Avnery, Uri: Connexipedia Article
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Israeli writer, human rights activist, and founder of the Gush Shalom peace movement. (Born 1923).
Avnery, Uri and Rachel : Connexipedia: Right Livelihood Award Winner
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Israeli human rights activists, founders of the Gush Shalom peace movement.
Baez, Joan: Connexipedia Article
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Folk singer, songwriter and activist. (Born 1941).
Baker, Ella: Connexipedia Article
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African American civil rights and human rights activis. (1903-1986).
Bakunin, Mikhail: Connexipedia Article
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Russian anarchist and revolutionary. (1814-1876).
Barlow, Maude: Connexipedia Article
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Canadian auther and activist. National chairperson of the Council of Canadians, a citizens' advocacy organization, co-founder of the Blue Planet Project, and an executive member of the International F...
Barlow, Maude: Connexipedia: Right Livelihood Award Winner
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Canadian auther and activist. National chairperson of the Council of Canadians, a citizens' advocacy organization, co-founder of the Blue Planet Project, and an executive member of the International F...
Barthel, Kurt: Connexipedia Article
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The father of the modern United States nudist movement.
Baxandall, Lee: Connexipedia Article
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American writer, translator, editor, and activist, first known for his New Left engagement with cultural topics and then as a leader of the naturist movement. (1935-2008).
Beauvoir, Simone de: Connexipedia Article
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French writer, philosopher, feminist, and social theorist. (1908-1986).
Bebel, August: Connexipedia Article
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German social democrat who was one of the founders of the Social Democratic Party of Germany. (1840-1913).
Bello, Walden: Connexipedia: Right Livelihood Award Winner
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Filipino author, academic, and political analyst. (Born 1945).
Benjamin, Walter: Connexipedia Article
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German-Jewish Marxist, literary critic, essayist, translator, and philosopher. (1892-1940).
Berger, John: Connexipedia Article
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English art critic, novelist, painter and author. (Born 1926).
Berkman, Alexander: Connexipedia Article
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Anarchist known for his political activism and writing. (1870-1936).
Berman, Marshall: Connexipedia Article
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American philosopher and Marxist Humanist writer. (Born 1940).
Bernstein, Eduard: Connexipedia Article
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German social democratic theoretician and politician, a member of the SPD, and the theorist of "evolutionary socialism" and revisionism. (1850-1932).
Berrigan, Daniel: Connexipedia Article
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American poet, peace activist, and Roman Catholic priest. (Born 1921).
Bertell, Rosalie: Connexipedia: Right Livelihood Award Winner
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Canadian-American researcher who has worked in the field of environmental health. (Born 1929).
Berton, Pierre: Connexipedia Article
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Journalist, historian, media personality. (1920-2004).
Berton, Pierre: Connexipedia: Article in the Canadian Encyclopedia
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Journalist, historian, media personality. (1920-2004).
Besant, Annie: Connexipedia Article
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Theosophist, women's rights activist, writer and orator, and supporter of Irish and Indian self rule. (1847-1933).
Bethune, Norman: Connexipedia Article
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Canadian Communist physician, and medical innovator who developed the first mobile blood-transfusion service in Spain in 1936. (1890-1939).
Bethune, Norman: Connexipedia: Article in the Canadian Encyclopedia
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Canadian Communist physician, and medical innovator who developed the first mobile blood-transfusion service in Spain in 1936. (1890-1939).
Bhatt, Ela: Connexipedia: Right Livelihood Award Winner
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Advocate for self-employed women. Winner of the Right Livelihood Award in 1984. (Born 1933).
Bibb, Henry: Connexipedia Article
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Author and abolitionist who was born a slave. (1815-1854).
Big Bear: Connexipedia Article
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Cree leader who was involved in the North-West Resistance and subsequently imprisoned. (1825-1888).
Big Bear: Connexipedia: Article in the Canadian Encyclopedia
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Cree leader who was involved in the North-West Resistance and subsequently imprisoned. (1825-1888).
Biography of Marx
Engels, Friedrich
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Birney, Alfred Earle: Connexipedia: Article in the Canadian Encyclopedia
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Canadian poet, twice winner of the Governor General's Award for Literature. (1904-1995).
Biró, András: Connexipedia: Right Livelihood Award Winner
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Advcoate for Roma self-reliance and founder of the Hungarian Foundation for Self-Reliance (HFSR). (Born 1925).
Blair, Elgin
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Obituary of Connexions collective member Elgin Blair. (Died 1989).
Blake, William: Connexipedia Article
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English poet, painter, and printmaker. Considered a seminal figure in the history of both the poetry and visual arts of the Romantic Age. (1757-1827).
Blanqui, Louis Auguste: Connexipedia Article
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French political activist, founder of the revolutionary theory of Blanquism. (1805-1881).
Boff, Leonardo: Connexipedia: Right Livelihood Award Winner
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A theologian, philosopher and writer, known for his active support for the rights of the poor and excluded. One of the founders of liberation theology. (Born 1938).
Boggs, Grace Lee: Connexipedia Article
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A Chinese-American author, anti-racist activist and feminist. (Born 1915).
Bolívar, Simón: Connexipedia Article
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South American political leader who played a key role in Latin America's successful struggle for independence from Spain. (1783-1830).
Bolotnikov, Ivan: Connexipedia Article
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The leader of a popular uprising in Russia known as the Bolotnikov rebellion. (Died 1608).
Bookchin, Murray: Connexipedia Article
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American libertarian socialist-anarchist, political and social philosopher, environmentalist, conservationist, atheist, speaker, and writer. (1921-2006).
Bordiga, Amadeo: Connexipedia Article
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Italian Marxist, contributor to Communist theory, founder of the Communist Party of Italy, leader of the Communist International and, after World War II, leading figure of the International Communist...
Borsodi, Ralph: Connexipedia Article
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Economic theorist and practical experimenter interested in ways of living useful to the modern person or family desiring greater self-direction and self-reliance. (1886-1977).
Brecht, Bertolt: Connexipedia Article
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German poet, playwright, theatre director, and radical. (1898-1956).
Bridges, Harry: Connexipedia Article
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Australian-American union leader in the ILWU, a longshore (dock) and warehouse workers' union on the West Coast, Hawai'i and Alaska. (1901-1990).
Brinton, Maurice: Connexipedia Article
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Libertarian socialist writer and neurologist. (1923-2005).
Brown, John: Connexipedia Article
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American abolitionist who advocated and practiced armed insurrection as a means to end slavery. (1800-1859).
Brown, Rosemary: Connexipedia Article
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Canadian politician, prominent member of the New Democratic Party. (1930-2003).
Bruce, Lenny: Connexipedia Article
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American stand-up comedian, writer, social critic and satirist of the 1950s and 1960s. (1925-1966).
Bryant, Louise: Connexipedia Article
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American journalist and writer best known for her Marxist and anarchist beliefs and her essays on radical political and feminist themes. (1885-1936).
Buber, Martin: Connexipedia Article
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Austrian-born Jewish philosopher best known for his philosophy of dialogue, a religious existentialism centered on the distinction between the I-Thou relationship and the I-It relationship. (1878-1965...
Buck, Tim: Connexipedia: Article in the Canadian Encyclopedia
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Machinist, trade unionists, and a long-time leader of the Communist Party of Canada. (1891-1973).
Budiardjo, Carmel: Connexipedia: Right Livelihood Award Winner
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British human rights activist, founder of the organisation Tapol and a recipient of the Right Livelihood Award.
Bukharin, Nikolai: Connexipedia Article
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Marxist theoretician, Bolshevik revolutionary, and Soviet politician. (1888-1938).
Bukharin, Nikolai: Connexipedia: Entry in Encyclopedia of Marxism Glossary of People
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Marxist theoretician, Bolshevik revolutionary, and Soviet politician. (1888-1938).
Buller, Annie: Connexipedia Article
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Union organizer and manager of various Communist Party of Canada (CPC) publications. (1895-1973).
Cabet, Étienne: Connexipedia Article
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French philosopher and utopian socialist. He was the founder of the Icarian movement and led a group of emigrants to found a new society in the United States. (1788-1856).
Cabral, Amílcar (Abel Djassi): Connexipedia Article
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African agronomic engineer, writer, Marxist and nationalist guerrilla and politician. (1924-1973).
Cade, Jack: Connexipedia Article
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The leader of a popular revolt in the 1450 Kent rebellion. (Died 1450.)
Callenbach, Ernest: Connexipedia Article
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American writer, known as an author of green books, namely as author of the ecological utopias Ecotopia (1975) and Ecotopia Emerging (1981). (Born 1929).
Callwood, June: Connexipedia: Article in Library and Archives Canada
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Journalist, writer, broadcaster, civil libertarian 1924-2007. (1924-2007).
Callwood, June: Connexipedia: Article in the Canadian Encyclopedia
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Journalist, writer, broadcaster, civil libertarian 1924-2007. (1924-2007).
Carmichael, Stokely: Connexipedia Article
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Trinidadian-American black leader active in the 1960s American Civil Rights Movement. (1941-1998).
Carpenter, Edward: Connexipedia Article
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English socialist poet, anthologist, early gay activist and socialist philosopher. (1844-1929).
Carr, Shirley: Connexipedia: Article in the Canadian Encyclopedia
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Canadian union leader who was the first woman president of the Canadian Labour Congress.
Carson, Rachel: Connexipedia Article
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American marine biologist and nature writer whose writings, especially 'Silent Spring', are credited with advancing the global environmental movement. (1907-1964).
Casgrain, Marie Thérèse (Forget): Connexipedia: Article in Library and Archives Canada
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Feminist, reformer, politician and senator in Quebec, Canada. (1896-1981).
Castoriadis, Cornelius: Connexipedia Article
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Greek-French philosopher, libertarian socialist, and psychoanalyst. Author of the The Imaginary Institution of Society, co-founder of the Socialisme ou Barbarie group and 'philosopher of autonomy'. (1...
Chang, Helen Mack: Connexipedia: Right Livelihood Award Winner
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Guatemalan businesswoman and human rights activist. Active in the struggle against impunity of political murderers. (Born 1952).
Chant, Donald Alfred: Connexipedia: Article in the Canadian Encyclopedia
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Scientist, educator, environmental advocate. (1928-2007).
Chaplin, Ralph: Connexipedia Article
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Labour activist at the age of 7, after witnessing a worker shot dead diurng the Pullman strike in Chicago, Illinois. (1887-1961).
Chartrand, Michel: Connexipedia: Article in the Canadian Encyclopedia
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Quebec union leader and activist. (1913-2010).
Chartrand, Michel: Connexipedia Article
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Quebec union leader and activist. (1913-2010).
Chávez, César: Connexipedia Article
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Mexican American farm worker, labour leader, and civil rights activist who, with Dolores Huerta, co-founded the National Farm Workers Association, which later became the United Farm Workers (UFW). (19...
Chester, Eric: Connexipedia Article
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Author, socialist political activist, and economics professor. (Born 1943).
Chomsky, Noam: Connexipedia Article
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American linguist, philosopher, political activist, author, and lecturer. (Born 1928).
Clarke, Tony: Connexipedia: Right Livelihood Award Winner
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Canadian social justice advocate. (Born 1944).
Coaker, William Ford: Connexipedia: Article in the Canadian Encyclopedia
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Newfoundland union leader and politician and founder of the Fisherman's Protective Union and the Fishermen's Union Trading Co. (1871-1938).
Cohn-Bendit, Daniel: Connexipedia Article
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Political activist and politician, active in France and Germany. A student leader during the May 1968 revolt in France. (Born 1945).
Coldwell, Major James William: Connexipedia: Article in the Canadian Encyclopedia
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Canadian social democratic politician, and leader of the Co-operative Commonwealth Federation party from 1942 to 1960. (1888-1974).
Comfort, Alex: Connexipedia Article
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Medical professional, gerontologist, anarchist, pacifist, conscientious objector and writer. (1920-2000).
Connolly, James: Connexipedia Article
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Irish and Scottish socialist leader, executed by the British. (1868-1916).
Culhane, Claire: Connexipedia: Article from PrisonJustice.ca
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Canadian social justice activist. (1918-1996).
Daly, Herman: Connexipedia: Right Livelihood Award Winner
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American ecological economist and professor. (Born 1938).
Dann, Mary and Carrie: Connexipedia: Right Livelihood Award Winner
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Leaders in the struggle of the Western Shoshone to retain their ancestral lands.
Darcy, Judy: Connexipedia Article
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Canadian trade unionist and president of the Canadian Union of Public Employees from 1991 until 2003. (Born 1950).
Darrow, Clarence: Connexipedia Article
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American lawyer civil libertarian. (1857-1938).
Davidson, Joe: Connexipedia: Article in the Canadian Encyclopedia
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Trade unionist and self describe evolutionary socialist "with the proviso that evolution needed a shove at every opportunity." (1915-1985).
Day, Dorothy: Connexipedia Article
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American journalist, social activist, distributist, anarchist, and devout Catholic. (1897-1980).
De Leon, Daniel: Connexipedia Article
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American socialist newspaper editor, politician, Marxist theoretician, and trade union organizer. (1852-1914).
De Leon, Daniel: Connexipedia: Entry in Encyclopedia of Marxism Glossary of People
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American socialist newspaper editor, politician, Marxist theoretician, and trade union organizer. (1852-1914).
Debord, Guy: Connexipedia Article
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French Marxist theorist, writer, filmmaker, hypergraphist and founding member of the groups Lettrist International and Situationist International. (1931-1994).
Debs, Eugene V.: Connexipedia Article
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American socialist politician and union leader, one of the founding members of the International Labor Union and the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW). (1855-1926).
Deganawida (The Great Peacemaker): Connexipedia Article
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The founder of the Haudenosaunee (Iroquois) Confederacy.
Dellinger, David: Connexipedia Article
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American radical pacifist and activist for nonviolent social change. (1915-2004).
Deutscher, Isaac: Connexipedia Article
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Marxist historian, journalist and political activist. (1907-1967).
Dewey, John: Connexipedia Article
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American philosopher, psychologist, and educational reformer. (1859-1952).
Dietzgen, Joseph: Connexipedia Article
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Socialist philosopher and Marxist. (1828-1888).
Dolgoff, Sam: Connexipedia Article
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American anarchist and anarcho-syndicalist. (1902-1990).
Donia, Pier Gerlofs: Connexipedia Article
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Frisian warrior, pirate, and rebel. (1480-1520).
Douglas, Tommy: Connexipedia: Article in the Canadian Encyclopedia
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Canadian social democratic politician, CCF premier of Saskatchean and leader of the federal New Democratic Party. (1904-1986).
Douglass, Frederick: Connexipedia Article
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American abolitionist, women's suffragist, editor, orator, author, statesman and reformer. (1818-1895).
Dowson, Ross: Connexipedia Article
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Canadian Trotskyist. (1917-2002).
Dózsa, György: Connexipedia Article
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Leader of a peasants' revolt against the Hungarian landed nobility. (1470-1514).
Draper, Hal: Connexipedia Article
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American socialist activist, Marxist and author of a number of key works about Marxism. (1914-1990).
Hal Draper, Introduction to: Connexipedia Article
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Link to brief biography of Hal Draper, an American socialist activist, Marxist and author, and participant in the Berkeley, California Free Speech Movement. (1914-1990).
Du Bois, W. E. B.: Connexipedia Article
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American civil rights activist, Pan-Africanist, sociologist, historian, author, and editor. (1868-1963).
Duckworth, Muriel: Connexipedia: Article in Library and Archives Canada
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Canadian pacifist, feminist, social and community activist. (1908-2009).
Duckworth, Muriel: Connexipedia Article
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Canadian pacifist, feminist, social and community activist. (1908-2009).
Dumont, Gabriel: Connexipedia: Article in the Canadian Encyclopedia
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Métis leader in what is now western Canada. (1837-1906).
Dumont, Gabriel: Connexipedia Article
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Métis leader in what is now western Canada. (1837-1906).
Dunayevskaya, Raya: Connexipedia Article
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Founder of the philosophy of Marxist Humanism. (1910-1987).
Dürr, Hans-Peter: Connexipedia: Right Livelihood Award Winner
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Physicist and peace activist. (Born 1929).
Dutschke, Rudi: Connexipedia Article
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Prominent spokesperson of the German student movement of the 1960s. (1940-1979).
Edelman, Marek: Connexipedia Article
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Jewish-Polish political and social activist and cardiologist. (1919-2009).
Edwards, Henrietta Muir: Connexipedia: Article in Library and Archives Canada
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Canadian women's rights activist and reformer. (1849-1931).
Egziabher, Tewolde Berhan Gebre: Connexipedia: Right Livelihood Award Winner
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Ethiopian advocate for genetic diversity and the rights of farmers and tradiational communities.
Engels, Friedrich: Connexipedia Article
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German author, political theorist, philosopher, and father of communist theory, alongside Karl Marx. (1820-1895).
Equiano, Olaudah: Connexipedia Article
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African former slave involved in the British movement for the abolition of the slave trade. (1745-1797).
Erasmus, Georges: Connexipedia: Article in the Canadian Encyclopedia
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Canadian Aboriginal politician, national chief of the Assembly of First Nations from 1985 to 1991. (Born 1948).
Evans, Arthur: Connexipedia: Article in the Canadian Encyclopedia
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Socialist, trade unionist. (1890-1944).
Evers, Medgar: Connexipedia Article
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African American civil rights activist from Mississippi, murdered in 1963. (1925-1963).
Fanon, Frantz: Connexipedia Article
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Psychiatrist, philosopher, revolutionary, and author from Martinique. (1925-1961).
Farewell to Andres Nin
Serge, Victor
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1937
Farewell, my friend. Your great courageous life is left to us, full of work and action. Your terrible death is left to us as well. Like you, we must hold out to the bitter end so that socialism be fre...
Fathy, Hassan: Connexipedia: Right Livelihood Award Winner
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Egyptian architect who pioneered appropriate technology for building in Egypt, especially by working to re-establish the use of mud brick and traditional as opposed to western building designs and lay...
Fernandez, Irene: Connexipedia: Right Livelihood Award Winner
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Malaysian advocate for the right of women, migrants, and poor workers. (Born 1946).
Ferreira, Chico Whitaker: Connexipedia: Right Livelihood Award Winner
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Brazilian social-justice advocate. A Catholic activist, Whitaker is inspired by liberation theology and closely allied with the Catholic Commission for Justice and Peace. (Born 1931).
Finkelstein, Norman: Connexipedia Article
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An American political scientist and author, whose primary fields of research are the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and the politics of the Holocaust. (Born 1953).
Flynn, Elizabeth Gurley: Connexipedia Article
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Labour leader, activist, and feminist who played a leading role in the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW). (1890-1964).
Fourier, Charles: Connexipedia Article
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French utopian socialist and philosopher. Credited with having originated the word féminisme in 1837. (1772-1837).
Fowler, Cary: Connexipedia: Right Livelihood Awad Winner
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Winner of the Right Livelihood Award for his work to save the world's genetic plant heritage. (Born 1949).
Franklin, Ursula: Connexipedia: Article in Library and Archives Canada
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Metallurgist, humanitarian, feminist, peace activist. (Born 1921).
Franklin, Ursula: Connexipedia: Article in the Canadian Encyclopedia
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Metallurgist, humanitarian, feminist, peace activist. (Born 1921).
Franklin, Ursula: Connexipedia Article
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Metallurgist, humanitarian, feminist, peace activist. (Born 1921).
Freire, Paulo: Connexipedia Article
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Brazilian educator and influential theorist of critical pedagogy. (1921-1997).
Friedan, Betty: Connexipedia Article
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American writer, activist and feminist. (1921-2006).
Fromm, Erich: Connexipedia Article
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Internationally renowned social psychologist, psychoanalyst, humanistic philosopher, and democratic socialist. (1900-1980).
Galeano, Eduardo: Wikipedia article
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Uruguayan journalist, writer and novelist (1940-2015). His best-known works are Las venas abiertas de América Latina (Open Veins of Latin America, 1971) and Memoria del fuego (Memory of Fire Trilogy, ...
Gandhi, Mohandas: Connexipedia Article
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The pre-eminent political and spritual leader of India during the Indian independence movement. (1869-1948).
Garcés, Juan: Connexipedia: Right Livelihood Award Winner
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Human rights activist. (Born 1967).
Garrison, William Lloyd: Connexipedia Article
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American abolitionist, journalist, and social reformer best known as the editor of the radical abolitionist newspaper, The Liberator, and as one of the founders of the American Anti-Slavery Society. (...
Genefke, Inge: Connexipedia: Right Livelihood Award Winner
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Campaigner and worker on behalf of torture victims.
Geonzon, Winefreda: Connexipedia: Right Livelihood Award Winner
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Advocate for prisoners. Responsible for setting up the Free Legal Assistance Volunteers Association (FREELAVA) as a legal aid office for victims of human rights violations, prisoners who could not aff...
Ginsberg, Allen: Connexipedia Article
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American poet best known for the poem "Howl", in which he celebrates fellow members of the Beat Generation and critiques what he saw as the destructive forces of materialism and conformity in the Unit...
Glaberman, Martin: Connexipedia Article
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An influential American Marxist, teacher, and autoworker. (1918-2001).
Glezos, Manolis: Connexipedia Article
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Greek left wing politician and writer, known especially for his participation in the World War II resistance. (Born 1922).
Godwin, William: Connexipedia Article
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English journalist, political philosopher and novelist, considered one of the first exponents of utilitarianism, and one of the first modern proponents of anarchism. (1756-1836).
Goldman, Emma: Connexipedia Article
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Anarchist known for her political activism, writing and speeches. (1869-1940).
Goldsmith, Edward: Connexipedia: Right Livelihood Award Winner
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Was an Anglo-French environmentalist, writer and philosopher. (Died 2009).
Gonick, Cy: Connexipedia Article
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Canadian socialist publisher, academic, and politician. (Born 1936).
Goodman, Paul: Connexipedia Article
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American sociologist, poet, writer, anarchist, social critic, and public intellectual. (1911-1972).
Goodwin, Albert (Ginger): Connexipedia: Article in the Canadian Encyclopedia
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Labour leader, and socialist who inspired the first General Strike in Canada on August 2, 1918 in Vancouver, British Columbia. (1887-1918).
Goodwin, Albert (Ginger): Connexipedia Article
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Canadian labour leader. (1887-1918)
Gordon, Walter: Connexipedia: Article in the Canadian Encyclopedia
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Canadian accountant, businessman, politician, and writer. (1906-1987).
Gorter, Herman: Connexipedia Article
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Dutch poet and socialist. (1864-1927).
Gorz, André: Connexipedia Article
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Marxist, social philosopher. (1923-2007).
Gough, Kathleen: Connexipedia Article
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Anthropologist, Marxist. (1925-1990).
Gould, Stephen Jay: Connexipedia Article
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American paleontologist, evolutionary biologist, and historian of science. (1941-2002).
Gracchi (Tiberius and Gaius Gracchus): Connexipedia Article
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A pair of tribunes in 2nd century BCE who attempted to pass land reform legislation in Ancient Rome that would redistribute the major patrician landholdings among the plebeians.
Gramsci, Antonio: Connexipedia Article
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Italian Marxist philosopher, writer, politician and political theorist. (1891-1937).
Grey Owl (Belaney, Archibald Stansfeld): Connexipedia: Article in the Canadian Encyclopedia
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Writer: one of Canada's first conservationist writers. (1888-1938).
Guérin, Daniel: Connexipedia Article
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French anarchist and author. (1904-1988).
Guesde, Jules: Connexipedia Article
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French socialist journalist and politician. (1845-1922).
Guthrie, Woody: Connexipedia Article
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American singer-songwriter and folk musician. (1912-1967).
Ha'am, Ahad: Connexipedia Article
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Hebrew essayist and one of the foremost pre-state Zionist thinkers. (1856-1927).
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American Roman Catholic priest from New Mexico, and one of the founding members of the Industrial Workers of the World. (Born 1862).
Halper, Jeff: Connexipedia Article
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Co-founder and Coordinator of the Israeli Committee Against House Demolitions (ICAHD). (Born 1946).
Hamer, Fannie Lou: Connexipedia Article
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American voting rights activist and civil rights leader. (1917-1977).
Harand, Irene: Connexipedia Article
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An early organiser of protests against Nazi Germany's persecutions of Jews 1900-1975.
Hartman, Grace: Connexipedia: Article in the Canadian Encyclopedia
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Canadian labour union activist. (1918-1993).
Harvey, David: Connexipedia Article
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Geographer and social theorist. (born 1935.)
Hauser, Monika: Connexipedia: Right Livelihood Award Winner
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German human rights advocate. (Born 1959).
Hayden, Tom: Connexipedia Article
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An American social and political activist and politician, most famous for his involvement in the animal rights, and the anti-war and civil rights movements of the 1960s. (Born 1939).
Haywood, Bill (Big Bill Haywood): Connexipedia Article
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American unionist and communist, one of the founders of the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW) (1869-1928).
Heap, Dan: Connexipedia Article
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Canadian politician with the New Democratic Party. (Born 1925).
Heaps, Abraham Albert: Connexipedia: Article in the Canadian Encyclopedia
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Canadian politician and labour leader. (1885-1954).
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German philosopher, one of the creators of German Idealism. (1770-1831).
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Iranian Marxist theorist and leader of the worker-communist movement. (1951-2002).
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American pacifist, Christian anarchist, vegetarian, social activist, member of the Catholic Worker Movement and a Wobbly. (1893-1970).
Herman, Edward S.: Connexipedia Article
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Economist and media analyst with a specialty in corporate and regulatory issues as well as political economy and the media. (Born 1925).
Hill, Christopher: Connexipedia Article
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English Marxist historian and author. (1912-2003).
Hill, Joe: Connexipedia Article
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Swedish-American labour activist, songwriter, and member of the Industrial Workers of the World. (1879-1915).
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Social and political activist in the United States who co-founded the Youth International Party ("Yippies"). (1936-1989).
Holbach, Baron d': Connexipedia Article
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French-German author, philosopher, encyclopedist and a prominent figure in the French Enlightenment. (1723-1789).
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German philosopher and sociologist and member of the Frankfurt School. (1885-1973).
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American educator, socialist and cofounder of the Highlander Folk School. (1905-1990).
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The co-founder of the United Farm Workers of America, AFL-CIO, and prominent member of the Democratic Socialists of America. (Born 1930).
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Naturalist. (1769-1859).
Hurtig, Mel: Connexipedia: Article in the Canadian Encyclopedia
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A Canadian publisher, author, political activist and political candidate. (Born 1932).
Ikanan, Evaristo Nugkuag: Connexipedia: Right Livelihood Award Winner
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Activist working to protect the rights of the indigenous people of the Amazon.
Illich, Ivan: Connexipedia Article
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Austrian philosopher, Roman Catholic priest and critic of the institutions of contemporary western culture. (1926-2002).
Irvine, William: Connexipedia: Article in the Canadian Encyclopedia
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Canadian politician, journalist and clergyman. (1885-1962).
Irvine, William: Connexipedia Article
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Jackson, Wes: Connexipedia: Right Livelihood Award Winner
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American agronomist and advocate for sustainable agriculture.
Jacobs, Jane: Connexipedia: Article in the Canadian Encyclopedia
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Author, urban advocate, economist, ecologist, and philosopher. (1916-2006).
Jacobs, Jane: Connexipedia Article
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Author, urban advocate, economist, ecologist, and philosopher. (1916-2006).
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Gandhian activists who have protested against social injustice.
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A Nicaraguan-born social and human rights advocate and a former actress and fashion icon. (Born 1950).
James, C. L. R.: Connexipedia Article
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Afro-Trinidadian historian, journalist, Marxist, socialist theorist and essayist. (1901-1989).
James, C.L.R.: Connexipedia: Entry in Encyclopedia of Marxism Glossary of People
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Afro-Trinidadian historian, journalist, Marxist, socialist theorist and essayist. (1901-1989).
Jaurès, Jean: Connexipedia Article
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French Socialist leader. (1859-1914).
Jogiches, Leo: Connexipedia Article
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Marxist revolutionary active in Lithuania, Poland, and Germany. (1867-1919).
Jones, Mary Harris (Mother Jones): Connexipedia Article
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American labour and community organizer, a Wobbly, and a Socialist. (1837-1930).
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Austrian writer, journalists and peace activist who wrote mostly on issues relating to nuclear weapons. (1913-1994).
Kamal, Meena Keshwar: Connexipedia Article
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An Afghan women's rights activist, founder of the Revolutionary Association of the Women of Afghanistan (RAWA), a group organized to promote equality and education for women. (1956-1987).
Karl Korsch: His Contribution to Revolutionary Marxism
Mattick, Paul
Article
1962
For Korsch, all the imperfections of Marx's revolutionary theory which, in retrospect, are explainable by the circumstances out of which it arose, do not alter the fact that Marxism remains superior t...
Karl Marx
Korsch, Karl
Book
1938
It is the purpose of this book to restate the most important principles and contents of Marx's social science in the light of recent historical events and of the new theoretical needs which have arise...
Karl Marx: His Life and Works
Ruhle, Otto
Book
1928
Therewith our appraisement of Marx's personality has likewise been profoundly modified. Whereas persons of the last generation, in view of the opposing nature of their interests, reflected in their id...
Karl Marx: The Story of His Life
Mehring, Franz
Book
1918
A biography of Karl Marx
Kautsky, Karl: Connexipedia Article
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German social democrat and a leading theoretician of Marxism. (1854-1938).
Kautsky, Karl: Connexipedia: Entry in Encyclopedia of Marxism Glossary of People
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German social democrat and a leading theoretician of Marxism. (1854-1938).
Keller, Helen: Connexipedia Article
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American author, political activist and lecturer. (1880-1968).
Kelly, Petra: Connexipedia Article
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Left-wing German politician. (1947-1992).
Kelly, Petra: Connexipedia: Right Livelihood Award Winner
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Left-wing German politician. (1947-1992).
Kidd, Bruce: Sources Select Resources Encyclopedia
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A Canadian academic, author, and athlete.
Kinsey, Alfred: Connexipedia Article
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American biologist and sexologist. (1894-1956).
Ki-Zerbo, Joseph: Connexipedia: Right Livelihood Award Winner
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Scholar, activist, and advocate for endogenous development. (1922-2006).
Klein, Bonnie Sherr: Connexipedia: Article in Library and Archives Canada
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Filmmaker, author, disability rights activist. (Born 1941).
Knabb, Ken: Connexipedia Article
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American writer, translator, and radical theorist. (Born 1945).
Kohr, Leopold: Connexipedia: Right Livelihood Award Winner
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Advocate of human scale, economist, jurist and political scientist. (1909-1994).
Kolko, Gabriel: Connexipedia Article
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An American revisionist historian and author. (Born 1932).
Korsch, Karl: Connexipedia Article
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German Marxist theorist. (1886-1961).
Kovel, Joel: Connexipedia Article
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American politician, academic, writer, and eco-socialist. (Born 1936).
Kropotkin, Peter: Connexipedia Article
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Geographer, zoologist, and anarchist. (1842-1921).
Kruhonja, Katarina: Connexipedia: Right Livelihood Award Winner
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Croatian peace activist. (Born 1962).
Lafargue, Paul: Connexipedia: Entry in Encyclopedia of Marxism Glossary of People
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French revolutionary Marxist socialist journalist, literary critic, political writer and activist. (1842-1911).
Laing, R. D.: Connexipedia Article
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Scottish psychiatrist who wrote extensively on mental illness. (1927-1989).
Landsberg, Michele: Connexipedia Article
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Canadian writer, social activist and feminist. (Born 1935).
Langer, Felicia: Connexipedia: Right Livelihood Award Winner
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Israeli human rights lawyer, winner of the Right Livelihood Award.
Lappé, Frances Moore: Connexipedia Article
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Activist and writer on food, hunger, economics, and democracy. (Born 1944).
Lappé, Frances Moore: Connexipedia: Right Livelihood Award Winner
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Activist and writer on food, hunger, economics, and democracy. (Born 1944).
Larkin, James: Connexipedia Article
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Irish trade union leader and socialist activist. (1876-1947).
Lawson, James: Connexipedia Article
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Theoretician and tactician of nonviolence within the American Civil Rights Movement. (Born 1928).
Laxer, James: Connexipedia Article
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Canadian political economist, professor and author. (Born 1941).
Laxer, Robert: Connexipedia Article
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Canadian psychologist, professor, author, and political activist. (1915-1998).
LeBourdais, Isabel: Connexipedia Article
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Canadian journalist and author. (1909-2003).
Lemke, Birsel: Connexipedia: Right Livelihood Award Winner
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Turkish environmentalist. (Born 1950).
Lenin, V.I.: Connexipedia Article
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Russian revolutionary. (1870-1924).
Leon, Abraham: Connexipedia Article
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Jewish Trotskyist activist and theorist. (1918-1944).
Leopold, Aldo: Connexipedia Article
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American ecologist, forester, and environmentalist who was influential in the development of modern environmental ethics and in the movement for wilderness preservation. (1887-1948).
Lewis, David: Connexipedia: Article in the Canadian Encyclopedia
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Socialist politician, labour lawyer, and leader of the federal New Democratic Party. (1909-1981).
Lewis, Stephen: Connexipedia: Article in the Canadian Encyclopedia
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Politician, diplomat, author, journalist, labour arbitrator, and former leader of the Ontario New Democratic Party. (Born 1937).
Liebknecht, Karl: Connexipedia Article
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German socialist, revolutionary, and a co-founder of the Spartacist League. (1871-1919).
Liebknecht, Wilhelm: Connexipedia Article
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German social democrat, one of the founders of the SPD. (1826-1900).
Lilburne, John: Connexipedia Article
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English political agitator before, during and after English Civil Wars 1642-1650. (1614-1657).
Lincoln, Abraham: Connexipedia Article
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President of the United States during the American Civil War. (1809-1865).
Little, Frank: Connexipedia Article
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American labour leader who organized miners, lumberjacks and oil field workers. (1879-1917).
Livesay, Dorothy: Connexipedia: Article in the Canadian Encyclopedia
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Poet, journalist, writer of short fiction, autobiography and literary criticism. (1909-1996).
Livingstone, Kay: Connexipedia: Article in Library and Archives Canada
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Social activist, radio host. (1918-1975).
Longuet, Jenny: Connexipedia Article
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Socialist activist. Daughter of Jenny von Westphalen and Karl Marx. (1844-1883).
Lount, Samuel: Connexipedia: Article in the Canadian Encyclopedia
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Blacksmith, politician, rebel. (1791-1838).
L'ouverture, Toussaint: Connexipedia Article
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Leader of the Haitian Revolution. (1743-1803).
Lukács, Georg: Connexipedia: Entry in Encyclopedia of Marxism Glossary of People
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Hungarian Marxist philosopher, writer, literary critic, and socialist. (1885-1971).
Lukács, György: Connexipedia Article
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Hungarian Marxist philosopher, writer, literary critic, and socialist. (1885-1971).
Lutzenberger, José: Connexipedia: Right Livelihood Award Winner
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Environmentalist and organic farming advocate (1926-2002).
Luxemburg, Rosa: Connexipedia Article
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Marxist revolutionary. (1871-1919).
Lynd, Staughton: Connexipedia Article
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American author, activist, historian, and lawyer. (Born 1929).
Maathai, Wangari: Connexipedia Article
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Winner of the1984 Right Livelihood Award and the 2004 Nobel Peace Prize. (Born 1940).
Maathai, Wangari: Connexipedia: Right Livelihood Award Winner
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Winner of the 1984 Right Livelihood Award and the 2004 Nobel Peace Prize. (Born 1940).
Macdonald, Dwight: Connexipedia Article
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American writer, editor, social critic, philosopher, and political radical. (1906-1982).
MacInnis, Angus: Connexipedia Article
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Canadian social democratic politician. (1884-1964).
Grace MacInnis
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1992
Canadian politician and feminist: obituary in the Connexions Digest.
MacInnis, Grace: Connexipedia Article
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Canadian politician and feminist. (1905-1991).
Mackandal, François: Connexipedia Article
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Haïtian Maroon resistance leader. (died 1758).
Mackenzie, William Lyon: Connexipedia: Article in the Canadian Encyclopedia
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Journalist, politician, rebel. (1795-1861).
Mackenzie, William Lyon: Connexipedia Article
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Journalist, politician, rebel. (1795-1861).
Macphail, Agnes: Connexipedia Article
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Canadian political and activist. (1890-1954).
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Canadian political scientist. (1911-1987).
Makhno, Nestor: Connexipedia Article
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Ukrainian anarcho-communist guerrilla leader. (1888-1934).
Malatesta, Errico: Connexipedia Article
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Italian anarcho-communist. (1853-1932).
Malik, Kenan: Connexipedia Article
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Writer, lecturer and broadcaster. (Born 1962).
Mandela, Nelson: Connexipedia Article
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Anti-apartheid leader, first black to be elected President of South Africa. (Born 1918).
Mann, Tom: Connexipedia Article
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British trade unionist. (1856-1941).
Manorama, Ruth: Connexipedia: Right Livelihood Award Winner
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Advocate for the right of Dalit women. (Born 1952).
George Manuel
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1989
Obituary in the Connexions Digest
Marat, Jean-Paul: Connexipedia Article
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Radical journalist and politician from the French Revolution. (1743-1793).
Marcos, Subcomandante: Connexipedia Article
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Spokesman for the Zapatista Army of National Liberation (EZLN).
Marcuse, Herbert: Connexipedia Article
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Marxist philosopher, political theorist and sociologist. (1898-1979).
Margaret Benston
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1992
Obituary in the Connexions Digest.
Marshall, Donald, Jr: Connexipedia: Article in the Canadian Encyclopedia
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Accused of murder, Marshall, a 16-year old Micmac, was convicted and sentenced to life imprisonment. After he had served 11 years in a penitentiary, a re-examination of the case found him innocent. (1...
Martí, José: Connexipedia Article
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Cuban poet and rebel. (1953-1895).
Marx, Eleanor: Connexipedia Article
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Socialist author and activist. (1855-1898).
Marx, Karl: Connexipedia Article
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German philosopher, political economist, historian, political theorist, sociologist, communist, and revolutionary, whose ideas are credited as the foundation of modern communism. (1818-1883).
A Marxian Oddity: A review of Marxiam and Freedom. From 1776 Unitl Today, by Raya Dunayevskaya
Mattick, Paul
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1958
Paul Mattick says although Raya Dunayevskaya’s interpretation of Marxian doctrine is occasionally true and eloquent, this book as a whole is a scatterbrained hodge-podge of philosophical, economic and...
The Marxism of Karl Korsch
Mattick, Paul
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1964
Anne Mason-Apps
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1992
Obituary in the Connexions Digest.
Matthews, Peter: Connexipedia: Article in the Canadian Encyclopedia
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Farmer who participated in the Upper Canada Rebellion of 1837. (1789? - 1838).
Mattick, Paul: Connexipedia Article
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Marxist writer and activist. (1904-1981).
Mazdak: Connexipedia Article
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A proto-socialist Persian reformer.
McClung, Nellie Letitia (Mooney): Connexipedia: Article in Library and Archives Canada
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Canadian feminist, politician, and social activist. (1873-1951).
McNaughton, Violet: Connexipedia: Article in Library and Archives Canada
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Feminist, journalist and activist. (1879-1968).
The Measure of a Revolutionary: Remembering Eugene V. Debs
Harris, Mark
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2015
Debs was an articulate, far-reaching critic of American society, staunchly anti-capitalist and opposed to both Democratic and Republican parties, which he saw as controlled by Wall Street. In his five...
Mehring, Franz: Connexipedia Article
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German socialist publicist, politician and historian. (1846-1919).
Menchú, Rigoberta: Connexipedia Article
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Winner of the 1992 Nobel Peace Prize. (Born 1959).
Mercredi, Ovide William: Connexipedia: Article in the Canadian Encyclopedia
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Aboriginal Canadian politician and leader. (Born 1946).
Mer-Khamis, Arna: Connexipedia: Right Livelihood Award Winner
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Israeli educator and human rights activist. (1929-1995).
Metacomet (Metacomb): Connexipedia Article
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A war chief of the Wampanoag Indians and their leader in King Philip's War. (Died 1676).
Michael Lynch
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1992
Obituary in the Connexions Digest.
Michel, Louise: Connexipedia: Entry in Encyclopedia of Marxism Glossary of People
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French anarchist, school teacher and medical worker. (1830-1905).
Miliband, Ralph: Connexipedia Article
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Marxist political theorist and sociologist. (1924-1994).
Mills, C. Wright: Connexipedia Article
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American sociologist. (1916-1962).
Moffatt, Gary: Connexipedia Article
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2010
Canadian anarchist and activist.
Mollison, Bill: Connexipedia: Right Livelihood Award Winner
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Australian who developed the theory and practice of permaculture. Born 1928.
Montenegro, Raúl: Connexipedia: Right Livelihood Award Winner
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Environmental and indigenous rights activist. (Born 1949).
Mooney, Pat: Connexipedia: Right Livelihood Award Winner
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Winner of the Right Livelihood Award for his work to save the world's genetic plant heritage. (Born 1947).
Morris, William: Connexipedia Article
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British artist, designer, author, and socialist. (1834-1896).
Morrison, Norman: Connexipedia Article
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Baltimore Quaker best known for committing suicide in an act of self-immolation to protest United States involvement in the Vietnam War. (1933-1965).
Mumford, Lewis: Connexipedia Article
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American historian and philosopher of technology and science. (1895-1990).
Munir: Connexipedia: Right Livelihood Award Winner
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Indonesian human rights activist. (1965-2004).
Müntzer, Thomas: Connexipedia Article
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An early Reformation-era German theologian and Anabaptist. (1488-1525).
Muste, A. J.: Connexipedia Article
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A socialist active in the pacifist movement, the labour movement, and the US civil rights movement. (1885-1967).
My Life
Trotsky, Leon
Book
1930
Trotsky's autobiography, published in 1930.
Nader, Ralph: Connexipedia Article
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American attorney, author, lecturer, and political activist. (Born 1934).
Nearing, Scott: Connexipedia Article
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American radical economist, educator, writer, political activist, and advocate of simple living. (1883-1983).
Neill, A. S.: Connexipedia Article
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Scottish progressive educator, author and founder of Summerhill school. (1883-1973).
Nettlau, Max: Connexipedia Article
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German anarchist and historian. (1865-1944).
Newton, Huey P.: Connexipedia Article
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Co-founder and leader of the Black Panther Party. (1942-1989).
Nin, Andrés: Connexipedia Article
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Spanish Communist revolutionary. (1892-1937).
Nyerere, Julius: Connexipedia Article
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African politician and socialist. (1922-1999).
Ochs, Phil: Connexipedia Article
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U.S. protest singer (or, as he preferred, a topical singer) and songwriter who was known for his sharp wit, sardonic humor, earnest humanism, political activism, insightful and alliterative lyrics, an...
Opchanacanough: Connexipedia Article
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A tribal chief of the Powhatan Confederacy. (Died 1646).
Orrego, Juan Pablo: Connexipedia: Right Livelihood Award Winner
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Chilean environment activist. (Born 1949).
Orwell, George: Connexipedia Article
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British author. (1903-1950).
Osceola: Connexipedia Article
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War chief of the Seminole in Florida who led a small band of warriors in the Seminole resistance when the United States tried to remove the Seminoles from their lands. (1804-1838).
Ossietzky, Carl von: Connexipedia Article
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German radical pacifist. (1889-1938).
Owen, Robert: Connexipedia Article
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English social reformer. (1771-1858).
Paine, Thomas: Connexipedia Article
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Author, pamphleteer, radical, inventor, intellectual, revolutionary. (1737-1809).
Panitch, Leo: Connexipedia Article
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Canadian political scientist. (Born 1945).
Pannekoek, Anton: Connexipedia Article
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Scientist and Marxist. (1873-1960).
Papanek, Victor: Connexipedia Article
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Designer and educator who became a strong advocate of the socially and ecologically responsible design of products, tools, and community infrastructures. (1927-1999).
Papineau, Louis-Joseph: Connexipedia: Article in the Canadian Encyclopedia
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Lawyer, seigneur, politician, defender of the national heritage of French Canada. Led the fight for control of the political institutions of Lower Canada. (1786-1871).
Parks, Rosa: Connexipedia Article
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African American civil rights activist. (1913-2005).
Parlby, Irene Marryat: Connexipedia: Article in Library and Archives Canada
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Politician, farm women's leader. (1868-1965).
Parsons, Lucy: Connexipedia Article
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Radical American labour organizer and anarchist communist. (1853-1942).
Pauling, Linus: Connexipedia Article
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American chemist, peace activist, author, and educator. (1901-1994).
Peltier, Leonard: Connexipedia Article
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American activist and member of the American Indian Movement. (Born 1944).
Perlas, Nicanor: Connexipedia: Right Livelihood Award Winner
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Filipino opponent of corporate globalization. (Born 1950).
Perlman, Fredy: Connexipedia Article
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Radical author, publisher and activist. (1934-1985).
Phillips, Utah: Connexipedia Article
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Labor organizer, folk singer, storyteller, and poet. (1935-2008).
Pilecki, Witold: Connexipedia Article
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A member of the Polish resistance and the only known person to volunteer to be imprisoned at Auschwitz concentration camp. (1901-1948).
Politkovskaya, Anna: Connexipedia Article
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Russian journalist, author and human rights activist. (1958-2006).
Proudhon, Pierre-Joseph: Connexipedia Article
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French politician, mutualist philosopher and socialist. (1809-1865).
The Radical Life of Rosa Luxemburg: A graphic novelization of the revolutionary life and legacy of "Red Rosa"
Evans, Kate
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2015
An excerpt from Red Rosa, a graphic biography of Rosa Luxemburg.
Randolph, A. Philip: Connexipedia Article
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African-American civil rights leader. (1889-1979).
Rebick, Judy: Connexipedia Article
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Canadian feminist, writer, and activist. (Born 1945).
Reclus, Élisée: Connexipedia Article
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French geographer, writer and anarchist. (1830-1905).
Red Rosa: A Graphic Biography of Rosa Luxemburg
Evans, Kate; Buhle, Paul
Book
2015
A giant of the political left, Rosa Luxemburg is one of the foremost minds in the canon of revolutionary socialist thought. Red Rosa gives Luxemburg her due as a radical and human being. In this beaut...
Reed, John: Connexipedia Article
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American journalist and communist activist. (1887-1920).
Reich, Wilhelm: Connexipedia Article
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Psychiatrist and psychoanalyst. (1897-1957).
Riel, Louis: Connexipedia Article
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Metis leader, founder of Manitoba, central figure in the North-West rebellion. (1844-1885).
Riel, Louis: Connexipedia: Article in the Canadian Encyclopedia
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Metis leader, founder of Manitoba, central figure in the North-West rebellion. (1844-1885).
Rivera, Diego: Connexipedia Article
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Mexican artist. (1886-1957).
Roback, Léa: Connexipedia: Article in Library and Archives Canada
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Union organizer, social activist. (1903-2000).
Robeson, Paul: Connexipedia Article
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Musician, actor, speaker, lawyer, radical. (1898-1976).
Rocker, Rudolf: Connexipedia Article
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(1873-1958). Anarcho-syndicalist writer and activist.
Romero, Oscar: Connexipedia Article
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Bishop of the Roman Catholic Church in El Salvador. (1917-1980).
Rosa Luxemburg in Retrospect
Mattick, Paul
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1978
Rowbotham, Sheila: Connexipedia Article
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British socialist feminist theorist and writer. (Born 1943).
Roy, Arundhati: Connexipedia Article
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Indian writer (in English) and activist. (Born 1961).
Rühle, Otto: Connexipedia Article
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German Marxist. (1874-1943).
Russell, Bertrand: Connexipedia Article
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Philosopher, logician, mathematician, pacifist, social critic. (1872-1970).
Russell, Dora: Connexipedia Article
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British author, feminist and socialist campaigner. (1894-1986).
Sacco and Vanzetti: Connexipedia Article
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Labourers and anarchists who were tried, convicted and executed in Massachusetts in 1927.
Saint John, Vincent: Connexipedia Article
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American labour leader and prominent Wobbly. (1876-1929).
Saint-Simon, Henri de: Connexipedia Article
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French utopian socialist thinker. (1760-1825).
Sandino, Augusto César: Connexipedia Article
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Nicaraguan revolutionary. (1895-1934).
Santas, Apostolos: Connexipedia Article
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Greek veteran of the Resistance against the Axis Occupation of Greece during World War II. (Born 1922).
Saro-Wiwa, Ken: Connexipedia: Right Livelihood Award Winner
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Nigerian human rights activist. (1941-1995).
Sartre, Jean-Paul: Connexipedia Article
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French philosopher. (1905-1980).
Savio, Mario: Connexipedia Article
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American activist. (1942-1996).
Scargill, Arthur: Connexipedia Article
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British trade unionist and political party leader. (Born 1938).
Schmeiser, Percy and Louise: Connexipedia: Right Livelihood Award Winners
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Canadian farmers and opponents of GMO crops.
Scholl, Hans: Connexipedia Article
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A member of the White Rose resistance movement in Nazi Germany. (1918-1943).
Scholl, Sophie: Connexipedia Article
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A member of the White Rose non-violent resistance group in Nazi Germany. (1921-1943).
Schweitzer, Albert: Connexipedia Article
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German-French theologian, musician, philosopher, and physician. (1875-1965).
Scott, Francis Reginald (Frank): Connexipedia: Article in the Canadian Encyclopedia
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Founding member of the social-democratic movement in Canada. (1899-1985).
Seeger, Pete: Connexipedia Article
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American folk singer. (Born 1919).
Serge, Victor: Connexipedia Article
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Writer and revolutionary. (1890-1947).
Sesana, Roy: Connexipedia: Right Livelihood Award Winner
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A spokesman of the Gana, Gwi and Bakgalagadi "Bushmen."
Sewell, John: Connexipedia Article
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Political activist and writer on municipal affairs. The mayor of Toronto, Canada from 1978 to 1980. (Born 1940).
Shadd, Mary Ann: Connexipedia Article
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A key figure in the Underground Railroad and a subscription agent for William Lloyd Garrison's abolitionist newspaper, The Liberator. (1823-1893).
Shahak, Israel: Connexipedia Article
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Polish-born Israeli chemist, professor, radical political thinker and author and activist for the defense of the human and civil rights. (1933-2001).
Shiva, Vandana: Connexipedia Article
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Philosopher, environmental activist, eco feminist and author. (Born 1952).
Shiva, Vandana: Connexipedia: Right Livelihood Award Winner
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Environmental and women's activist. (Born 1952).
Sinclair, Upton: Connexipedia Article
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American author and muckraker. (1978-1968).
Singer, Daniel: Connexipedia Article
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A peasant girl born in what is now eastern France who claimed divine guidance, she led the French army to several important victories during the Hundred Years' War.

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