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Abdi, Dekha Ibrahim: Connexipedia: Right Livelihood Award Winner
Article
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...
American Revolutionary: The Evolution of Grace Lee Boggs
Boggs, Grace Lee
Film/Video
2014
A documentary about the ideas and activism of 98-year-old Grace Lee Boggs, covering her lifetime of vital thinking and action, traversing the major U.S. social movements of the last century; from labo...
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).
The Autobiography of a Sexually Emancipated Communist Woman
Kollontai, Alexandra
Book
1926
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...
The Autobiography of Mother Jones
Jones, Mary (Mother Jones)
Book
1925
In spite of oppressors, in spite of false leaders, in spite of labor's own lack of understanding of its needs, the cause of the worker continues onward.
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).
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...
Beauvoir, Simone de: Connexipedia Article
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French writer, philosopher, feminist, and social theorist. (1908-1986).
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).
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).
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).
Boggs, Grace Lee: Connexipedia Article
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A Chinese-American author, anti-racist activist and feminist. (Born 1915).
Grace Lee Boggs, Legendary Activist, Dead At 100
Bellware, Kim
Article
2015
Boggs spent her life actively supporting causes ranging from civil rights and labour to the Black Power and feminist movements.
Grace Lee Boggs R.I.P.
Article
2015
Grace Lee Boggs, founding member of the Johnson-Forest Tendency (where her party name was Ria Stone), has died at the age of 100 in Detroit. She was born on June 27, 1915 and passed away October 5, 20...
Brown, Rosemary: Connexipedia Article
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Canadian politician, prominent member of the New Democratic Party. (1930-2003).
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).
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.
Buller, Annie: Connexipedia Article
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Union organizer and manager of various Communist Party of Canada (CPC) publications. (1895-1973).
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).
Carol L. McAllister (1947-2007): Against The Current vol. 131
Le Blanc, Paul
Article
2007
I remember meeting Carol on a public transit bus, I believe in 1980 –- when, almost out of the blue, she approached me and started talking to me about Central America. She recognized me from some earl...
Caroline Lund-Sheppard, Sept. 24, 1944-Oct. 14, 2006: A Life Fully Lived: Against The Current vol. 125
Biddle, Jennifer
Article
2006
It's my favorite photograph of Caroline: She’s just a girl, standing straight up, hands neatly folded in front of her, wearing a long, white tunic, and an exuberantly silly grin.
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).
Chang, Helen Mack: Connexipedia: Right Livelihood Award Winner
Article
Guatemalan businesswoman and human rights activist. Active in the struggle against impunity of political murderers. (Born 1952).
Coming Home to the Struggle: Against The Current vol. 134
Thompson, Wendy
Article
2008
I became a political activist at the age of 12, when I marched for open housing in Evanston, Illinois. We lived next to the Black community in Evanston; African-American students made up 40% of my gra...
Culhane, Claire: Connexipedia: Article from PrisonJustice.ca
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Canadian social justice activist. (1918-1996).
Deborah Cunningham, 1945-2015
Article
2015
Deborah Cunningham was an ADAPT activist and Executive Director of the Memphis Center for Independent Living (MCIL). When she died on May 7, the movement lost a tireless, creative, committed activist,...
Cutural Warriors of the Freedom Struggle: Miriam Makeba and Odetta: Against The Current vol. 138
Hunter, Kim D.
Article
2009
It felt like the end of an era to realize that South Africa’s Miriam Makeba and our own Odetta died within weeks of one another, having been born only months apart, these twin pillars of the struggle ...
Dann, Mary and Carrie: Connexipedia: Right Livelihood Award Winner
Article
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).
Day, Dorothy: Connexipedia Article
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American journalist, social activist, distributist, anarchist, and devout Catholic. (1897-1980).
Defender of the Forests: Bonnie Phillips vs. the Timber Beasts, Gang Green and the Big Foundations
Schlossberg, Josh
Article
2015
Veteran forest advocate Bonnie Phillips passed away on May 4, 2015 in Olympia, Washington. This article is based on her final interview.
Detroit celebrates Grace Lee Boggs' 100th birthday
Dettlinger, Madison
Article
2015
About the weeklong celebration of the life of Grace Lee Boggs, radical activist, political theorist, and revolutionary.
Diary of Bergen-Belsen
Levy-Hass, Hanna; with a foreword and afterword by Amira Hass
Book
2009
Hanna Lévy-Hass, a Yugoslavian Jew, emerged a defiant survivor of the Holocaust. Her observations, recorded in her own incomparable voice, shed new light on the lived experience of Nazi internment. Lé...
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).
Dunayevskaya, Raya: Connexipedia Article
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Founder of the philosophy of Marxist Humanism. (1910-1987).
Edwards, Henrietta Muir: Connexipedia: Article in Library and Archives Canada
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Canadian women's rights activist and reformer. (1849-1931).
Elissa Karg Chacker, 1951-2008: Against The Current vol. 135
Slaughter, Jane; Finkel, David
Article
2008
Elissa Karg Chacker, a longtime member of Solidarity and previously the International Socialists (IS) in Detroit, died Sunday, May 11 from injuries suffered in an accident a week earlier. Riding her b...
Emma Goldman and the American Left: Nowhere at Home
Morton, Marian
Book
1992
A biography of Emma Goldman.
Emma Goldman in Exile: From the Russian Revolution to the Spanish Civil War
Wexler, Alice
Book
1989
Volume 2 of a biography of Emma Goldman.
Emma Goldman: Voice of a Rebel: Against The Current vol. 141
Hill, Rebecca
Article
2009
Emma Goldman's name for many is synonymous with Anarchism. Indeed, as we can see in the first two volumes of the Documentary History of the American Years from the Emma Goldman Papers Project, now out...
Hedy Epstein
Epstein, Hedy
Website
The website of the late Hedy Epstein 1924-2016), Holocause survivor, human rights advocate, and speaker.
Fernandez, Irene: Connexipedia: Right Livelihood Award Winner
Article
Malaysian advocate for the right of women, migrants, and poor workers. (Born 1946).
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).
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).
Friedan, Betty: Connexipedia Article
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American writer, activist and feminist. (1921-2006).
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
Article
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...
Goldman, Emma: Connexipedia Article
Article
Anarchist known for her political activism, writing and speeches. (1869-1940).
Gough, Kathleen: Connexipedia Article
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Anthropologist, Marxist. (1925-1990).
Grace Paley (1922-2007): Against The Current vol. 131
Huber-Humes, Sonya
Article
2007
Grace Paley described herself as a “somewhat combative pacifist and a cooperative anarchist,” and saw the role of the artist as that of “listener” who would relay stories of those made invisible by so...
Hamer, Fannie Lou: Connexipedia Article
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American voting rights activist and civil rights leader. (1917-1977).
Hartman, Grace: Connexipedia: Article in the Canadian Encyclopedia
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Canadian labour union activist. (1918-1993).
Hauser, Monika: Connexipedia: Right Livelihood Award Winner
Article
German human rights advocate. (Born 1959).
Holocaust survivor and activist for justice Hedy Epstein dies at 91
Lee, Dianne
Article
2016
Holocaust survivor Hedy Epstein, 91, died at her home in St. Louis, Missouri, USA, on May 26, 2016. An internationally renowned, respected and admired advocate for human and civil rights, Hedy was enc...
Huerta, Dolores: Connexipedia Article
Article
The co-founder of the United Farm Workers of America, AFL-CIO, and prominent member of the Democratic Socialists of America. (Born 1930).
An Intimate Life
Wexler, Alice
Article
1984
Volume 1 of a biography of Emma Goldman.
Jacobs, Jane: Connexipedia: Article in the Canadian Encyclopedia
Article
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).
Jagannathan, Krishnammal and Sankaralingam: Connexipedia: Right Livelihood Award Winners
Article
Gandhian activists who have protested against social injustice.
Jagger, Bianca: Connexipedia: Right Livelihood Award Winner
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A Nicaraguan-born social and human rights advocate and a former actress and fashion icon. (Born 1950).
Jones, Mary Harris (Mother Jones): Connexipedia Article
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American labour and community organizer, a Wobbly, and a Socialist. (1837-1930).
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).
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).
Klein, Bonnie Sherr: Connexipedia: Article in Library and Archives Canada
Article
Filmmaker, author, disability rights activist. (Born 1941).
Kruhonja, Katarina: Connexipedia: Right Livelihood Award Winner
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Croatian peace activist. (Born 1962).
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.
Berta Langston, 1926-2010: Against The Current vol. 147
Wald, Alan
Article
2010
Berta Langston (1926-2010), a founder and member of Solidarity, died of lung cancer at age 84 in Norwalk, Connecticut on June 23. Born Berta Green on the Lower East Side of New York City, she was one ...
Lappé, Frances Moore: Connexipedia Article
Article
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).
LeBourdais, Isabel: Connexipedia Article
Article
Canadian journalist and author. (1909-2003).
The Legacy of Rosa Luxemburg
Geras, Norman
Book
2015
Norman Geras sets out to interrogate and refute the myths that have developed around Rosa Luxemburg's work.
Lemke, Birsel: Connexipedia: Right Livelihood Award Winner
Article
Turkish environmentalist. (Born 1950).
The Letters of Rosa Luxemburg
Luxemburg, Rosa (edited by Georg Adler, Peter Hudis, and Annelies Laschitza)
Book
1990
Blending a passionate sensibility and a steely intellect with an unshakeable commitment to revolutionary socialism, Rosa Luxemburg is one of the towering figures of the twentieth century. In this comp...
Livesay, Dorothy: Connexipedia: Article in the Canadian Encyclopedia
Article
Poet, journalist, writer of short fiction, autobiography and literary criticism. (1909-1996).
Living My Life
Goldman, Emma
Book
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).
Love, Anarchy, and Emma Goldman
Falk, Candace
Book
1984
Love and Capital: Karl and Jenny Marx and the Birth of a Revolution
Gabriel, Mary
Book
2011
A biography of Karl and Jenny Marx.
Luxemburg, Rosa: Connexipedia Article
Article
Marxist revolutionary. (1871-1919).
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).
MacInnis, Grace: Connexipedia Article
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Canadian politician and feminist. (1905-1991).
Macphail, Agnes: Connexipedia Article
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Canadian political and activist. (1890-1954).
Manorama, Ruth: Connexipedia: Right Livelihood Award Winner
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Advocate for the right of Dalit women. (Born 1952).
Marx, Eleanor: Connexipedia Article
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Socialist author and activist. (1855-1898).
A Marxian Oddity: A review of Marxiam and Freedom. From 1776 Unitl Today, by Raya Dunayevskaya
Mattick, Paul
Article
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...
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).
Menchú, Rigoberta: Connexipedia Article
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Winner of the 1992 Nobel Peace Prize. (Born 1959).
Mer-Khamis, Arna: Connexipedia: Right Livelihood Award Winner
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Israeli educator and human rights activist. (1929-1995).
Michel, Louise: Connexipedia: Entry in Encyclopedia of Marxism Glossary of People
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French anarchist, school teacher and medical worker. (1830-1905).
One Woman Army: The Life of Claire Culhane
Lowe, Mick
Book
1992
A biography of Claire Culhane, member of the Canadian Communist Party, crusader for prison abolition, and peace activist opposed to the Vietnam war.
Pankhurst, Emmeline: Connexipedia Article
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English women's suffrage movement leader. (1858-1928).
A Parable of Women's Liberation: Against The Current vol. 134
Tax, Meredith
Article
2008
Interview with Meredith Tax.
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).
The Passing of Ronnie Gilbert: A Great Woman Has Died
Macaray, David
Article
2015
Ronnie Gilbert, an original member of the legendary folk group, the Weavers, has died .
Politkovskaya, Anna: Connexipedia Article
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Russian journalist, author and human rights activist. (1958-2006).
The Power of Women United: Against The Current vol. 134
Dawson, Kipp
Article
2008
Interview with Kipp Dawson.
The Radical Life of Rosa Luxemburg: A graphic novelization of the revolutionary life and legacy of "Red Rosa"
Evans, Kate
Article
2015
An excerpt from Red Rosa, a graphic biography of Rosa Luxemburg.
Rebick, Judy: Connexipedia Article
Article
Canadian feminist, writer, and activist. (Born 1945).
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...
Remembering Dorothy Healey: An Activist with Vision: Against The Current vol. 125
Lieberman, Robbie
Article
2006
Dorothy Healey had a grand vision of a world in which there was no poverty, racism, or war, a world of genuine democracy. To me she represented what was most appealing about the Old Left — commitment,...
Roback, Léa: Connexipedia: Article in Library and Archives Canada
Article
Union organizer, social activist. (1903-2000).
Rosa Luxemburg: Abridged Edition
Nettl, Peter
Book
1966
A biography of Luxemburg by a British academic.
Rosa Luxemburg in Retrospect
Mattick, Paul
Article
1978
Mattick reconsiders the legacy of Rosa Luxemburg, particularly her critique of Bolshevism and her economic theory.
Rosa Luxemburg: A Reappraisal
Basso, Lelio
Book
1975
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).
Russell, Dora: Connexipedia Article
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British author, feminist and socialist campaigner. (1894-1986).
Scholl, Sophie: Connexipedia Article
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A member of the White Rose non-violent resistance group in Nazi Germany. (1921-1943).
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).
She never was afraid: The biography of Annie Buller
Watson, Louise
Book
1976
The story of Annie Buller, a Canadian trade union activist and Communist.
Shiva, Vandana: Connexipedia Article
Article
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).
Social Activist Grace Lee Boggs on Shaking Up the Status Quo in America
Film/Video
2007
Grace Lee Boggs has been a part of almost every major movement in the United States in the last 75 years, including: Labor, Civil Rights, Black Power, Women’s Rights and Environmental Justice.
The Socialist Legacy of Helen Keller
Article
Helen Keller became a member of the Socialist Pary in 1909 and by 1912, she had become a national voice for socialism and working class solidarity.
Starhawk: Connexipedia Article
Article
American writer, anarchist activist. (Born 1951).
The Story of Tatania
Baynac, Jacques
Book
The life of the young Russian revolutionary who in 1906 assassinated a man who she believed was a Tsarist minister.
Terselic, Vesna: Connexipedia: Right Livelihood Award Winner
Article
Croatian peace activist. (Born 1962).
Triple Jeopardy and the Struggle: Against The Current vol. 134
Louie, Miriam Ching Yoon
Article
2008
Being bi- and female in the Asian movement also means putting in double, triple, quadruple time. The Third World Women’s Alliance, an offshoot of the Black Women’s Liberation Committee of the Student ...
Truth, Sojourner: Connexipedia Article
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African-American abolitionist and women's rights activist. (1797-1883).
Tubman, Harriet: Connexipedia Article
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An African-American abolitionist, humanitarian, and Union spy during the American Civil War. (1822-1913).
The Vogeler Senate Campaign: Against The Current vol. 124
Sanson, Marc; Wunsch, Mike; Vogeler, Rae
Article
2006
With just four months until the general election, Green Party candidate Rae Vogeler has established herself as the main opposition to millionaire incumbent Senator Herb Kohl. Vogeler's campaign took o...
Wangari Maathai was not a good woman. Kenya needs more of them.
Nyabola, Nanjala
Article
2015
25 September, 2015 marked four years since the passing of Kenyan environmentalist and feminist icon, Wangari Maathai. In Kenya, the celebrations were notably muted as her standing in the country has b...
Wilkerson, Cathy: Connexipedia Article
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American radical. (Born 1945).
Williams, Jody: Connexipedia Article
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Winner of the 1997 Nobel Peace Prize. (Born 1950).
Wollstonecraft, Mary: Connexipedia Article
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British writer, philosopher, and feminist. (1759-1797).
Wood, Ellen Meiksins: Connexipedia Article
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Marxist scholar. (Born 1942).
Zasulich, Vera: Connexipedia Article
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Russian Marxist and revolutionary 1849-1919.
Barbara Zeluck, 1923-2010: Against The Current vol. 147
Anonymous
Article
2010
Our comrade Barbara Zeluck died at her home June 5, 2010 in New York City.
Zetkin, Clara: Connexipedia Article
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German socialist. (1857-1933).

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Antoniou, Laura
Laura Antoniou (born 1963) is an American novelist. She is the author of The Marketplace series of BDSM-themed novels, which were originally published under the pen name of Sara Adamson.
Bachmann, Ingeborg
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Ingeborg Bachmann (25 June 1926 - 17 October 1973) was an Austrian poet and author.
Brame, Gloria
Gloria Glickstein Brame (born August 20, 1955) is a U.S. writer and sex therapist based in Athens, Georgia.
Eileen Gersh, 1913-1998
Feeley, Dianne
1998
EILEEN SUTTON GERSH, a revolutionary socialist since the 1930s, died in London on March 18, 1998. Like many of her generation, she became radicalized by the political and economic crisis of the 1930s,...
Elizabeth Smart: On the Side of the Angels
Gallus, Maya (director)
1991
A documentary about author Elizabeth Smart, with Jackie Burroughts playing Elizabeth Smart.
A Farewell and Tribute: Rose Lesnik, 1924-1998
Baur, Estar
1999
ROSE LESNIK, LIFELONG socialist, activist and humanist, died of pancreatic cancer on August 1, 1998. Rose, born in 1924, grew up in a socialist household. Her father, Harry Gold, and her brother join...
Ghada Karmi
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Ghada Karmi is a Palestinian doctor of medicine, author and academic.
Arendt, Hannah
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Hannah Arendt was an influential German Jewish political theorist.
Joan of Arc
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1412
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.
Joy Kogawa
2016
Joy Kogawa is a Canadian writer.
Hedy Lamarr
Wikipedia article
Hedy Lamarr, born Hedwig Eva Maria Kiesler, 9 November 1914 – 19 January 2000) was an Austrian and American film actress and inventor. After an early and brief film career in Germany, which included a...
Joyce Maupin, 1914-1998
Boone, Barri
1999
JOYCE MAUPIN, A long-time revolutionary activist and writer and a founder of Union WAGE (Women's Alliance to Gain Equality), died last September 14. Joyce loved to recount the story about “women in li...
Memorial to Dagmar Baur
This site is dedicated to the memory of Dagmar Baur - March 1941 - April 2010.
Omido, Phyllis
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Phyllis Omido is a Kenyan environmental activist.
Parker, Dorothy
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Dorothy Parker (August 22, 1893 - June 7, 1967) was an American poet and satirist, best known for her wit, wisecracks, and eye for 20th century urban foibles.
Riefenstahl, Leni
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Helene Bertha Amalie "Leni" Riefenstahl; 22 August 1902 - 8 September 2003) was a German film director, actress and dancer widely noted for her aesthetics and innovations as a filmmaker. Her most famo...
Rose Henderson
A Woman for the People
Campbell, Peter
2010
A study of the life of Canadian feminist, socialist, and peace activist Rose Henderson (1871-1937).
Shakur, Assata
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Assata Olugbala Shakur (born July 16, 1947 as JoAnne Deborah Byron, married name Chesimard) is an African-American activist and escaped convict who was a member of the Black Panther Party (BPP) and Bl...
Smart, Elizabeth
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Elizabeth Smart (December 27, 1913 – March 4, 1986) was a Canadian poet and novelist.
Ury, Else
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German author.