Above everything else, I am taken by the revolution. It had to be that way. – Louise Michel
Now in its fifth year of production, and having previously addressed the history of revolutionary change, the International Anti-Fascist Struggle, and the worlds of the Radical Arts and Prisoner Support movements, the 2017 edition features the hidden history of the struggles of women for their individual and our collective freedoms. Our monthly features this year include the lives of some women that you thought you might know (the suffragette and radical socialist Sylvia Pankhurst and the Makhnovist commander Maria Nikiforova), together with many that you probably do not (the Russian revolutionary Lyudmila Mokievsky-Zubok, the ‘Godless Girl’ Queen Silver, and Marina Ginestà i Coloma, the mysterious woman who appeared in an iconic photograph of the Spanish Civil War), as well as the Agrupacion Mujeres Libres, the Mirabal Sisters, and the prominence of women in the Black Panther Party and the early Russian revolutionary movements.
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