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Emma Goldman

is the companion website for a film about this Russian immigrant who championed women's equality, workers' rights, and free universal education. Goldman (1869-1940) defined the limits of dissent and free speech in Progressive Era America. Although her anarchist activism let to her imprisonment and deportation from the U.S., she denounced Soviet totalitarianism and praised America for its high level of freedom. See the film transcript, speeches, and historians' views. (WGBH, National Endowment for the Humanities)

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The first issue of Mother Earth, with a print run of 3000 copies, hit newsstands in March 1906. For a dime, readers got a showcase of anarchist and radical writings on current events, as well as poetr

Mother Earth magazine

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