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Feminism Practices What Anarchism Preaches

Feminism Practices What Anarchism Preaches

From Empty Hands History

“Feminism Practices What Anarchism Preaches”: Anarcha-Feminism in the 20th Century (Panel Recording)

I recently organized an online panel at the Boston Anarchist Bookfair on November 14th (2021), which was recorded and uploaded to Youtube. My own talk, which begins around 41:20, is titled “‘We’re Pro-Choice and We Riot’: Anarcha-Feminism in Love and Rage (1989-98).” It is based on research and interviews that I have been conducting for my dissertation on North American anarchism in the late 20th century.

It’s Time to Help the Lucy Parsons Center

from Center for a Stateless Society

by Eric Fleischmann

The Lucy Parsons Center—originally opened as the Red Book Store in 1969 in Central Square, Cambridge but later renamed after the famed anarcho-communist and labor-organizer—is a non-profit, independent, cooperative radical bookstore and activist community center located in Jamaica Plain, Boston. As they write on their website: for years, the Center…

Bob D’Attilio is Gone

Bob D'Attilio Tribute, Kate Sharpley Library

The American "Memory” of the Sacco and Vanzetti Case

For many years Robert (Bob) D’Atillio was an inexhaustible source of material on the Sacco and Vanzetti case. His loss is a tremendous one to those of us interested in the nuances of anarchist history. Mentored by Raffaele Schiavina (Max Sartin) he devoted much of his life to the search for undiscovered material on the case. He helped us on numerous occasions with patience and humour and he is a great loss to the movement as this beautiful obituary by Luigi Botta shows. A final thought. Perhaps there are people near you who were involved in the movement. Talk to them. Get their memories in writing or on tape. We can’t afford to lose them. Vale, Bob D’Attilio.

Announcing the Boston Anarchist Bookfair on November 9th-10th.

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