Before The Revolution

dispatches from the front

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My first visit with Mother Aya

(This is entirely a work of fiction done as a creative writing exercise. I have never done any hallucinogenic drugs)

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August 10, 2018
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Antoinette Konikow: Pioneering Fighter for Women’s Rights and Socialism

Antoinette Konikow (1869-1946) was a pioneering socialist feminist, advocate for women’s reproductive autonomy, and a founding member of the Socialist Party of America, the Communist Party, and then the U.S. Trotskyist movement. Sadly, today she is little known and underappreciated, though she deserves wider recognition.

(Published in Left Voice, March 26, 2018)
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