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from National Geographic

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.My mom used to carry me this way in the 1960s. She was inspired by my Japanese aunt. It was quite radical for an Anglo lady, I believe.

Emma Goldman, anarchist and activist -- "If I can't dance, I don't want to be part of your revolution." Her life, from 1869-1940, spanned great movements of two centuries. She was an early advocate of free speech, birth control, women’s equality, and union organization. Deported from the USin 1919, she participated in great social and political movements of her age, including the Russian Revolution and the Spanish Civil War.

from the Guardian

Child benefit has been changing lives for 70 years. Let’s not forget the woman behind it

Eleanor Rathbone’s idea that mothers should be paid for the work of bearing and raising children was radical in its time – and inspires to this day

Hey, if Midol makes a person gay, then lets have some fun. Find the biggest homophobes you know & slip some of this in their drinks, then get some popcorn, sit back & watch the show!

from The Huffington Post

The Radical Feminist Roots Of Mother's Day

The only thing better than the sweet and sentimental Mother's Day is its radical feminist history steeped in religious values. The American incarnation of Mother's Day is the result of years of women's activism that coincided with other women's mo...