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(1853 - 1942) ~ IWW Founder, Anarchist Activist, and Labor Organizer : In addition to defending the rights of African-Americans, Lucy spoke out against the repressed status of women in nineteenth century America. Wanting to challenge the notion that women could not be revolutionary, she took a very active, and often militant, role in the labor movement... (From : IWW.org.)
• "People have become so used to seeing the evidences of authority on every hand that most of them honestly believe that they would go utterly to the bad if it were not for the policeman's club or the soldier's bayonet. But the anarchist says, 'Remove these evidence of brute force, and let man feel the revivifying influences of self responsibility and self control, and see how we will respond to these better influences.'" (From : "The Principles of Anarchism," by Lucy E. Parsons.)
• "The land and all it contains, without which labor cannot be exerted, belong to no one man, but to all alike." (From : "The Principles of Anarchism," by Lucy E. Parsons.)
• "...be assured that you have spoken to these robbers in the only language which they have ever been able to understand, for they have never yet deigned to notice any petition from their slaves that they were not compelled to read by the red glare bursting from the cannon's mouths, or that was not handed to them upon the point of the sword." (From : "To Tramps, The Unemployed, the Disinherited, and ....)

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Trip East

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To Comrades and Friends: It is my intention to go East on an agitation trip in a week or two. I will deliver lectures upon the following subjects: “Curse of Child Labor,” “The Commune,” “Anarchism Defined,” “The Industrial Workers of the World: Their Aims and Object.” Comrades will please arrange meetings and communicate with me as soon as possible.

From : TheAnarchistLibrary.org

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March 11, 1906 :
Trip East -- Publication.

July 20, 2019 ; 4:14:27 PM (America/Los_Angeles) :
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