Sunday, September 14, 2008

Margaret Sanger

Today according to Australian Eastern Standard Time when this item was posted
1879 Margaret Sanger (d. September 6, 1966), author (The Pivot of Civilization) and founder of Planned Parenthood and the birth-control movement in general. She was also the lover of English socialist/activist and science fiction author HG Wells (1866 - 1946).

Having anarchist tendencies, Sanger also participated in the Paterson Silk Strike of 1913 which she wrote about in Hippolyte Havel's Revolutionary Almanac. She contributed articles to Havel's Revolt, Emma Goldman's Mother Earth, and Alexander Berkman's The Blast and Modern School magazine ...

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