Lucy Parsons

Freedom, Equality and Solidarity: Writings and Speeches, 1878-1937

Gale Ahrens     2004     183p     5 x 8

‘More dangerous than 1000 rioters!’ That’s what the Chicago police called Lucy Parsons – America’s most defiant and persistent anarchist agitator, whose cross-country speaking tours inspired hundreds of thousands of working people. Her friends and admirers included William Morris, Peter Kropotkin, ‘Big Bill’ Haywood, Ben Reitman, Sam Dolgoff – and the groups in which she was active were just as varied: the Knights of Labor, IWW, Dil Pickle Club, International Labor Defense, & others. Here for the first time is a hefty selection of her powerful writings & speeches – on anarchism, women, race matters, class war, the IWW, and the U.S. injustice system.



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