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  1. Abdi, Dekha Ibrahim
    Connexipedia: Right Livelihood Award Winner

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    A global peacemaker from rural Kenya who has engaged in peace work and conflict resolution in many of the world's most divided countries. Her comprehensive methodology combines grassroots activism, soft but uncompromising leadership, and spiritual motivation drawing on the teachings of Islam. (Born 1964).
  2. American Revolutionary
    The Evolution of Grace Lee Boggs

    Resource Type: Film/Video
    Published: 2014
    A documentary about the ideas and activism of 98-year-old Grace Lee Boggs, covering her lifetime of vital thinking and action, traversing the major U.S. social movements of the last century; from labour to civil rights, to Black Power, feminism, the Asian American and environmental justice movements and beyond. Boggs’s constantly evolving strategy -- her willingness to re-evaluate and change tactics in relation to the world shifting around her -- drives the story forward.
  3. Anderson, Doris
    Connexipedia: Article in the Canadian Encyclopedia

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    Canadian author, journalist and women's rights activist. (1921-2007).
  4. Anderson, Doris
    Connexipedia: Article in Library and Archives Canada

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    Canadian author, journalist and women's rights activist. (1921-2007).
  5. Anthony, Susan B.
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    American civil rights leader who played a pivotal role in the 19th century women's rights movement to introduce women's suffrage into the United States. (1820-1906).
  6. Antoniou, Laura
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    Laura Antoniou (born 1963) is an American novelist. She is the author of The Marketplace series of BDSM-themed novels, which were originally published under the pen name of Sara Adamson.
  7. As Good as God, as Clever as the Devil
    The Impossible Life of Mary Benson

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 2011
    The biography of Mary Benson, the lesbian wife of the Head of the Church of England at the end of the 19th century. She was loved for her wit by Tennyson, Henry James and Browning. This is the story of an unsung woman and an intellectual history of her time.
  8. Baez, Joan
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    Folk singer, songwriter and activist. (Born 1941).
  9. Baker, Ella
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    African American civil rights and human rights activis. (1903-1986).
  10. Barlow, Maude
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    Canadian auther and activist. National chairperson of the Council of Canadians, a citizens' advocacy organization, co-founder of the Blue Planet Project, and an executive member of the International Forum on Globalization. (Born 1947).
  11. Barlow, Maude
    Connexipedia: Right Livelihood Award Winner

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    Canadian auther and activist. National chairperson of the Council of Canadians, a citizens' advocacy organization, co-founder of the Blue Planet Project, and an executive member of the International Forum on Globalization. (Born 1947).
  12. Beauvoir, Simone de
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    French writer, philosopher, feminist, and social theorist. (1908-1986).
  13. Bertell, Rosalie
    Connexipedia: Right Livelihood Award Winner

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    Canadian-American researcher who has worked in the field of environmental health. (Born 1929).
  14. Besant, Annie
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    Theosophist, women's rights activist, writer and orator, and supporter of Irish and Indian self rule. (1847-1933).
  15. Bhatt, Ela
    Connexipedia: Right Livelihood Award Winner

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    Advocate for self-employed women. Winner of the Right Livelihood Award in 1984. (Born 1933).
  16. Boggs, Grace Lee
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    A Chinese-American author, anti-racist activist and feminist. (Born 1915).
  17. Grace Lee Boggs, Legendary Activist, Dead At 100
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2015
    Boggs spent her life actively supporting causes ranging from civil rights and labour to the Black Power and feminist movements.
  18. Grace Lee Boggs, Legendary Activist, Dead At 100
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2015
    Boggs spent her life actively supporting causes ranging from civil rights and labour to the Black Power and feminist movements.
  19. Grace Lee Boggs R.I.P.
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2015
    Grace Lee Boggs, founding member of the Johnson-Forest Tendency (where her party name was Ria Stone), has died at the age of 100 in Detroit. She was born on June 27, 1915 and passed away October 5, 2015.
  20. Brame, Gloria
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    Gloria Glickstein Brame (born August 20, 1955) is a U.S. writer and sex therapist based in Athens, Georgia.
  21. Brown, Rosemary
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    Canadian politician, prominent member of the New Democratic Party. (1930-2003).
  22. Bryant, Louise
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    American journalist and writer best known for her Marxist and anarchist beliefs and her essays on radical political and feminist themes. (1885-1936).
  23. Budiardjo, Carmel
    Connexipedia: Right Livelihood Award Winner

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    British human rights activist, founder of the organisation Tapol and a recipient of the Right Livelihood Award.
  24. Buller, Annie
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    Union organizer and manager of various Communist Party of Canada (CPC) publications. (1895-1973).
  25. Callwood, June
    Connexipedia: Article in Library and Archives Canada

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    Journalist, writer, broadcaster, civil libertarian 1924-2007. (1924-2007).
  26. Callwood, June
    Connexipedia: Article in the Canadian Encyclopedia

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    Journalist, writer, broadcaster, civil libertarian 1924-2007. (1924-2007).
  27. Carr, Shirley
    Connexipedia: Article in the Canadian Encyclopedia

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    Canadian union leader who was the first woman president of the Canadian Labour Congress.
  28. Carson, Rachel
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    American marine biologist and nature writer whose writings, especially 'Silent Spring', are credited with advancing the global environmental movement. (1907-1964).
  29. Casgrain, Marie Thérèse (Forget)
    Connexipedia: Article in Library and Archives Canada

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    Feminist, reformer, politician and senator in Quebec, Canada. (1896-1981).
  30. Chang, Helen Mack
    Connexipedia: Right Livelihood Award Winner

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    Guatemalan businesswoman and human rights activist. Active in the struggle against impunity of political murderers. (Born 1952).
  31. Culhane, Claire
    Connexipedia: Article from PrisonJustice.ca

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    Canadian social justice activist. (1918-1996).
  32. Deborah Cunningham, 1945-2015
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2015
    Deborah Cunningham was an ADAPT activist and Executive Director of the Memphis Center for Independent Living (MCIL). When she died on May 7, the movement lost a tireless, creative, committed activist, feminist and thinker.
  33. Dann, Mary and Carrie
    Connexipedia: Right Livelihood Award Winner

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    Leaders in the struggle of the Western Shoshone to retain their ancestral lands.
  34. Darcy, Judy
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    Canadian trade unionist and president of the Canadian Union of Public Employees from 1991 until 2003. (Born 1950).
  35. Day, Dorothy
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    American journalist, social activist, distributist, anarchist, and devout Catholic. (1897-1980).
  36. Defender of the Forests
    Bonnie Phillips vs. the Timber Beasts, Gang Green and the Big Foundations

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2015
    Veteran forest advocate Bonnie Phillips passed away on May 4, 2015 in Olympia, Washington. This article is based on her final interview.
  37. Detroit celebrates Grace Lee Boggs' 100th birthday
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2015
    About the weeklong celebration of the life of Grace Lee Boggs, radical activist, political theorist, and revolutionary.
  38. Diary of Bergen-Belsen
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 2009
    Hanna Lévy-Hass, a Yugoslavian Jew, emerged a defiant survivor of the Holocaust. Her observations, recorded in her own incomparable voice, shed new light on the lived experience of Nazi internment. Lévy-Hass stands alone as the only resistance fighter to report on her own experience inside the camps, and she does so with unflinching clarity in dealing with the political and social divisions inside Bergen-Belsen.
  39. Duckworth, Muriel
    Connexipedia: Article in Library and Archives Canada

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    Canadian pacifist, feminist, social and community activist. (1908-2009).
  40. Duckworth, Muriel
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    Canadian pacifist, feminist, social and community activist. (1908-2009).
  41. Dunayevskaya, Raya
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    Founder of the philosophy of Marxist Humanism. (1910-1987).
  42. Edwards, Henrietta Muir
    Connexipedia: Article in Library and Archives Canada

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    Canadian women's rights activist and reformer. (1849-1931).
  43. Eileen Gersh, 1913-1998
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 1998
    EILEEN SUTTON GERSH, a revolutionary socialist since the 1930s, died in London on March 18, 1998. Like many of her generation, she became radicalized by the political and economic crisis of the 1930s, including the rise of fascism and the Spanish Civil War. Sutton began to read Marx while studying at Somerville College in Oxford and joined the school's Labour Club.
  44. Hedy Epstein
    Resource Type: Website
    The website of the late Hedy Epstein 1924-2016), Holocause survivor, human rights advocate, and speaker.
  45. A Farewell and Tribute: Rose Lesnik, 1924-1998
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 1999
    ROSE LESNIK, LIFELONG socialist, activist and humanist, died of pancreatic cancer on August 1, 1998. Rose, born in 1924, grew up in a socialist household.
    Her father, Harry Gold, and her brother joined the Trotskyist movement in 1938. Rose followed their example and at the age of 17 joined the Socialist Workers Party. Then in 1953 she became a member of the Socialist Union (publishers of American Socialist).
  46. Fernandez, Irene
    Connexipedia: Right Livelihood Award Winner

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    Malaysian advocate for the right of women, migrants, and poor workers. (Born 1946).
  47. Flynn, Elizabeth Gurley
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    Labour leader, activist, and feminist who played a leading role in the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW). (1890-1964).
  48. Franklin, Ursula
    Connexipedia: Article in Library and Archives Canada

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    Metallurgist, humanitarian, feminist, peace activist. (Born 1921).
  49. Franklin, Ursula
    Connexipedia: Article in the Canadian Encyclopedia

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    Metallurgist, humanitarian, feminist, peace activist. (Born 1921).
  50. Franklin, Ursula
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    Metallurgist, humanitarian, feminist, peace activist. (Born 1921).
  51. Friedan, Betty
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    American writer, activist and feminist. (1921-2006).
  52. Genefke, Inge
    Connexipedia: Right Livelihood Award Winner

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    Campaigner and worker on behalf of torture victims.
  53. Geonzon, Winefreda
    Connexipedia: Right Livelihood Award Winner

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    Advocate for prisoners. Responsible for setting up the Free Legal Assistance Volunteers Association (FREELAVA) as a legal aid office for victims of human rights violations, prisoners who could not afford lawyers to act for them and people whose cases had implications for social justice.
  54. Goldman, Emma
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    Anarchist known for her political activism, writing and speeches. (1869-1940).
  55. Gough, Kathleen
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    Anthropologist, Marxist. (1925-1990).
  56. Hamer, Fannie Lou
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    American voting rights activist and civil rights leader. (1917-1977).
  57. Hartman, Grace
    Connexipedia: Article in the Canadian Encyclopedia

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    Canadian labour union activist. (1918-1993).
  58. Hauser, Monika
    Connexipedia: Right Livelihood Award Winner

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    German human rights advocate. (Born 1959).
  59. Holocaust survivor and activist for justice Hedy Epstein dies at 91
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2016
    Holocaust survivor Hedy Epstein, 91, died at her home in St. Louis, Missouri, USA, on May 26, 2016. An internationally renowned, respected and admired advocate for human and civil rights, Hedy was encircled by friends who lovingly cared for her at home.
  60. Horton, Zilphia
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  61. Huerta, Dolores
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    The co-founder of the United Farm Workers of America, AFL-CIO, and prominent member of the Democratic Socialists of America. (Born 1930).
  62. Jacobs, Jane
    Connexipedia: Article in the Canadian Encyclopedia

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    Author, urban advocate, economist, ecologist, and philosopher. (1916-2006).
  63. Jacobs, Jane
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    Author, urban advocate, economist, ecologist, and philosopher. (1916-2006).
  64. Jagannathan, Krishnammal and Sankaralingam
    Connexipedia: Right Livelihood Award Winners

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    Gandhian activists who have protested against social injustice.
  65. Jagger, Bianca
    Connexipedia: Right Livelihood Award Winner

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    A Nicaraguan-born social and human rights advocate and a former actress and fashion icon. (Born 1950).
  66. James Tiptree, Jr.: The Double Life of Alice B. Sheldon
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 2006
    James Tiptree, Jr. burst onto the science fiction scene in the 1970s with a series of hardedged, provocative short stories. After years, the cover was blown on his alter ego: A sixty-one-year old woman named Alice Sheldon. This fascinating biography, ten years in the making, is based on extensive research, exclusive interviews, and full access to Alice Sheldon's papers.
  67. Joan of Arc
    Sources Select Resources Encyclopedia

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2012
    A peasant girl born in what is now eastern France who claimed divine guidance, she led the French army to several important victories during the Hundred Years' War.
  68. Jones, Mary Harris (Mother Jones)
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    American labour and community organizer, a Wobbly, and a Socialist. (1837-1930).
  69. Kamal, Meena Keshwar
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    An Afghan women's rights activist, founder of the Revolutionary Association of the Women of Afghanistan (RAWA), a group organized to promote equality and education for women. (1956-1987).
  70. Keller, Helen
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    American author, political activist and lecturer. (1880-1968).
  71. Kelly, Petra
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    Left-wing German politician. (1947-1992).
  72. Kelly, Petra
    Connexipedia: Right Livelihood Award Winner

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    Left-wing German politician. (1947-1992).
  73. Klein, Bonnie Sherr
    Connexipedia: Article in Library and Archives Canada

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    Filmmaker, author, disability rights activist. (Born 1941).
  74. Joy Kogawa
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2016
  75. Kruhonja, Katarina
    Connexipedia: Right Livelihood Award Winner

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    Croatian peace activist. (Born 1962).
  76. Hedy Lamarr
    Wikipedia article

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    Hedy Lamarr, born Hedwig Eva Maria Kiesler, 9 November 1914 – 19 January 2000) was an Austrian and American film actress and inventor. After an early and brief film career in Germany, which included a controversial love-making scene in the film Ecstasy (1933), she fled from her husband and secretly moved to Paris. There, she met MGM head Louis B. Mayer, who offered her a movie contract in Hollywood, where she became a film star from the late 1930s to the 1950s.
  77. Landsberg, Michele
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    Canadian writer, social activist and feminist. (Born 1935).
  78. Langer, Felicia
    Connexipedia: Right Livelihood Award Winner

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    Israeli human rights lawyer, winner of the Right Livelihood Award.
  79. Lappé, Frances Moore
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    Activist and writer on food, hunger, economics, and democracy. (Born 1944).
  80. Lappé, Frances Moore
    Connexipedia: Right Livelihood Award Winner

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    Activist and writer on food, hunger, economics, and democracy. (Born 1944).
  81. Lavell, Jeannette Vivian Corbiere
    Connexipedia: Article in Library and Archives Canada

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    Native women's rights activist. (Born 1942).
  82. LeBourdais, Isabel
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    Canadian journalist and author. (1909-2003).
  83. The Legacy of Rosa Luxemburg
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 2015
    Norman Geras sets out to interrogate and refute the myths that have developed around Rosa Luxemburg's work.
  84. Lemke, Birsel
    Connexipedia: Right Livelihood Award Winner

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    Turkish environmentalist. (Born 1950).
  85. The Letters of Rosa Luxemburg
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 2011
    Blending a passionate sensibility and a steely intellect with an unshakeable commitment to revolutionary socialism, Rosa Luxemburg is one of the towering figures of the twentieth century. In this comprehensive collection selection of Luxemburg's letters, her political concerns are revealed alongside the story of a vivid inner life.
  86. A Life of Learning
    Charles Homer Haskins Lecture for 1997

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 1997
  87. Livesay, Dorothy
    Connexipedia: Article in the Canadian Encyclopedia

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    Poet, journalist, writer of short fiction, autobiography and literary criticism. (1909-1996).
  88. Livingstone, Kay
    Connexipedia: Article in Library and Archives Canada

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    Social activist, radio host. (1918-1975).
  89. Longuet, Jenny
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    Socialist activist. Daughter of Jenny von Westphalen and Karl Marx. (1844-1883).
  90. Love and Capital
    Karl and Jenny Marx and the Birth of a Revolution

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 2011
    A biography of Karl and Jenny Marx.
  91. Luxemburg, Rosa
    Connexipedia Article

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    Marxist revolutionary. (1871-1919).
  92. Luxemburg, Rosa
    Connexipedia: Entry in Encyclopedia of Marxism Glossary of People

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    Marxist revolutionary. (1871-1919).
  93. Maathai, Wangari
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    Winner of the1984 Right Livelihood Award and the 2004 Nobel Peace Prize. (Born 1940).
  94. Maathai, Wangari
    Connexipedia: Right Livelihood Award Winner

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    Winner of the 1984 Right Livelihood Award and the 2004 Nobel Peace Prize. (Born 1940).
  95. MacInnis, Grace Winona
    Connexipedia: Article in the Canadian Encyclopedia

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    Canadian politician and feminist.
  96. MacInnis, Grace
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    Canadian politician and feminist. (1905-1991).
  97. Macphail, Agnes
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    Canadian political and activist. (1890-1954).
  98. Macphail, Agnes Campbell
    Connexipedia: Article in the Canadian Encyclopedia

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    Canadian polician. (1890-1954).
  99. Manorama, Ruth
    Connexipedia: Right Livelihood Award Winner

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    Advocate for the right of Dalit women. (Born 1952).
  100. Marx, Eleanor
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    Socialist author and activist. (1855-1898).
  101. A Marxian Oddity
    A review of Marxiam and Freedom. From 1776 Unitl Today, by Raya Dunayevskaya

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 1958
    Paul Mattick says although Raya Dunayevskaya’s interpretation of Marxian doctrine is occasionally true and eloquent, this book as a whole is a scatterbrained hodge-podge of philosophical, economic and political ideas that defy description and serious criticism.
  102. Joyce Maupin, 1914-1998
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 1999
    JOYCE MAUPIN, A long-time revolutionary activist and writer and a founder of Union WAGE (Women's Alliance to Gain Equality), died last September 14. Joyce loved to recount the story about “women in line to pee” leading to the formation of Union WAGE, the organization they spent a decade building. Her friend, Jean Maddox (ex-Communist Party) attended a March, 1971 conference on Women's Day at UCB (Berkeley) called by NOW. Standing in line for the bathroom, Jean chatted with Anne...
  103. McClung, Nellie Letitia (Mooney)
    Connexipedia: Article in Library and Archives Canada

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    Canadian feminist, politician, and social activist. (1873-1951).
  104. McNaughton, Violet
    Connexipedia: Article in Library and Archives Canada

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    Feminist, journalist and activist. (1879-1968).
  105. Menchú, Rigoberta
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    Winner of the 1992 Nobel Peace Prize. (Born 1959).
  106. Mer-Khamis, Arna
    Connexipedia: Right Livelihood Award Winner

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    Israeli educator and human rights activist. (1929-1995).
  107. Michel, Louise
    Connexipedia: Entry in Encyclopedia of Marxism Glossary of People

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    French anarchist, school teacher and medical worker. (1830-1905).
  108. One Woman Army
    The Life of Claire Culhane

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1992
    A biography of Claire Culhane, member of the Canadian Communist Party, crusader for prison abolition, and peace activist opposed to the Vietnam war.
  109. Pankhurst, Emmeline
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    English women's suffrage movement leader. (1858-1928).
  110. Parent, Madeleine
    Connexipedia: Article in Library and Archives Canada

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    Trade unionist. (Born 1918).
  111. Parent, Madeleine
    Connexipedia: Article in the Canadian Encyclopedia

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    Trade unionist. (Born 1918).
  112. Parlby, Irene Marryat
    Connexipedia: Article in Library and Archives Canada

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    Politician, farm women's leader. (1868-1965).
  113. Parsons, Lucy
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    Radical American labour organizer and anarchist communist. (1853-1942).
  114. The Passing of Ronnie Gilbert
    A Great Woman Has Died

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2015
    Ronnie Gilbert, an original member of the legendary folk group, the Weavers, has died .
  115. Politkovskaya, Anna
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    Russian journalist, author and human rights activist. (1958-2006).
  116. The Radical Life of Rosa Luxemburg
    A graphic novelization of the revolutionary life and legacy of "Red Rosa"

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    Published: 2015
    An excerpt from Red Rosa, a graphic biography of Rosa Luxemburg.
  117. Rebick, Judy
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    Canadian feminist, writer, and activist. (Born 1945).
  118. Red Rosa
    A Graphic Biography of Rosa Luxemburg

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 2015
    A giant of the political left, Rosa Luxemburg is one of the foremost minds in the canon of revolutionary socialist thought. Red Rosa gives Luxemburg her due as a radical and human being. In this beautifully drawn work of graphic biography, writer and artist Kate Evans has opened up her subject’s intellectual world to a new audience, grounding Luxemburg’s ideas in the realities of an inspirational and deeply affecting life.
  119. Roback, Léa
    Connexipedia: Article in Library and Archives Canada

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    Union organizer, social activist. (1903-2000).
  120. Rosa Luxemburg
    Abridged Edition

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1969
    A biography of Luxemburg by a British academic.
  121. Rosa Luxemburg in Retrospect
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 1978
  122. Rosa Luxemburg. Im Lebensrausch, trotz alledem
    Eine Biographie

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 2000
  123. Rosa Luxemburg: A Reappraisal
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1975
  124. Rose Henderson
    A Woman for the People

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 2010
    A study of the life of Canadian feminist, socialist, and peace activist Rose Henderson (1871-1937).
  125. Rowbotham, Sheila
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    British socialist feminist theorist and writer. (Born 1943).
  126. Roy, Arundhati
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    Indian writer (in English) and activist. (Born 1961).
  127. Russell, Dora
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    British author, feminist and socialist campaigner. (1894-1986).
  128. Scholl, Sophie
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    A member of the White Rose non-violent resistance group in Nazi Germany. (1921-1943).
  129. Shadd, Mary Ann
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    A key figure in the Underground Railroad and a subscription agent for William Lloyd Garrison's abolitionist newspaper, The Liberator. (1823-1893).
  130. Shiva, Vandana
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    Philosopher, environmental activist, eco feminist and author. (Born 1952).
  131. Shiva, Vandana
    Connexipedia: Right Livelihood Award Winner

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    Environmental and women's activist. (Born 1952).
  132. Social Activist Grace Lee Boggs on Shaking Up the Status Quo in America
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    Published: 2007
    Grace Lee Boggs has been a part of almost every major movement in the United States in the last 75 years, including: Labor, Civil Rights, Black Power, Women’s Rights and Environmental Justice.
  133. Starhawk
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    American writer, anarchist activist. (Born 1951).
  134. Terselic, Vesna
    Connexipedia: Right Livelihood Award Winner

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    Croatian peace activist. (Born 1962).
  135. Tough Love
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2010
    Attorney Emily Schaeffer immigrated to Israel to defend the rights of Palestinians in the West Bank. 'I guess most Israelis would view me as a traitor,' she says, 'but I don't intend to keep quiet just because I came from afar'
  136. Truth, Sojourner
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    African-American abolitionist and women's rights activist. (1797-1883).
  137. Tubman, Harriet
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    An African-American abolitionist, humanitarian, and Union spy during the American Civil War. (1822-1913).
  138. Ury, Else
    Sources Select Resources Encyclopedia

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    German author.
  139. Victims No Longer?
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2003
    The author begins with the position that suffering is not moral and criticizes Israeli settlers and Zionists for disenfranchising Palestinians. She debunks the notion that they are a nation of victims. She calls into question the assumption that criticizing Israel is anti-semitic.
  140. Wangari Maathai was not a good woman. Kenya needs more of them.
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2015
    25 September, 2015 marked four years since the passing of Kenyan environmentalist and feminist icon, Wangari Maathai. In Kenya, the celebrations were notably muted as her standing in the country has been ambiguous. Maathai challenged the notion of Kenyan women, who are forced to pretend to be "good" to satisfy societal expectations.
  141. Watt-Cloutier, Sheila
    Connexipedia: Article in Library and Archives Canada

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    Inuit leader, activist.
  142. Wilkerson, Cathy
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    American radical. (Born 1945).
  143. Williams, Jody
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    Winner of the 1997 Nobel Peace Prize. (Born 1950).
  144. Wollstonecraft, Mary
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    British writer, philosopher, and feminist. (1759-1797).
  145. Wood, Ellen Meiksins
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    Marxist scholar. (Born 1942).
  146. Zasulich, Vera
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    Russian Marxist and revolutionary 1849-1919.
  147. Zetkin, Clara
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