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  • Anarchism and Other Essays

  • By: Emma Goldman
  • Narrated by: Suzanne Toren
  • Length: 8 hrs and 41 mins
  • Unabridged
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Among the men and women prominent in the public life of early 20th-century America there are but few whose names are mentioned as often as that of Emma Goldman. Yet the real Emma Goldman is almost quite unknown. Here are powerful, penetrating, prophetic essays on direct action, the role of minorities, prison reform, puritan hypocrisy, and violence.

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  • By Don M. Smith on 03-17-17

Critical reading for today's world

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Reviewed: 02-27-17

Written in 1910, every bit of the knowledge that Goldman sought and disseminated here is painfully relevant today. Anarchism, as Goldman said elsewhere, will always prevail in the human spirit because it touches the underlying truths of capitalism, government, and authority. Despite smear tactics from the state and capitalist media, despite the important but controversial tactics of cultural anarchists and the blackbloc, one also comes to the believe that anarchism also touches on the fundamental truths of humanity.

I highly recommend this book to any who wishes to emancipate themselves from the compact masses of droning capitalist cannon fodder.

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