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Emma Goldman Anarchist writer Voltairine de Cleyre criticized Emma Goldman for speaking to the middle and intellectual classes, "wasting" her activism on Americans who de Cleyre believed were not committed to changing the social order. It was horrible, she wrote, "to find that Anarchism has been made a fad for intellectuals to pat on the back."

In Goldman's Mother Earth magazine, de Cleyre announced: "Comrades, we have gone upon a wrong road... Our work should be among the poor, the disinherited, the men and women who do the hard and brutalizing work of the world."

If Goldman wanted a revolution against capitalism, should she have promoted that revolution among capitalists?

 

No, revolution can only come from the workers.

Yes, everyone can fight for a more equitable world.

 
 
Did you watch the film, "Emma Goldman"?
(Please vote "yes" if you watched at least half of the film.)
 

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