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The women of America are too intelligent to be devoted to slackers

We have made partners of the women in this war. Shall we admit them only to a partnership of suffering and sacrifice and toil, and not to a partnership of privilege and right?

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September 27, 1914

by Richard van Pelt, WWI Correspondent

Today in 1914 was a Sunday. There was no issue of the Capital Journal, and in the Statesman… 1,240 more words

World War I In Marion County

First Female US Presidential Candidate Victoria C. Woodhall (b. September 23, 1838 d. June 9, 1927)

Legal Contender….Victoria C. Woodhull: first woman to run for president

By Susan Kullman

Source: The Women’s Quarterly (Fall 1988)

On the 150th anniversary of her birth, September 23, 1988, Victoria Claflin Woodhull was largely lost to history. 2,144 more words


Christabel Pankhurst

Did you know that on this day in 1880, women’s rights leader, suffragette and daughter of Emmeline and Richard Pankhurst, Christabel Pankhurst was born?

“What we suffragettes aspire to be when we are enfranchised is ambassadors of freedom to women in other parts of the world, who are not so free as we are.”
Christabel Pankhurst.

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Jim Hightower | US Populist Movement Is on the Rise

WHAT IT IS: For some 238 years, it has been the chief political impulse in America’s body politick — determinedly democratic, vigilantly resistant to the oppressive power of corporations and Wall Street, committed to grassroots percolate-up economics, and firmly rooted in my old daddy’s concept of “Everybodyness,” recognizing that we’re all in this together.

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Human Rights

Beat Me Till I Disappear

Last week the gossip website TMZ released a video of NFL running back Ray Rice punching his then fiancé Janay Palmer while in the elevator of an Atlantic City casino. 1,048 more words

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