Nikiforova, Marusya, 1885-1919 - Nick Heath

Marusya Nikiforova

A short biography of Russian anarchist guerrilla and orator Marussia Nikiforova, who fought in the Russian Civil War following the 1917 Revolution.

Sharpley, Kate, 1891-1978

Kate Sharpley

Brief biographical information about London resident, anarchist and World War I-widow, Kate Sharpley who once attacked Queen Mary.

Thalmann, Clara, 1910-1987

Portrait of Clara Thalmann from a photo taken in 1953.

A biography of Swiss anarchist Clara Thalmann, who travelled to Spain to fight in the Durruti Column in the Civil War.

Noe, Ito, 1895-1923

Ito Noe

A short biography of Ito Noe, a courageous Japanese woman who broke with her social conditioning and became a champion of both women’s liberation and anarchism.

Parsons, Lucy, 1853-1942

Lucy Parsons

A biography of anarchist labour organiser and wife of Haymarket Martyr Albert Parsons, Lucy Parsons.

Marriage and love - Emma Goldman

Anarchist and feminist Emma Goldman on relationships, love and marriage.

SCUM manifesto - Valerie Solanas

The "Society for Cutting Up Men" manifesto by Valerie Solanas, the woman who shot Andy Warhol. We do not agree with its politics, or her actions but reproduce this text for reference.

The power of women and the subversion of the community - Mariarosa Dalla Costa and Selma James

Tailors strike in Italy's Hot Autumn

An influential pamphlet by Mariarosa Dalla Costa and Selma James in 1972 that used a feminist reading of Marx to challenge Left orthodoxy on the role of women, their labour and their struggles.