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Emma Goldman

Goldman, Emma (1869–1940), Russian-born U.S. anarchist, she emigrated to the United States in 1886 and was imprisoned many times for her activities against militarism, for labor rights, and for advocating birth control. In 1919 she was deported to Russia along with Alexander Berkman, her copublisher of the paper Mother Earth. She opposed the repressive policies of the Bolshevik government and left Russia in 1921, for England and later Canada. Among her writings are Anarchism and Other Essays (1910) and her autobiography Living My Life (1931).

See also: Anarchism.

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