(May 14, 1940) was an anarchist known for her political activism, writing, and speeches. She played a pivotal role in the development of anarchist political philosophy in North America and Europe in the first half of the twentieth century.
EmmaGoldman, Nathan Meyer ('09) as Younger Brother, and Deonte Warren ('10) as Coalhouse Walker Jr. amongst the ensemble. Ragtime is a part of Belmont University's series on The... - 12.25.2008, YouTube
24.01.2012 [National Post] - EmmaGoldman, the legendary anarchist, said Nietzsche's work took her to “undreamed-of heights.” Jack London and Eugene O'Neill were among the major American writers who considered Nietzsche's Thus Spoke Zarathustra their Bible.
Ladies and gentlemen, I came here to avoid as much as possible treading on your corns. I had intended to deal only with the basic issue of economics that dictates our lives from the cradle to the grave, regardless of our religion or moral beliefs. I see now that it was a mistake. If one enters a battle, he cannot be squeamish about a few corns. Here, then, are my answers: I do not believe in God, because I believe in man. Whatever his mistakes, man has for thousands of years past been working to undo the botched job your God has made. As to killing rulers, it depends entirely on the position of the ruler. If it is the Russian Czar, I most certainly believe in dispatching him to where he belongs. If the ruler is as ineffectual as an American President, it is hardly worth the effort. There are, however, some potentates I would kill by any and all means at my disposal. They are Ignorance, Superstition, and Bigotry — the most sinister and tyrannical rulers on earth. As for the gentleman who asked if free love would not build more houses of prostitution, my answer is: They will all be empty if the men of the future look like him. - Responding to audience questions during a speech in Detroit (1898); as recounted in Living My Life (1931), p. 207; quoted by Annie Laurie Gaylor in Women Without Superstition, p. 382
18.01.2012 [Calgary Sun] - In Front Row Centre's production Tracy Smith plays EmmaGoldman, Joel Schaefer plays John Hinckley Jr., Janos Zeller plays John Wilkes Booth and Bryan Smith plays Lee Harvey Oswald and Nick Driscoll is Leon Czolgosz. In the Broadway production the role