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Alexandra Kollontai on Women's Day by Skargill Alexandra Kollontai on Women's Day by Skargill
The 8th of March is International Women's Day, its origins were in the Socialist movement, and the date marks the beginning of the upheaval that led to the downfall of the Tsar. If you're wondering how the February Revolution could start on the 8th of March, its because the Russian calender is 13 days behind the Gregorian, meaning that in Russia the bread riots that sparked all the rest started on February 23rd.

Alexandra Kollontai was a female Bolshevik and one of the most socially liberated. In addition to pushing the Bolsheviks to be more open to women she experimented with free love, forty years before the hippies.

Women's Day  libcom.org/library/internation…
The Bread Riots libcom.org/history/subsistence…
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bttlrp Featured By Owner Mar 16, 2014
My baby <3 I have all her books; Red Love is awesome :D Communism & the Family is mostly obsolete but the notion of collective parenting is still a very powerful one and the only way from a materialist perspective to smash the reactionary bullshit that is the bourgeois nuclear family. In this respect we she was WAY to the left of Lenin, who couldn't care less about "The women question" and yet Kollontai was brilliant and a loyal Bolshevik who backed Lenin at every turn, even when noone else did.
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Master-of-the-Boot Featured By Owner Mar 9, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
What a woman
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Skargill Featured By Owner Mar 10, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
Indeed,she was quite an interesting woman.
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