Clara Zetkin, an organizer of the First International Women’s Day, presented this Report and Resolution on fascism at the June 1923 enlarged plenum of the Communist International’s executive committee. At a time when fascism was a new and little-understood phenomenon, Zetkin’s work proposed a sweeping plan for the unity of all victims of capitalism in an ideological and political campaign against the fascist danger.
Clara Zetkin (1857–1933) was a German Marxist theorist, activist, and advocate for women’s rights. In 1911, she organized the first International Women’s Day.
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Clara Zetkin was a German Marxist theorist, activist, and advocate for women's rights. In 1911, she organized the first International Women's Day
Philip S. Foner was one of the most prominent Marxist historians in the United States. A prolific author and editor, he tirelessly documented the lives of workers, African Americans, and political radicals. Because of his political affiliations he was shut out of academic employment for a quarter century.
Angela Davis is an American political activist, scholar, and author. Davis was politically active during the late 1960s through the 1970s and was associated with the Communist Party USA, the Civil Rights Movement and the Black Panther Party. Davis was a political prisoner and is now a world-renowned scholar and author of Are Prisons Obsolete?
Rosalyn Baxandall was a Distinguished Teaching Professor Emeritus at the State University of New York at Old Westbury and taught at the Bard Prison Project, and the CUNY Labor School. Baxandall is the author of Words on Fire, the Life and Writing of Elizabeth Gurley Flynn, (New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, l987), the co-author of Picture Windows: How the Suburbs Happened, (New York: Basic Books 2000), the coeditor of America’s Working Women, An Anthology of Women’s Work, 1620-1970, (New York: W.W. Norton and Co, 1995) and (New York: Random House l976), and coeditor of Dear Sisters, Dispatches From Women Liberation (New York: Basic Books, 2000), as well as the author of almost 50 articles, book reviews, on day care, working women, sexuality, reproductive rights and class, race and gender in suburbia, l945- 2000.