Thursday, May 1, 2008

Mai 68 : une révolution sociale



NY Times photo essay: Paris, May 1968

IHT: May 1968 - a watershed in French life
Reuters: Forty years on, France still fascinated by May 1968

And let's not forget that today is International Worker's Day.

The Brief Origins of May Day: "The day will come when our silence will be more powerful than the voices you are throttling today."

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Friday, October 26, 2007

Fan

I posted an excerpt of this on the plsj tumblelog, but I just reread the whole thing (transcription errors and all) and have been sitting here for fifteen minutes thinking how unbelievably cool Ursula K. LeGuin is.

A LEFT-HANDED COMMENCEMENT ADDRESS
Mills College Class of 1983

Incidentally, some of my most crushing moments as a teacher have been when young women have looked at me and earnestly said, "These feminists you've made us read are no longer relevant. We won."

Um, no. No we haven't.
And neither have men.

(thx)

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