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|From:||Eddy Ohlms <etg@...>|
|Date:||Thursday, February 19, 2004, 4:08|
> The Yiddish Anarchist movement has its early roots in Berlin, London and
> New York City. Some famous Yiddish Anarchists: Emma Goldman, Alexander
> Berkman, Gustav Landauer, Rudolf Rocker (though not Jewish, he edited a Yiddish
> Anarchist journal)... it is possible that the mysterious anarchist "B. Traven",
> author of _The Treasure of the Sierra Madre_, a.k.a. Ret Marut a.k.a Otto Feige,
> was Yiddish...
> China's own Anarchist Ba Jin (Li Feigan) was influenced by Emma Goldman
> and Alexander Berkman. He translated works by Kropotkin, Goldman, Rocker and
> many others. His _nom de guerre_ "Ba Jin" is made - _mutatus mutandi_ -of the Ba
> as in BAkunin and the Kin as in KropotKIN.
> Noam Chomsky is also from a Jewish libertarian socialist lineage.
> ("Libertarian socialist" is just another way of saying "anarchist" w/o the loaded
> stereotyping of Anarchists as being gun-toting Sacco and Vanzettis or
> bomb-throwers or "punks" ["lifestyle anarchists", posers, as pacifist anarchist Paul
> Goodman calls them...])
> Leo Tolstoy, though no Jew, is the figurehead of pacifistic Christian
> Anarchism. The Christian Anarchist Tolstoy Society in London was of course named
> after him.
They are my heros.