Music by Train SP Collective, Video editing by Spiros Train
Emma Goldman (June 27 [O.S. June 15] 1869 -- 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.
Born in Kovno in the Russian Empire (present-day Kaunas, Lithuania), Goldman emigrated to the U.S. in 1885 and lived in New York City, where she joined the burgeoning anarchist movement in 1889. Attracted to anarchism after the Haymarket affair, Goldman became a writer and a renowned lecturer on anarchist philosophy, women's rights, and social issues, attracting crowds of thousands. She and anarchist writer Alexander Berkman, her lover and lifelong friend, planned to assassinate industrialist and financier Henry Clay Frick as an act of propaganda of the deed. Although Frick survived the attempt on his life, Berkman was sentenced to twenty-two years in prison. Goldman was imprisoned several times in the years that followed, for "inciting to riot" and illegally distributing information about birth control. In 1906, Goldman founded the anarchist journal Mother Earth.
In 1917, Goldman and Berkman were sentenced to two years in jail for conspiring to "induce persons not to register" for the newly instated draft. After their release from prison, they were arrested—along with hundreds of others—and deported to Russia. Initially supportive of that country's Bolshevik revolution, Goldman quickly voiced her opposition to the Soviet use of violence and the repression of independent voices. In 1923, she wrote a book about her experiences, My Disillusionment in Russia. While living in England, Canada, and France, she wrote an autobiography called Living My Life. After the outbreak of the Spanish Civil War, she traveled to Spain to support the anarchist revolution there. She died in Toronto on May 14, 1940, aged 70.
During her life, Goldman was lionized as a free-thinking "rebel woman" by admirers, and denounced by critics as an advocate of politically motivated murder and violent revolution. Her writing and lectures spanned a wide variety of issues, including prisons, atheism, freedom of speech, militarism, capitalism, marriage, free love, and homosexuality. Although she distanced herself from first-wave feminism and its efforts toward women's suffrage, she developed new ways of incorporating gender politics into anarchism. After decades of obscurity, Goldman's iconic status was revived in the 1970s, when feminist and anarchist scholars rekindled popular interest in her life.
Αφιερωμένο σ'αυτούς που αναζητούν την ελευθερία και την αξιοπρέπεια στους δρόμους, σ'αυτούς που τολμούν να αντιμετωπίζουν την ασφυξία των δακρυγόνων και δανείζουν ανάσες εξέγερσης σε μια κοινωνία πνιγμένη απο την ασφυξία της χούντας της Ελλάδας.
Dedicated to those in pursuit of liberty and dignity to the streets, who dare to face the tear-gas suffocation, lending the breath of revolt to a society drown by the suffocation of dictatorship of Greece.
Music & video editing by Viewgazer (Spiros Train) (http://www.facebook.com/trainspgaze)
Main theme by Stephan Micus - Adela (22 Dilruba) , from the album :
Stephan Micus - Desert Poems (2001)
Speech by Charlie Chaplin from the movie The Great Dictator (1940) (http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0032553/)
FREE PUSSY RIOT
Freedom of Expression is Not Hooliganism.
Three young women have been sentenced to two years by Russian authorities for allegedly performing a protest song in a cathedral as part of feminist punk group "Pussy Riot".
Nadezhda Tolokonnikova (22), Maria Alekhina (24) and Ekaterina Samutsevich (29) were arrested in March 2012 and today found guilty of "hooliganism".
Tell Russia To Release Pussy Riot!
Music & Video editing by Viewgazer (Spiros Train)
Videos & Photos was taken from the Global Solidarity for Pussy Riot all over the web!!!
Music & montaz by Viewgazer (Spiros Train)
from the album Kidnaping The Noise (2012) of Train SP Collective free download @ http://viewgazer.blogspot.com/2012/03/train-sp-collective-kidnaping-noise.html
Video from ZEITGEIST iii : MOVING FORWARD (2011)