May 2021

Modern School

The Birth of the Modern School Movement The Modern School (Escuela Moderna) was created in Spain by the anarchist educator Francisco Ferrer (1859-1909). His book, The Origin and Ideals of the Modern School, argued for the co-education of both boys and girls, as well as the rich and poor. During Ferrer’s days, the Spanish literacy rate was only

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Louise Michel

Louise Michel, anarchist revolutionary, was born today, May 29, 1830, in Vroncourt, France. Also known as The Red Virgin, Michel was a leader of the Paris Commune. After her return from exile, she became a leading anarchist organizer and speaker. She is believed to be the first person to use the black flag as an

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