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1. Abraham Lincoln: “Our fathers brought forth a new nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal.” 2. Alan Turing: The father of modern computing. Cracked Nazi codes at Bletchley Park, shortening World War II by around two years. … 3. Albert Camus: “It may seem a ridiculous idea, but the only way to fight the plague is with common decency.” 4. Alexander Hamilton: “A sacred respect for the constitutional law is the vital principle, the sustaining energy of a free government.”
5. Anarchism 6. The Anarchists of Chicago 7. Aneurin Bevan: “No society can legitimately call itself civilised if a sick person is denied medical aid because of lack of means.” 8. ‘Our Annie’: Annie Kenney (1879-1953), the working-class suffragette from Springhead, Oldham, author of ‘Memories of a Militant’.
9. Arthur Miller: “Don’t be seduced into thinking that that which does not make a profit is without value.” 10. The Battle of Cable Street 11. Benjamin Franklin: “They who can give up essential Liberty to obtain a little temporary Safety, deserve neither Liberty nor Safety.” 12. Benjamin Lay (1682-1759): Born in England, he moved to America where, appalled by the mis-treatment of black slaves, he became one of the first white abolitionists …”
13. Bugler Girl: “Women’s Suffrage, March and Mass Meeting, Saturday, June 13th, 1908” 14. Carbon Footprint: “Tread softly, because you tread on my dreams.” W.B. Yeats 15. Charles Darwin: “If the misery of the poor be caused not by the laws of nature, but by our institutions, great is our sin.” 16: Charles Dickens: “No one is useless in this world who lightens the burden of it for any one else.”
17. Charlotte Bronte (Jane Eyre): “I am no bird; and no net ensnares me. I am a free human being with an independent will.” 18. Chartist Demonstration!! “PEACE and ORDER is our MOTTO! …” 19. Che Guevara: “If you tremble with indignation at every injustice, then you are a comrade of mine.” 20. Christina Rossetti: “For there is no friend like a sister in calm or stormy weather.”
21. Clement Attlee: “Our people should be citizens of the world before they are citizens of this country.” 22. C.L.R. James: “When history is written as it ought to be written, it is the moderation and long patience of the masses at which men will wonder, not their ferocity.” 23. Confucius: “To study and not think is a waste. To think and not study is dangerous.” 24. Constance Markievicz (1868-1927): Irish revolutionary nationalist, politician, suffragette and socialist …
25. The Cooperative Commonwealth: The World for the Workers by Walter Crane 26. The Declaration of Arbroath (1320): “It is in truth not for glory, nor riches, nor honours that we are fighting, but for freedom alone, which no honest man gives up but with life itself.” 27. Desmond Tutu: “Hope is being able to see that there is light despite all of the darkness.” 28. Easter Rising 1916
29. Edmund Burke: “All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men do nothing.” 30. Albert Einstein: “Nothing will benefit human health and increase chances for survival of life on Earth as much as the evolution to a vegetarian diet.” 31. Eleanor Marx (1855-1898): Biographer (and daughter) of Karl Marx, life-long socialist, founded the Socialist League … 32. Cover of The Suffragette: “In honour and in loving, reverent memory of Emily Wilding Davison.”
33. Emma Goldman: “If I can’t dance, I don’t want to be part of your revolution.” 34. Emmeline Pankhurst: “We have to free half of the human race, the women, so that they can help to free the other half.” 35. Enclosure: “The law locks up the man or woman Who steals the goose from off the common But leaves the greater felon loose Who steals the common from the goose. …” 36. John Donne: “No man is an island, entire of itself, every man is a piece of the continent, a part of the main. If a clod be washed away by the sea, Europe is the less.”
37. Oscar Wilde: “The English country gentleman galloping after a fox – the unspeakable in full pursuit of the uneatable.” 38. Franklin D. Roosevelt: “The test of our progress is not whether we add more to the abundance of those who have much …” 39. General Strike, 1926 40. George Bernard Shaw (Back to Methuselah): “You see things; and you say – Why? But I dream things that never were; and I say – Why not?”

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