On this day 80 years ago, while in exile in Coyoacán, Mexico, Trotsky penned his last Testament, well aware that he might soon be killed or will die because of his deteriorating health. This short text was written a few months before his assassination by Ramón Mercader, a Stalinist agent. In it, Trotsky reflects on his life and his hope for future revolutionary generations.
Sou MiFebruary 27, 2020
Sou Mi is an activist based in New York City.
Women have been important contributors to the development of cinema from the beginning, but films by women directors have often been underappreciated and overlooked. Here we present some of the greatest films made by women from around the world to enjoy during Women’s History Month and throughout the year.
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