Today's Autonomedia Jubilee Saint — Margaret Mead

American feminist, anthropologist, rebel educator.
“Every time we liberate a woman, we liberate a man.”

Austria: ST. LEOPOLD’S DAY marks the beginning of new wine season
with drinking and festivities. FESTIVAL OF TOTAL SUBMISSION.

1864 — Sherman burns Atlanta in U.S. Civil War.
1887 — American painter Georgia O’Keeffe born, Sun Prairie, Wisconsin.
1887 — American poet Marianne Moore born, Kirkwood, Missouri.
1917 — Bolsheviks take Moscow, Russian Revolution succeeds.
1934 — New York Schoolish poet Ted Berrigan born, Providence, Rhode Island.
1969 — 250,000 march on Washington to protest war in Vietnam while U.S.
President “Tricky” Dick Nixon watches football on television.
1978 — Anthropologist and feminist rebel Margaret Mead dies, New York City

Excerpted from The 2009 Autonomedia Calendar of Jubilee Saints: Radical Heroes for the New Millennium by James Koehnline and the Autonomedia Collective.

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About Jay Babcock

I am an independent writer and editor based in Tucson, Arizona. In 2023: I publish an email newsletter called LANDLINE = Previously: I co-founded and edited Arthur Magazine (2002-2008, 2012-13) and curated the three Arthur music festival events (Arthurfest, ArthurBall, and Arthur Nights) (2005-6). Prior to that I was a district office staffer for Congressman Henry A. Waxman, a DJ at Silver Lake pirate radio station KBLT, a copy editor at Larry Flynt Publications, an editor at Mean magazine, and a freelance journalist contributing work to LAWeekly, Mojo, Los Angeles Times, Washington Post, Vibe, Rap Pages, Grand Royal and many other print and online outlets. An extended piece I wrote on Fela Kuti was selected for the Da Capo Best Music Writing 2000 anthology. In 2006, I was somehow listed in the Music section of Los Angeles Magazine's annual "Power" issue. In 2007-8, I produced a blog called "Nature Trumps," about the L.A. River. From 2010 to 2021, I lived in rural wilderness in Joshua Tree, Ca.

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