Today's Autonomedia Jubilee Saint – VAL PLUMWOOD


August 11 — Val Plumwood
Australian eco-feminist, theorist of radical ecosophy.

August 11, 2009 HOLIDAYS AND FESTIVALS
FESTIVAL OF HAPPY FEET.   RETURN YOURSELF TO THE FOOD CHAIN DAY.

ALSO ON AUGUST 11 IN HISTORY…
1833 — Agnostic iconoclast Robert Ingersoll born, Dresden, New York.
1921 — Malcolm X “auto”-biographer Alex Haley born, Ithaca, New York.
1882 — Anarchist critic of Bolshevism Voline born, Tikhvine, Novgorod, Russia.
1939 — “Radical ecosophist” Val Plumwood born, near Sydney, Australia.
1961 — Berlin Wall completed, escalating Cold War politics.
1965 — Race insurrection in Watts, Los Angeles, California leaves 35 dead.
1997 — Vanguard composer, activist Conlon Nancarrow dies, Mexico City, Mexico.