Talk:Emma Goldman

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Emma Goldman is a featured article; it (or a previous version of it) has been identified as one of the best articles produced by the Wikipedia community. Even so, if you can update or improve it, please do so.
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Please restore an imageEdit

Goldman's image, often accompanying a popular paraphrase of her ideas—"If I can't dance, I don't want to be in your revolution"—has been reproduced on countless walls, garments, stickers, and posters as an icon of freedom.

The image of Emma Goldman on the right, and the accompanying caption, used to be in the "Legacy" section of the article. It was replaced by an image of a t-shirt which has since been removed from the article. Would somebody please restore the old image and caption? Thank you. They call me the Big Pill (talk) 09:07, 19 December 2019 (UTC)

The reason it was deleted was probably because there’s no reference for the quote or commercial/ political use of the image, plus it’s not the best picture of her. Raquel Baranow (talk) 21:57, 22 December 2019 (UTC)
Oops, I see the references in the text and replaced the picture. Raquel Baranow (talk) 22:09, 22 December 2019 (UTC)
Thank you. They call me the Big Pill (talk) 08:17, 24 December 2019 (UTC)

External linksEdit

Has anyone reviewed the "External links" section to see if any can be incorporated into the article? Sometimes things can just creep in and eleven links starts looking like a cultivated WP:LINKFARM. Otr500 (talk) 10:55, 3 February 2020 (UTC)


This is awfully biased in favor of the subject. Could use a little more discussion of her reasoning in the attempted murder of Frick. Also, some mention of comtemporary critiques, such as her role in inspiring G.K. Chesterton to write his sweeping and fantastical attack on Anarchy ‘The Man Who Was Thursday’. 2A00:23C3:E284:900:481D:79C2:96B1:B4C (talk) 02:46, 8 March 2020 (UTC)

"persistent suitor"??Edit

To describe a man who rapes a woman as a "persistent suitor" is to trivialize what is a violent crime. "Suitor" implies that he had her consent and this is clearly not the case. The statement needs editing, which is an understatement. — Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 16:54, 11 July 2020 (UTC)

Thank you for noting this and suggesting an edit. I replaced the term with just "man", which seems all that is needed by the sentence. In the future you can perform such corrections directly yourself, if you want. Nemo 17:39, 11 July 2020 (UTC)
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