Author: Alexandra Kollontai

Alexandra Kollontai (1872-1952) was Commissar for Social Welfare in the first Soviet government. For more of her writing see the Kollontai Archive.

  • Who Needs the War?

    “Heroes” The war (First World War – 28 July 1914 to 11 November 1918) had not yet ended. Indeed, its end was still not even in sight, but the number … Keep reading »

  • International Women’s Day: A Militant Celebration

    This proposal for an International Women’s Day, made at the Second International Women’s Conference at Copenhagen in 1910, appeared in the women’s magazine of the German Social Democratic Party, Die … Keep reading »

  • Women’s Day

    International Women’s Day March 8, 2010 This year marks the celebrating of the 100th anniversary of International Women’s Day (IWD). International Women’s Day was proclaimed at the meeting of the … Keep reading »