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  • Walking to the Edge: Essays of Resistance

    , by Margaret Randall

    ALICE AND CARLOS, THREE STORIES
    "We cannot develop and print a memory." —Henri Cartier-Bresson Can I call it Alice’s story? All I knew were a few of the corners, tangled years sloughed off in memory.
    Alice was a (...)

  • Las hijas de Sandino: una historia abierta

    , by Margaret Randall

    Capitulo 13 SOFIA MONTENEGRO
    "¿Quién iba a confiar en una Montenegro?"
    Sofía Montenegro no aparece en Todas Estamos Despiertas. Cuando yo llegué a Nicaragua, justo después del triunfo de la victoria revolucionaria de 1979, su nombre no era uno de los que escuchaba mencionar repetidamente mientras (...)

  • Sandino’s Daughters Revisited: Feminism in Nicaragua

    "I believe that in the case of Latin America, and particularly in our own case, the women’s movement must combine the struggle for gender emancipation with that of national liberation. Neither can be subordinated; rather, each must be included with the other. There is no contradiction between (...)

  • The Shape of Red: Insider / Outsider Reflections (with Ruth Hubbard)

    Introduction (fragment)
    We met in Nicaragua. Earlier, on a visit to Cuba, Ruth had tried to find Margaret and was told she had moved to Managua. Then, in 1983, both of us attended the meeting of artists and intellectuals hosted by the Sandinistas; some three hundred and fifty concerned (...)