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Rosa Luxemburg

What more rebellious reading, going to the bathroom, or economics? You decide after this fascinating episode where Katie tells us about Polish economist and philosopher, Rosa Luxemburg.

Show Notes & Extras

  • This month’s gal pals are Katie Harris, Bonnie Fillenwarth, Lisa Cardona and Dr. Leah Leach
  • Bonnie already talked about Benazir Bhutto and Lisa talked about the Dutch Assassins
  • Calendar update! Game Night “I Dissent” 
  • Get to know you question – what is one way you have rebelled so far in your lifetime? 
  • Magazines subscriptions 
  • “Reading is rebellious!” Leah Leach
  • “When you gotta go” Lisa Cardona
  • Mommy bear in medical care
  • Katie’s 1 Cool Revolutionary gal Dr. Rosa Luxemburg 
  • Against capitalism
  • Born 1871 in Poland 
  • “Huzzah!”
  • Rebellious upbringing
  • Political Person of Interest
  • Travel & Education
  • The first woman to get a doctoral degree in economics
  • She thought the revolution would begin in Germany 
  • Married a dude so she could get to Germany
  • Letter writing
  • Women’s rights 
  • “Women’s freedom is the sign of social freedom” Dr. Rosa Luxemburg
  • Gave many speeches
  • WW1
  • Imprisonment 
  • “Power of the Pamphlet” Leah Leach
  • Protests & strikes
  • Captured with her second in charge
  • Murdered 
  • The canal that she was thrown in 
  • Quotes taken out of context & but brought up again in a new light
  •  Tourist opportunities in Germany



About The Gal’s Guide Podcast

What if you could only share 1 cool thing about a topic? Would it be about ancient history? Would it be breaking news? Would it be safe for work? A group of gals gathers to present to you one cool thing on topics like painting, gaming, movies, music and more.

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