Marie Louise Berneri born Arezzo, Italy March 1, 1918 (d. 1949). Italian philosopher; writer and editor on anarchism; author of Journey Through Utopia. Opposed the regimes of Mussolini and Franco, and World War II, for which the English tried her for inciting disaffection.
“Our age is an age of compromises, of half-measures, of the lesser evil. . . ’practical men’ rule our lives. . . We no longer try to abolish war, but to avoid it for a period of a few years.” (Introduction, Journey Through Utopia)