Audrey Goodfriend


Audrey Goodfriend born Bronx, NY November 14, 1920 (d. 2013). American anarcho-pacifist who rejected all violence; co-editor of Why?, which opposed WWII, 1942; organized against conscription in Korean War; co-founder teacher at radical Walden School, Berkeley 1958; never voted.


[T]thinking about Spain and how the anarchists entered the government, and all the things that beset the anarchists in Spain, and realizing how many people had been killed, had died—I just realized that change is not going to happen through violence. That was a very pivotal thing for me.” (Andrew Cornell, “A New Anarchism Emerges”; photo