Mother Earth was "A Monthly Magazine Devoted to Social Science and Literature", edited by Emma Goldman. The magazine covered topics such as the labor movement, education, literature and the arts, state and government control, women's emancipation, sexual freedom, and birth control. Mother Earth advocated against conscription and called for men to disobey government laws concerning the military draft.
Under the Espionage Act of 1917, Goldman's Mother Earth offices were searched by Federal agents, and the names of contributors and subscribers numbering over 10,000 were confiscated.
Notable authors include Alexander Berkman, Man Ray, Eugene O'Neill, and Leo Tolstoy.
Dramaturgy for the Ragtime musical and novel.
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