Happy birthday, Scott Nearing (Aug. 6, 1883 – Aug. 24, 1983)! ‪#‎Pacifist‬. ‪#‎Socialist‬. ‪#‎Environmentalist‬. Educator. Economist. Vegetarian. Organic farmer. Advocate for simple living. War tax resister. Co-author (with wife Helen Knothe Nearing) of “Living the Good Life: How to Live Simply and Sanely in a Troubled World” (1954). Author of “The Making of a Radical” (1972), among many other works. Born in Morris Run, Pennsylvania. Died in Harborside, Maine, a couple weeks after turning 100.
~The Marginal Mennonite Society Heroes Series.

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Happy birthday, Inez Milholland (Aug. 6, 1886 – Nov. 25, 1916)! ‪#‎Suffragist‬. ‪#‎Pacifist‬. ‪#‎Socialist‬. Anti-war activist. Labor lawyer. Advocate for prison reform. Member of the NAACP. Born in Brooklyn, New York. She died unexpectedly while on a speaking tour in Los Angeles, California. Buried in Lewis Cemetery, Lewis, New York.
~The Marginal Mennonite Society Heroes Series.

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