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This just in, a dispatch from the archives: The Progressive reprints a proto-listicle from 1912, wherein Jane Addams turns objections to women's suffrage back onto men. For instance: "Most men do not want to vote," and "Men's suffrage would diminish the respect for men." Well, if the shoe fits....

Meryl Streep has just signed on to play British suffrage icon Emmeline Pankhurst in the aptly-titled Suffragette, which also stars Carey Mulligan. The movie will focus on early 20th century feminism, and is directed, written, and executive produced by women. No word yet on whether a a scene debating what suffrage…

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