Tag Archives: Simone Weil: The Year of Factory Work

A Poem for the Day of Simone Weil’s Birth

Simone Weil (1909-1943), was a French philosopher, Christian mystic and political activist. Disregarding her frail health, Weil worked for a year in factories to better understand the working people she was trying to help as a trade unionist. She was described … Continue reading

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