[Marxism] Inventing the Pill

Philip Ferguson philipferguson8 at gmail.com
Thu Apr 9 06:16:08 MDT 2015

Jonathan Eig, *The Birth of the Pill: How Four Crusaders Reinvented Sex and
Launched a Revolution,* 2014

reviewed by *Daphna Whitmore*

The pill needs no pharmaceutical name to be recognised, its arrival in 1960
changed the world forever. This is the remarkable against-the-odds story of
how the pill was developed by four tenacious characters.

The key figure, Margaret Sanger, as early as 1914 championed sex for
pleasure and popularised the term ‘birth control’. Women needed to have
control over their own bodies, Sanger insisted.

She opened the first birth control clinic in . . .

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