Radical Tea Towels 

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The seeds of revolution are typically sewn through small items like pamphlets, but check out these kitchen towels. Radical Tea Towels offers the home kitchen worker a daily dose of political fire with wisdom ranging from Emma Lazarus' quote from The New engraved on the statue of liberty to words of wisdom from Maya Angelou, George Orwell and the like. RTT is dedicated to the memory of Pat Crick, an outspoken British feminist and teacher. Crick died in 2010, and one of her daughters, Beatrice, wanted to get something for Crick's partner David that would remind him of her on his 92nd birthday. A tea towel bearing phrases of many revolutionaries and outspoken people of the 19th and 20th centuries seemed to be the perfect gift. There was just one problem—none were being made. So Beatrice, along with her husband and son, made them. They're available for $22 online.

—Xavier Ward

$22, Radical Tea Towels, radicalteatowel.com.

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