Category: Memorials

Jeremy Kuzmarov: Celebrating the Life of Peace Hero Fred Branfman

The noted peace activist Fred Branfman passed away on September 24 after suffering the effects of ALS (Lou Gherig’s disease). In 2002, while researching the history of the Vietnam War, I came across Fred’s Voices from the Plain of Jars…

Claudia Roth Pierpont: A Raised Voice

How Nina Simone turned the movement into music

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Richard Falk: Remembering Fouad Ajami

Reflecting now, I wonder if I can and should separate in my mind the man from his reactionary views and career choices

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Levi Gahman: Death of a Zapatista – Neoliberalism’s Assault on Indigenous Autonomy

The Zapatista struggle continues …Subcomandante Marcos ceases to exist …Galeano lives

David Goldberg: Detroit’s Radical

General Baker spent his life in struggle on the streets and in the auto plants of Detroit

Ronda Racha Penrice: Maya Angelou was America’s most phenomenal woman

Maya Angelou, who kicked down the door for many African-American and other female artists, passed away Wednesday morning. She was 86

John W. Whitehead: When Will They Ever Learn?

An Interview with Pete Seeger in 2006

Various Contributors: Memorials for Ireland, Mandel, and Mandela

Remembering three activists from the U.S., Canada, and Africa

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