Category: Memorial

James L. VanHise: The Lonely Struggle: A Tribute To Gene Sharp

“If we take wise and responsible steps in the coming years, the future will reveal achievements beyond what we can now imagine”

Si Kahn: Paul Booth—Visionary Labor Leader

Paul left a profound mark on the world of organizing and activism in which he spent his working life

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Phyllis Bennis: Remembering Marc Raskin (1934-2017)

A Progressive Leader Whose Legacy Outlives His Death

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Diana Johnstone: Thank You, Ed Herman

Ed Herman personified human qualities that currently appear to have gone out of style. Prominent among these qualities was modesty

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Leonard Peltier: My Brother Dennis Banks

We should never forget those who made the ultimate sacrifice to try to make a better world for the coming generations.

Levi Rickert: Dennis J. Banks (1937 – 2017)

“I want to be remembered as somebody who stood up when it was time to stand up”

Felipe "Feggo" Galindo: Remembering Rius

A friend and colleague of Mexican cartoonist Eduardo “Rius” Del Río, who died last week at the age of 83, remembers his work and prodigious influence on political cartooning

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Richard Falk: On the Death of Fidel Castro

I have been bemused by the captious tone and condescending assessments of mainstream media in the West reacting to Fidel Castro’s death on November 25, 2016. Typical was coverage in The Economist, which while acknowledging Castro’s epic historical role, and even grudgingly admitting that he achieved world class health care and universal education in his Read more…

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Marjorie Cohn: The Remarkable Legacy of Fidel Castro

History has absolved, and promises to continue to absolve, “El Comandante” Fidel Castro

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Vijay Prashad: Fidel Castro – The Voice of the Third World

Fidel Castro was the mirror of Africa, Asia and Latin America’s aspirations

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