Category: Memorials

Peter Dreier: David Moberg, 1943–2022

For over half a century his reports on the labor movement, in The Nation and elsewhere, were a model of activist journalism

Nick Estes: Damn Hard Work: The Life of Clyde Bellecourt (1936–2022)

Bellecourt and the American Indian Movement taught us that colonizing society is weak because of its sense of superiority. It has God, guns, and gold, but its soft underbelly is glory

Brett Wilkins: Tributes Pour in for Civil Rights Activist Bob Moses, Dead at 86

“May his light continue to guide us as we face another wave of Jim Crow laws.”

Rhian E. Jones: The lasting legacy of Raymond Williams

2021 marks the centenary of the birth of Raymond Williams, an important thinker and writer on the British left

Lucy Knight: bell hooks, author and activist, dies aged 69

While her contributions to feminism are widely appreciated, bell hooks also published groundbreaking work on film, the visual arts, education, and a host of other subjects. She helped shape the modern U.S. cultural landscape

The National Herald: China, Russia, France, Israel Pay Tribute to Mikis Theodorakis’ Work, Life

A giant in the fields of music and human rights, the late Greek composer Mikis Theodorakis, who died at 96 after a legacy of genius and decency, was honored with accolades coming in

Steve Early: On Remembering Stanley Aronowitz

New working class heroes who hope to build better organizations from the ashes of the old — should check out the writings of a deceased 88-year old New Yorker who knew what he was talking about

Norman Solomon: Reporting from Around the World, Reese Erlich Was a Beacon of Independent Journalism

During five decades as a progressive journalist, Reese created and traveled an independent path while avoiding the comfortable ruts dug by corporate media

Richard Falk: Remembering Ramsey Clark

Ramsey Clark coveted virtue more than power or profits, and more than most lived his truths to the fullest

Michael: Ramsey Clark, Former Attorney General of the United States and Principled Critic of the U.S. Warfare State, Dies at 93

Please Help ZNet           Source: CovertAction Magazine On April 9th, Ramsey Clark passed away at his home surrounded by his family. Clark was Attorney General of the United States from 1967-1969 under Lyndon Johnson, during which time he led the way on voting rights for African-Americans, and school desegregation and drafted Read more…

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