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“Appreciating what’s been said and if I understand correctly…” That was the routine and respectful phrase we used in the Congress of African People when we were about to engage in some serious discussion. As I faced the reality of … Continue reading
“Remember, Struggle and Be Transformed by the Struggle!” — Reflecting on the Passing of Nelson Mandela
Claire Tran asked Cameron Barron, Mary Jo Connelly, Jamala Rogers, Peter Hardie, and Montague Simmons to share their reflections after the death of Nelson Mandela. They talked about his life and the influence and lessons from the anti-apartheid movement. I first learned of Nelson Mandela. . … Continue reading
The death of Nelson Mandela, though hardly unexpected, is reverberating through the world, and especially the global left. For revolutionary socialists, this is a moment to reflect on the accomplishments and on the shortcomings of the movement whose main public … Continue reading
The death of Hugo Chavez, President of Venezuela, on March 5 is a momentous and sorrowful event for the Left on a world scale. Chavez was a towering figure on the Left like no other who has come along in … Continue reading
My friend and colleague of more than 25 years died today from pancreatic cancer. If you never had the privilege of meeting and working with Jerry Tucker, it is truly a shame. Rarely do we cross paths with someone who … Continue reading
Here we reprint a political rememberance of Joel Olson, a founding member of Bring the Ruckus who recently died unexpectedly. This was originally published on the website of Bring the Ruckus here. After the disbanding of Bring the Ruckus, we … Continue reading
This spring we bid farewell to three creative heavyweights in the struggle for social justice. Adrienne Rich, whose fierce loyalty to poetry and politics inspired several generations of feminists. Elizabeth Catlett, one of the most prominent African-American artists of the … Continue reading
Fred Shuttlesworth, the pillar of the southern civil rights movement, died October 5, 2011 at age 89. Some of you have had the very wonderful experience of working with him as I have. While the mainstream press has widely noted … Continue reading
The following is reprinted from El Tecolote with the author’s permission. Death has silenced the voice of a true revolutionary: after a seven-year battle with cancer, our compañero Eric Quezada is gone. On August 23, Eric’s beloved community visited him … Continue reading