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Weizmann Hamilton, Workers and Socialist Party (WASP) Executive Committee member, South Africa With the passing of Winnie Nomzamo Madikizela-Mandela, the African National Congress lost arguably the most beloved and certainly one of the greatest of...

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Lorraine Dardis, a founding member of the organization now known as Socialist Alternative, has tragically died, aged only 53. She conducted a determined struggle against a malignant, aggressive brain tumor, but was eventually defeated. She...

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“When something happened to the Negroes in the South I said, ‘That is their business, not mine.’ Now I know how wrong I was. The murder of my son has shown me that what happens...

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Originally published by the Socialist Party of England and Wales. In the film Men in Black the eponymous characters press a button and erase your memory. Reading the obituaries about the death of Playboy founder...

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West seeks “stability” under brutal dictatorship Rob Jones, CWI, Moscow Although the death of Islam Karimov, President of Uzbekistan, was officially announced on 2 September, rumours were flying about his demise for several days before....

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The lyrical devices Prince applied bent the boundaries of the profane and spiritual. ...

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The ecologist Richard Levins, who passed away in January, was a revolutionary in more ways than one. He made numerous scientific contributions in population genetics, biomathematics, and community ecology, and he served as the head...

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Socialist Alternative was deeply saddened to learn about the death of Dave Thompson, a Branch Organizer in Seattle and a great friend and comrade. Dave had only been a member for two years, yet he made...

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The death of American folk singer Pete Seeger will be keenly felt by those who lived through the social and political convulsions of the 1960s. This was the era of the American civil rights movement,...

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Shahar Benhorin is a member of Socialist Struggle Movement (CWI in Israel/Palestine) The butcher of Sabra and Shatila has died. Ariel Sharon, once known as the “Father of Israeli settlements”, died after eight years in...

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