November

Karen Talbot, fighter for peace and justice

Karen Talbot, a talented activist for peace and justice whose work was permeated by unshakable internationalism, died Oct. 12 in San Francisco after a two-month struggle against cancer. She was 69.

Exhibit: Rebellion on the Border

“Rebellion on the Border,” a photographic exhibition by labor journalist and photographer David Bacon, is on display at the City College of San Francisco and Gallery 1199 in New York City.

Honoring New Yorks community press

What do these headlines have in common? Undocumented Filipino workers speak out against Filipino employers,” “Special report on Golden Venture: commemorating the tragedy that left 10 dead and 300 undocumented immigrants arrested,” “Brendan and Todd’s wedding,” “To recover a child: a family’s fight with Child Services,” and “Boy’s death in fire follows landlord neglect.”

Emmylou Harris (and friends) shine at Carnegie Hall

Music review Spanning several days and moving from the newly remodeled lower-level Zankel Hall to Carnegie Hall’s main auditorium, country music singer and songwriter Emmylou Harris and friends delighted audiences in New York City on Oct. 21-25.

Drug patents: Rx for profits

An analysis by researchers at the Center for Economic and Policy Research demonstrates that the U.S. government could directly manage pharmaceutical research far more efficiently than the private sector currently does.