Indian rights activist Russell Means passed on after a magnificent life of struggle to better the lives of American Indians.
The working class and people lost a great leader, activist, and fighter for justice and equality this past week.
The environmental movement lost one of its most passionate voices when Barry Commoner, ecologist and political activist, died on Sept. 30 at age 95.
I was saddened to hear of the death of Eric Hobsbawm, one of the great Marxist historians writing in the English language of my lifetime.
About 100 friends and activists in labor and progressive groups gathered at a memorial here Aug. 18 to pay tribute to Judy Gallo, who died recently at age 70.
Kubert would continue to work on comics for the rest of his life, and contributed as recently as this year to an issue of "Before Watchmen."
He was a a close friend of mine for four decades, so it is with some sadness that I write this remembrance of his life and work.
Avelino "Abba" Ramos, longtime leader in the ILWU, died in his sleep of Lewy body dementia, June 5, at Bali Bay Care Home in Richmond, Calif.
If ever there were a talent worthy of high regard, this gentle cauldron of imagination seems a figure that ought to be regarded as a national treasure.
As soon as the news of Maurice Sendak's death was announced, social media was flooded with comments from generations of readers, parents, and librarians.