Shirley Shackleton, even with her own tragedy, made common cause with the Timorese people’s struggle and resistance. She will be remembered, writes Stephen Langford.
Residents of the Inner West Sydney community, and many suburbs beyond to Penrith, lost a great activist for social and environmental justice, write Adrienne Shilling and Peter Hehir.
Chris Bambery pays tribute to author and class fighter, Mike Davis.
Barbara Pocock pays tribute to Barbara Ehrenreich, best known for her “classic of social justice literature”, Nickel and Dimed, who died on September 1.
Phil Sandford had two consuming passions: jazz and revolutionary socialism, writes Derek Mortimer.
Brazilian-French ecosocialist and scholar Michael Löwy pays tribute to French revolutionary leftist Alain Krivine, who died on March 12.
Seventy-three-year-old former Sandinista leader Hugo Torres died in Nicaragua's capital on February 12. Dick Nichols pays tribute and looks at the circumstances leading to Torres's arrest and imprisonment eight months ago.
Fred Moore spent his life fighting for the underprivileged. He was proud that unions played an important role in pushing for rights for First Nations peoples, was concerned about women's rights and was an internationalist. Robynne Murphy bids him farewell.
Malik Miah pays tribute to radical feminist, scholar and activist bell hooks, who died on December 15.
Ebrahim Ebrehim was an exemplary comrade in the South African struggle for freedom, who until his death was a committed internationalist, writes Sidney Luckett.
Stuart Macintyre was a major contributor to the history of Australian Communism and played an important role in documenting the left and labour movement, writes Jim McIlroy.
Lilly Murphy was an incredible young person. Sue Bolton writes that in her short life had a big impact on the world and those around her.
Lanz Priestley was a force for good with a passion for helping those who were swept up by the scourge of homelessness. Larissa Payne pays tribute.
Martyn Stevens was passionate about social justice and making the world a better place, writes Paul Oboohov.
Hall Greenland pays tribute to his friend and comrade Jack Carnegie, unionist and founder of the Greens in New South Wales.
Walter Kaufman was his own man, a survivor, ‘at home in homelessness’. Vivienne Porzsolt recalls the remarkable life of a left-wing writer and unionist.