Opinion

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“Fight for peace and justice”: Mike Alexander’s final request

Mike "had the most fun when he was hanging out with his buddies ... and talking (loudly) about politics."

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The Champ’s greatest battle: The fight for peace

I would like to take this opportunity to put in a word for what I think was Muhammad Ali's greatest fight of all - his relentless fight for peace.

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Celebrating Spanish Civil War veteran and lifelong activist Delmer Berg

The life of the last surviving member of the Lincoln Brigade was celebrated May 21 by friends and family.

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Peace activist, Jesuit priest Daniel Berrigan dies at 94

His defiant protests helped shape Americans' opposition to the Vietnam War, and they landed The Rev. Daniel Berrigan behind bars.

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Ivanhoe Donaldson, a Civil Rights movement backbone, passes

He worked to support many "everyday" heroes who risked everything for equality and justice.

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Delmer Berg, last of the Lincoln Brigade vets, dies at 100

The Lincoln Brigade was 2,800 men and women, African-American, Latino and white, who volunteered to defend Spain's elected government from Franco and his fascists.

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Danny Rubin helped shape our world

Danny Rubin was a long time leader of the CPUSA: Rubin's work included major contributions to struggles of the progressive movements from the 1950's up until the time of his death.

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John Reid, 68: 1199SEIU champion for workers and social justice

A strong and deeply respected leader in the labor movement, Reid will be remembered as a champion for working people.

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Thank you, Rosalyn Baxandall: socialist-feminist pioneer

She cared deeply about connectionsbetween teaching and activism, art and labor, history and practice, and above all, between people.

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An appreciation of Oliver Sacks, 82

Sacks' writing chronicled case histories of his brain-disordered patients whose challenges were detailed in sympathetic and fascinating ways.

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