Liam Currie was a bold, bright young socialist and a dedicated working class fighter. He was insightful and witty, and always willing to take a stand and speak out.
John Berger, who died on Monday at the age of 90, was the most important writer on art in the last 60 years or more.
Ken died after a short struggle with pancreatic cancer. His death—so quick and sudden—leaves many of us who knew him shocked by his loss.
History must judge Fidel Castro both as the freedom fighter whose defiance humiliated US imperialism and as the ruler of a repressive, unequal society.
Gavin MacFadyen, who has died aged 76, was an American socialist filmmaker, journalist and activist who made a major contribution to the development of investigative journalism in Britain.
Gerry Jones, a socialist, trade union activist and migrant rights' campaigner, has died at the age of 70.
Comrades in Coventry and Warwickshire, and Newcastle Socialist Workers Party (SWP) districts were saddened to hear of the death of Gerry Jones last Sunday after a short battle with cancer.
Nobel Prize-winning playwright and revolutionary activist Dario Fo, who has died at the age of 90, was one of the most important writers in Italian history, writes Mark Brown
Shimon Peres was a war criminal that is lauded as a peacemaker.
Nick Howard, an inspiring revolutionary socialist for six decades, has died a few days after his 83rd birthday. He met Che Guevara.
Elaine was a wonderful comrade and a warm, funny, kind and gentle woman. She burned with a passion against injustice and was driven by the desire to fight for a better world.
Norman Smith was a tireless trade unionist activist from the 1970s until his victimisation after a five-month long Liverpool social workers’ strike in 2004-05.
Bartley Willcock, who died last week, was a much valued comrade. He brought tremendous energy, humour and determination to the struggle for a better world.
It is with great sadness we learnt of the death of Davey Hopper, general secretary of the Durham Miners Association and NUM union, last Saturday.
Last week, like many others on the Left, we were shocked and saddened to hear that the longstanding socialist activist and historian Matthew Caygill had unexpectedly passed away.
It is with sadness that I report the death of Dave Ellis on Friday 8 July due to cancer of the oesophagus.
Paul Acaster, an inspirational industrial militant and revolutionary socialist, has died aged 72.
Bob Holman, who died last week following a battle with motor neuron disease, was a lifelong fighter for social justice. A Christian socialist who gave up an academic career to live and work in deprived working-class communities in Birmingham and Glasgow, he was a fierce critic of the massive inequalities created by successive Tory and New Labour governments.
It is sad to have to write about the death of Reg Taylor, who was 93 years old.
Sherrl Yanowitz, who died of cancer last week, was a tremendous fighter against injustice, oppression and capitalism all her life.