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Martin Walsh 1948-2015


Martin Walsh died last week from cancer. He was an inspirational teacher and trade unionist who fought all his life for a better world.  

Angus McKendrick, 1959-2015


Angus McKendrick has died suddenly from a virulent bacterial infection. 

Steve Cox 1955-2015


Comrades, anti-war and Palestine solidarity activists in York were saddened to hear of the death of Steve Cox.

Morris Beckman 1921-2015


Morris Beckman, who has died aged 94, will be remembered by many as a courageous and principled anti-fascist.

Terry Stewart 1934-2015


Socialists and trade unionists in Dumfries and Galloway were saddened to hear of the death of Terry Stewart, formerly of Serendipity bookshop in Dumfries.

Ray Davies 1930-2015


Ray Davies, from Llanbradach, South Wales, died on 7 May aged 85. He was a passionate working class fighter, socialist and campaigner throughout his life.

Abdul Omer Mohsin 1952-2015


Abdul—to the end he was always a fighter, not just for better conditions in the daily grind of our working lives, but also to build a better world for us all.

Maureen Delenian 1937-2015


Maureen was involved in the women’s liberation movement in Portsmouth when she came across the Socialist Workers Party (SWP). Finding our politics clear she joined the SWP there in the late 1970s.

Marie McGorrigan 1947-2015


Comrades were saddened to learn of the recent death of Marie McGorrigan. 

Martin Humphries 1954-2015


We were extremely saddened by the sudden and unexpected death of our friend and comrade Martin Humphries.

Mike Marqusee 1953-2015


Socialists will be saddened to learn of the death of the writer and activist Mike Marqusee at just 61.

Ged Peck 1947-2015


Accomplished Marxist and caring friend, with an encyclopaedic intelligence of our class’s history, Ged Peck passed away on 10 January from a blood illness, aged 67

Mark Davies 1971-2015


Comrades in South Wales are deeply saddened to learn of the untimely and sudden loss of Mark Davies on 9 January.

Jim Cronin: 1942 -2014


Ian Birchall, Jack Robertson and Andy Strouthous remember Jim Cronin, a long standing International Socialist and Socialist Workers Party member, who has died.

Lee Goergen 1947-2014


It is with great sadness that we have to report the death of Lee Goergen, a member of the Southampton branch of the Socialist Workers Party (SWP) since 1993. 

Dave Fisher 1957-2014


Comrades in Sheffield were sad to hear of the tragic passing earlier this year of Dave Fisher.

Bob Cox 1944-2014


It is with great sadness that we have to report the death of Bob Cox, after a protracted fight with cancer.

Nick Wyatt 1950-2014


The late 1970s were not the easiest of times for socialists and trade union activists. 

Bassem Chit 1979-2014


Alex Callinicos pays tribute to Lebanese revolutionary socialist Bassem Chit who died last week aged 34

Ian Paisley: good riddance to a vile bigot


One of the vilest bigots these islands have produced is dead.

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