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Toni Morrison, 1931—2019

Toni Morrison, 1931—2019 Toni Morrison, one of the greatest writers of the 21st century, died last week.

Mike Heaney 1954-2019

Mike Heaney 1954-2019  Revolutionary socialist Mike Heaney sadly died last week after four months in hospital with leukaemia

Robin Beste, 1944-2019

Robin Beste, 1944-2019 Robin’s sudden death on 29 May was a shock to us all

Colwyn Williamson 1938-2019

Colwyn Williamson 1938-2019 Colwyn Williamson was a central figure of the Swansea left for decades,

Obituary - Matt Gardiner, 1939 - 2019

Matt Gardiner It is with great sadness that we learned of the death of our comrade Matt Gardiner.

Brian Mulvey 1951-2019

Brian Mulvey 1951-2019 It is with great sadness that comrades and Unison union activists heard of the death of Brian Mulvey after a short illness

Frank Stone, 1937-2018


Close friends, comrades and family came together recently for a memorial to the life of Frank Stone who died just before Christmas

Jeremy Hardy 1961-2019


It is with profound sadness that we face the death of socialist and comedian Jeremy Hardy. Jeremy was a wonderful friend, an ally to anyone suffering injustice and a comrade to anyone fighting it.

Obituary - Vince Dawes 1973-2019


Comrades in South Wales, Watford and Harrow were very saddened to hear about the sudden death of Vince Dawes

Tamara Kalom, 1939-2018


Many customers of Bookmarks Bookshop will be sorry to hear of the death of Tamara Kalom (Tami) on Christmas Eve.

Ken Whitwell, 1941-2018


It is with great sadness that comrades and friends of York SWP learnt of the recent death of Ken Whitwell.

Tamara Kalom 1939-2018


Many customers of Bookmarks Bookshop will be sorry to hear of the death of Tamara Kalom (Tami) on Christmas Eve. Tami was born in 1939 in Palestine, to German Jewish parents fleeing Nazi Germany.

Obituary: Pat Boyle 1942-2018


Pat, who died recently, was an ever-present member of the Socialist Workers Party (SWP) in west London and at national events.

Jean Dorothy Parkin, 1921-2018


Jean Parkin, my mother, died peacefully on 20 November 2018.

Bill Ronksley 1924 - 2018


After a lifetime in the thick of working class struggle, Bill Ronksley, former president of train drivers' union Aslef and Sheffield TUC secretary, has died aged 94.

Norah Rushton, 1929-2018


It is with deep sadness that we have to inform comrades of the death of Norah Rushton.

Kevin McKillop 1934-2018


A class fighter and a committed revolutionary, Kevin will be missed by all who knew him

Aretha Franklin gave us a vision of struggle - and of a radically different world


16 February 1968 and Aretha Franklin was in Detroit as the mayor declared it Aretha Franklin Day, when Martin Luther King stepped up on the stage to present her with a special award from the Southern Christian Leadership Conference.

Don Trudell, 1940-2018


Comrades and friends will be saddened to hear that Don Trudell, a long-standing member of the SWP and its predecessor the International Socialists, died recently.

Obituary: Teresa Elligott, 1956-2018


It is with great sadness that we have to inform comrades of the tragic, premature death of Teresa Elligott.

Toni Morrison, 1931—2019


Toni Morrison, one of the greatest writers of the 21st century, died last week.

Mike Heaney 1954-2019


 Revolutionary socialist Mike Heaney sadly died last week after four months in hospital with leukaemia

Robin Beste, 1944-2019


Robin’s sudden death on 29 May was a shock to us all

Colwyn Williamson 1938-2019


Colwyn Williamson was a central figure of the Swansea left for decades,

Obituary - Matt Gardiner, 1939 - 2019


It is with great sadness that we learned of the death of our comrade Matt Gardiner.

Brian Mulvey 1951-2019


It is with great sadness that comrades and Unison union activists heard of the death of Brian Mulvey after a short illness

Frank Stone, 1937-2018


Close friends, comrades and family came together recently for a memorial to the life of Frank Stone who died just before Christmas

Jeremy Hardy 1961-2019


It is with profound sadness that we face the death of socialist and comedian Jeremy Hardy. Jeremy was a wonderful friend, an ally to anyone suffering injustice and a comrade to anyone fighting it.

Obituary - Vince Dawes 1973-2019


Comrades in South Wales, Watford and Harrow were very saddened to hear about the sudden death of Vince Dawes

Tamara Kalom, 1939-2018


Many customers of Bookmarks Bookshop will be sorry to hear of the death of Tamara Kalom (Tami) on Christmas Eve.

Ken Whitwell, 1941-2018


It is with great sadness that comrades and friends of York SWP learnt of the recent death of Ken Whitwell.

Tamara Kalom 1939-2018


Many customers of Bookmarks Bookshop will be sorry to hear of the death of Tamara Kalom (Tami) on Christmas Eve. Tami was born in 1939 in Palestine, to German Jewish parents fleeing Nazi Germany.

Obituary: Pat Boyle 1942-2018


Pat, who died recently, was an ever-present member of the Socialist Workers Party (SWP) in west London and at national events.

Jean Dorothy Parkin, 1921-2018


Jean Parkin, my mother, died peacefully on 20 November 2018.

Bill Ronksley 1924 - 2018


After a lifetime in the thick of working class struggle, Bill Ronksley, former president of train drivers' union Aslef and Sheffield TUC secretary, has died aged 94.

Norah Rushton, 1929-2018


It is with deep sadness that we have to inform comrades of the death of Norah Rushton.

Kevin McKillop 1934-2018


A class fighter and a committed revolutionary, Kevin will be missed by all who knew him

Aretha Franklin gave us a vision of struggle - and of a radically different world


16 February 1968 and Aretha Franklin was in Detroit as the mayor declared it Aretha Franklin Day, when Martin Luther King stepped up on the stage to present her with a special award from the Southern Christian Leadership Conference.

Don Trudell, 1940-2018


Comrades and friends will be saddened to hear that Don Trudell, a long-standing member of the SWP and its predecessor the International Socialists, died recently.

Obituary: Teresa Elligott, 1956-2018


It is with great sadness that we have to inform comrades of the tragic, premature death of Teresa Elligott.

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