‘How we will miss that chuckle’: my friend, Doreen Massey
Hilary Wainwright on the life, theory, activism and humour of Doreen Massey, the great feminist geographer, who has died

Mike Marqusee: A contender for the living
Mike Marqusee was an extraordinary writer and activist who enriched the left in the UK and internationally, writes James O'Nions

Tributes to Mike Marqusee from around the web
Everyone at Red Pepper is devastated by the loss of our inspiring columnist Mike Marqusee

Roy Bhaskar obituary
One of the most influential voices in the philosophy of science and a political revolutionary, writes David Graeber.

Gerry Conlon: A thirst for justice
Eamonn McCann reflects on the life of Gerry Conlon of the Guildford Four, who became a fighter for justice

Gabriel García Marquez: much more than magical realism
Matt Carr pays tribute to the author Gabriel García Márquez

Bob Crow’s wider vision
Bernard Regan laments the loss of the socialist fighter and internationalist Bob Crow

Tony Benn’s ideas live on – and still have the potential to create a new society
John McDonnell MP looks back at the Bennite programme of the early 1980s and its relevance to the struggles of today

Labour’s lost leader
Leo Panitch assesses the legacy of Tony Benn

Tony Benn really was ‘dangerous’ – to the establishment
Hilary Wainwright looks back at how Tony Benn's frustrations in government spurred him to spend his life fighting for real democracy

The spirit of Stuart Hall
Hilary Wainwright remembers the power of Stuart Hall’s being and thought

The urgent legacy of Stuart Hall
Hall's ideas and example are crucial for understanding, and for changing, the twenty-first century world, writes Jeremy Gilbert

Kenny Bell: From loss to living legacy
Kenny Bell stood for a distinctive, strategic and effective kind of trade unionism writes Hilary Wainwright

Jane Barker: One of us
Jim Keoghan remembers a socialist feminist union researcher and activist

Basil Davidson: a fine writer and fighter
Richard Gott looks at the life of a very British sort of dissenter

Jayaben Desai: Waking the generals
Amrit Wilson shares memories of Grunwick strike leader Jayaben Desai

An awkward customer
Michael Barratt Brown celebrates the achievements of his close friend and comrade Ken Coates, pointing to their wider importance for us all