‘How we will miss that chuckle’: my friend, Doreen Massey March 2016

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 January 2015

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 January 2015

Everyone at Red Pepper is devastated by the loss of our inspiring columnist Mike Marqusee

Roy Bhaskar obituary December 2014

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

Gerry Conlon: A thirst for justice August 2014

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 April 2014

Matt Carr pays tribute to the author Gabriel García Márquez

Bob Crow’s wider vision April 2014

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 March 2014

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 March 2014

Leo Panitch assesses the legacy of Tony Benn

Tony Benn really was ‘dangerous’ – to the establishment March 2014

Hilary Wainwright looks back at how Tony Benn's frustrations in government spurred him to spend his life fighting for real democracy

Why I am an unrepentant Bennite March 2014

Mike Marqusee remembers one of the great modern communicators of the socialist cause

The spirit of Stuart Hall February 2014

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

The urgent legacy of Stuart Hall February 2014

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 August 2011

Kenny Bell stood for a distinctive, strategic and effective kind of trade unionism writes Hilary Wainwright

Jane Barker: One of us August 2011

Jim Keoghan remembers a socialist feminist union researcher and activist

Basil Davidson: a fine writer and fighter May 2011

Richard Gott looks at the life of a very British sort of dissenter

Jayaben Desai: Waking the generals February 2011

Amrit Wilson shares memories of Grunwick strike leader Jayaben Desai

An awkward customer July 2010

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

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