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The most radical thing a person can be is herself—without apology or explanation.
The feminist author and long-time editor of Ms. magazine died tragically in a biking accident.
For half a century, Bob walked with the movements for economic and social justice, for peace, and above all for democracy.
In the Age of Bloomberg, America’s most iconic big city is also its most unequal.
Yes, the Venezuelan president could be a strongman. But he leaves behind what might be called the most democratic country in the Western Hemisphere.
The death of Ronald Dworkin means the loss of the most important advocate in our time – to borrow the title of his last book – of “taking rights seriously.”
An original long distance runner, in Michael Harrington's term.
Cuban-born playwright, journalist, and poet Dolores Prida's candid, humored, and often mordant columns about the most pressing social and political issues constituted one of the staples of Latino media.
“Sol had a totally different take on things. Whether it was Marxism, Darwinism, Greek mythology, or Jewish mysticism, he was always interconnecting things at so many different levels.”
Schmidt taught farmworkers about the law, founded the Farmworker Women’s Institute, and started special projects on domestic violence, racial profiling, pesticide education, personal finance, workers’ compensation, and human trafficking.
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