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For what the ancients called avarice and iniquity, Alex’s hate was pure. No writer had a deadlier sting against the corruptions of empire.
Nation writers and friends remember the great radical journalist.
A tribute to “the most famous artist in the world, living or dead.”
A real 'Mad Man' who dreamed up and helped found the Leadership Network, a mini-advertising consortium that enabled mega-corporations to advertise in small-circulation journals of opinion.
When I asked Len if he was finding a spiritual meaning, he said he was reading War and Peace, adding “it’s all there.”
His experience as a student activist at Hamilton College cemented his desire to pursue a career in public interest law.
Rubin’s accomplishments during her nearly five decades in Santa Barbara are beyond calculation.
Bernard Rapoport's death at the age of ninety-four has brought to a close one of the storied chapters in the history of American liberalism.
Efforts she spearheaded in the sixties set model for the grassroots rebuilding efforts that would unfold in cities around the country in decades to come.
Novick, a first-class mensch, will be remembered for his pioneering scholarship, intellectual courage, and a witty, astringent writing style that could turn the most forbidding of subjects into a pleasure to read.
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