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For Nadine Gordimer in 1983, the arts in South Africa were simply “the sum of various states of alienation.”
He taught us how to live with loss, and he told us, over and over again, that other utopias are possible.
The power and persuasiveness of Jonathan's work came from the enduring belief that there is no idea so powerful as a moral one.
Tony Benn died at age 88 last week—and was immediately and fulsomely praised by many well able to restrain their enthusiasm for him in his lifetime.
The Jackson mayor had ambitious plans to bring “people power” and a “solidarity economy” to his city and state.
"Love and rage" was Eric's philosophy on how to live life.
Pete’s fingers can strum no longer, but, thanks to him, people around the world can have many “singing tomorrows.”
He risked his life in the underground against the Nazis, helped rebuild German social democracy after the war and laid the groundwork for reconciliation of East and West. Lebe wohl, Willy!
After his release from death row for a crime he did not commit, Tibbs found a sense of purpose and community as an anti-death-penalty activist.
André possessed a radical view of what might matter to our world.
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