obituaries

In memory of Robert Kurz (1943-2012) - Claus Peter Ortlieb

A brief review of the impact of the life and work of Robert Kurz by one of his colleagues, including excerpts from eulogies delivered on the occasion of Kurz’s death and a long excerpt from Kurz’s “Introduction” to his last, posthumously published book, Money without Value. General Outlines for the Transformation of the Critique of Political Economy.

Goodbye, Fellow Worker Jennie Cedervall

An obituary of Jennie Cedervall, a longtime IWW member.

Farewell, Fellow Worker: Joe Glazer

An obituary of labor folk singer Joe Glazer.

Farewell, Fellow Worker: Jenny (Lahti) Velsek

Believe this is the wedding picture of Jenny and Charles Velsek in 1943, West Al

An obituary of Jenny (Lahti) Velsek, who was closely associated with the IWW for many years.

Martín Bellido, Antonio, 1938-2014

Antonio Martín Bellido at l'Escorial de Madrid (July 1963)

A short obituary and biography of anarchist and anti-Franco urban guerrilla Antonio Martin Bellido, who sadly died at 5.00 am yesterday, 17 August , by his friend and comrade Stuart Christie.

Haden, Charlie, 1937-2014

A short obituary of the seminal jazz bassist and anti-war activist Charlie Haden, who died last week.

Obituary: Elisée Reclus - Peter Kropotkin

Peter Kropotkin's obituary of the great anarchist and geographer, Elisée Reclus. Published in The Geographical Journal, Vol. 26, No. 3 (Sep., 1905), pp. 337-343.

A sideways look: Tony Benn

A brief look at the legacy of Tony Benn.

Jeremy Brecher recalls forty years with Tim Costello

Jeremy Brecher's obituary of Tim Costello, who wrote for Root & Branch occasionally.