By JEFF MACKLER His companion Ellen summarized his life well and donated Joe’s extensive Marxist library to Socialist Action. She wrote: “To the memory of Joseph Ryan who never gave up in his belief that the working people of the world would one day prevail.”
[The following is the July 27, 2021 presentation by Michael Steven Smith at a book party in New York City’s Lower East Side sponsored by the New York City chapter of the National Lawyers Guild to celebrate the publication of Michael Ratner‘s memoir, “Moving the Bar: My Life as a Radical Lawyer. Smith is a lifelong socialist … Continue reading My Friend Michael Ratner
Prominent Haiti solidarity activist Jack Lieberman died of COVID-19 on Sunday.
Obituary by JENNIFER SHRIVER George Van Bibber Shriver Jr. passed away in his sleep on April 24, 2020. His loss is felt by many.
By MARILYN VOGT-DOWNEY A longtime comrade reflects on meeting George and working together in the Socialist Workers Party.