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Issue #1957

Gilda Chacón

“The physical disappearance of our dear colleague Gilda Chacón Bravo constitutes a sensitive loss for the Cuban and International Trade Union Movement.”

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Issue #1965

Auschwitz liberator dies at 98

David Dushman, [one of] the last surviving Soviet soldier involved in the liberation of the Nazi death camp at Auschwitz, has died in Germany, aged 98.

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Issue #1978

Mikis Theodorakis: of his times and for the people

On 2nd September, the internationally renowned Greek composer, Mikis Theodorakis passed away in Athens aged ninety-six years.

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Issue #2013

Vale Max Hunt

For nearly four decades, Max Hunt worked quietly and with utter dedication and reliability for the Communist Party of Australia, including wrapping and posting copies...

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Issue #1978

Vale Fred Paterson

Born on the 13th June 1897 on a pig farm at Gladstone, Fred Paterson became the first communist elected to a state parliament in Australia.

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Issue #1989

Rob Gowland: a life of quiet, committed struggle

Robert Leslie Gowland, or Rob as friends and comrades call him, used to say he was born into the Party.

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Issue #2019

Memorial held in Sydney for beloved comrade

A mass memorial was held for Sydney environmental and trade union activist Ishtiaq Varlin, 28, on Saturday 6th August at Alexandria town hall following his...

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Issue #1957

Vale Gilda Chacón-Bravo

It was with great sadness we received the news in Australia of the passing of comrade Gilda Chacón on the 8th April 2021.

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