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Castro: power through repression

Charles Recknagel | 29 November 2016 | FEATURES |  
tags: Communism, Cuba, Fidel Castro, Marxism, obituaries
He ousted a dictator and then became one

Vale Leonard Cohen, high priest of erotic romanticism

Xavier Symons | 16 November 2016 | FEATURES |  
tags: Leonard Cohen, music, obituaries
The iconic Canadian musician wrote great songs, but does anyone listen to the lyrics?

Jo Cox: looking at refugees with a mother’s heart

Carolyn Moynihan | 17 June 2016 | FEATURES |  
tags: obituaries, refugees
The murdered British MP wanted Britain to take more child refugees.

Justice Antonin Scalia on family life

Ashley McGuire | 23 February 2016 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: family values, Justice Antonin Scalia, obituaries

A larger-than-life human being

John Coverdale | 15 February 2016 | FEATURES |  
tags: Antonin Scalia, obituaries, US Supreme Court
The late Justice Scalia was a man with a big heart and a great sense of humour.

Carl Djerassi, father of the pill, dies

Carolyn Moynihan | 03 February 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: contraceptive pill, obituaries
Did he ever doubt the wisdom of the contraceptive revolution?

Doing justice to Ian Paisley

Michael Kirke | 18 September 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: Nothern Ireland, obituaries
Forgiveness, yes, but the honest recording of memory has its own moral imperative.

Joan Rivers’ final act

Zac Alstin | 12 September 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: obituaries, plastic surgery, show business, US
America's icon of plastic surgery was a popular comedian, but success came at great personal cost.

Philip Seymour Hoffman: a rare breed of actor

Brendan Malone | 04 February 2014 | POPCORN |  
tags: films, obituaries

Faith and science: a dialogue, not a debate

Megan Hodder | 28 January 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: obituaries, science and faith
Ian Barbour’s life demonstrated the harmony between physics and faith.

From hawk to dove: the political career of Ariel Sharon

Asaf Siniver | 14 January 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: Israel, obituaries, Palestine
The former Israeli prime minister dies at 85 after decades as polarising presence.

An African pragmatist

Eugene Ohu | 07 December 2013 | FEATURES |  
tags: Nelson Mandela, obituaries, reconcilation, South Africa
Nelson Mandela was a great man, but as flawed and inconsistent as the rest of us.

Lasting impressions of Nelson Mandela, 1918 - 2013

Carolyn Moynihan | 06 December 2013 | FEATURES |  
tags: Nelson Mandela, obituaries
May he rest in peace, and his ideals not be forgotten.

Enugu Book Project founder dies

Alice Trimmer | 14 November 2013 | HARAMBEE |  
tags: Harambee USA, Nigeria, obituaries

Burying Thatcher: why celebrating death is still wrong

Patrick Stokes | 17 April 2013 | FEATURES |  
tags: death, ethics, Margaret Thatcher, obituaries
Our dealings with the dead are just as ethically governed as our dealings with the living.

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