Observations on People and Places

Go to Marxism home page

Go to Louis Proyect home page

M. Junaid Alam: presente!

E.C. "Paddy" Apling

Bard College and the real world

Memories of Amiri Baraka and Adolfo Olaechea

Bobby Fischer

Reflections of a baby boomer

Sid Caesar, legendary comedian, dead at 91

Costa Rica notes, part 1

Costa Rica notes, part 2

On the death of a comrade I barely knew

Roger Ebert: an appreciation

Food, Fasting and Health


Pat Grogan, the SWP and the Hoboken waterfront

Spalding Gray's macular pucker and mine

Highway 80 revisited

Hometown news

Life in Houston

Human Connections

Istanbul Impressions

Remembering Laura Kronenberg

A Second Trip to Turkey

Learning Turkish


London Calling

Some thoughts on Jared Loughner and Henry Cockburn

Welcome to Mexico City

How a Red saved Miami Beach Art Deco hotels

A conversation with Jeffrey Marlin and Richard Greener

Greetings from Miami Beach

Randy Martin 1957-2015: an appreciation

My Brother's Madness

An exchange with Harvey Pekar's widow

My pig snout sandwich days

My life in politics

Encounters with Louis R. Proyect

Pressure Drop

A dispatch from the glaucoma front

Being played for a sucker by Random House

Reflections on my mother's death

Said Sayrafiezadeh: David Horowitz wannabe

Split Decision

Ernie Tate and Jess McKenzie

Review of Ernie Tate memoir

Thanksgiving with ex-Trotskyists

Tribute to Ann Proyect

Pressure drop

retirement miscellany

I left my heart in San Francisco

Big Sid's Vincati

The Snake Charmer

Sugar: the bitter truth

Founder/editor of Swans is incapacitated

Thoughts on Thanksgiving

A Weekend in Pittsburgh

Nathan Weiss: in remembrance