Sanders was not afraid to challenge and speak out about sensitive and difficult issues, to people in senior positions of power - and when he did, they sat up and listened.
Former Austrade chief economist Tim Harcourt reflects on the quirky and kind Tim Fischer.
Tim Fischer leaves behind a political and personal legacy. He defied sceptics, managed his troops, and the support he provided to John Howard was crucial in achieving gun control.
Margaret Fulton built a long-lasting career on the provision of sound, trustworthy cookery advice.
Johnny Clegg was a prophet, even if the ideal future he prophesied has not yet come to pass.
Former US Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens passed away on July 16. One of his former law clerks recalls her most memorable assignment.
An obituary of Mohamed Morsi, Egypt's first democratically elected president, who died in court in Cairo.
Curator Okwui Enwezor, who has died aged 55, will be remembered for the hugely generative legacy of everything he has achieved.
Songstress Dorothy Masuku once told South Africa's public broadcaster that music was like breathing for her.
Knoll is best known for transforming the design of America's corporate offices. But she was also on the front lines of a State Department effort to promote American ingenuity and capitalism abroad.
Edgar Allen Poe, Sigmund Freud and cognitive scientists have all wrestled with the human tendency to behave in ways that are irrational and self-defeating.
'He had the ability to make you think he was addressing you personally, even if you were one among 10,000 others.'
Petyarre, who won the Telstra prize for Indigenous art in 1996, has died in Alice Springs.
With The Dying Trade, Peter Corris introduced Australia to one of its most successful crime heroes, Cliff Hardy.
A giant of the US political scene, John McCain had friends and enemies on all sides.
Charles Blackman forged an urbanised image of Australia that for most, was more familiar than the mythic landscapes of Sidney Nolan or Arthur Boyd. Yet though familiar, it remains uncomfortable.
Franklin, who has died aged 76 in Detroit, was a church girl first and foremost. She was the master of the gospel form.
South African-born composer Stanley Glasser's musical legacy is in many ways unknown in his motherland which he left under political duress in 1963, and awaits critical engagement.
In an age that venerates celebrities and self-promotion in the arts and culture sector, Winston Ntshona remains a role model for his modesty.
South African Professor Bongani Mayosi was a great mentor to many. Losing him to mental illness is a reminder that we are all human.