Molly Ivins was a former Texas Observer editor and a columnist for the Fort Worth Star-Telegram.
Ivins has contributed to the liberal magazine, The Progressive.
At former Congressman Robert Eckhardt's funeral Nov. 17 2001, writer Molly Ivins, Rep. Lloyd Doggett, and AFL-CIO President Joe Gunn, among many others, eulogized the man Gunn remembered as having fought heroically for Texas working people, of having always defended the principle that "dignity is a right, not a privilege."
Socialist Debs award
Every year since the mid 1960s the Indiana based Eugene V. Debs Foundation holds Eugene Debs Award Banquet in Terre Haute, to honor an approved social or labor activist. The 2003 honoree, was Molly Ivins.