A non-partisan journal of the left.

Classy Questions

by outRageous!

Mon 21st May 2018
Are you fit enough to join the front-line in the UK's Class War?... [read more]

From Afghanistan to Anantnag via Abbotabad (Part 3)

by Amjad Ayub Mirza

Mon 21st May 2018
On May 2, 2011 Pakistani military cadets at the Kakul Academy in Abbotabad, Pakistan woke up to an approaching juddering sound.... [read more]

EDITORIAL: Why drone assassinations just don't work

by Tomasz Pierscionek

Sun 4th Nov 2012
The London Progressive Journal gives its take on current events in our editorial column... [read more]
 

Who is the vassal?

by Uri Avnery

Mon 21st May 2018
"If you want to understand the policy of a nation, look at the map!" Napoleon is supposed to have said.... [read more]

The Post

by Geoffrey Heptonstall

Mon 21st May 2018
Spielberg’s film The Post is about events that are now history. Yet they remain so relevant.... [read more]

EDITORIAL: This is free Europe, never again!

by Tomasz Pierscionek

Sat 16th Jun 2012
The London Progressive Journal gives its take on current events in the latest editorial... [read more]
 

Alone

by Elizabeth Ellis

Mon 14th May 2018
A poem by Elizabeth Ellis ... [read more]

The Writer, Almeida Theatre

by David Morgan

Mon 7th May 2018
A review of the angry new play at the Almeida.... [read more]

EDITORIAL: Murdoch, Mensch and a new England Manager

by Emmeline Ravilious

Wed 9th May 2012
The London Progressive Journal gives its take on current events in the latest editorial... [read more]
 

From Afghanistan to Anantnag via Abbotabad (Part 2)

by Amjad Ayub Mirza

Tue 1st May 2018
On 22 March 2018 The Washington Post published Saudi Crown Prince Muhammad Bin Salman’s confession regarding the Saudi Arabian government’s facilitation of the CIA in financing and offering support to an Islamic cultural narrative across the ‘Muslim world’. ... [read more]

The Great Day

by Uri Avnery

Tue 1st May 2018
Two days ago, the State of Israel celebrated its 70th birthday. For days we heard about nothing else. Innumerable speeches full of platitudes. A huge festival of kitsch.... [read more]

Fox in the Hen House: Why Interest Rates Are Rising

by Ellen Brown

Tue 1st May 2018
The Fed is aggressively raising interest rates, although inflation is contained, private debt is already at 150% of GDP, and rising variable rates could push borrowers into insolvency. So what is driving the Fed’s push to “tighten”?... [read more]
 

The Victorious Delusional Three in Damascus

by Mohamad Kleit

Sun 22nd Apr 2018
The US, UK, and France launched a 30 minute attack on Syria for an alleged chemical attack by the Syrian military on Islamist militants in the small city of Douma, just 9km away from the capital Damascus... [read more]

From Afghanistan to Anantnag via Abbotabad (Part 1)

by Amjad Ayub Mirza

Sun 22nd Apr 2018
The death of twenty people on April 1 between Indian security forces and armed Hizbul Mujahedin militants in Anantnag district in Indian-controlled South Kashmir is a stark reminder of a criminal legacy of the anti-colonial religious-nationalism that has its modern roots in the Afghan jihad... [read more]

A Song is Born

by Uri Avnery

Sun 22nd Apr 2018
The situation in the Gaza Strip is as close to hell as one can get. Food at subsistence level, electricity for two to four hours a day, the water is polluted. Work is extremely scarce. Only the most severely ill are let out.... [read more]
 

Eyeless in Gaza

by Uri Avnery

Sun 22nd Apr 2018
I, Uri Avnery, soldier number 44410 of the Israel army, hereby dissociate myself from the army sharpshooters who murder unarmed demonstrators along the Gaza Strip, and from their commanders, who give them the orders, up to the commander in chief.... [read more]

Civilisations, a current television project, stimulates responses

by Geoffrey Heptonstall

Sun 22nd Apr 2018
Civilisation is the culture of cities, of permanent settlements. These demand social organisation to administer to the needs of citizens... [read more]

Trump and Syria: “The worst case scenario is now our reality.”

by Felicity Arbuthnot

Sat 14th Apr 2018
As all becomes ever more rapidly surreal it seems that, barring a miracle, Draft Dodger in Chief, Donald Trump might trigger a world war, over an incident in Syria which is entirely evidence free.... [read more]
 

Taking the World to the Brink of Annihilation

by Rick Sterling

Sat 14th Apr 2018
Western neoconservatives and hawks are driving the international situation to increasing tension and danger... [read more]

The Bayer-Monsanto Merger Is Bad News for the Planet

by Ellen Brown

Sat 14th Apr 2018
Bayer and Monsanto have a long history of collusion to poison the ecosystem for profit. The Trump administration should veto their merger not just to protect competitors but to ensure human and planetary survival.... [read more]

Son of a Dog

by Uri Avnery

Sat 7th Apr 2018
The non-violent struggle is an excellent idea.... [read more]
 

SAPPHO’S MOON

by Geoffrey Heptonstall

Sat 7th Apr 2018
A poem by Geoffrey Heptonstall... [read more]

Inscriptions

by Simon Cockle

Sat 7th Apr 2018
A poem by Simon Cockle ... [read more]

Advertising Ghosts in the Political Machine by OutRageous!

by outRageous!

Sat 7th Apr 2018
Are You The Ghost or The Machine?... [read more]