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The Bigger Picture

by outRageous!

Thu 13th Feb 2020
Here in the UK, the British Academy of Film and Television has just presented the Bafta awards, and yes, as an elected lifetime member I’m one of the several thousand who vote for the nominees.... [read more]

A WINNING WAY IS POSSIBLE

by Geoffrey Heptonstall

Thu 13th Feb 2020
A recent study shows that citizens in the Western democracies are dissatisfied with the way they are governed... [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]
 

A Beautiful but Deceptive Documentary:

by Rick Sterling

Thu 13th Feb 2020
The documentary movie "For Sama" has won a host of awards in Europe and North America.... [read more]

Who are we, now that Brexit has severed our links?

by Lesley Docksey

Thu 13th Feb 2020
I belong to England, but that England is not the self-important, arrogant and ill-informed England of Boris Johnson, Nigel Farage, the European Research Group or Tommy Robinson and the English Defence League... [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]
 

The Fed Protects Gamblers at the Expense of the Economy

by Ellen Brown

Tue 4th Feb 2020
Although the repo market is little known to most people, it is a $1-trillion-a-day credit machine, in which not just banks but hedge funds and other “shadow banks” borrow to finance their trades... [read more]

Solitary Confinement

by Faysal Mikdadi

Tue 4th Feb 2020
I may be alone - but Palestine lives in me awaiting liberation through your selective humanity.... [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]
 

Beth is Baffled!

by outRageous!

Sun 19th Jan 2020
As I inch toward my 78th birthday it’s not just frustrating, but inexplicable why the number of my age should provoke dismissal, even disdain... [read more]

The Key to Solving the Climate Crisis Is Beneath Our Feet

by Ellen Brown

Sun 12th Jan 2020
The Green New Deal resolution that was introduced into the U.S. House of Representatives in February hit a wall in the Senate, where it was called unrealistic and unaffordable... [read more]

AMLO is Bringing New Hope to Mexico

by Rick Sterling

Sun 12th Jan 2020
Jeremy Corbyn lost the election but one of his political friends, the progressive Mexican leader named Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, has been in power for one year. He is carrying out the plans and priorities described in his 2018 book "New Hope for Mexico"... [read more]
 

Politics of Socialism

by G.LL. Williams

Thu 26th Dec 2019
A essay on the politics and ideas of Socialism.... [read more]

Paul Volcker’s Long Shadow

by Ellen Brown

Thu 26th Dec 2019
Former Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan called Paul Volcker “the most effective chairman in the history of the Federal Reserve.... [read more]

WHAT IS TO BE DONE NOW?

by Geoffrey Heptonstall

Thu 26th Dec 2019
When I was very young there was an old lady who lived down the road in a house without electricity.... [read more]
 

38 Reasons to Cancel the “Kosova e Re” Power Plant

by Rand Engel

Thu 26th Dec 2019
On 20 December 2017, then Minister of Economic Development Valdrin Lluka signed an agreement with ContourGlobal, an American company, to build “Kosova e Re”, a 500 MW coal-fired power plan... [read more]

Show of Hands

by Simon Cockle

Thu 12th Dec 2019
A poem by Simon Cockle... [read more]

One of the largest POW Camps in WW1

by Andrew Balcerzak

Sat 7th Dec 2019
The only sign that the camp existed is a cemetery where more than 8,000 victims of various nationalities are buried. ... [read more]
 

Iran’s Fourth Grassroots Uprising since 1979 is still in progress

by Freeman Ure

Sat 7th Dec 2019
A prosperous and Westernised Iran took a giant step backwards in 1979... [read more]

REMEMBER HIM AND READ HIM

by Geoffrey Heptonstall

Sat 7th Dec 2019
A poet believes in poetry, not only his work but the genre itself and all that is contained within the word poetry, the making of words that mean more than words can say... [read more]

Short Essay on the Egyptian Revolution

by G.LL. Williams

Sun 17th Nov 2019
This short essay is a study of the Egyptian Revolution of 2011. ... [read more]
 

Is the Run on the Dollar Due to Panic or Greed?

by Ellen Brown

Sun 17th Nov 2019
What’s going on in the repo market? Rates on repurchase (“repo”) agreements should be about 2%, in line with the Federal Reserve funds rate... [read more]

Short Essay on the Arab Revolutions

by G.LL. Williams

Sun 3rd Nov 2019
This short essay is a study of the Arab Revolutions of 2010-2011... [read more]

Rage, Lebanon, Rage

by Faysal Mikdadi

Sun 3rd Nov 2019
A poem by Dr Faysal Mikdadi... [read more]