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Nation, language, culture - play things of the elites?

by A. Seghers

Tue 14th Nov 2017
One vital aspect of Globalisation is that local wage traditions, built up over centuries of trade union struggles by the working class, have to give way to cheap labour that moves at the speed of money around the globe to satisfy the needs of multinational companies. Cheap labour has been achieved by making wars and creating a refugee crisis... [read more]

Two Meetings

by Uri Avnery

Sat 11th Nov 2017
During the last few days, I met with two old friends: Yasser Arafat and Yitzhak Rabin... [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]
 

Crumbling World

by Kay Channon

Sat 11th Nov 2017
A poem by Kay Channon... [read more]

After the Euphoria

by Geoffrey Heptonstall

Sat 11th Nov 2017
A weak government whose core values are misguided by nostalgia for a lost empire... [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]
 

North Korea: Radiation Leak Fears, International Double Standards and Trump’s Sudden Change of Plans

by Felicity Arbuthnot

Sat 11th Nov 2017
Urgent warnings of a radiation leak have been issued after the collapse of a tunnel under North Korea’s 7,200 foot high Mount Mantap... [read more]

WMD in Syria just like Iraq in 2003? Contradictions in the UN/OPCW Report on Khan Shaykhun

by Rick Sterling

Sat 11th Nov 2017
In early 2003 it was claimed that Iraq was a threat to other countries. Today we have something similarly ridiculous and dangerous. Supposedly the Syrian government decided to use a banned chemical weapon which they gave up in 2013-2014... [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]
 

Indefensible

by Simon Cockle

Sat 4th Nov 2017
A poem by Simon Cockle... [read more]

Transaction Analysis

by outRageous!

Sat 4th Nov 2017
Baffled? Confused? Me too!... you, too?... [read more]

North Korea: A Threat Or A Victim? Some Facts

by Felicity Arbuthnot

Sat 4th Nov 2017
If anyone is still wondering why North Korea was being “provocative” in missile tests and repeatedly declaring what would seem to be a daunting arsenal (although there is still no irrefutable, concrete proof of deliverable, long range nuclear weapons capability) here is just a small taste of what it’s southern neighbor, in cahoots with Godfather America, has planned... [read more]
 

Pickled Cucumbers

by Uri Avnery

Sat 4th Nov 2017
Hallelujah! At long last I have found a point on which I agree with Binyamin Netanyahu. Really!... [read more]

Regulation Is Killing Community Banks – Public Banks Can Revive Them

by Ellen Brown

Sat 4th Nov 2017
Crushing regulations are driving small banks to sell out to the megabanks, a consolidation process that appears to be intentional. Publicly-owned banks can help avoid that trend and keep credit flowing in local economies.... [read more]

The Terrible Problem

by Uri Avnery

Sun 22nd Oct 2017
Ze'ev Begin, the son of Menachem Begin, is a very nice human being. It is impossible not to like him... [read more]
 

North Korea - As Trump Threatens, the Nation Still Struggles with America’s Lethal Legacy

by Felicity Arbuthnot

Sun 22nd Oct 2017
“Throughout the world, on any given day, a man, woman or child is likely to be displaced, tortured, killed or ‘disappeared’ … More often than not, the United States shares the blame.” (Amnesty International, 1996) ... [read more]

How to Wipe Out Puerto Rico's Debt Without Hurting Bondholders

by Ellen Brown

Sun 22nd Oct 2017
During his visit to hurricane-stricken Puerto Rico, President Donald Trump shocked the bond market when he told Geraldo Rivera of Fox News that he was going to wipe out the island’s bond debt.... [read more]

Not Feeling But Falling

by Geoffrey Heptonstall

Fri 13th Oct 2017
With extraordinary candour Theresa May has admitted that the case for the free market is not the given she believed it to be... [read more]
 

Reasons to Be Cheerful 2017

by Susan Walpole

Fri 13th Oct 2017
2017 is almost done. Many things have changed in the world whilst others remain the same. Capitalism and greed are still rife... [read more]

Separation is Beautiful

by Uri Avnery

Fri 13th Oct 2017
It says the Likud is the most cunning instrument for keeping the Mizrahim down. That the endless rule of Binyamin Netanyahu, the very personification of the Ashkenazi elite... [read more]

America and Turkey: A Difficult Relationship

by David Morgan

Fri 13th Oct 2017
What’s behind the current diplomatic row between Washington and Ankara? David Morgan seeks to find out. ... [read more]
 

North Korea and Trump’s Reality Free Zone - Tweeting About Armageddon

by Felicity Arbuthnot

Fri 13th Oct 2017
Currently, in addition to the massive war games, the US has been overflying North Korea with B-52 bombers, with further excercises taking place in and with South Korea and in the last days also with Japan... [read more]

Reportage: Adjusting the Focus

by outRageous!

Fri 6th Oct 2017
Two book reviews by outRageous!... [read more]

How to Fund a Universal Basic Income Without Increasing Taxes or Inflation

by Ellen Brown

Fri 6th Oct 2017
A team of researchers at the University of Oxford published the results of a survey of the world’s best artificial intelligence experts, who predicted that there was a 50 percent chance of AI outperforming humans in all tasks within 45 years... [read more]