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Parliamentary Riffraff

by Uri Avnery

Sat 20th May 2017
When Adlai Stevenson ran for the presidency, he was told "Don't worry, every thinking person will vote for you." "But I need a majority," Stevenson famously replied.... [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]
 

My Palestinian Exile Is Not Theatre, Mr Fleisher. It Is Real Life

by Faysal Mikdadi

Sat 20th May 2017
I am a Palestinian. Do not relegate me to some imperial design suiting Israel's ends and tell me to pack off to Jordan or anywhere other than where I was born and where my forefathers have lived for well over a thousand year... [read more]

If China Can Fund infrastructure with Its Own Credit, So Can We

by Ellen Brown

Sat 20th May 2017
While American politicians debate endlessly over how to finance the needed fixes and which ones to implement, the Chinese have managed to fund massive infrastructure projects all across their country, including 12,000 miles of high-speed rail built just in the last decade... [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]
 

Russian Perspectives on US-Russian Relations

by Rick Sterling

Fri 19th May 2017
Russians see themselves being encircled by NATO. Of the 16 countries bordering Russia, eight have anti-Russia sentiments... [read more]

A Curious National Home

by Uri Avnery

Thu 18th May 2017
The present Israeli government coalition consists of 67 (out of 120) members of the Knesset. Each member wants to be elected again (and again and again). In order to be reelected, he or she must attract the attention of the public. The simplest way is to propose a new law. A bill so outrageous, that the media cannot possibly ignore it.... [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]
 

Donald Trump and Theresa May - Partners in Planning Armageddon?

by Felicity Arbuthnot

Wed 17th May 2017
Prime Minister May’s endlessly repeated mantra “Brexit means Brexit” (Britain leaving the European Union) takes on a whole new meaning: she is prepared to trigger the UK departing the planet.... [read more]

Change of society: the only option for progressives to survive changes in society

by Marco Senatore

Wed 17th May 2017
So far, this year seems to have inverted the trend observed in 2016... [read more]

Branded

by outRageous!

Wed 17th May 2017
Perhaps the most sadly significant sign among the daily deceits currently stinking up the White House, is the redefinition of "presidential."... [read more]
 

David Cameron’s Partisan Gerrymandering of the British Democracy

by George Tait Edwards

Wed 17th May 2017
David Cameron rigged the 7 May 2015 election and planned to gerrymander the constituency boundaries in 2016 on the basis of a vastly reduced British electorate - the great majority of the voters who were removed from the rolls were non-Conservative voters.... [read more]

Balfour

by Faysal Mikdadi

Sun 7th May 2017
A poem by Dr Faysal Mikdadi... [read more]

The Israeli Macron

by Uri Avnery

Sun 7th May 2017
When I was 10 years old, my family fled from Nazi Germany. We were fearful that the Gestapo was after us. Then our train crossed the bridge that separated Germany from France, and we heaved a deep sigh of relief.... [read more]
 

The Surgeon’s Photograph

by Simon Cockle

Sun 7th May 2017
A poem by Simon Cockle... [read more]

One, Two, Three – Rejoice!

by Uri Avnery

Sun 7th May 2017
I remember the first few Independence Days, just after the foundation of the State of Israel. There was spontaneous jubilation, we were all out in the streets, the celebration was real. This year's Independence Day was not a happy affair... [read more]

Reactive Mismeasures: The New Yorker and the "New" Cold War Propaganda (Part 2)

by Thomas Riggins

Sun 30th Apr 2017
This is the second part of a paragraph by paragraph commentary on a recent article posing as journalism in the March 6, 2017 issue of The New Yorker.... [read more]
 

Silent Voices

by Faysal Mikdadi

Sun 30th Apr 2017
A poem by Dr Faysal Mikdadi... [read more]

Eminent Psychiatrists Express Deep Concern at President’s “dangerousness”, “instability”, and “unpredictability.”

by Felicity Arbuthnot

Sun 30th Apr 2017
The insane threats also come from a man who achieved five draft deferments during the Vietnam war, thus has no knowledge even of what one bullet can do, let alone the vapourising monstrosities he seems to think he has divine power to unleash on a whim.... [read more]
 

Palestine's Nelson Mandela

by Uri Avnery

Sat 29th Apr 2017
Divide et impera – "divide and rule" – since Roman times this has been a guiding principle of every regime that suppresses another people. In this the Israeli authorities have been incredibly successful.... [read more]

“Making America Great Again”, by Reducing the Word to Ashes?

by Felicity Arbuthnot

Sun 23rd Apr 2017
Without the slightest proof produced by the US that such a test was attempted, yet alone a nuclear one, Donald Trump’s language and that of his fiefdom have been on the level of a bar room brawl rather than statesmanlike... [read more]

On the Road of Damascus, I Met Jeremy Corbyn

by Faysal Mikdadi

Sun 23rd Apr 2017
I come from a fairly long line of mercantile family forebears with strong business skills and profit inspired attitudes. Although I chose not to go into business as my brothers did and I became a teacher of English, every emotional nerve in my body believed in wealth creation as being the only way forward for all.... [read more]