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Strong as Death

by Uri Avnery

Thu 21st Jun 2018
I have spent many happy hours in Gaza. I had many friends there. From the leftist Dr. Haidar Abd al-Shafi to the Islamist Mahmoud al-Zahar, who is now the foreign minister of Hamas... [read more]

Two-state solution is dead, Palestinian courage should spur international action

by Rick Sterling

Sat 9th Jun 2018
After 70 years, the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is still unresolved. The conflict simmers for a few years, then erupts again with new massacres and violence.... [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]
 

The Day of Shame

by Uri Avnery

Wed 6th Jun 2018
I asked myself: what would I have done if I had been a youngster of 15 in the Gaza Strip?... [read more]

Blackstone, BlackRock or a Public Bank? Putting California’s Funds to Work

by Ellen Brown

Wed 6th Jun 2018
California has over $700 billion parked in private banks earning minimal interest, private equity funds that contributed to the affordable housing crisis, or shadow banks of the sort that caused the banking collapse of 2008.... [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]
 

You can’t have human rights in a neoliberal economy: Britain and the Universal Declaration at 70

by TJ Coles

Wed 6th Jun 2018
The Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) was adopted by the General Assembly of the United Nations in 1948... [read more]

Draft Dodger in Chief Dodges “Historic” Opening of US Embassy, Jerusalem

by Felicity Arbuthnot

Sat 2nd Jun 2018
It was NBC’s Cal Parry who summed up the obscenity of Donald Trump’s ignorant and igniting decision to move the US Embassy to West Jerusalem... [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]
 

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]

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]

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]
 

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]