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Juggling the Devil Sticks: Imran Khan, the military establishment and the Kashmir 'issue'

by Amjad Ayub Mirza

Sun 23rd Sep 2018
As soon as Imran Khan took charge of the office of Prime Minister he announced a number of cosmetic economic policies... [read more]

The Hollow Centre

by Geoffrey Heptonstall

Sun 23rd Sep 2018
It’s hard now to believe how things once were. Full-blooded socialism never found a secure place in the British experience, but through the Seventies we had something more than the piecemeal reform of social democracy.... [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]
 

Central Banks Have Gone Rogue, Putting Us All At Risk

by Ellen Brown

Sun 23rd Sep 2018
Central bankers are now aggressively playing the stock market. To say they are buying up the planet may be an exaggeration, but they could. They can create money at will, and they have declared their “independence” from government. They have become rogue players in a game of their own.... [read more]

Banks Are Becoming Obsolete in China—Could the U.S. Be Next?

by Ellen Brown

Sat 8th Sep 2018
The U.S. credit card system siphons off excessive amounts of money from merchants. In a typical $100 credit card purchase, only $97.25 goes to the seller. The rest goes to banks and processors. But who can compete with Visa and MasterCard?... [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]
 

Alcohol: Why do we drink?

by Graham Peebles

Sat 8th Sep 2018
Alcohol consumption is one damaging effect among many that flow from this dominant socio-economic system... [read more]

Control Freaks

by outRageous!

Mon 27th Aug 2018
Open your hand and breathe into the palm. Now close your fist. What have you caught?... [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]
 

Camilo Comes to San Francisco and Analyzes the Soft Coup Attempt in Nicaragua

by Rick Sterling

Mon 27th Aug 2018
Camilo’s visit accomplished the goal. Media interviews in Spanish and English reached many thousands. He brought information and analysis which has been largely censored or ignored in coverage of Nicaragua. ... [read more]

For the Bahrainis Bahrain was Never Independent

by Mohamad Kleit

Mon 27th Aug 2018
Bahrain is celebrating what is known as “the week of independence”, where several celebrations take place to commemorate the end of the British mandate on 16th August 1971.... [read more]

Climate Change, Extreme Weather, Destructive Lifestyles

by Graham Peebles

Sun 19th Aug 2018
Throughout the world heat waves, flooding and uncontrollable wildfires have caused widespread havoc, lives have been lost, homes destroyed, livelihoods ruined. ... [read more]
 

No Problem

by Geoffrey Heptonstall

Sun 19th Aug 2018
The problem extends well beyond one particular question. For a long time now the world has been run on the presumption that all problems are easily soluble.... [read more]

Ultimate Racists”: A Catalogue of Racism, Xenophobia, Anti-Semitism and Islamophobia in the British Conservative Party, 2015-2018

by TJ Coles

Sun 19th Aug 2018
Former Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson’s remarks about veiled women looking like “letter boxes” is the tip of a very large iceberg... [read more]

Obituary: Felicia Langer

by John Green

Sun 19th Aug 2018
The life of Felicia Langer, who died this year, is a shining example of a Jewish Israeli who championed the cause of the Palestinian people... [read more]
 

The Left, Anti-Zionism & Anti-Semitism

by Jack Omer-Jackaman

Sun 12th Aug 2018
For those of us who study Israel and Zionism from the vantage point of Britain, there are some things we are able to predict with unerring accuracy... [read more]

CASTLEREAGH

by Gareth WD

Mon 6th Aug 2018
A poem by Gareth Writer-Davies... [read more]

U.S. IMMIGRATION: Is It Still an (inter-)National Asset or a Heartland Liability? You be the final Judge!

by David Rahni

Mon 6th Aug 2018
Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free ... [read more]
 

Trump Takes on the Fed

by Ellen Brown

Sat 4th Aug 2018
The president has criticized Federal Reserve policy for undermining his attempts to build the economy. The best way to make the central bank serve the needs of the economy is to make it a public utility.... [read more]

Who the Hell Are We?

by Uri Avnery

Sat 4th Aug 2018
Years ago I had a friendly discussion with Ariel Sharon. ... [read more]

An account from a doctor on board the Freedom Flotilla which was hijacked by the Israeli Navy

by Dr Swee Ang

Sat 4th Aug 2018
Events from 29 July when the Israeli Navy stormed the Freedom Flotilla al-Awda, hijacked and diverted it from its intended course to Gaza by Dr Swee Ang, medical doctor on board the al-Awda.... [read more]
 

The Changing Political Discourse about Israel and Palestine

by Faysal Mikdadi

Sat 4th Aug 2018
This is the transcript of a brief talk given by Dr Faysal Mikdadi at the screening by the Dorset Palestinian Israeli Peace Group (DPIPG) of Eran Riklis’ film ‘Lemon Tree’ on Wednesday 20 June 2018... [read more]

The March of Folly

by Uri Avnery

Mon 30th Jul 2018
The Israeli argument was that the victims were shot while trying to "storm the fences". Actually, not a single such attempt was photographed, though hundreds of photographers were posted on both sides of the fence.... [read more]

THE F WORD

by outRageous!

Mon 30th Jul 2018
RTFM? Baffled by those initials? No, it's not the latest in cool social media acronyms, but an older caveat, dating back to early 20th century military slang... [read more]