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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]

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]
 

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]

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]
 

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]

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]
 

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]

Taking the World to the Brink of Annihilation

by Rick Sterling

Sat 14th Apr 2018
Western neoconservatives and hawks are driving the international situation to increasing tension and danger... [read more]
 

The Bayer-Monsanto Merger Is Bad News for the Planet

by Ellen Brown

Sat 14th Apr 2018
Bayer and Monsanto have a long history of collusion to poison the ecosystem for profit. The Trump administration should veto their merger not just to protect competitors but to ensure human and planetary survival.... [read more]

Son of a Dog

by Uri Avnery

Sat 7th Apr 2018
The non-violent struggle is an excellent idea.... [read more]

SAPPHO’S MOON

by Geoffrey Heptonstall

Sat 7th Apr 2018
A poem by Geoffrey Heptonstall... [read more]
 

Inscriptions

by Simon Cockle

Sat 7th Apr 2018
A poem by Simon Cockle ... [read more]

Advertising Ghosts in the Political Machine by OutRageous!

by outRageous!

Sat 7th Apr 2018
Are You The Ghost or The Machine?... [read more]

Salisbury continues to suffer while Theresa May plays Novichok game

by Lesley Docksey

Sat 7th Apr 2018
On Easter Saturday I revisited Salisbury to see for myself. This was, after all, a holiday weekend, and Salisbury should be packed with people. Yes, car parks were full but…... [read more]
 

"Pour Out Your Wrath"

by Uri Avnery

Fri 6th Apr 2018
I was about to write an article about Pesach eve' when I remembered that I wrote exactly the same article six years ago. So I am sending the old article again – I just have nothing to add.... [read more]

Neither Juggler nor integral

by Amjad Ayub Mirza

Sun 1st Apr 2018
Kashmir: The bleeding wound of British imperialist legacy... [read more]

Joining The Labour Party

by Susan Walpole

Sun 1st Apr 2018
In September 2016 I did something I never believed I would ever do. I joined the Labour Party.... [read more]