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Good Tyrant, Bad Tyrant: How and Why Britain Protected Rwanda's Paul Kagame and Helped Depose Libya's Muammar Gaddafi

by T.J. Coles and Matthew Alford

Sun 11th Nov 2018
In their new book Union Jackboot: What Your Media and Professors Don't Tell You About British Foreign Policy, doctors T.J. Coles and Matthew Alford discuss a range of topics, including neo-colonialism and the hypocrisy it necessitates.... [read more]

Public Spaces Private Control

by Graham Peebles

Sun 11th Nov 2018
The commercialization of public spaces in British cities and elsewhere in the industrialized world is going on apace.... [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]
 

ON THE EVE AND AFTER THE WAR

by Geoffrey Heptonstall

Sun 11th Nov 2018
A poem by Geoffrey Heptonstall... [read more]

Trump’s War on the Fed

by Ellen Brown

Sat 3rd Nov 2018
October was a brutal month for the stock market... [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]
 

If guns could sing

by Simon Cockle

Sat 3rd Nov 2018
A poem by Simon Cockle... [read more]

The Saudi Arabian “Kingdom” remains the most egregious Rogue State Sponsor of Terrorism Worldwide

by Pirouz Azadi

Sat 3rd Nov 2018
The Saudi clan of nearly 100,000 have spent their nation’s vast wealth on self-indulgence, military adventurism, and fabricating a historical narrative in their most luxurious palaces... [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]
 

Gamblers Anonymous and Declared

by outRageous!

Sat 3rd Nov 2018
Place your bets, ladies and gents. Spin the wheel, round and round she goes and where she stops, nobody knows.... [read more]

Capitalism Killed Me

by Kay Channon

Fri 26th Oct 2018
A poem by Kay Channon... [read more]

Crimes of Empire: How Historical Fake News Contributed to Imperial Genocide

by TJ Coles

Fri 26th Oct 2018
Fake news is as old as empire, maybe even older... [read more]
 

Western Media Attacks Critics of the White Helmets

by Rick Sterling

Fri 26th Oct 2018
The October 16 issue of NY Review of Books has an article by Janine di Giovani titled “Why Assad and Russia Target the White Helmets”. The article exemplifies how western media promotes the White Helmets uncritically and attacks those who challenge the myth.... [read more]

A Citizen Of Everywhere

by Geoffrey Heptonstall

Fri 26th Oct 2018
At the geographic centre of Europe, Berlin is a microcosm of European history.... [read more]

How America Can Free Itself From Wall Street

by Ellen Brown

Sun 14th Oct 2018
Wall Street owns the country. That was the opening line of a fiery speech that populist leader Mary Ellen Lease delivered around 1890. Franklin Roosevelt said it again in a letter to Colonel House in 1933, and Sen. Dick Durbin was still saying it in 2009. ... [read more]
 

Sharing is Key to a New Economic and Democratic Order

by Graham Peebles

Sun 14th Oct 2018
In order to meet the colossal challenges of the time, fundamental change to the socio-economic order is needed... [read more]

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]
 

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]

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]

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]