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The Desire to Return to the Routine After the Pandemic? A Case Against

by Kaveh Boveiri

Sun 31st May 2020
May 11 marked two months since WHO declared the COVID-19 outbreak a pandemic. Many of us long for a return to the routine. Here we argue against this longing. ... [read more]

MORE THAN POSSIBLE

by Geoffrey Heptonstall

Sun 31st May 2020
The fear is ever-present. These times are so uncertain. We can take all necessary precautions. We can remain in isolation. But the virus can catch us unawares. ... [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]
 

Another Bank Bailout Under Cover of a Virus

by Ellen Brown

Sun 31st May 2020
When the Dodd Frank Act was passed in 2010, President Obama triumphantly declared, “No more bailouts!”... [read more]

Masterchef 2020 final

by outRageous!

Wed 20th May 2020
Masterchef 2020 final - it is wildly unfair that Sandy Tang didn't win... [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]
 

Briefings

by John Gohorry

Sun 17th May 2020
A poem by John Gohorry... [read more]

Crushing the States, Saving the Banks: The Fed’s Generous New Rules

by Ellen Brown

Wed 13th May 2020
The new terms could be harnessed for local governments to own and operate their own banks.... [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]
 

Marx’s Capital

by R.G. Williams

Wed 13th May 2020
This short essay is a study of Marx’s ‘Capital’ — specifically its place in Marx’s thought and Marx’s economics... [read more]

Universal Spiritual Humanism or Divine Faith Religiocism

by Freeman Ure

Mon 27th Apr 2020
From as far back as the early Stone Age three million years ago, our ancestral hominids must have developed a cognition to discern whether or not a certain invisible being was responsible for punitive afflictions... [read more]

A Universal Basic Income Is Essential and Will Work

by Ellen Brown

Mon 27th Apr 2020
A central bank-financed UBI can fill the debt gap, providing a vital safety net while preventing cyclical recessions.... [read more]
 

The Fed’s Baffling Response to the Coronavirus Explained

by Ellen Brown

Sat 18th Apr 2020
When the World Health Organization announced on Feb. 24 that it was time to prepare for a global pandemic, the stock market plummeted.... [read more]

Drilling for Oil - A Global Problem on Our Doorstep

by Lesley Docksey

Sat 18th Apr 2020
Sometimes it takes a threat to our own neighbourhood, our own county or country, before we wake up to what is happening across the world.... [read more]

‘The Child is Father of the Man’

by Faysal Mikdadi

Fri 3rd Apr 2020
Review of an insightful book showing Karl Marx’s days bound each to each by lifelong development... [read more]
 

Does the Higher Education Remain a Boom or Become a Bust?

by David Rahni

Sun 29th Mar 2020
A liberal arts education has yielded a fulfilling life for hundreds of millions, advancing society and humanity in the U.S. and globally, since the 19th century... [read more]

FIREBIRDS

by Geoffrey Heptonstall

Tue 24th Mar 2020
A poem by Geoffrey Heptonstall... [read more]

Hopeful Heroes

by Kay Channon

Tue 24th Mar 2020
A poem by Kay Channon... [read more]
 

Socialism at Its Finest after Fed’s Bazooka Fails

by Ellen Brown

Tue 24th Mar 2020
In what is being called the worst financial crisis since 1929, the US stock market has lost a third of its value in the space of a month, wiping out all of its gains of the last three years... [read more]

The Power of Sex

by outRageous!

Tue 24th Mar 2020
Looking back over the decades as I approach my 78th birthday, I marvel at the recurring and evolving attempts to address the issues that affect us all... [read more]

The Bigger Picture

by outRageous!

Thu 13th Feb 2020
Here in the UK, the British Academy of Film and Television has just presented the Bafta awards, and yes, as an elected lifetime member I’m one of the several thousand who vote for the nominees.... [read more]
 

A WINNING WAY IS POSSIBLE

by Geoffrey Heptonstall

Thu 13th Feb 2020
A recent study shows that citizens in the Western democracies are dissatisfied with the way they are governed... [read more]

A Beautiful but Deceptive Documentary:

by Rick Sterling

Thu 13th Feb 2020
The documentary movie "For Sama" has won a host of awards in Europe and North America.... [read more]

Who are we, now that Brexit has severed our links?

by Lesley Docksey

Thu 13th Feb 2020
I belong to England, but that England is not the self-important, arrogant and ill-informed England of Boris Johnson, Nigel Farage, the European Research Group or Tommy Robinson and the English Defence League... [read more]