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Twenty-Five Years On

John Haylett looks back on the struggle which defined the politics of a decade and paved the way for the rise of New Labour.... [read more]

Mail Order Cuts

Rob Ray on the closures ordered across the UK's postal service. ... [read more]

Defending the NHS Against Privatisation: John Lister talks to London Progressive Journal (Part One)

Tomasz Pierscionek talked to veteran health campaigner and London Health Emergency information director Dr John Lister.... [read more]

The Tempo of the Struggle

Socialist Appeal's Terry McPartlan provides a Marxist analysis of the current financial crisis.... [read more]

High & Mighty

A few decades ago, a visit to my cousin in upstate New York included a trip to a shopping mall. ... [read more]

Bury my Heart at Gaza City

The similarities between the building of Israel and the US are astonishing. The native people are portrayed as savage, inherently violent, unable to understand peace... [read more]

A Conservative Christmas Carol

The London Progressive Journal gives its take on current events in the latest fortnightly editorial... [read more]

Book review: Chavs: The Demonization of the Working Class by Owen Jones

It is a book that is sure to irk readers of the Daily Mail, some of whose writers come under literary fire. On the other hand it has made the long list of the Guardian’s first book award, says Emmeline Ravilious.... [read more]

Thatcher and the Last Tory cuts

Eric Hollies puts today's coalition government in historical perspective by looking back on the brutal public spending cuts imposed by the Thatcher government.... [read more]

Fighting Racism in Italy: Immigrant Workers Lead the Way

Hugh Edwards considers the significance of last week's historic demonstration by Italy's immigrant community.... [read more]

Voting Reform Will Empower the Left

Changing Britain's electoral system would benefit Labour and radicalise politics, says Peter Tatchell... [read more]

We Must Fight to Keep the Post Public

With both mainstream political parties apparently united in their determination to privatise the UK postal system, Mick Brooks makes the case for resisting so-called "part-privatisation".... [read more]

London Tube Violence: Workers Get it in the Neck, Boris to Blame

Rick Grogan on how Boris Johnson's poorly-implemented Tube drink ban meant Underground workers faced abuse, vandalism and violence. ... [read more]

Snow Jobs

George Monbiot examines the detail behind "job creation".... [read more]