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Occupation of Wall Street- going from strength to strength

Jean Claude van Itallie gives an update on the Occupy Wall Street campaign ... [read more]

Book Review: Judith Butler, 'Frames of War'

Nathaniel Mehr reviews Judith Butler's thought-provoking examination of the ways in which identity and culture are manipulated in the interests of imperialism.... [read more]

The Key to Solving the Climate Crisis Is Beneath Our Feet

The Green New Deal resolution that was introduced into the U.S. House of Representatives in February hit a wall in the Senate, where it was called unrealistic and unaffordable... [read more]

A New Israeli-Palestinian Discourse

There is a need for both Israelis and Palestinians to change their discourse which is based on a mixture of rewriting history, expansionist aims, victimhood and endless conspiracy theories where none exist... [read more]

The Left, Anti-Zionism & Anti-Semitism

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]

Why climate ‘uncertainty’ is no excuse for doing nothing

Former environment minister Owen Paterson has called for the UK to scrap its climate change targets... [read more]

Obit: Never a Soft or quiet Russell

W Stephen Gilbert pays tribute to Ken Russell, the enigmatic, eccentric film director who died on Sunday. ... [read more]