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Abu-Mazen's Balance Sheet

by Uri Avnery

Sat 1st Oct 2016
People wonder why Netanyahu denounces Abbas as an "inciter", while not mentioning Hamas. To solve this mystery, one must understand the Israeli Right does not fear war, but is afraid of international pressure – and therefore the "moderate" Abbas is more dangerous than the "terrorist" Hamas.... [read more]

The Betrayal of Syria - US, France and Britain’s UN Ambassadors at the United Nations

by Felicity Arbuthnot

Fri 30th Sep 2016
“An ambassador is a … gentleman sent to lie abroad for the good of his country.” (Attributed to Sir Henry Wotton, 1568-1639)... [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]
 

The Saga of Sisyphus

by Uri Avnery

Tue 27th Sep 2016
Shimon Peres was a genius. A genius of impersonation... [read more]

Realism on the World Stage

by Faysal Mikdadi

Fri 23rd Sep 2016
A poem by Dr Faysal Mikdadi... [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]
 

Libya, David Cameron’s “Iraq”? Damning Report Shreds Another War Monger

by Felicity Arbuthnot

Fri 23rd Sep 2016
Former UK Prime Minister David Cameron is consistent in just one thing - jumping ship when the going gets tough... [read more]

Fear and Loathing in the Labour Movement

by Geoffrey Heptonstall

Fri 23rd Sep 2016
The gravity of feeling was embedded in his face and voice as he spoke of his fears for the future of the party he once led... [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]
 

White Helmets Deceive ‘Right Livelihood’ and CodePink

by Rick Sterling

Fri 23rd Sep 2016
The story of the White Helmets is principally a “feel good” hoax to manipulate public perception about the conflict in Syria and continue the drive for “regime change”... [read more]

It Can Happen Here

by Uri Avnery

Wed 21st Sep 2016
Political ideas and structures don't die easily. The human mind is lazy and apprehensive, and clings to familiar ideas, long after they have become obsolete... [read more]

Central Bank Digital Currencies: A Revolution in Banking?

by Ellen Brown

Sun 18th Sep 2016
Several central banks, including the Bank of England, the People’s Bank of China, the Bank of Canada and the Federal Reserve, are exploring the concept of issuing their own digital currencies... [read more]
 

The Great Railway Scandal

by Uri Avnery

Sat 17th Sep 2016
I am not the envious type, but I envy the Germans. I envy them for Angela Merkel... [read more]

The Wall

by Faysal Mikdadi

Sat 17th Sep 2016
A poem by Dr Faysal Mikdadi... [read more]

Twenty-Four Hours in Yemen: UN, US, UK Devastation, Complicity and Double Standards

by Felicity Arbuthnot

Fri 16th Sep 2016
“Let me ask you one question. Is your money that good? Will it buy you forgiveness? Do you think that it could?” ... [read more]
 

Lucky Bibi

by Uri Avnery

Sat 10th Sep 2016
Luck can be a great benefactor. It can also be the cause of catastrophes. I seem to remember that one of those evil Greek gods or goddesses destroyed their human victims by making them lucky.... [read more]

Inner Transition: an introduction

by Stephen Hinton

Sat 10th Sep 2016
I recently took up the challenge to talk about inner transition in the garden of an eco-village project in Värmland County, Sweden... [read more]

“Saint” Teresa of Calcutta: fanatical stooge of the ruling class

by Arturo Rodríguez

Sat 10th Sep 2016
Mother Teresa has been beatified by Pope Francis I, after a series of "miracles" (where the role of modern medicine was conveniently swept under the rug) were fished out from her lifelong record running clinics for the poor in India.... [read more]
 

Corbyn versus the Consensus

by Geoffrey Heptonstall

Sat 10th Sep 2016
In any political movement there is a tension between what is desirable and what is possible... [read more]

The Swallow with an Injured Wing

by Faysal Mikdadi

Sat 10th Sep 2016
A poem by Dr Faysal Mikdadi... [read more]

The Only Way Is Ethics: A Crash Course in Six Parts

by outRageous!

Thu 8th Sep 2016
Part Six: TTIPping the Balance... [read more]
 

The Only Way Is Ethics: A Crash Course in Six Parts

by outRageous!

Wed 7th Sep 2016
Part Five: What's the Dame Price?... [read more]

The Only Way Is Ethics: A Crash Course in Six Parts

by outRageous!

Tue 6th Sep 2016
Part Four: Who's That Skulking In The Lobby?... [read more]

The Only Way Is Ethics: A Crash Course in Six Parts

by outRageous!

Mon 5th Sep 2016
Part Three: The Palace Stinks!... [read more]