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Tony Blair’s Save the Children Award: An Inadequate Apology

by Felicity Arbuthnot

Thu 5th Mar 2015
On the evening of 19th November 2014, the charity Save the Children "recognized" Tony Blair - whose government enjoined in the ending of the fledgling lives of children on an industrial scale in Afghanistan and Iraq - with their “Global Legacy Award.”... [read more]

Israeli Prime Minister to appear before the US Congress

by Rachel Kohan

Tue 3rd Mar 2015
The much hyped up appearance of Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu before the US Congress... [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]

Economic Policies for an Incoming Labour Government (Part 6 of 9)

by Bryan Gould and George Tait Edwards

Mon 2nd Mar 2015
The No-Cost Keynesian Stimulation of Demand in the Economy ... [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]

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]

Our government’s big green idea: let’s subsidise natural disasters

by George Monbiot

Sat 28th Feb 2015
Britain pays billions to support farming, and then billions to repair the catastrophic damage it causes, writes George Monbiot.... [read more]

An Expensive Speech

by Uri Avnery

Fri 27th Feb 2015
Churchill famously said that democracy is the worst political system, except for all those other forms that have been tried from time to time... [read more]

Education, Education, Deprivation

by John Lane

Thu 26th Feb 2015
If you were a university student at any time from 1962 to 1989, you received a maintenance grant; it started off at a little under £400 p.a. and reached £1,430 in 1980... [read more]

Is Russia a Kleptocracy?

by Thomas Riggins

Thu 26th Feb 2015
Many anti-Russian commentators today have no problem with classifying Vladimir Putin's government as kleptocratic... [read more]

Swimming With Sharks: Goldman Sachs, Schools and Capital Appreciation Bonds

by Ellen Brown

Tue 24th Feb 2015
Remember when Goldman Sachs – dubbed by Matt Taibbi the Vampire Squid – sold derivatives to Greece so the government could conceal its debt, then bet against that debt, driving it up?... [read more]

A Slow-Burning Revolution‏

by Bryan Gould

Tue 24th Feb 2015
Former MP and member of the Labour shadow cabinet, Bryan Gould, details the beginnings of a paradigm shift in economic thinking... [read more]


by Uri Avnery

Tue 24th Feb 2015
Uri Avnery asks if anti-semitism is on the rise in Europe... [read more]

Extremism is prevailing in Eurozone Negotiations

by Joe Walters

Mon 23rd Feb 2015
The negotiations between the newly elected Greek Government and the other Eurozone states have been a battle between pragmatism and extremism... [read more]

Libya Lies - Rape as a Weapon of War - Made in the USA?

by Felicity Arbuthnot

Fri 20th Feb 2015
The US Ambassador to the UN, Susan Rice, and Foreign Affairs advisor, Samantha Power, are credited with helping persuade President Obama to intervene in Libya... [read more]

Has Democracy Gone Missing? Or was it ever here?

by Lesley Docksey

Fri 20th Feb 2015
People are suffering from a deficiency which is as unbalancing as a hormone or vitamin deficiency. What we are severely lacking in is democracy... [read more]


by John Lane

Tue 17th Feb 2015
A tale of lost innocence by John Lane... [read more]

The Iraqi and the American

by Tomasz Pierscionek

Tue 17th Feb 2015
A poem by Dr Tomasz Pierscionek... [read more]

John Cantlie writes from within Islamic State captivity… what messages should we take from his article?

by Carol Anne Grayson

Sun 15th Feb 2015
Freedom of speech and expression has become a much debated concept depending who interprets and how it is defined... [read more]