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King and Emperor

by Uri Avnery

Sun 10th Dec 2017
Zionism is an anti-Semitic creed. It was so right from the beginning.... [read more]

Knowing Who We Are

by Geoffrey Heptonstall

Sun 10th Dec 2017
What is happening is real enough. Finding the causes of this undeniable reality is problematic. Yet more problematic is finding an acceptable way of articulating what I see... [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]
 

Jerusalem

by Faysal Mikdadi

Thu 7th Dec 2017
On the 26th May 1967, using money borrowed from my stepmother after swearing her to secrecy because I lived in unjustified terror of a very kind Dad, I boarded a flight to Jerusalem... [read more]

Election Theft in Honduras

by Rick Sterling

Tue 5th Dec 2017
Honduras is in crisis. The national election took place on Sunday 26 November. Results posted that night showed the challenger Salvador Nasralla with a 5% lead with 57% of the votes tallied... [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]
 

Political commentators

by Bryan Gould

Sun 3rd Dec 2017
Political commentators have long been puzzled by the fact that, right across the globe and for several decades, the political left has been in retreat and – more than that – has apparently been unable to mount any significant challenge to the growing neo-liberal hegemony which has dominated western democracies since the 1980s... [read more]

UK Government Bribes its Way to Climate Change

by Lesley Docksey

Sun 3rd Dec 2017
Despite falling apart at the seams over its Brexit ‘negotiations’ with the EU, and its internal fights and scandals, bringing shame and embarrassment to the UK, Theresa May’s government is determined to carry on with its money-oriented and earth-trashing policies... [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]
 

A Terrible Thought

by Uri Avnery

Sun 3rd Dec 2017
Suddenly, A terrible thought struck me. What if Avi Gabbay really believes what he is saying?... [read more]

The German Elections and the Ongoing Crisis of European Imperialism

by Amjad Ayub Mirza

Sun 3rd Dec 2017
Angela Merkel, who has been in power for 12 years and who won just 33% of the vote in the elections held on 24 September, failed to negotiate a coalition government that would rule over the German and the European working class for the next four years... [read more]

JAWCH

by Gareth WD

Sun 3rd Dec 2017
A poem by Gareth Writer-Davies... [read more]
 

A History of Idiocy

by Uri Avnery

Sun 19th Nov 2017
I am furious. And I have good reason to be furious.... [read more]

Donald Trump Marks America’s “Heavy Toll of War” - From Vietnam

by Felicity Arbuthnot

Sun 19th Nov 2017
“One day while I was in a bunker in Vietnam, a sniper round went over my head. The person who fired that weapon was not a terrorist, a rebel, an extremist, or a so-called insurgent. The Vietnamese individual who tried to kill me was a citizen of Vietnam, who did not want me in his country. This truth escapes millions.” (Mike Hastie, Former U.S. Army Medic, Vietnam 1970-71)... [read more]
 

Tory austerity has killed more people than ISIS: Austerity as State-terrorism

by TJ Coles

Sun 19th Nov 2017
Islamic State is frequently referred to as the biggest threat facing Britons. But an even bigger one, in terms of death and social division, is austerity... [read more]

Scottish Left On The Eve of the Centenary of Bolshevik Revolution

by Amjad Ayub Mirza

Sat 18th Nov 2017
Scottish coordinator for ICOR, Amjad Ayub Mirza looks at the effects of revisionism and reformism on Scottish left politics... [read more]

Nation, language, culture - play things of the elites?

by A. Seghers

Tue 14th Nov 2017
One vital aspect of Globalisation is that local wage traditions, built up over centuries of trade union struggles by the working class, have to give way to cheap labour that moves at the speed of money around the globe to satisfy the needs of multinational companies. Cheap labour has been achieved by making wars and creating a refugee crisis... [read more]
 

Two Meetings

by Uri Avnery

Sat 11th Nov 2017
During the last few days, I met with two old friends: Yasser Arafat and Yitzhak Rabin... [read more]

Crumbling World

by Kay Channon

Sat 11th Nov 2017
A poem by Kay Channon... [read more]

After the Euphoria

by Geoffrey Heptonstall

Sat 11th Nov 2017
A weak government whose core values are misguided by nostalgia for a lost empire... [read more]
 

North Korea: Radiation Leak Fears, International Double Standards and Trump’s Sudden Change of Plans

by Felicity Arbuthnot

Sat 11th Nov 2017
Urgent warnings of a radiation leak have been issued after the collapse of a tunnel under North Korea’s 7,200 foot high Mount Mantap... [read more]

WMD in Syria just like Iraq in 2003? Contradictions in the UN/OPCW Report on Khan Shaykhun

by Rick Sterling

Sat 11th Nov 2017
In early 2003 it was claimed that Iraq was a threat to other countries. Today we have something similarly ridiculous and dangerous. Supposedly the Syrian government decided to use a banned chemical weapon which they gave up in 2013-2014... [read more]

Indefensible

by Simon Cockle

Sat 4th Nov 2017
A poem by Simon Cockle... [read more]