A non-partisan journal of the left.

The Four-Letter Word

by Uri Avnery

Sat 24th Jun 2017
Nobody will start peace negotiations if they believe that peace is impossible. The belief in peace will not make peace certain. But at least it will make peace possible.... [read more]

The Longest Day

by David Van-Cauter

Sat 24th Jun 2017
A poem by David Van-Cauter... [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]
 

Song For Freedom

by Kay Channon

Mon 19th Jun 2017
A poem by Kay Channon ... [read more]

Dear Mr. President, Be Careful What You Wish for: Higher Interest Rates Will Kill the Recovery

by Ellen Brown

Mon 19th Jun 2017
Higher interest rates will triple the interest on the federal debt to $830 billion annually by 2026, will hurt workers and young voters, and could bankrupt over 20% of US corporations, according to the IMF.... [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]
 

The New Wave

by Uri Avnery

Mon 19th Jun 2017
When I was young, there was a joke: "There is no one like you – and that's a good thing!"... [read more]

Whoso Confesseth and Forsaketh

by Uri Avnery

Sat 10th Jun 2017
In the tumult of the last few days, on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the "unification" of Jerusalem, one of the articles stated that "even peace-activist Uri Avnery" voted in the Knesset for the unification of the city.... [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]
 

Asymmetric

by Simon Cockle

Sat 10th Jun 2017
‘Life is warfare’ Lucius Annaeus Seneca... [read more]

London Bridge Attack – Hypocrisy, Double Standards and Double Dealing

by Felicity Arbuthnot

Fri 9th Jun 2017
When she spoke after Manchester’s tragedy: “May’s speech did not address allegations that in 2011, while she was Home Secretary, Libyan Islamists previously under surveillance in Britain were given back their passports and helped by the government to fly to Libya to fight Muammar Gadaffi’s administration.... [read more]

Fifth of June

by Faysal Mikdadi

Mon 5th Jun 2017
A poem by Dr Faysal Mikdadi commemorating the 50th Anniversary of Israel's Occupation of Palestinian Territory... [read more]
 

Mosul’s “Liberation”: Another Fallujah, Dresden - or Hiroshima?

by Felicity Arbuthnot

Sat 3rd Jun 2017
"In the United States today, the Declaration of Independence hangs on schoolroom walls, but foreign policy follows Machiavelli." (Howard Zinn, 1922-2010)... [read more]

Greetings for Diana Buttu

by Uri Avnery

Sat 3rd Jun 2017
A few days ago, a not so well-known Palestinian woman received an unusual honor... [read more]

Observations and Impressions from Russia

by Rick Sterling

Fri 2nd Jun 2017
For over two weeks this May, a delegation of 30 Americans visited seven regions and ten cities across Russia... [read more]
 

The Visitation

by Uri Avnery

Sat 27th May 2017
There were two Donald Trumps this week. One of them was touring the Middle East, being feted everywhere. The second was in Washington, where he was battered from all sides... [read more]

Reactive Mismeasures: The New Yorker and the "New" Cold War Propaganda (Part 3)

by Thomas Riggins

Sat 27th May 2017
This is the third part of a paragraph by paragraph commentary on a recent article posing as journalism in the March 6, 2017 issue of The New Yorker... [read more]

Syria: Trump’s Tomahawks, Double Standards - Using Chemical and Radioactive Weapons for Profit?

by Felicity Arbuthnot

Sat 27th May 2017
In a nauseating irony, exposed by the Palmer Report, Trump may have profited from the deaths he caused.... [read more]
 

Silver Foxes

by outRageous!

Sat 27th May 2017
Tally and also Ho! Sound the horn, unleash the hounds. We must arise and protest that flimsy Tory manifesto. Not because it goes too far. Nope, it just doesn't go far enough.... [read more]
 

Parliamentary Riffraff

by Uri Avnery

Sat 20th May 2017
When Adlai Stevenson ran for the presidency, he was told "Don't worry, every thinking person will vote for you." "But I need a majority," Stevenson famously replied.... [read more]

My Palestinian Exile Is Not Theatre, Mr Fleisher. It Is Real Life

by Faysal Mikdadi

Sat 20th May 2017
I am a Palestinian. Do not relegate me to some imperial design suiting Israel's ends and tell me to pack off to Jordan or anywhere other than where I was born and where my forefathers have lived for well over a thousand year... [read more]

If China Can Fund infrastructure with Its Own Credit, So Can We

by Ellen Brown

Sat 20th May 2017
While American politicians debate endlessly over how to finance the needed fixes and which ones to implement, the Chinese have managed to fund massive infrastructure projects all across their country, including 12,000 miles of high-speed rail built just in the last decade... [read more]