A non-partisan journal of the left.

Short Essay on Britain’s Politics

by G.LL. Williams

Sun 29th Sep 2019
This short essay is a study of Britain’s politics... [read more]

Central Bankers' Desperate Grab for Power

by Ellen Brown

Sun 29th Sep 2019
Central bankers are out of ammunition. Mark Carney, the soon-to-be-retiring head of the Bank of England, admitted as much in a speech at the annual meeting of central bankers... [read more]

The Disaster of Negative Interest Rates

by Ellen Brown

Sun 29th Sep 2019
The dollar strengthened against the euro in August, merely in anticipation of the European Central Bank slashing its key interest rate further into negative territory.... [read more]
 

Late For Class or Did the Dog Eat Your Homework?

by outRageous!

Mon 23rd Sep 2019
Here in the UK we’re trapped yet again by that old mantra: Hurry up and wait. It’s such a familiar fallback by now we tend to regard it as the norm.... [read more]

Sanctions and More. Who suffers?

by Kaveh Boveiri

Sun 22nd Sep 2019
Kaveh Boveiri’s research focuses on Hegelian and Marxist philosophy. The following is a description of what he observed on his return to Iran after four years... [read more]

Modern Politics

by G.LL. Williams

Mon 16th Sep 2019
This short essay is a study of modern politics.... [read more]
 

The Key to a Sustainable Economy Is 5,000 Years Old

by Ellen Brown

Mon 16th Sep 2019
We are again reaching the point in the business cycle known as “peak debt,” when debts have compounded to the point that their cumulative total cannot be paid... [read more]

The Tangled Web

by Geoffrey Heptonstall

Mon 16th Sep 2019
The euphoria of Labour’s renewed vision engaged many who had despaired of the failure of centrality and compromise... [read more]

NPR Mocks Cancer Survivor in Drumbeat of Syria Propaganda

by Rick Sterling

Sun 1st Sep 2019
It may be a new low in propaganda. National Public Radio (NPR) used the news that Syrian First Lady Asma Assad had overcome breast cancer to mock her and continue the information war against Syria... [read more]
 

Short Essay on Lenin

by G.LL. Williams

Fri 23rd Aug 2019
This short essay is a study of the life of Lenin.... [read more]

Neoliberalism Has Met Its Match in China

by Ellen Brown

Mon 12th Aug 2019
When the Federal Reserve cut interest rates last week, commentators were asking why. According to official data, the economy was rebounding... [read more]

The Runaway Dog

by outRageous!

Mon 12th Aug 2019
One of the paradoxes of our species is the total control we have over almost every aspect of our babyhood during the first year or so of life... [read more]
 

Short Essay on Georg Lukács

by G.LL. Williams

Mon 12th Aug 2019
This short essay is a study of Lukács, specifically the political ideas of Lukács and the Socialist ideas of Lukács... [read more]

From Under The Net

by Geoffrey Heptonstall

Mon 12th Aug 2019
A new BBC season of programmes concerns ‘the novels that shaped our world.’ The perspective is the novel as a social agent, articulating experience to give it public voice.... [read more]

Tulsi Gabbard vs Google Goliath

by Rick Sterling

Mon 12th Aug 2019
The Tulsi Gabbard presidential campaign has filed a major law suit against Google. This article outlines the main points of the law suit and evidence the the social media giant Google has quietly acquired enormous influence on public perceptions and has been actively censoring alternative viewpoints.... [read more]
 

The Cheapest Way to Save the Planet Grows Like a Weed

by Ellen Brown

Sun 28th Jul 2019
Planting billions of trees across the world is by far the cheapest and most efficient way to tackle the climate crisis. So states a Guardian article, citing a new analysis published in the journal Science.... [read more]

William Morris, Socialism, and the World

by G.LL. Williams

Sun 28th Jul 2019
This short essay is a study of William Morris, Socialism, and the World.... [read more]

Reading

by Geoffrey Heptonstall

Sun 21st Jul 2019
Helene Hanff is well remembered for 84 Charing Cross Road, a record of her long correspondence with a London bookseller. ... [read more]
 

The Marxism of Perry Anderson

by G.LL. Williams

Sun 21st Jul 2019
This short essay is a study of the Marxism of Perry Anderson... [read more]

The Marxism of David Harvey

by G.LL. Williams

Mon 15th Jul 2019
Harvey is a Left thinker. Harvey, by training, is a geographer, but has made politics and economics the focus of much of his work and much of his writing.... [read more]

Pinocchio's Green Nose

by outRageous!

Sun 14th Jul 2019
If your only introduction to the character of Pinocchio was Disney's animated adventures, you were assumed not to be "man enough" to handle Carlo Collodi's original and far more brutal fairy-tale... [read more]