A non-partisan journal of the left.

Replacing reality by fantasy

by John Green

Fri 8th Jan 2016
John Green tales a look at the recent, much-hyped German series Deutschland 83... [read more]

Thanksgiving

by Geoffrey Heptonstall

Tue 5th Jan 2016
Poem written for Lawrence Ferlinghetti - Poet, Artist, Bookseller, Publisher, Activist ... [read more]

New Year 2016

by John Gohorry

Mon 4th Jan 2016
A poem by John Gohorry to welcome the new year... [read more]
 

Health and Humanity

by MQ Bismil

Mon 4th Jan 2016
This upcoming series on health and humanity comes at an interesting time... [read more]

A Crisis Worse than ISIS? Bail-Ins Begin

by Ellen Brown

Sun 3rd Jan 2016
While the mainstream media focus on ISIS extremists, a threat that has gone virtually unreported is that your life savings could be wiped out in a massive derivatives collapse. Bank bail-ins have begun in Europe, and the infrastructure is in place in the US... [read more]

A Bribery Case

by Uri Avnery

Sun 3rd Jan 2016
When the State of Israel was founded, the new foreign minister, Moshe Sharett, did something that seemed quite natural. He sold his private apartment.... [read more]
 

Preventing Christmas

by Faysal Mikdadi

Wed 30th Dec 2015
A Christmas tale by Dr Faysal Mikdadi... [read more]

How David Cameron's Coalition Government Stole the 2015 General Election

by George Tait Edwards

Tue 29th Dec 2015
This article is an edited extract (from section 3.9) of the book How David Cameron Fixed The 2015 General Election and Much Else ... [read more]

Iranian-Americans are once again the Scapegoat; why?

by Pioruz Azadi

Sun 27th Dec 2015
The inspiring quote from Emma Lazarus on the Statue of Liberty encapsulates our nation’s vision... [read more]
 

INET Should Rename Itself IPNET Because Preventing New Economic Thinking Is What it Does

by George Tait Edwards

Sun 27th Dec 2015
INET is a cheerleader and supporter of the Washington Consensus... [read more]

Imagined Nations

by Uri Avnery

Sun 27th Dec 2015
Each of us has a few books that formed and changed his or her world view... [read more]

The BBC – a flawed institution but worth preserving

by David Morgan

Sun 27th Dec 2015
The Tories must not be allowed to destroy the BBC. For all its flaws, it is well worth preserving... [read more]
 

End of year musings

by David Morgan

Sun 27th Dec 2015
A collection of poems written by David Morgan... [read more]

David Cameron’s Christmas Crusade - More Killing

by Felicity Arbuthnot

Thu 24th Dec 2015
Britain’s Prime Minister David Cameron and his Cabinet Ministers are rigidly consistent in one thing - their inconsistency... [read more]

The Benn Speech

by David Morgan

Thu 24th Dec 2015
While lauding the courage of the Kurds in resisting ISIS “on the ground”, Benn studiously avoided mentioning that those doing most of the serious fighting are led by the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK)... [read more]
 

How To Get Fat

by Gareth WD

Thu 24th Dec 2015
A poem by Gareth Writer-Davies... [read more]

A Lonely Lawyer

by Uri Avnery

Wed 23rd Dec 2015
By now every Israeli has seen the TV clip several times - showing a 14-year old Arab girl being shot dead... [read more]

What Did Christ Look Like?

by Faysal Mikdadi

Wed 23rd Dec 2015
A poem by Dr Faysal Mikdadi... [read more]
 

Yalda: the winter solstice

by Davood Rahni & Behnam Ashjari

Wed 23rd Dec 2015
Winter solstice has been celebrated by many human communities throughout the millennia... [read more]

No room at the inn

by John Gohorry

Wed 16th Dec 2015
A poem by John Gohorry... [read more]

The Scottish Industrial Revolution, or The Scottish First Industrial Miracle 1700–1800

by George Tait Edwards

Wed 16th Dec 2015
Most accounts of the origins of the industrial revolution are Anglo-centric, focused upon how the industrial revolution in England began from about 1750... [read more]