A non-partisan journal of the left.

More Equal Than Others

by outRageous!

Sun 30th Oct 2016
Our society thrives on inequality, insofar as it thrives at all... [read more]

John Pilger: Why Hillary Clinton Is More Dangerous Than Donald Trump

by John Pilger

Sun 30th Oct 2016
The following is an edited version of an address given by John Pilger at the University of Sydney, entitled ‘A World War Has Begun’.... [read more]

The Hungarian Revolution: 60 years on

by Ben Gliniecki

Sat 29th Oct 2016
On 23rd October 1956, political revolution against Stalinist dictatorship lept from the pages of Leon Trotsky’s writings and roared into life in Hungary.... [read more]
 

The Israeli Trumpess

by Uri Avnery

Fri 28th Oct 2016
What will Donald Trump do if he loses the elections in a week and a half from now, as most polls indicate?... [read more]

The White Helmets Controversy

by Rick Sterling

Sun 23rd Oct 2016
Unknown to most people, the White Helmets brand was conceived and directed by a marketing company named “The Syria Campaign” based in New York. They have managed to fool millions of people... [read more]

Funding California Schools: Proposition 51 Versus a State-owned Bank

by Ellen Brown

Sat 22nd Oct 2016
There is a much cheaper way to fund this $9 billion school debt... [read more]
 

A Victor Hugo

by Faysal Mikdadi

Sat 22nd Oct 2016
A poem by Dr Faysal Mikdadi... [read more]

The Funeral Ruckus

by Uri Avnery

Fri 21st Oct 2016
Shimon Peres would have enjoyed it. A public battle about his funeral.... [read more]

Syria, the UK and Funding the “Moderate armed opposition”

by Felicity Arbuthnot

Sun 16th Oct 2016
The British government has spent “over £100 million” since 2012, “working closely with a range of actors” to “find a political solution to the conflict and prepare to rebuild the country in the post Assad era.” ... [read more]
 

The Suffering of Palestinian Refugees in Jordan

by Clive Hambidge

Sat 15th Oct 2016
To highlight suffering is one thing, to alleviate suffering yet another.... [read more]

Religiosity

by Pirouz Azadi

Sat 15th Oct 2016
A poem by Rumi, translated by Pirouz Azadi... [read more]

The Crowning Achievement of Bob Dylan

by Geoffrey Heptonstall

Sat 15th Oct 2016
The mid-Seventies album Desire is for me Bob Dylan’s crowning achievement... [read more]
 

The Kissinger Story

by Uri Avnery

Fri 14th Oct 2016
Kissinger achieved his goal. The Soviets lost the Arab world to the United States. Until Vladimir Putin came along... [read more]

Does Syria Have the Right to Defend Itself?

by Rick Sterling

Fri 7th Oct 2016
The Syrian government is truly fighting to defend itself against an armed opposition that is violent, sectarian and unpopular with the large majority of Syrians... [read more]
 

Abu-Mazen's Balance Sheet

by Uri Avnery

Sat 1st Oct 2016
People wonder why Netanyahu denounces Abbas as an "inciter", while not mentioning Hamas. To solve this mystery, one must understand the Israeli Right does not fear war, but is afraid of international pressure – and therefore the "moderate" Abbas is more dangerous than the "terrorist" Hamas.... [read more]

The Betrayal of Syria - US, France and Britain’s UN Ambassadors at the United Nations

by Felicity Arbuthnot

Fri 30th Sep 2016
“An ambassador is a … gentleman sent to lie abroad for the good of his country.” (Attributed to Sir Henry Wotton, 1568-1639)... [read more]

The Saga of Sisyphus

by Uri Avnery

Tue 27th Sep 2016
Shimon Peres was a genius. A genius of impersonation... [read more]
 

Realism on the World Stage

by Faysal Mikdadi

Fri 23rd Sep 2016
A poem by Dr Faysal Mikdadi... [read more]

Libya, David Cameron’s “Iraq”? Damning Report Shreds Another War Monger

by Felicity Arbuthnot

Fri 23rd Sep 2016
Former UK Prime Minister David Cameron is consistent in just one thing - jumping ship when the going gets tough... [read more]

Fear and Loathing in the Labour Movement

by Geoffrey Heptonstall

Fri 23rd Sep 2016
The gravity of feeling was embedded in his face and voice as he spoke of his fears for the future of the party he once led... [read more]