A non-partisan journal of the left.

You Sit On The Back Row

by John Gohorry

Sat 2nd Apr 2016
A poem by John Gohorry... [read more]

Remain or Brexit: the UK’s referendum on the European Union

by Lesley Docksey

Sat 26th Mar 2016
The only reason the UK is having a referendum on whether the UK should stay in (Remain) or leave (Brexit) the EU, is because of the difference of opinion within the Conservative Party.... [read more]

Health and Humanity Part 4: MIC and BPS

by MQ Bismil

Sat 26th Mar 2016
The recent and ongoing reaction of the political class here in the UK to the first prominent peace-promoting party leader in recent times is a yardstick for the modern politician’s disregard to anything Eisenhower said... [read more]
 

The Left Case For Brexit

by Bryan Gould

Sat 26th Mar 2016
Former Labour shadow cabinet minister, Bryan Gould, puts forward the left wing case for Brexit... [read more]

A True Defence of European Ideals Demands Opposition to the Corrupted Power Alliance of the EU

by David Morgan

Sat 26th Mar 2016
Washington is eagerly awaiting the result of the British referendum on the European Union and is openly seeking to influence the vote... [read more]

Aleppo

by Faysal Mikdadi

Sat 26th Mar 2016
A poem by Dr Faysal Mikdadi... [read more]
 

My Terrorist, Your Terrorist

by Uri Avnery

Sat 26th Mar 2016
After World War I, when the victorious Great Powers carved up the Ottoman Empire between them, France insisted on the creation of a Christian Lebanese state under its stewardship... [read more]

Nowruz, the Persian New Year at the spring vernal equinox

by David Rahni

Sun 20th Mar 2016
Nowruz in Persian literally means the first day [of the New Year]. It is the most prominent seasonal celebration of the solar calendars... [read more]

Inconvenient truths

by John Green

Fri 18th Mar 2016
Aldous Huxley once said: ‘Facts do not cease to exist because they are ignored.’ The British government in 1945 and, half a century later, the government of a reunited Germany both chose to hide and ‘rebrand’ the realities of nazi concentration camps in order to fit political needs over the principle of truth. John Green reports ... [read more]
 

The Great BDS Debate

by Uri Avnery

Wed 16th Mar 2016
But what does peace mean? Peace is made between two enemies. It presupposes the existence of both. When one side destroys the other, as Rome destroyed Carthage, it puts an end to the war. But it is not peace... [read more]

Exposing the Libyan Agenda: A Closer Look at Hillary’s Emails

by Ellen Brown

Wed 16th Mar 2016
Before 2011, Libya had achieved economic independence, with its own water, its own food, its own oil, its own money, and its own state-owned ban... [read more]
 

Humans, Dancers, Travel and Fight Club

by MQ Bismil

Tue 8th Mar 2016
Air travel is one of humanity’s main technological advancements thus far, but does it make us more or less ‘human’?... [read more]

An Unlikely Story: the Radio Times sells badger culling

by Lesley Docksey

Tue 8th Mar 2016
The latest issue of the Radio Times must be making anti-badger culling people spitting mad... [read more]

Holy Water

by Uri Avnery

Tue 8th Mar 2016
In the last few months Netanyahu has appointed new people to several of the most important government functions... [read more]
 

Iraq’s Greatest Danger Yet: Collapse of: “The most dangerous dam in the world.”

by Felicity Arbuthnot

Tue 8th Mar 2016
It is hard to believe anything more catastrophic could befall Iraq. Now though comes a truly apocalyptic warning - that Mosul itself, Baji, Tikrit, ancient Samarra could be engulfed in a flood of literally biblical proportions... [read more]

Obama, Putin and the US Election

by Thomas Riggins

Tue 8th Mar 2016
Why is Obama deliberately stirring up old Cold War tensions with Russia by ordering saber rattling by the Pentagon and our puppet military alliance NATO?... [read more]

Iran - A Travelogue to Home Away from Home

by David Rahni

Sun 6th Mar 2016
David Rhani describes his latest trip to Iran... [read more]
 

Have with you to Savile Row

by John Gohorry

Fri 4th Mar 2016
A pleasant satire of a son’s wardrobe packed with his mother’s wisdom, newly brought up out of Witney in Oxfordshire, and despatched on Wednesday last to Islington North... [read more]

Junior doctors’ struggle escalates as Tory desperation shows

by Tomasz Pierscionek

Fri 4th Mar 2016
So far this year, junior doctors – for the first time in over 40 years – have taken two days of industrial action in defence of their terms and conditions, and to defend the NHS against Tory cuts and privatisation.... [read more]

Ukraine, the price of survival: from civilian aircraft to attack drones

by Tina Schivatcheva

Fri 4th Mar 2016
The Ukrainian aviation conglomerate Antonov was more than an industry; it was a legend... [read more]