A non-partisan journal of the left.

Yes, We Can

by Uri Avnery

Fri 6th Jan 2017
Lately, more and more people in Israel and around the world have been saying that the "Two-State Solution" is dead.... [read more]

Lenin Deserves To Be Rescued From His False Reputation

by Geoffrey Heptonstall

Sun 1st Jan 2017
2017 is going to see many revised versions of the October Revolution. Some prejudices need to be countermanded even before they are uttered. Lenin’s reputation is overshadowed by, and confused with, Stalin’s.... [read more]

The Health Of Humanity Post 2016

by MQ Bismil

Sat 31st Dec 2016
So here we are a year on. And what a year it’s been.... [read more]
 

Quo Vadis, Venezuela?

by John Green

Sat 31st Dec 2016
Even if highly exaggerated in the western press, the economic and political crisis in Venezuela is real... [read more]

Anti-Semitic Zionists

by Uri Avnery

Sat 31st Dec 2016
Can Trump's assistants now include rabid Zionists and rabid anti-Semites at the same time?... [read more]

The left as an alternative to both populism and neoliberalism

by Marco Senatore

Wed 28th Dec 2016
2016 has been the year of Brexit, Trump’s election and the defeat of the Italian prime minister Renzi in the constitutional referendum... [read more]
 

Don't Send Him!

by Uri Avnery

Mon 26th Dec 2016
Donald Trump has spat in the faces of at least half the Israeli population. He has appointed a bankruptcy lawyer named David Friedman to the job of US ambassador in Israel.... [read more]

Iran and Iranians: The Historical Contributions to Humanity

by Pirouz Azadi

Mon 26th Dec 2016
A form of organised central government in one form or another, as ruled by over 30 dynasties, has governed Iran since antiquity... [read more]

Power Will Be Restored

by outRageous!

Mon 26th Dec 2016
Would or could a different leader of this or that have altered the prospect of past, present or future... [read more]
 

The Italian Banking Crisis: No Free Lunch—or Is There?

by Ellen Brown

Mon 26th Dec 2016
It has been called “a bigger risk than Brexit”– the Italian banking crisis that could take down the eurozone... [read more]

An Old Palestinian Heart still Beats on

by Faysal Mikdadi

Mon 26th Dec 2016
A poem by Dr Faysal Mikdadi... [read more]

Autonomy and progressive policies

by Marco Senatore

Sun 18th Dec 2016
How much should individuality be important for progressive forces? And is it possible to reconcile economic utility and individual autonomy?... [read more]
 

Remember Naboth

by Uri Avnery

Sun 18th Dec 2016
An incredible piece of legislation is now being debated in Jerusalem.... [read more]

Happy Holiday Season…

by David Rahni

Sun 18th Dec 2016
Most Iranians are believers and practitioners of the single golden rule of treating others as you would expect to be treated... [read more]

Western countries cling on to censorship to save 'democracy'

by Tomasz Pierscionek

Sun 18th Dec 2016
News outlets like Russia Today, whether or not you agree with the content and ideas espoused, promote diversity of thought and provide a different perspective on world events that is urgently needed to broaden opinions, balance perspectives... [read more]
 

Why Donald Trump Is Right To Look East

by David Morgan

Sat 17th Dec 2016
The investment potential of the Russian economy offers good reasons why it is time for the West to take a more positive attitude towards the country. The President-elect might be doing everyone a favour in the long run, David Morgan argues.... [read more]

The Call of the Nation

by Uri Avnery

Sun 11th Dec 2016
A dark wave is submerging democracies all over the Western world.... [read more]

“We’ll Look at Everything:” More Thoughts on Trump’s $1 Trillion Infrastructure Plan

by Ellen Brown

Sun 11th Dec 2016
The Trump agenda, it seems, is not set in stone. The president-elect has a range of advisors with as many ideas... [read more]
 

Hasta siempre Comandante

by Dr Francisco Dominguez

Sat 10th Dec 2016
While some of the mainstream media are unsuccessfully seeking to tarnish Castro’s image, thousands upon thousands of messages are pouring into Cuba from literally all over the world to pay homage to him... [read more]

A Word About Fidel

by Geoffrey Heptonstall

Sun 4th Dec 2016
Fidel – a revolutionary hero to some, a ruthless tyrant to others. Why, we must ask, should the question be posed in terms of such polarity?... [read more]

Fidel

by outRageous!

Sat 3rd Dec 2016
Castro spearheaded one of the most successful resistance movements ever.... [read more]