A non-partisan journal of the left.

The March of Folly

by Uri Avnery

Mon 30th Jul 2018
The Israeli argument was that the victims were shot while trying to "storm the fences". Actually, not a single such attempt was photographed, though hundreds of photographers were posted on both sides of the fence.... [read more]

THE F WORD

by outRageous!

Mon 30th Jul 2018
RTFM? Baffled by those initials? No, it's not the latest in cool social media acronyms, but an older caveat, dating back to early 20th century military slang... [read more]

A Very Intelligent Person

by Uri Avnery

Sat 21st Jul 2018
Would I vote for Barak in spite of his record?... [read more]
 

Tribute to Robert Parry - Investigative Journalist and Patriot

by Rick Sterling

Wed 11th Jul 2018
Robert (Bob) Parry was born in 1949 and died suddenly from pancreatic cancer in January 2018. An enthusiastic tribute to him and his work was recently held in Berkeley California... [read more]

A Public Bank for Los Angeles? City Council Puts It to the Voters

by Ellen Brown

Fri 6th Jul 2018
California legislators exploring the public bank option may be breaking not just from Wall Street but from the Federal Reserve.... [read more]

WE ARE ALL CITIZENS OF EVERYWHERE

by Geoffrey Heptonstall

Fri 6th Jul 2018
Migration is natural. Like many I can claim age-old ancestry of one place, yet equally there are those roots in distant places, and a history of migrations across seas and continents even in recent years... [read more]
 

APPARENTLY

by Gareth WD

Fri 6th Jul 2018
A poem by Gareth Writer-Davies... [read more]

There is only this

by Simon Cockle

Fri 6th Jul 2018
For the boys trapped in the Tham Luang caves... [read more]

Princely Visits

by Uri Avnery

Mon 2nd Jul 2018
Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, second in line to the British throne, visited Israel this week.... [read more]
 

What's the Big Idea?

by outRageous!

Mon 2nd Jul 2018
A little riddle for your amusement. It has more to do with class capitalism than you might suppose... [read more]

The Siamese Twins

by Uri Avnery

Mon 2nd Jul 2018
After commenting on most of the episodes on the first Israeli Prime Ministers in Raviv Drucker's TV series "The Captains", I must come back to the one whose episode I have not yet covered: Yitzhak Rabin.... [read more]

Shujaat Bukhari: A Voice for the Victims of History

by Amjad Ayub Mirza

Mon 2nd Jul 2018
The sad and unexpected demise of one of Jammu Kashmir’s great sons of the soil, has raised a big question mark on the effectiveness of the so-called cease fire between the Indian Army and terrorists. ... [read more]
 

Home

by Kay Channon

Mon 2nd Jul 2018
For the Lost Generations and Survivors of the Canadian Residential Schools... [read more]

The Undeserving Pedro Sanchez

by Mike Summers

Sun 24th Jun 2018
If Spain’s PSOE “socialist” party is to be remembered for any one single thing, perhaps that will be weak leadership. ... [read more]

Strong as Death

by Uri Avnery

Thu 21st Jun 2018
I have spent many happy hours in Gaza. I had many friends there. From the leftist Dr. Haidar Abd al-Shafi to the Islamist Mahmoud al-Zahar, who is now the foreign minister of Hamas... [read more]
 

Two-state solution is dead, Palestinian courage should spur international action

by Rick Sterling

Sat 9th Jun 2018
After 70 years, the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is still unresolved. The conflict simmers for a few years, then erupts again with new massacres and violence.... [read more]

The Day of Shame

by Uri Avnery

Wed 6th Jun 2018
I asked myself: what would I have done if I had been a youngster of 15 in the Gaza Strip?... [read more]

Blackstone, BlackRock or a Public Bank? Putting California’s Funds to Work

by Ellen Brown

Wed 6th Jun 2018
California has over $700 billion parked in private banks earning minimal interest, private equity funds that contributed to the affordable housing crisis, or shadow banks of the sort that caused the banking collapse of 2008.... [read more]
 

You can’t have human rights in a neoliberal economy: Britain and the Universal Declaration at 70

by TJ Coles

Wed 6th Jun 2018
The Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) was adopted by the General Assembly of the United Nations in 1948... [read more]

Draft Dodger in Chief Dodges “Historic” Opening of US Embassy, Jerusalem

by Felicity Arbuthnot

Sat 2nd Jun 2018
It was NBC’s Cal Parry who summed up the obscenity of Donald Trump’s ignorant and igniting decision to move the US Embassy to West Jerusalem... [read more]

Classy Questions

by outRageous!

Mon 21st May 2018
Are you fit enough to join the front-line in the UK's Class War?... [read more]