A non-partisan journal of the left.

Monsanto’s Biotech Public Relations Makeover: Lubricating the Wheels of the GMO Trojan Horse

by Colin Todhunter

Sun 24th Aug 2014
Monsanto believes it is having trouble getting its message across to the public. Last year, it began a makeover. It realised that it and GMOs have an image problem... [read more]

Never Again

by Faysal Mikdadi

Thu 21st Aug 2014
A work by the Palestinian poet, writer and artist, Dr Faysal Mikdadi... [read more]

Bury my Heart at Gaza City

by Oliver Lewis Thompson

Thu 21st Aug 2014
The similarities between the building of Israel and the US are astonishing. The native people are portrayed as savage, inherently violent, unable to understand peace... [read more]
 

Bank abuses in the real estate sector and illegal foreclosures in the United States

by Eric Toussaint

Wed 20th Aug 2014
Part 2 in the series by Eric Toussaint - The banks and the “too big to jail” doctrine'... [read more]

Machismo underpins war and tyranny

by Peter Tatchell

Wed 20th Aug 2014
A macho mindset is a psychological precondition for all oppression... [read more]

The Yellow-Vented Bulbul‏

by Faysal Mikdadi

Mon 18th Aug 2014
A work by the Palestinian poet, writer and artist, Dr Faysal Mikdadi... [read more]
 

Eyeless in Gaza

by Uri Avnery

Sat 16th Aug 2014
The trouble with war is that it has two sides. Everything would be so much easier if war had only one side... [read more]

Piketty for Progressives

by Thomas Riggins

Sat 16th Aug 2014
Part 1 of Thomas Riggins's analysis of Thomas Piketty's book - Introduction to Capital in the Twenty-First Century... [read more]

Interview with Robert Braun (Part 2 of 2)

by Tomasz Pierscionek

Wed 13th Aug 2014
Dr Robert Braun, veteran politician and senior member of Hungary’s opposition party, MSZP, speaks with Dr Tomasz Pierscionek about Hungary’s transition from Eastern Bloc state to neo-liberal democracy and describes the challenges currently facing the country... [read more]
 

Interview with Robert Braun (Part 1 of 2)

by Tomasz Pierscionek

Mon 11th Aug 2014
Dr Robert Braun, veteran politician and senior member of Hungary’s opposition party, MSZP, speaks with Dr Tomasz Pierscionek about Hungary’s transition from Eastern Bloc state to neo-liberal democracy and describes the challenges currently facing the country... [read more]

Comparison of the Washington, Berlin, and Tokyo Consensus Zones -Which one really works?

by George Tait Edwards

Sun 10th Aug 2014
George Tait Edwards compares three separate economic systems presently operating around the world... [read more]

Happy Independence Day? India, Monsanto, GMOs and the Bigger Picture

by Colin Todhunter

Sun 10th Aug 2014
On 15 August, India will mark its 67th anniversary of independence from Britain. It may seem strange to some that a nation would publicly celebrate its independence while at the same time it less publicly cedes it to outsiders... [read more]
 

Education, Work and Cooperation: Abolition of the wages system, institutional hierarchy and bosses

by Steven Colatrella

Sun 10th Aug 2014
The third in the series of articles by Steven Colatrella titled 21st Century Cosmopolis: Constitution for a Better World... [read more]

Reading Lenin: Materialism and Empirio-Criticism Thomas Riggins

by Thomas Riggins

Sat 9th Aug 2014
Thomas Riggins talks us though the rest of Chapter 4 of Lenin's book Materialism and Empirio-Criticism ... [read more]

I Am a Palestinian

by Faysal Mikdadi

Sat 9th Aug 2014
A work by the Palestinian poet, writer and artist, Dr Faysal Mikdadi... [read more]
 

Metro Gaza

by Uri Avnery

Sat 9th Aug 2014
Israeli journalist and former member of the Knesset, Uri Avnery, suggests a solution to the ongoing conflict in Gaza... [read more]

Sick of this market-driven world? You should be

by George Monbiot

Fri 8th Aug 2014
The self-serving con of neoliberalism is that it has eroded the human values the market was supposed to emancipate, writes George Monbiot.... [read more]

Challenges to the rights of sexual minorities in Africa

by Father Anthony Musaala

Wed 6th Aug 2014
A Ugandan Catholic priest analyses the reasons for the existence of homophobia in Africa... [read more]
 

Lenin on the State and Revolution: The Paris Commune (1871)

by Thomas Riggins

Tue 5th Aug 2014
Thomas Riggins reviews Chapter IV of Lenin's State and Revolution (1917)... [read more]

Gaza: Middle East “Peace Envoy” Tony Blair Parties as Gaza Burns

by Felicity Arbuthnot

Tue 5th Aug 2014
The Fourth Geneva Convention is specific in prohibiting attacks on civilian hospitals, medical transport and of course designates collective punishment a war crime... [read more]

The Dilemma of the Israeli Government in Gaza

by Kaveh Boveiri and Michaël Séguin

Mon 4th Aug 2014
The 72 hour cease-fire between Israel and Hamas did not last more than a few hours... [read more]