A non-partisan journal of the left.

Referendums of Politics - Part I

by G.LL. Williams

Wed 1st May 2019
Great Britain, since 2016, has gone through a difficult period. This difficult period has been caused by the politics of Crisis, the politics of Brexit, and the politics of the Referendum of 2016... [read more]

The Public Banking Revolution Is Upon Us

by Ellen Brown

Wed 1st May 2019
As public banking gains momentum across the country, policymakers in California and Washington state are vying to form the nation’s second state-owned bank, following in the footsteps of the highly successful Bank of North Dakota, founded in 1919.... [read more]

No Vacancy

by outRageous!

Sun 21st Apr 2019
Kids today, eh?! They'd prefer to skip school and laugh and sing on bridges in cities across the globe... [read more]
 

Short Essay on Brexit and the Left

by G.LL. Williams

Tue 16th Apr 2019
Brexit is the major political crisis in Britain today. Brexit is dividing the British Left... [read more]

Multi-Headed Dragon Monster Hominids Persist on Earth

by Freeman Ure

Tue 16th Apr 2019
The monster is a self-absorbed multiheaded dragon who in his conniving mind incredulously believes he is magnanimous... [read more]

Rough Winds

by Michael Birtwhistle

Sun 14th Apr 2019
What would Shakespeare think of climate change?... [read more]
 

Rising Politics of Intolerance and the Need for Unity

by Graham Peebles

Sat 6th Apr 2019
Over the last 20 years extreme right-wing groups have been on the rise throughout the world. They share a belief in white supremacism and conspiracy theories that allege there is a global plot to replace white Christian populations with Muslims and people of color. ... [read more]

Changing Trains

by Geoffrey Heptonstall

Sat 6th Apr 2019
The divisions within society are distorted by an amalgam of selective fact and prejudicial myth... [read more]

The Secret to Funding a Green New Deal

by Ellen Brown

Sat 6th Apr 2019
As alarm bells sound over the advancing destruction of the environment, a variety of Green New Deal proposals have appeared in the U.S. and Europe... [read more]
 

Tulsi Gabbard Comes to San Francisco

by Rick Sterling

Mon 25th Mar 2019
“I'm running for president to be able to bring about this sea change in our foreign policy that is so necessary for us and for the world.”... [read more]

Triumph of Self-Empowerment over Darkened Despotic Tyranny

by David Rahni

Sun 24th Mar 2019
Legend has it that once upon a time, ZaHawk a mythological, tyrannical, unjust, and cruel despot, ruled over Persia.... [read more]

Nowruz 2019

by David Rahni

Wed 20th Mar 2019
Persian New Year at spring vernal equinox is the beacon of hope & reconciliation, forgiveness & love, and the yearnings for liberty, dignity, fraternity, equality, tranquility, justice & peace!... [read more]
 

Britain’s Neo-colonial Policies in Oil-rich Nigeria Fuel War and Malnutrition

by TJ Coles

Sun 17th Mar 2019
The controversial re-election of Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari underscores the militarization of the country’s political system and economy... [read more]

A SENSE OF CHARACTER

by Geoffrey Heptonstall

Mon 4th Mar 2019
In a culture of bland conformity it is stimulating to find a challenge. It surely demands a response. To dismiss it out of hand would be to show no respect.... [read more]

5G and Trump’s Tweets - Ignorance, Greed, or Insanity?

by Felicity Arbuthnot

Mon 4th Mar 2019
“The 5G Rollout is Absolutely Insane.” Dr. Martin Pall, Professor Emeritus of Biochemistry and Basic Medical Sciences, Washington State University.... [read more]
 

The Fed's Dramatic About-Face

by Ellen Brown

Mon 4th Mar 2019
“Quantitative easing” was supposed to be an emergency measure, but the Federal Reserve is now taking a surprising new approach toward the policy.... [read more]

High & Mighty

by outRageous!

Thu 14th Feb 2019
A few decades ago, a visit to my cousin in upstate New York included a trip to a shopping mall. ... [read more]

THEN AND, UNFORTUNATELY, NOW

by Geoffrey Heptonstall

Thu 14th Feb 2019
Our public duty is to demonstrate our lack of faith in the thoughtless and insensitive polity that erodes the social fabric as a matter of deliberate intention. Philistine and self-satisfied domesticity cannot be the aim of a thinking democracy in a creative culture... [read more]
 

‘No Love on the Streets’: Knife crime in Britain

by Graham Peebles

Wed 13th Feb 2019
There is something fundamentally wrong with a society when children feel they have to carry deadly weapons in order to protect themselves.... [read more]

The Venezuela Myth Keeping Us From Transforming Our Economy

by Ellen Brown

Wed 13th Feb 2019
Modern Monetary Theory (MMT) is getting significant media attention these days, after Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said in an interview that it should “be a larger part of our conversation” when it comes to funding the “Green New Deal.... [read more]