A non-partisan journal of the left.

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]

Stop the War in East Ukraine

by David Morgan

Sun 3rd Aug 2014
Sweeping sanctions have been imposed by the European Union and the United States on Russia for its alleged involvement in East Ukraine.... [read more]

Meeting in a Tunnel

by Uri Avnery

Sat 2nd Aug 2014
The Israeli media are now totally subservient. There is no independent reporting. "Military correspondents" are not allowed into Gaza to see for themselves, they are willingly reduced to parroting army communiqués, presenting them as their personal observations... [read more]
 

God’s Promise

by Faysal Mikdadi

Sat 2nd Aug 2014
A work by the Palestinian poet, writer and artist, Dr Faysal Mikdadi... [read more]

Rethinking Economics The Washington Consensus vs the Tokyo Consensus Background

by George Tait Edwards

Sat 2nd Aug 2014
On Tuesday 6 May 2014, I published a blog about ”Shimomuran Economics and the Rise of Japan”... [read more]

Climbing High: Samina Baig first Pakistani woman to achieve “seven highest peaks” challenge

by Carol Anne Grayson

Sat 2nd Aug 2014
Samina Baig from the Gilgit-Baltistan region of Pakistan has once again made the news becoming the first female to summit all seven highest peaks in the seven continents in just under eight months... [read more]
 

Cycle

by Faysal Mikdadi

Tue 29th Jul 2014
A work by the Palestinian poet, writer and artist, Dr Faysal Mikdadi... [read more]

The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership: Sound Science and the GMO Biotech Sector's Version of Science

by Colin Todhunter

Tue 29th Jul 2014
Coming from the GMO biotech industry, or its political mouthpieces, the term “sound science” rings extremely hollow... [read more]

A sea-change‏

by Bryan Gould

Tue 29th Jul 2014
Steve Richards is right to say that next year’s election will not, and should not, be decided by personality politics. So what will determine the voters’ preferences, asks former MP and member of the Labour shadow cabinet, Bryan Gould... [read more]
 

Israel slates Gaza for fighting back but why the double standards on “resistance”?

by Carol Anne Grayson

Mon 28th Jul 2014
The Palestinians of Gaza consider themselves to be living within “occupied territory”, a fact recognised by the United Nations Human Rights Council and Human Rights Watch due to the fact that Israel maintains control of Gaza’s airspace, waters and borders... [read more]

E=MC2

by Faysal Mikdadi

Mon 28th Jul 2014
A work by the Palestinian poet, writer and artist, Dr Faysal Mikdadi... [read more]

Holocaust Legacy - Britain’s New Nazis

by Hussein Al-alak

Mon 28th Jul 2014
The first Holocaust of this century is taking place in Mosul, Iraq, and the British Government is strangely silent... [read more]
 

Update On Shimomuran Economics: The Day May Come

by George Tait Edwards

Sun 27th Jul 2014
Western governments and their advisors can no longer continue to ignore the work of the master economist Dr Osamu Shimomura (1910-1989) who provided the insights which have produced the high growth of the China Sea economic zone... [read more]

Is it love?

by Miles Caston

Sun 27th Jul 2014
A poem by Miles Caston... [read more]

Once And For All!

by Uri Avnery

Sat 26th Jul 2014
In this war, both sides have the same aim: to put an end to the situation that existed before it started... [read more]