A non-partisan journal of the left.

Blink

by Kay Channon

Sat 1st Apr 2017
A poem by Kay Channon... [read more]

The pro-Europeans make their voice heard – London’s anti-Brexit march

by Lesley Docksey

Sat 1st Apr 2017
March 25th was the EU’s birthday. It was celebrated in London and elsewhere by anti-Brexit demonstrations... [read more]

Open Letter to the World Anti Doping Agency and International Olympic Committee Regarding the McLaren Report and the Politicization of Doping in Sports

by Rick Sterling

Wed 29th Mar 2017
Russian track and field athletes, plus the entire Paralympics team, were banned from the Rio Games last summer. This was based on the first McLaren report commissioned by the World Anti Doping Agency (WADA).... [read more]
 

Iran as the Historical Tri-Continental Bridge, and Ireland? An Ethno-Cultural and Etymological Interconnectedness

by David Rahni

Wed 29th Mar 2017
Over forty years ago, a number of Irish professors visiting the University of Tehran disseminated their research findings that there is a firm anthropological connection between Iran and Ireland from the distant past... [read more]

The Most Moral Army

by Uri Avnery

Wed 29th Mar 2017
A few days ago I happened upon an excellent British movie, "Testament of Youth", based on the memoirs of Vera Brittain. The movie brought me back to the affair of Elor Azaria... [read more]

The Invisible Diasporan (Part 2)

by Faysal Mikdadi

Wed 29th Mar 2017
Even Churchill had, amidst the overgrown hedgerow of complex racism, a deep-rooted sense of decency and humanity when he acknowledged the injustice to Palestinians... [read more]
 

The Invisible Diasporan (Part 1)

by Faysal Mikdadi

Fri 24th Mar 2017
Mallards Cottage was where I wrote my first novel. I called it The Return. I used to dream most of its events – the very plot was born of a dream on Christmas Eve of 1976... [read more]

Nowruz, the Persian New Year at the spring vernal equinox

by David Rahni

Mon 20th Mar 2017
Nowruz in Persian literally means the first day [of the New Year]. It is the most prominent seasonal celebration of the solar calendars... [read more]
 

“Ryancare” Dead on Arrival: Can We Please Now Try Single Payer?

by Ellen Brown

Sat 18th Mar 2017
The new American Health Care Act has been unveiled, and critics are calling it more flawed even than the Obamacare it was meant to replace... [read more]

The Cannons of Napoleon

by Uri Avnery

Sat 18th Mar 2017
All intelligent Israelis realize by now that we are facing a fateful choice: either two states, or an apartheid state, or a single Arab-majority state. Most Israelis want none of these.... [read more]
 

Perhaps the Messiah will Come

by Uri Avnery

Sat 11th Mar 2017
If someone had told me 50 years ago that the rulers of Israel, Jordan and Egypt had met in secret to make peace, I would have thought that I was dreaming.... [read more]

So Near and Yet So Far

by outRageous!

Fri 10th Mar 2017
Stop buying, start making! Stop buying, start growing! Stop buying, start sharing!... [read more]

Trump, Fake News, and the Press

by Thomas Riggins

Fri 10th Mar 2017
Donald Trump is absolutely correct when he says the mainstream news media lies, purveys fake news, and is the enemy of the American people... [read more]
 

Trump's conglomerate dominion over the US and the globe

by David Rahni

Wed 1st Mar 2017
Our nation deserves an urgent return to a normal state of affairs, including equal opportunities for all.... [read more]

The Great Rift

by Uri Avnery

Wed 1st Mar 2017
I believe that it is there that the solution lies. We must get rid of the occupation, by all available means, the quicker the better.... [read more]

The Pawn Queen

by Geoffrey Heptonstall

Wed 1st Mar 2017
Theresa May’s moral failings are evident. They are certain to lead to political failure that may take some time to become evident.... [read more]
 

How did it Start?

by Uri Avnery

Tue 28th Feb 2017
The past cannot be changed. But perhaps, perhaps, we can learn from it and draw some conclusions... [read more]

Trump and the left – a case of mass hysteria?

by David Morgan

Tue 28th Feb 2017
The stark truth is that the left has long ago lost its way politically. Sadly those left fractions, whose kneejerk political solution is to organise an obligatory protest action where slogans, such as “Dump Trump”, are chanted ad nauseum, have become an obstacle to the advance of socialism... [read more]

The “White Helmets” go to Hollywood

by Rick Sterling

Mon 27th Feb 2017
The White Helmets movie is a tactic in the ongoing campaign of distortion and deception around Syria... [read more]