A non-partisan journal of the left.

Teachers Strike for Better Pay

by Steve Jones

Fri 25th Apr 2008
Steve Jones reports on this week's Central London demo in support of the teachers' strike.... [read more]

Paraguay's "Red Bishop" Takes Over

by Nathan Morrison

Fri 25th Apr 2008
Nathan Morrison on the rise of Fernando Lugo in Paraguay.... [read more]

Another Defeat for the Italian Left

by Samuele Mazzolini

Fri 18th Apr 2008
Samuele Mazzolini on what the Italian Left can learn from its recent election defeat.... [read more]
 

Interview: Labour Councillor James Alexander

by Cristina Brooks

Fri 18th Apr 2008
Cristina Brooks talks to Labour Councillor James Alexander.... [read more]

‘A Threat to British Justice’: The Halt to BAE Investigation is Declared Unlawful

by Chris Bath

Fri 18th Apr 2008
The BAE-Saudi corruption investigation must go ahead.... [read more]

The Pleasures of the Flesh

by George Monbiot

Fri 18th Apr 2008
If you care about hunger, eat less meat.... [read more]
 

How Iraq’s Once Effective Healthcare System Was Sold Down the Nation’s Two Rivers

by Tomasz Pierscionek

Fri 18th Apr 2008
On top of one million dead, war has shattered an Iraqi healthcare system already decimated by sanctions.... [read more]

Heathrow - It's Terminal

by Eric Hollies

Fri 18th Apr 2008
Eric Hollies examines the government's contradictory position on climate change.... [read more]

China is Bigger Than the Olympics: Why the Protestors Have Got it Wrong

by Richard Maidu

Fri 18th Apr 2008
Richard Maidu believes the bottle-throwing antics of anti-China protestors are undignified and counter-productive.... [read more]
 

Long-Overdue Corporate Manslaughter Laws Come Into Force

by Chris Bath

Fri 11th Apr 2008
Chris Bath on the Corporate Manslauger and Corporate Homicide Act 2007.... [read more]

A Sporting Chance: Why the Olympics is a Perfect Arena for Protest

by Alexa Van Sickle

Fri 11th Apr 2008
Alexa Van Sickle on the significane of the Olympic protests.... [read more]

Resist the Ration Cuts!

by Hussein Al-alak

Fri 11th Apr 2008
Ending the food ration system in Iraq will cause a humanitarian disaster.... [read more]
 

Is Peace Possible in the Western Sahara?

by Joanna Allan

Fri 11th Apr 2008
Joanna Allan on the ongoing struggle of the Saharawi people.... [read more]

Will Colombia's Democratic Left Seize the Initiative from Uribe and the FARC?

by Samuele Mazzolini

Fri 11th Apr 2008
Samuele Mazzolini calls on both sides in the FARC-Uribe stand-off to make concessions in the name of democracy.... [read more]

We're Still Too Fixated On Oil

by Michael Meacher

Fri 11th Apr 2008
Labour MP Michael Meacher on the ongoing obsession with oil.... [read more]
 

The BBC vs Hugo Chavez

by Stephen Lendman

Fri 11th Apr 2008
Stephen Lendman on the biased coverage of events in Venezuela.... [read more]

NUJ to Stand up for Journalism and Journalists

by Jeremy Dear, NUJ

Fri 11th Apr 2008
NUJ General Secretary Jeremy Dear believes media workers must resist cuts.... [read more]

The Death of Dith Pran

by Chris Bath

Fri 4th Apr 2008
Chris Bath on the journalist who told the world about the killing fields of Cambodia.... [read more]
 

Vote Livingstone For Mayor

by Steve Jones

Fri 4th Apr 2008
Steve Jones on why Londoners must vote for Ken despite his flaws.... [read more]

Snow Jobs

by George Monbiot

Fri 4th Apr 2008
George Monbiot examines the detail behind "job creation".... [read more]

Boycotts and Tibet – A Little Perspective

by Natalie Jones

Fri 4th Apr 2008
Natalie Jones believes we should think before jumping on the "boycott China" bandwagon.... [read more]