A non-partisan journal of the left.

Coca-Cola Paralysed by Ex-Fleet-Workers in Venezuela

by James Suggett

Fri 13th Jun 2008
James Suggett on the induestrial dispute disrupting Coca-Cola distribution in Venezuela.... [read more]

Making a Killing from Hunger

by Grain

Fri 13th Jun 2008
Leading NGO GRAIN on why we need to overturn food policy.... [read more]

The End of "The End of History"

by David Brandon

Fri 13th Jun 2008
David Brandon examines the discredited view that world history came to an end when the Berlin Wall came down.... [read more]
 

We Must Escape the Neverland of Market Fundamentalism

by Neal Lawson

Fri 13th Jun 2008
Neal Lawson, Chair of the campaign group Compass, believes the Labour party must free itself from New Labour's fixation with market fundamentalism and return to social democratic values.... [read more]

Is Gender-based Violence the Greatest Barrier to Equality?

by Lucy Wake

Fri 13th Jun 2008
Amnesty International's Lucy Wake on the ongoing worldwide struggle against gender-based violence.... [read more]

Hay Festival Raises More Questions Than Answers

by Matt Genner

Fri 6th Jun 2008
Matt Genner considers Naomi Klein's comments at this year's Hay Festival.... [read more]
 

The Western Corporate Giants Supporting Burmese Tyranny

by Johnny Chatterton

Fri 6th Jun 2008
Johnny Chatterton on the big Western companies making a killing from Burmese state repression.... [read more]

A Policeman's Lot: The Police and Industrial Action

by David Brandon

Fri 6th Jun 2008
David Brandon on why the left must support the police in their current industrial dispute.... [read more]

London Tube Violence: Workers Get it in the Neck, Boris to Blame

by Rick Grogan

Fri 6th Jun 2008
Rick Grogan on how Boris Johnson's poorly-implemented Tube drink ban meant Underground workers faced abuse, vandalism and violence. ... [read more]
 

Justice Undone

by George Monbiot

Fri 6th Jun 2008
George Monbiot reflects on his bold attempt to effect a citizen's arrest of John Bolton.... [read more]

Building Ships to Die For

by Seven Agir

Fri 6th Jun 2008
Seven Agir on the murderous consequences of competitiveness in Turkish shipbuilding. ... [read more]

"Stop the Arms Trade Week" Comes to London

by Robin Yu

Fri 30th May 2008
CAAT will hold its annual event in Islington this week, to draw attention to the murderous multi-million pound arms trade.... [read more]
 

FARC Leader Dies

by Justice For Colombia

Fri 30th May 2008
The death of FARC leader Manuel Marulanda.... [read more]

Washington Determined to Strike Iran

by Mehrnaz Shahabi

Fri 30th May 2008
Washington sabre-rattling suggests the US will press ahead with its aggressive designs on Iran, regardless of the truth about the alleged threat posed by Iran, and regardless of the consequences. ... [read more]

RMT Ballot 17,000 Network Rail Workers

by Rick Grogan

Fri 30th May 2008
With strike action apparently looming, Rick Grogan outlines the basic demands underpinning the present rail dispute.... [read more]
 

The Failure of New Labour was to Ignore Society

by Jonathan Rutherford

Fri 30th May 2008
Compass's Jonathan Rutherford believes New Labour has lost touch with society.... [read more]

Arresting John Bolton

by George Monbiot

Fri 30th May 2008
Guardian journalist George Monbiot explains his decision to attempt a ctizen's arrest of former US Under-Secretary of State John Bolton this week.... [read more]

Ecuador's President Correa in Conflict with Indigenous Movement

by Samuele Mazzolini

Fri 23rd May 2008
Samuele Mazzolin on why the Ecuaodorean president's agenda for modernisation and wealth redistribution has brought him into an unlikely conflict with the country's indigenous groups.... [read more]
 

Who Cares for the Carers?

by Rob Ray

Fri 23rd May 2008
How privatisation is costing social care workers. ... [read more]

Nothing Left to Fight For

by George Monbiot

Fri 23rd May 2008
The most rightwing government Britain has had since the Second World War does not deserve to be re-elected.... [read more]

Students and the Struggle for Human Rights in Colombia: An Interview with Colombian Student Leader Numa Paredes

by Justice For Colombia

Fri 23rd May 2008
Campaign group "Justice For Colombia" interviewing Colombian student leader Numa Paredes.... [read more]