A non-partisan journal of the left.

Palm Oil or Orang-utans? We Must Soon Decide Which we Prefer

by Chris Bath

Fri 2nd May 2008
Chris Bath on the campaign for greater regulation of the palm oil trade.... [read more]

The Sean Bell Verdict: Another Mockery of Justice for Black America

by Erica Cardwell

Fri 2nd May 2008
New York poet Erica Cardwell believes the Sean Bell verdict shows black life is cheap in the US justice system. ... [read more]

There Can Be Only One: Fuel Versus Food

by Victor Petroff

Fri 2nd May 2008
Victor Petroff believes a drastic change in energy policy is required to combat both climate change and the world food crisis. ... [read more]
 

A Simple Solution to the Housing Crisis

by Anton Howes

Fri 2nd May 2008
Anton Howes believes a Land Value Tax would produce a fairer housing market.... [read more]

The Great Consolidation

by George Monbiot

Fri 2nd May 2008
George Monbiot on New Labour's ongoing attack on the NHS.... [read more]

Local Election Failure Shows the New Labour Project is in Decline

by Darrell Goodliffe

Fri 2nd May 2008
Darrell Goodliffe believes Labour's flop at the polls shows they have lost the confidence of the public.... [read more]
 

Ecuadorean Journalist Paul Fierro Deported After Brutal Raid

by Samuele Mazzolini

Fri 2nd May 2008
Samuele Mazzolini on the police raid which has shaken London's Latin American community.... [read more]

Can the US Democrats Harness the Growing sense of Injustice?

by Richard Scorer

Fri 25th Apr 2008
The Democrats must move away from pro-business policies to secure electoral victory.... [read more]

Freedom of Expression and the BNP

by Chris Bath

Fri 25th Apr 2008
Chris Bath considers the ongoing debate about the limits of freedom of speech.... [read more]
 

A "Partisan and Right-Skewed Press"

by Matt Genner

Fri 25th Apr 2008
Matt Genner examines the reasons behind the right-wing bias in the mainstream media.... [read more]

Misplaced Pride and Shame in the Wake of a Crisis

by Sadie Fulton

Fri 25th Apr 2008
The people of Kenya are pulling together - in spite of the country's political leadership.... [read more]

The War Against Christianity

by Hussein Al-alak

Fri 25th Apr 2008
Hussein Al-Alak considers the plight of Iraq's Christian community.... [read more]
 

Interview: Howard Zinn talks to London Progressive Journal

by Daniel Pye

Fri 25th Apr 2008
Daniel Pye speaks to the legendary American historian and peace activist Howard Zinn.... [read more]

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]