A non-partisan journal of the left.

Yahoo and AP Seemingly Caught Manipulating User Comments

by Ahmed Amr

Fri 4th Jun 2010
Online user comments are a new site in the battle over public perceptions of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, writes Ahmed Amr.... [read more]

‘The Internet is a Game Changer’

by Ramzy Baroud

Fri 28th May 2010
With news coverage gradually moving towards a 'paperless world' in the internet age, Ramzy Baroud considers the implications for political journalism.... [read more]

The Recession, Labour Productivity and the ‘Mole of Revolution’

by Dan Morley

Fri 28th May 2010
Dan Morley reflects on why - the Greeks apart - workers across Europe and America have not turned to class-based political struggle in these recession-hit times.... [read more]
 

Chavez Launches Interactive Blog

by Kiraz Janicke

Fri 28th May 2010
The Venezuelan president has launched his own personal website, as Kiraz Janicke reports.... [read more]

Hallelujah, the World is Against Us!

by Uri Avnery

Fri 28th May 2010
Uri Avnery on conspiracy theories, old and new.... [read more]

Universal Cure

by George Monbiot

Fri 28th May 2010
George Monbit proposes a simple means of transforming the UK’s universities, schools and society. ... [read more]
 

Election 2010: Media Gets it Wrong ... Again

by Nathaniel Mehr

Fri 21st May 2010
Nathaniel Mehr considers the UK media's skewed coverage of the post-election political landscape. ... [read more]

One Holy Land United With Liberty and Justice for All

by Ahmed Amr

Fri 21st May 2010
The absurd mythology of Zionism cannot hold firm forever, writes Ahmed Amr.... [read more]

Karzai’s Washington Visit: The War Awaiting Kandahar

by Ramzy Baroud

Fri 21st May 2010
Ramzy Baroud on who's really behind the puppet regime in Afghanistan.... [read more]
 

Choice… or No Choice: We Say John4leader!

by Steve Jones

Fri 21st May 2010
Steve Jones calls on the left to get behind John McDonnell's candidacy for the Labour leadership.... [read more]

Worker Self-Management Introduced in Guayana, Venezuela

by Tamara Pearson

Fri 21st May 2010
Tamara Pearson on a bold Venezuelan government initative to radically democratise a number of state-owned industries.... [read more]

Greece: Workers Take a Stand

by Daniel Serge

Fri 14th May 2010
Daniel Serge dispels a few myths about the recent unrest in Greece. ... [read more]
 

The Cleggameron Coalition Comes to Power; the New Labour Era Ends.

by Rob Sewell

Fri 14th May 2010
Socialist Appeal's Rob Sewell reflects on the historic events of the past few days at Westminster.... [read more]

Venezuela Creates Public Import-Export Company to Combat Capitalism

by Kiraz Janicke

Fri 14th May 2010
A new state-run import-export company will seek to redress regional trade imbalances in favour of Venezuela's economy, writes Kiraz Janicke.... [read more]

Yemen’s Options: ‘Revolt, Migrate or Die’

by Ramzy Baroud

Fri 14th May 2010
Yemen is emerging as the latest casualty of the so-called 'War on Terror', as Ramzy Baroud explains.... [read more]
 

Money’s Hunger

by George Monbiot

Fri 14th May 2010
Industrial civilisation is trashing the environment. George Monbiot asks: should we try to reform it or just watch it go down? ... [read more]

Netanyahu’s Ring and the Legitimacy of Zionism

by Ahmed Amr

Fri 23rd Apr 2010
At the root of Israeli state violence is a total refusal to recognise the Palestinians as a people, let alone a nation, writes Ahmed Amr.... [read more]

Dispatch from China: Number 15 Has Left the Building

by Ramzy Baroud

Fri 23rd Apr 2010
The fight against climate change presents a peculiar set of challenges for media oulets balancing corporate business models with the urgent need for critical debate, as Ramzy Baroud explains.... [read more]
 

ALBA Summit in Venezuela vows to fight Climate Change with System Change

by Kiraz Janicke

Fri 23rd Apr 2010
Kiraz Janicke reports on a Latin American summit which has articulated a regional commitment to radical social change.... [read more]

International Banking – A System Ruled by Stupidity and Fraud

by Mick Brooks

Fri 23rd Apr 2010
Reflecting on the fraud allegations against Goldman Sachs, Mick Brooks argues that only full nationalisation can provide proper accountability for the banking system.... [read more]

An Eruption of Reality

by George Monbiot

Fri 23rd Apr 2010
George Monbiot asks: has our society become too complex to sustain?... [read more]