A non-partisan journal of the left.

Voting violations in an EU member state

by David Eade

Sat 27th Apr 2013
Voting violations such as ballot rigging, vote buying and control are acts we associate with the shadier, non democratic nations of the world. However such practices are alive and well right here in the EU, writes David Eade.... [read more]

Dance on Thatcher's grave, but remember there has been a coup in Britain

by John Pilger

Sat 27th Apr 2013
In the wake of Thatcher's departure, John Pilger remembers her victims both at home and abroad, from miners to Vietnamese children.... [read more]

Reading Lenin: Materialism and Empiro-criticism [Part 5]

by Thomas Riggins

Fri 26th Apr 2013
Thomas Riggins continues to guide us through Lenin's Materialism and Empiro-criticism... [read more]
 

The End of Money

by Oliver Lewis Thompson

Thu 25th Apr 2013
It’s Time to End Our Slavery to the Money-System declares Oliver Thompson ... [read more]

The Self-Hating State

by George Monbiot

Tue 23rd Apr 2013
Devolving policy to “the market” doesn’t solve the problem of power. It makes it worse, writes George Monbiot.... [read more]

The ‘MENA’ region and the International Monetary Fund

by Daniel Robicheau

Tue 23rd Apr 2013
Daniel Robicheau describes the lead up to the war in Syria and the involvement of the IMF... [read more]
 

Literacy Skills: A Basic Human Right

by Shirley Langer

Sat 20th Apr 2013
Shirley Langer, author of 'Anita's revolution', lived and worked in Cuba for almost five years in the mid 1960s. She describes how, after the revolution, Cubans managed to eradicate illiteracy in a matter of months.... [read more]

Marx Reloaded

by Thomas Riggins

Sat 20th Apr 2013
Thomas Riggins reviews Marx Reloaded, a film by Jason Barker... [read more]

A review of Anita's revolution

by Linda Rogers

Fri 19th Apr 2013
Linda Rogers reviews a novel by Shirley Langer, friend of Cuba and witness to the early years of the revolution... [read more]
 

My World Is Upside Down

by Faysal Mikdadi

Thu 18th Apr 2013
What does the ordinary Arab man or woman in the street think about current events? Dr Faysal Mikdadi ponders... [read more]

Russian Homeland Threatened by Feminism

by Thomas Riggins

Wed 17th Apr 2013
Vladimir Putin's government's crack down on Pussy Riot may have helped save the Russian Federation from the 'peril' of creeping feminism, writes Thomas Riggins... [read more]

the sound of revolution

by Miles Caston

Wed 17th Apr 2013
In this seemingly unsafe world, wouldn’t it be refreshing, revitalising and more hopefully, revolutionary, for music to act as a pre-action to the threats of war, terrorism and scandal asked Miles Caston... [read more]
 

Paulo di Canio

by David Lindsay

Mon 15th Apr 2013
David Lindsay asks why didn't they say anything about Paolo Di Canio at Swindon... [read more]

Pakistan: Election under the watch of USA

by Amjad Ayub Mirza

Mon 15th Apr 2013
Dr. Amjad Ayub Mirza explains how the inability of the PPP to benefit millions has given a chance to the Right to gain electoral ground... [read more]

Venezuelan elections

by John Green

Sun 14th Apr 2013
John Green provides an analysis of and background to today's election in Venezuela... [read more]
 

The Great Unmentionable

by George Monbiot

Sun 14th Apr 2013
We have offshored the problem of escalating consumption, and our perceptions of it, by considering only territorial emissions, writes George Monbiot.... [read more]

Together, We Can Save Our Post Office

by David Lindsay

Sat 13th Apr 2013
For 20 years, central government has been privatising the postal service by stealth. In reaction, the idea of mutualisation does the rounds, writes David Lindsay.... [read more]

Materialism and Empirio-criticism [Part 4 ]

by Thomas Riggins

Sat 13th Apr 2013
Thomas Riggins guides us through Chapter I, Section II of Lenin's Materialism and Empirio-criticism... [read more]
 

Margaret Thatcher and the bias of the British Media

by Amjad Ayub Mirza

Sat 13th Apr 2013
Dr Amjad Mirza reflects on the response of the mainstream media to Margaret Thatcher's death... [read more]

Margaret Thatcher's Contribution to Neoliberalism

by Bryan Gould

Fri 12th Apr 2013
Former Labour MP and Shadow Cabinet member, Bryan Gould, reflects on the tendency to lionise and exaggerate the importance of Margaret Thatcher's contribution towards promoting free market economics... [read more]

Maalouf's Disordered World

by Faysal Mikdadi

Thu 11th Apr 2013
Dr Faysal Mikdadi reviews Amin Maalouf's Disordered World... [read more]