A non-partisan journal of the left.

Unmasking the Press

by George Monbiot

Tue 13th Dec 2011
The corporate newspapers are the elite’s enforcers, misrepresenting the sources of oppression, says George Monbiot.... [read more]

The call for a UK amendment on the EU

by David Lindsay

Tue 13th Dec 2011
There is a rising tide of Euroscepticism within mainstream political parties and on the floors of national Parliaments throughout the European Union, says David Lindsay.... [read more]

Marxist Historians Map Out an Agenda for Today

by David Morgan

Mon 12th Dec 2011
If the evidence of the successes of recent events is anything to go by, interest in the socialist approach to history is on the increase, which is probably no surprise given the turbulent and uncertain times in which we currently live, says David Morgan.... [read more]
 

What a £ot of Balls!

by outRageous!

Mon 12th Dec 2011
outRageous! thinks sports have gone Doo-£ally!... [read more]

Poor's show

by W Stephen Gilbert

Sun 11th Dec 2011
Ever since the decline of European Socialism in the 1980s and the collapse of the Soviet Union in the ’90s, capitalism has considered itself king of the world and has behaved accordingly, says W Stephen Gilbert.... [read more]

The King's speech

by Uri Avnery

Sun 11th Dec 2011
Uri Avnery discusses the implications of a parliamentary bill that would seek to push the Palestinian population out of the West Bank and into Jordan... [read more]
 

Assassinating Egyptian Dreams

by Ahmed Amr

Fri 9th Dec 2011
Ahmed Amr reveals how the Egyptian military are suffocating the spirit of the Tahrir square revolution... [read more]

Hateful stories & hate crimes

by Felix McHugh

Wed 7th Dec 2011
Fuelled by tabloid media propaganda, Felix McHugh shows how hate crimes against disabled people are on the rise ... [read more]

No2VAG's request falls on deaf ears

by Ellen Graubart

Tue 6th Dec 2011
No2VAG has a legitimate right to be heard by the NLWA, as Ellen Graubart explains. The campaign group has requested a hearing at the Authority's meetings, and three times the group has been refused.... [read more]
 

The Struggle Continues

by John Wight

Tue 6th Dec 2011
Despite David Cameron's attempt to brush the November 30th strike under the carpet and continue with his attacks on the poorest, John Wight predicts that strong resistance to the cuts will continue.... [read more]

A future apology

by Mark Chivers

Sun 4th Dec 2011
Mark Chivers apologises prospectively for our generation's lack of action in safeguarding the planet ... [read more]

Good and Evil

by Jean Claude van Itallie

Sat 3rd Dec 2011
What happened to considerations of good and evil? This is the question that Jean Claude van Itallie ponders.... [read more]
 

Transcendental argument

by W Stephen Gilbert

Sat 3rd Dec 2011
Through a mist of tears, I caught up with the conclusion of 'My Transsexual Summer', Channel 4’s four-part fly-on-the-wall series, says W Stephen Gilbert.... [read more]

Slash and Burn Capitalism

by George Monbiot

Fri 2nd Dec 2011
Now the government intends to strip away protection from our most treasured places, says George Monbiot.... [read more]

On Freedom and Imperialism: Arab Spring and the Intellectual Divide

by Ramzy Baroud

Fri 2nd Dec 2011
The so-called ‘Arab Spring’ is creating an intellectual divide that threatens any sensible understanding of the turmoil engulfing several Arab countries, says Ramzy Baroud.... [read more]
 

The fourth force in Spanish politics: Voto en Blanco

by David Eade

Thu 1st Dec 2011
David Eade reflects on the results of the recent Spanish General election and the rise of the Voto en Blanco ... [read more]

Obit: Never a Soft or quiet Russell

by W Stephen Gilbert

Wed 30th Nov 2011
W Stephen Gilbert pays tribute to Ken Russell, the enigmatic, eccentric film director who died on Sunday. ... [read more]

Boom at the top

by W Stephen Gilbert

Tue 29th Nov 2011
At a time when the poorest are being hit hardest, W Stephen Gilbert comments on the obsence bonuses enjoyed by those at the top echelons of the financial sector and puts paid to the reasons most commonly used to justify such unfair practice.... [read more]
 

'Zero-Problems' Foreign Policy No More: Turkey and the Syrian 'Abyss'

by Ramzy Baroud

Mon 28th Nov 2011
Ramzy Baroud notes the U-turn in Turkey's foreign policy towards its neighbour Syria.... [read more]

The War on Libya: Behind Appearances - Part 3

by Daniel Robicheau

Mon 28th Nov 2011
An in-depth critique and analysis of the beginnings of the civil war in Libya and what was at stake for all parties involved in the final conflict, split into three parts. (Part 3)... [read more]