A non-partisan journal of the left.

Deport the Palestinians to Where They Came From - Israel

by Ahmed Amr

Fri 16th Apr 2010
Ahmed Amr calls on Barack Obama to show courage and stand up to the racism of the Israeli state.... [read more]

Book Publishers Should Embrace the Digital Age

by John Oakes

Fri 16th Apr 2010
Publishing can - and should - adapt to the changing technological landscape, writes John Oakes. ... [read more]

Election 2010: Don’t Mention the Class War

by Richie Nimmo

Fri 16th Apr 2010
'New' Labour is too close to big business to deliver the radical change the country needs, but it is by far the lesser of the two evils on offer, writes Richie Nimmo.... [read more]
 

Fighting Corruption or Persecuting Political Opponents in Venezuela? A Response to the New York Times

by James Suggett

Fri 16th Apr 2010
James Suggett picks apart the New York Times' claims about alleged political persecution in Chavez's Venezuela.... [read more]

Welcome to Palestine: A First Hand Account of Arbitrary Detention

by Assed Baig

Fri 16th Apr 2010
Ten days ago, London Progressive Journal contributor Assed Baig was arrested and grilled by Israeli solidiers who mistook him for a Palestinian. His story offers a glimpse of the everyday reality for many Palestinians.... [read more]

The Israeli Occupation: The Bubble Has to Burst

by Assed Baig

Fri 9th Apr 2010
Reporting from Al Najah, Assed Baig looks at how Palestinians are coping with the increase in Israeli settlement building.... [read more]
 

Election 2010: Don't Let the Tories In

by Mick Brooks

Fri 9th Apr 2010
Socialist Appeal's Mick Brooks says the radical left must rally behind Labour on May 6th.... [read more]

Walled In

by George Monbiot

Fri 9th Apr 2010
Science and humanities students view each other with incomprehension: blame our dumb, narrow schooling, says George Monbiot.... [read more]

Eight Colombians Arrested on Suspicion of Spying in Venezuela

by Kiraz Janicke

Fri 9th Apr 2010
Kiraz Janicke on the latest incident to further fuel the considerable distrust between Colombia and Venezuela.... [read more]
 

“Hold Me Back!”

by Uri Avnery

Fri 9th Apr 2010
The idea that Iran would risk certain annihilation by attacking Israel is ludicrous, writes Uri Avnery.... [read more]

The Lobby vs. America: On Netanyahu’s Lies and the Spineless Politicians

by Ramzy Baroud

Fri 2nd Apr 2010
In the wake of Benjamin Netanyahu's AIPAC speech, Ramzy Baroud picks apart the Israeli PM's poisonous rhetoric.... [read more]

Bosses' Pay - the Worse They do, the More They Want!

by Dan Morley

Fri 2nd Apr 2010
Enormous compensation packages are keeping bosses happy amid the misery of economic stagnation, writes Dan Morley.... [read more]
 

Freed FARC Hostage Thanks Venezuelan President

by Kiraz Janicke

Fri 2nd Apr 2010
FARC kidnap victim Captain Pablo Emilio Moncayo has publicly expressed his gratitude for Hugo Chávez's efforts to secure his release, writes Kiraz Janicke.... [read more]

Morality Policing

by George Monbiot

Fri 2nd Apr 2010
The police treat protests and festivals as a threat to their power, writes George Monbiot.... [read more]

Italian Elections: More of the Same

by Samuele Mazzolini

Fri 2nd Apr 2010
Samuele Mazzolini reflects on an election that has consolidated the dominance of Silvo Berlusconi's centre-right bloc, and the continuing malaise of the Italian left.... [read more]
 

My Children, Ralph Nader and the South China Sea

by Ramzy Baroud

Fri 26th Mar 2010
Ramzy Baroud reflects on the determined and seemingly innate compassion of children, which gives cause for hope and optimism.... [read more]

BA Strike is Just the Tip of the Iceberg

by John Green

Fri 26th Mar 2010
The trade union movement is taking a lead in the struggle against the false panacea of austerity; John Green reckons the British Airways dispute is just the beginning.... [read more]

Chavez Inaugurates Internet Centre to Facilitate Popular Power in Venezuela

by Tamara Pearson

Fri 26th Mar 2010
Tamara Pearson reports on a Venezuelan government initiative to improve public access to the World Wide Web in Venezuela.... [read more]
 

Talking Politics with Hratche Koundarjian

by Chris Mason-Felsing

Fri 26th Mar 2010
First-time voter Chris Mason-Felsing met with Labour's Hratche Koundarjian to discuss Labour's Gernal Election prospects.... [read more]

War With the Ghosts

by George Monbiot

Fri 26th Mar 2010
George Monbiot asks: what are our nuclear weapons for, and who controls them? ... [read more]

The Biggest Lie in the World and a Few Truths

by Steven Colatrella

Fri 19th Mar 2010
Steven Colatrella picks apart the myth that free market capitalism is the most rational way of allocating resources.... [read more]