A non-partisan journal of the left.

Why Radical Islam is Growing and How to Deal with It

by Ola Onikoyi, Jr.

Tue 4th Jun 2013
After the 9/11 tragedy there has been a surge in the radical Islamist movement writes Ola Onikoyi... [read more]

Chapter One Sections Five and Six: Does Man Think With The Help Of The Brain?

by Thomas Riggins

Sun 2nd Jun 2013
Thomas Riggins continues his analysis of Lenin's Materialism and Empiro-criticism... [read more]

Universal Credit: UC what U want 2C

by Felix McHugh

Sun 2nd Jun 2013
The Major Projects Authority has serious doubts about the prospects for Iain Duncan Smith’s pet project, the Universal Credit, says Felix McHugh... [read more]
 

A manifesto for rewilding the world

by George Monbiot

Thu 30th May 2013
A mass restoration of ecosystems offers us hope where there was little hope before, writes George Monbiot.... [read more]

Edmund Burke would be Labour in 2013

by David Lindsay

Wed 29th May 2013
A new biography of Edmund Burke has been written by Jesse Norman, and it has attracted favourable comment from Charles Moore, official biographer of Margaret Thatcher... [read more]

Right Wing Conservative Political Elite Engineer an Electoral Comeback in Pakistan

by Amjad Ayub Mirza

Sat 25th May 2013
Dr Amjad Ayab Mirza provides analysis on the recent elections in Pakistan... [read more]
 

“Palestine’s existence depends on respect and on our children” - Dr Rauf Azar (Director of the Beit Sahour medical centre)

by Patrizia Bertini

Sat 25th May 2013
Patrizia Bertini interviews Rauf Azar, a Palestinian doctor, using the pioneering Lego Serious Play technique... [read more]

Materialism and Empiro-criticism [Part 6- Did Nature Exist Prior to Man?]

by Thomas Riggins

Mon 20th May 2013
Thomas Riggins guides us through the next part of Lenin's Materialism and Empiro-criticism... [read more]

Shimomuran Economics: The No-Debt Investment Credit Creation Path to More Rapid Economic Growth

by George Tait Edwards

Fri 17th May 2013
George Tait Edwards MBE makes the case for the urgent implementation of Keynesian economics to stimulate growth, based on the economic model's previous success in the US, China and Japan... [read more]
 

Oxford University won't take funding from tobacco companies. But Shell's OK

by George Monbiot

Thu 16th May 2013
If scholars don't take an ethical stance against corporate money, where's the moral check on power? George Monbiot reports.... [read more]

Bulgaria elections: Widespread abuse but hope

by David Eade

Tue 14th May 2013
I set off to Bulgaria after being selected by the Party of European Socialists to be part of the 100 plus team from all across the European Union to monitor the General Election. David Eade reports.... [read more]

Hold the front page! We need free media, not an Order of Mates

by John Pilger

Tue 14th May 2013
The other day, I stood outside the strangely silent building where I began life as a journalist. It is no longer the human warren that was Consolidated Press in Sydney. It seems in Australia, hard-won rights are being buried beneath corporate might, writes John Pilger.... [read more]
 

The writing out of the Radical tradition

by David Lindsay

Tue 14th May 2013
Regular readers are aware of my view of Winston Churchill. On the five pound note, he will replace Elizabeth Fry, whom Michael Gove also wants to remove from the National Curriculum along with Robert Owen... [read more]

Climate milestone is a moment of symbolic significance on road of idiocy

by George Monbiot

Mon 13th May 2013
The only way forward is back: to retrace our steps and seek to return atmospheric concentrations to around 350ppm, writes George Monbiot.... [read more]

Repealing the Health and Social Care Act

by Mke Squires

Mon 13th May 2013
The last ditch attempt by the House of Lords to stop wholesale privatisation of the NHS has failed... [read more]
 

What It Is Like Being Invisible

by Faysal Mikdadi

Mon 13th May 2013
"Someone must have traduced Joseph K., for without having done anything wrong he was arrested one fine morning"... [read more]

Spaniards Fall Out Of Love With Their Royals

by David Eade

Tue 7th May 2013
David Eade explains that since the financial crisis started there has been a fall in support for the Royal Household ... [read more]

You are now leaving Working England, Welcome to Middle England: The socio-economic underachievement of Neo-Liberalism in attaining reduced class disparity

by Elijah Pryor

Mon 6th May 2013
Since the economic reform of the 1980’s, politicians like Blair, Thatcher and Prescott absolutely believe that the working class no longer exists and the majority of UK citizens are now middle class, writes Elijah Pryor.... [read more]
 

Assata Shakur: Understanding the politics behind the FBI's new attack

by Eugene Puryear

Sun 5th May 2013
On May 2, the FBI suddenly announced that they had placed Assata Shakur on its “Most Wanted Terrorists” list. The FBI's accusations target Shakur as an individual, but the labeling of her as a terrorist is an attack on all revolutionaries says Eugene Puryear... [read more]

Urgent calls for a General Election in Bulgaria

by David Eade

Wed 1st May 2013
On Sunday 12 May Bulgaria will hold its general election. The outcome will not only be closely awaited by the people of that country but by fellow European Union States and organisations such as Transparency International, which has been monitoring corruption in Bulgaria for over a decade, writes David Eade.... [read more]

The Counter-Enlightenment

by George Monbiot

Wed 1st May 2013
What happens to people when they become government science advisers? Are their children taken hostage? Is a dossier of compromising photographs kept, ready to send to the Sun if they step out of line? George Monbiot writes.... [read more]