A non-partisan journal of the left.

The Landed Mafia

by George Monbiot

Wed 10th Jul 2013
Those of us who defend the planet are increasingly subject to abuse. It is the price we pay for confronting the power of money, writes George Monbiot.... [read more]

A Critique of the analysis of Karl Marx within the BBC’s ‘Masters of Money’ Series

by David Benbow

Tue 9th Jul 2013
David Benbow critiques the BBC's ‘Masters of Money’ episode, aired last year, that focused on the economic theories of Karl Marx... [read more]

Suffer the Children: Persecuting Christians in the Middle East

by Hussein Al-alak

Sun 7th Jul 2013
Hussein Al-alak demonstrates how the Western media have failed to address direct attacks and murders against Middle Eastern minority communities, in particular the Christians of both Syria and Egypt... [read more]
 

CCS sidelined by tenuous financing

by Jeffrey Michel

Sun 7th Jul 2013
Energy Consultant, Jeffrey Michel, discusses the problems with using CCS technology to reduce global warming... [read more]

Who Turned the Lights Off?

by Thomas Riggins

Sun 7th Jul 2013
Thomas Riggins reviews Jonathan Israel's analysis of Anthony Pagden's new book - The Enlightenment and why it still matters... [read more]

An Economic Policy For A Post Neo-Liberal World (Part 3 of 3)

by Bryan Gould

Sat 6th Jul 2013
Former Labour MP and member of the Shadow Cabinet, Bryan Gould, provides a road map for reviving Britain's ailing economy... [read more]
 

An Economic Policy For A Post Neo-Liberal World (Part 2 of 3)

by Bryan Gould

Thu 4th Jul 2013
Former Labour MP and member of the Shadow Cabinet, Bryan Gould, provides a road map for reviving Britain's ailing economy... [read more]

An Economic Policy For A Post Neo-Liberal World (Part 1 of 3)

by Bryan Gould

Wed 3rd Jul 2013
Former Labour MP and member of the Shadow Cabinet, Bryan Gould, provides a road map for reviving Britain's ailing economy... [read more]

Italy: an economy based on free labour

by Patrizia Bertini

Tue 2nd Jul 2013
A leading phenomenon of the Italian job market is the ability of employers to rely on an abundant supply of free labour. Patrizia Bertini explains... [read more]
 

The Alternative 2013 Spending Review, Or What Mr Osborne Could Have Said If He Understood Macro-economics

by George Tait Edwards

Mon 1st Jul 2013
The Spending Review by George Osborne contained no surprises. But suppose Mr Osborne really understood economics and actually wanted to improve the British economy. George Tait Edwards provides a constructive speech for a competent chancellor... [read more]

Trident: A deterrent or a massive waste of money?

by David Lindsay

Mon 1st Jul 2013
The true social democratic heirs of Hugh Gaitstkell would be, and are, opposed to the EU. Less well-known, but no less important, is that they ought to be opposed to nuclear weapons... [read more]

Michael Gove and Antonio Gramsci

by David Lindsay

Sat 29th Jun 2013
It is fashionable to claim that Michael Gove has been influenced by Antonio Gramsci says David Lindsay... [read more]
 

The Four Keynesian Cornerstones of Shimomuran Economics (or Investment Credit Economics)

by George Tait Edwards

Sat 29th Jun 2013
In the General Theory Keynes made four key comments that presage the practice of Shimomuran investment credit economics writes George Tait Edwards... [read more]

Bulgarian Democracy: In A Delicate State

by David Eade

Fri 28th Jun 2013
David Eade revisits Bulgaria a month after the elections that brought the Bulgarian Socialist Party to power.... [read more]

Materialism and Empiro-criticism (Part 9)

by Thomas Riggins

Wed 26th Jun 2013
Thomas Riggins discusses Lenin's take on the views of two materialist philosophers, Feuerbach and Dietzgen... [read more]
 

Not The Wharton Bill

by David Lindsay

Mon 24th Jun 2013
When James Wharton stages his Canute-like attempt to prevent Labour from taking back Stockton South, then that party ought to put down an amendment declining to give the 'Daft Bill' a Second Reading in view of its entire failure to address some issues, writes David Lindsay.... [read more]

Slavko Martinov: The antidote to Propaganda? Question everything!

by Patrizia Bertini

Mon 24th Jun 2013
Patrizia Bertini conducts an exclusive interview with film producer Slavko Martinov... [read more]

The Origin and Spread of Investment Credit Economics

by George Tait Edwards

Sun 23rd Jun 2013
George Tait Edwards provides a brief timeline about the creation and spread of the new knowledge about how to make an economy grow with explosive force ... [read more]
 

On summer solstice, my £100 bet against solar power ends - who won?

by George Monbiot

Sat 22nd Jun 2013
Solar may be popular but environmentalists must be hard-headed about how to reduce CO2 in the cheapest way, writes George Moniot.... [read more]

Darwinism versus Social Darwinism

by David Benbow

Sat 22nd Jun 2013
Social Darwinism is a school of thought which used Darwin’s ideas to justify bourgeois ideology explains David Benbow... [read more]

Report on anti-G8 demonstration in Belfast

by conorm

Fri 21st Jun 2013
Conor reports on the anti-G8 demo that took place in Belfast last weekend... [read more]