A non-partisan journal of the left.

Russian and Chinese Opposition to Intervention in Syria a Welcome Development

by John Wight

Sun 16th Oct 2011
John Wight considers the decision by China and Russia to veto a recent UN Security Council Resolution condemning Syria... [read more]

What might make Christopher Hitchens change his mind about 1492?

by David Hill

Wed 12th Oct 2011
On the anniversary of ‘Columbus day’ David Hill questions journalist Christopher Hitchens' admiration of the year 1492... [read more]

Book review: Venceremos

by Tomasz Pierscionek

Wed 12th Oct 2011
Dr Tomasz Pierscionek reviews Howard Waxman's first novel- a political thriller called Venceremos... [read more]
 

Conservative Conference: Economy and House Building

by Mirela Ivanova

Tue 11th Oct 2011
Mirela Ivanova scrutinises David Cameron’s address to the Conservative Party conference... [read more]

A valuable victory for the anti-cuts movement- HSBC 3 Win Appeal

by Mark Tyres and Jonathan Proctor

Tue 11th Oct 2011
Mark Tyers and Jonathon Proctor show how a victory in court helps to protect the appetite and capacity of our movement's ability to protest... [read more]

'Illegal settlements' to be destroyed - just the wrong ones

by Matt Hill

Sun 9th Oct 2011
Matthew Hill takes a look at the plight of the Bedouin living in the Negev desert-a minority within Israel's Arab minority.... [read more]
 

Slavery for Dummies

by outRageous!

Sat 8th Oct 2011
OutRageous! takes a look at the slavery endemic in modern society. ... [read more]

These are the days of decision

by Jean Claude van Itallie

Sat 8th Oct 2011
Jean Claude van Itallie reflects on the recent occupation of Wall Street... [read more]

The tilted scales of justice

by Tomasz Pierscionek

Thu 6th Oct 2011
Dr Tomasz Pierscionek looks at how the state reacts when it feels its authority being usurped.... [read more]
 

Mutiny on the Titanic

by Uri Avnery

Sun 2nd Oct 2011
Uri Avnery reflects on recent events in Israel... [read more]

Interview: Behind the Lines

by Hussein Al-alak

Sun 2nd Oct 2011
Hussein Al-Alak speaks with a Jordanian based activist involved in helping Iraqi refugees who have fled to Jordan.... [read more]

A new fiscal policy for London?

by Oliver Healey

Thu 29th Sep 2011
Oliver Healey explains how giving the London Assembly greater control over taxation would benefit both the capital and the country as a whole... [read more]
 

The real genius of the Big Society? It can only get Bigger

by Tom Rollins

Thu 29th Sep 2011
Tom Rollins shows how Cameron is using his concept of the ‘Big Society’ to launch a fresh class war... [read more]

Modern Pauperism and its Consequences: A Dissenting View on the Riots in England (Part II of II)

by Matthias Dapprich

Tue 27th Sep 2011
The second part of an essay by Matthias Dapprich in which he adopts a class based analysis of the recent London riots.... [read more]

'Justice' American style

by Jean Claude van Itallie

Tue 27th Sep 2011
Jean Claude van Itallie tells how the state of Georgia callously executed an innocent man, Troy Davis.... [read more]
 

Modern Pauperism and its Consequences: A Dissenting View on the Riots in England (Part I of II)

by Matthias Dapprich

Mon 26th Sep 2011
The first part of an essay by Matthias Dapprich in which he adopts a class based analysis of the recent London riots. ... [read more]

Mental Health in the Workplace

by Hussein Al-alak

Thu 22nd Sep 2011
Hussein Al-Alak shows how the Equality Act (2010) provides added employee protection for veterans suffering mental health conditions... [read more]

Are U.S./NATO powers aiming to make Syria into Libya 2.0?

by Mazda Majidi

Wed 21st Sep 2011
Mazda Majidi asks whether the NATO attack on Libya was just a dress rehersal for a future invasion of Syria... [read more]
 

The Health and Social Care Bill and the Negation of Democracy

by Colin Leys

Tue 20th Sep 2011
Colin Leys discusses the profound impact that the Health and Social Care Bill will have upon the publically owned National Health Service... [read more]

The Roma of Iraq- a forgotten community

by Iqbal Tamimi

Sun 18th Sep 2011
Iqbal Tamimi considers the fate of the Roma women of Iraq: from dancing and prostitution before the US invasion of Iraq to harassment and begging on the streets afterwards.... [read more]

Blog: Lies Lies Lies

by outRageous!

Thu 15th Sep 2011
outRageous! - Lies about the recent gunplay in Kabul and the stuff no one wants you to know.... [read more]