A non-partisan journal of the left.

Venezuelan Poll: Chavez Enjoys 62.4% Approval Rating

by Tamara Pearson

Fri 16th Oct 2009
Tamara Pearson on the results of a recent survey which suggests high approval ratings for Chavez, but relatively low ratings for his party.... [read more]

Voting Reform Will Empower the Left

by Peter Tatchell

Fri 9th Oct 2009
Changing Britain's electoral system would benefit Labour and radicalise politics, says Peter Tatchell... [read more]

Justice in Shades

by George Monbiot

Fri 9th Oct 2009
A damning judgement on army killings suggests that officials at every level have covered up torture and murder, as George Monbiot explains.... [read more]
 

Chavez: Opposition Student Protests Defend Impunity and Corruption

by Kiraz Janicke

Fri 9th Oct 2009
Kiraz Janicke on Hugo Chavez's assessment of Venezuela's opposition student movement.... [read more]

Interview: Malalai Joya Talks to London Progressive Journal

by Steven Littlewood

Fri 9th Oct 2009
Steven Littlewood spoke with prominent Afghan pro-democracy campaigner Malalai Joya about elections, imperialism and the turmoil in Afghanistan.... [read more]

The 'Boris Keep Your Promise' Campaign

by Jennifer Drew

Fri 9th Oct 2009
Jennifer Drew on how London's mayor reneged on an election promise of funding for Rape Crisis Centres in London.... [read more]
 

TUC Takes an Important Step Forward

by John Haylett

Fri 2nd Oct 2009
John Haylett applauds the TUC's assertiveness in supporting a boycott of Israel.... [read more]

The Population Myth

by George Monbiot

Fri 2nd Oct 2009
George Monbiot says people who claim that population growth is the big environmental issue are shifting the blame from the rich to the poor.... [read more]

Iran's Nuclear Theatre Meant to Distract Attention

by Ramzy Baroud

Fri 2nd Oct 2009
Ramzy Baroud dissects the media storm over Iran's arms programme.... [read more]
 

The Socialist Case Against The Cuts

by Mick Brooks

Fri 2nd Oct 2009
Britain's three biggest parties are committed to massive spending cuts. Socialist Appeal's Mick Brooks challenges the mainstream consensus.... [read more]

Time for BAE to Face Justice

by Symon Hill

Fri 2nd Oct 2009
Symon Hill examines what is possibly the biggest case of corporate corruption ever heard by a British court.... [read more]

Justice This Time Around: Will Goldstone's Report Deliver?

by Ramzy Baroud

Fri 25th Sep 2009
Israel has arrogantly dismissed the findings of a new, detailed UN report into Israeli war crimes in Gaza, as Ramzy Baroud explains.... [read more]
 

1,000,000 People to Vote Against New Labour, Conservatives, Lib Dems and the BNP

by Campaign Advertisement

Fri 25th Sep 2009
Matthew Edwards calls for a progressive alliance against Britain's mainstream parties and the fascist BNP.... [read more]

Cuts, Cuts ... And Yet More Cuts!

by Steve Jones

Fri 25th Sep 2009
Steve Jones argues that Britain's three main political parties are engaged in a 'race to the bottom' on public spending.... [read more]

Exorcising the Ghosts of Paramilitary Violence: Reclaiming Liberty in Libertad

by Garry Leech

Fri 25th Sep 2009
Garry Leech on how the Colombian community of Libertad has struggled to free itself from the brutal violence of Colombia's paramilitary forces.... [read more]
 

Obama: Progress Towards Fulfilling Manifesto Commitments

by Christopher Vasey

Fri 25th Sep 2009
Chris Vasey reckons it's been a promising first few months in the White House for Barack Obama. ... [read more]

Perpetual Grief over September 11th

by Ramzy Baroud

Fri 18th Sep 2009
In the wake of the 8th anniversary of the terrorist attacks of 11th September 2001, Ramzy Baroud examines the skewed framework within which the mainstream discourse has treated '9/11'.... [read more]

Jamaica: A Grim Place to be Gay

by Peter Tatchell

Fri 18th Sep 2009
Peter Tatchell argues Britain should use its economic leverage to pressure the Jamaican legal system into reforming its backward approach to homosexuality.... [read more]
 

I am Not Yet Born, Forgive Me!

by Hussein Al-alak

Fri 18th Sep 2009
Hussein al-Alak examines the widespread incidence of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder among soldiers and workers involved in the Iraq war.... [read more]

Venezuela: US Criticisms of Venezuelan Arms Purchases Lack “Moral Weight”

by James Suggett

Fri 18th Sep 2009
James Suggett on the uncompromising Venezuelan response to US criticisms of recent arms purchases from Russia.... [read more]

Wobbly Stools

by Uri Avnery

Fri 18th Sep 2009
Uri Avnery considers the respective struggles facing three embattled leaders - Obama, Netanyahu and Abbas.... [read more]