A non-partisan journal of the left.

There’s an elephant in the room

by David Foley

Sat 12th Nov 2011
In the first of our series of political poetry, David Foley waxes lyrical in his song about bankers' bonuses and bailouts. ... [read more]

Gaza Boats Seized, but ‘Freedom Waves’ Will Continue

by Ramzy Baroud

Sat 12th Nov 2011
Despite the Israeli government’s continued aggression towards humanitarian aid ships sailing to Gaza, Ramzy Baroud shows how the aid flotillas show no sign of giving in to intimidation. ... [read more]

Women Leaders key to post-conflict development on Bougainville

by Catherine Wilson

Sat 12th Nov 2011
Following a recent trip to the island, coinciding with the tenth anniversary of the end of the Bougainville Civil War, Catherine Wilson reports on the role women played in bringing peace to the island.... [read more]
 

Wearing Your Heart on Your Lapel

by W Stephen Gilbert

Fri 11th Nov 2011
W Stephen Gilbert reflects on the politics of poppy wearing, its dissociation in popular society from what it actually represents and its hijacking by politicians. ... [read more]

Occupy Italy: the missing country and the missed opportunity

by Patrizia Bertini

Fri 11th Nov 2011
Patrizia Bertini comments on the slow beginnings of the Occupy Italy movement but notes that in recent days events have been picking up pace... [read more]

Taking a look at L.H.O.O.Q

by outRageous!

Fri 11th Nov 2011
outRageous! gives a critique of the first edition of L.H.O.O.Q- a new online culture magazine... [read more]
 

The Son of Africa claims a continent’s crown jewels

by John Pilger

Thu 10th Nov 2011
John Pilger denounces American imperialist strategy in Africa ... [read more]

The Incontinent of Europe

by W Stephen Gilbert

Wed 9th Nov 2011
W Stephen Gilbert analyses recent events in Europe and makes the case for Britain to remain part of the EU... [read more]

Photos from Occupy London

by Patrizia Bertini

Wed 9th Nov 2011
Patrizia Bertini presents us with a series of photographs from the Occupy London protests.... [read more]
 

Empty words from Israel?

by Uri Avnery

Mon 7th Nov 2011
Uri Avnery casts a close eye on Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's threat of an attack against Iran... [read more]

Evidence found of pro-NATO massacre in Sirte, Libya

by Derek Ford

Sat 5th Nov 2011
Derek Ford reveals the brutality of the pro-NATO National Transitional Council forces in the Libyan conflict... [read more]

Bollywood Novacaine and the Dull Pain of Poverty

by Colin Todhunter

Fri 4th Nov 2011
Colin Todhunter debunks the myth of India as an 'economic miracle' ... [read more]
 

This time he went too far: On Norman Finkelstein

by Matt Hill

Thu 3rd Nov 2011
Matt Hill takes a look at recent rhetoric from acclaimed author and historian Norman Finkelstein... [read more]

Why Freecycle could change the world

by Deborah X

Thu 3rd Nov 2011
Deborah X tells of an online scheme were strangers share items according to their needs... [read more]

Slavery for Dummies- Part three

by outRageous!

Tue 1st Nov 2011
The third and final part of an analysis by OutRageous! looking at the slavery endemic in our modern society. ... [read more]
 

Wealth Destroyers

by George Monbiot

Tue 1st Nov 2011
The Corporation of the City of London has harmed you more than you know, says George Monbiot. ... [read more]

Angry, broke and Homeless

by David Eade

Sat 29th Oct 2011
As the Spanish general election approaches, David Eade shows how a protest movement, led by the homeless, will be campaigning out on the streets.... [read more]

Local communities bear the brunt of the Con-Dem agenda

by Deborah X

Fri 28th Oct 2011
Deborah X provides a personal view of the effect of the coalition’s policies on single parents, their children and the communities in which they live... [read more]
 

Global Development: Aid the myth of Western support

by Elijah Pryor

Fri 28th Oct 2011
Elijah Pryor shows the true effect of Development Aid on poor countries... [read more]

With Gadhafi Gone, the West Acquires Licence to Loot Africa

by Colin Todhunter

Wed 26th Oct 2011
Colin Todhunter highlights the hypocrisy of Western powers and the compliance of Western media in the invasion of Libya and the murder of thousands of the Libyans.... [read more]

Capitalism's Lost Generation

by Rob Sewell

Mon 24th Oct 2011
Rob Sewell looks at the global problem of rising youth unemployment... [read more]