A non-partisan journal of the left.

To the river...

by Emmeline Ravilious

Sun 23rd Oct 2011
Emmeline Ravilious reviews Olivia Laing's latest book 'To the River'... [read more]

Everybody's son

by Uri Avnery

Sun 23rd Oct 2011
Uri Avnery comments on the recent Israel-Palestine prisoner swap and the release of captured Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit... [read more]

Slavery for Dummies - Part 2

by outRageous!

Thu 20th Oct 2011
Part 2 of an analysis by OutRageous! looking at the slavery endemic in our modern society.... [read more]

Show Me The Money

by George Monbiot

Tue 18th Oct 2011
We have a democratic right to know who is funding public advocacy, says George Monbiot.... [read more]

Iranian 'assassination plot': Cooked up to further U.S. aim of regime change?

by Mazda Majidi

Mon 17th Oct 2011
Mazda Majidi dissects US allegations of an Iranian plot to assassinate a Saudi diplomat on American soil.... [read more]

The More Enemies, The More Honor

by Uri Avnery

Mon 17th Oct 2011
Uri Avnery reflects upon Israel's faltering relations with its allies.... [read more]

Occupation of Wall Street- going from strength to strength

by Jean Claude van Itallie

Sun 16th Oct 2011
Jean Claude van Itallie gives an update on the Occupy Wall Street campaign ... [read more]

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]