A non-partisan journal of the left.

The Plot Thickens

by Solomon Hughes

Fri 17th Apr 2009
Solomon Hughes examines the sinister circumstances surrounding the detention of Babar Ahmad. ... [read more]

Israel Investigated, But Will It Repent?

by Ramzy Baroud

Fri 17th Apr 2009
Ramzy Baroud issues a call for justice for the victims of Israeli violence.... [read more]

Presidents of Venezuela and Colombia Pledge Peace and Economic Development

by James Suggett

Fri 17th Apr 2009
James Suggett on an encouraging meeting between Uribe and Chávez.... [read more]
 

Cross Your Fingers and Carry On

by George Monbiot

Fri 17th Apr 2009
George Monbiot asks: Why does the UK government refuse to make contingency plans for peak oil? ... [read more]

Apprenticeships for All

by Emma-Jane Cross

Fri 10th Apr 2009
Emma-Jane Cross argues that greater investment in apprenticeships would provide a much-needed boost to the UK economy.... [read more]

G20 Riot Police Kill Bystander

by Daniel Read

Fri 10th Apr 2009
In the wake of the unprovoked - and ultimately fatal - attack on bystander Ian Tomlinson at last week's G20, Daniel Read calls for an end to police brutality and the culture of police cover-ups. ... [read more]
 

Venezuela’s Chávez Declares Support for Obama’s Nuclear Disarmament Pledge

by James Suggett

Fri 10th Apr 2009
James Suggett on the Venezuelan president's declaration of support for a worldwide disarmament campaign.... [read more]

Plan Colombia: The New Military Strategy for Afghanistan?

by Garry Leech

Fri 10th Apr 2009
Garry Leech considers a worrying Washington initiative aimed at applying the disastrous 'Plan Colombia' counterinsurgency strategy to the battlefields of Afghanistan.... [read more]

Who's the Boss?

by Uri Avnery

Fri 10th Apr 2009
After a tumultuous few weeks in Israeli politics, Uri Avnery examines the worrying rhetoric emanating from the new administration.... [read more]
 

Monarchy: Wrong in Principle

by Graham Smith

Fri 3rd Apr 2009
Graham Smith, from the British campaign group Republic,on why republicanism matters.... [read more]

Circles of Crisis

by Michael Prior

Fri 3rd Apr 2009
Michael Prior examines the political crisis at the heart of the UK slowdown.... [read more]

The Internet: A Democratising Force or Information Overload?

by Matt Genner

Fri 3rd Apr 2009
Matt Genner examines the impact of the dot com revolution on democratic debate and political activism.... [read more]
 

Civil Servants or Arms Dealers?

by Selina Larsen

Fri 3rd Apr 2009
Selina Larsen on the cosy relationship between the UK government and the international arms trade.... [read more]

Interview: Ilan Pappe talks to London Progressive Journal

by Tomasz Pierscionek

Fri 3rd Apr 2009
Tomasz Pierscionek spoke with prominent Israeli academic and activist Ilan Pappe.... [read more]

President Obama Announces $1 trillion ‘New Deal’ Programme

by Christopher Vasey

Fri 27th Mar 2009
Christopher Vasey on the Obama administration's new initiative to kick-start the US economy.... [read more]
 

Changing the Face of Bolivia

by Jeremy Corbyn

Fri 27th Mar 2009
Jeremy Corbyn examines the dilemmas facing the progressive government of Evo Morales in Bolivia.... [read more]

Making the Case for Equality

by Matt Genner

Fri 27th Mar 2009
Matt Genner considers a recent Equality Trust report on the societal benefits of social equality.... [read more]

Pure Evil, or the Logic of Privatisation?

by Mick Brooks

Fri 27th Mar 2009
A curious US case has highlighted the perverse logic of privatisation, as Mick Brooks explains.... [read more]
 

South American Nations Meet in Venezuela to Lay Foundation for Bank of the South

by James Suggett

Fri 27th Mar 2009
James Suggett on a ground-breaking initiative that may help Latin American countries break free from the stranglehold of IMF and World Bank economics.... [read more]

The Great Gamble

by Uri Avnery

Fri 20th Mar 2009
Uri Avnery assesses a critical moment in Israeli domestic politics.... [read more]

No Freedom Here

by John Pilger

Fri 20th Mar 2009
John Pilger on how Britain is sleepwalking into an Orwellian nightmare of surveillance, secrecy and militarism.... [read more]