A non-partisan journal of the left.

Scoundrel with Permission

by Uri Avnery

Fri 20th Nov 2009
Uri Avnery on how a spate of brutal murders by recent Jewish immigrants to Israel has focused attention on the country's controversial Law of Return.... [read more]

US Military Documents Show Colombia Base Agreement Poses Threat to Region

by Garry Leech

Fri 13th Nov 2009
Garry Leech on the increasing international concern at US moves to consolidate and expand its military presence in Colombia.... [read more]

Bank Bailouts - Throwing Good Money After Bad

by Mick Brooks

Fri 13th Nov 2009
As the UK government plans further massive bank bailouts, Mick Brooks calls for the complete nationalisation of the banking industry.... [read more]
 

How Israel Won the Settlement Battle Again

by Ramzy Baroud

Fri 13th Nov 2009
Ramzy Baroud on the gaping chasm between the rhetoric and the reality of US / UK policy on Israel-Palestine.... [read more]

Chavez: Venezuela Will Defend Itself

by James Suggett

Fri 13th Nov 2009
Hugo Chavez has warned the US and Colombia that any aggression against Venezuela will be met with firm resistance, as James Suggett explains.... [read more]

Champions of the Overdog

by George Monbiot

Fri 13th Nov 2009
Local papers are vanishing. George Monbiot asks: Does it matter? ... [read more]
 

Reclaiming the Night

by Campaign Advertisement

Fri 6th Nov 2009
Demanding an end to rape and sexual violence, demanding justice for survivors. ... [read more]

No Emergency Summits for Arab Human Development Crisis

by Ramzy Baroud

Fri 6th Nov 2009
Ramzy Baroud calls on Arab governments to do more to provide for their peoples' basic educational needs.... [read more]

Why No Government Jobs Program?

by Rick Wolff

Fri 6th Nov 2009
Rick Wolff on the Obama administration's weak response to the economic crisis.... [read more]
 

Welcome to Austerity Britain

by Rob Sewell

Fri 6th Nov 2009
Whoever wins the next election, 'austerity' - i.e. cutting back services for those who need them most - will be the watchword of British politics for the next few years, as Rob Sewell explains.... [read more]

Colombia “Hands Over Its Sovereignty” to US with Military Accord

by James Suggett

Fri 6th Nov 2009
Hugo Chavez has condemned the Colombian government's decision to permit the US to expand its military presence in Colombia, as James Suggett explains.... [read more]

The US and Colombian Roles in the Honduran Crisis

by Garry Leech

Fri 30th Oct 2009
Garry Leech argues that the US role in the Honduran crisis represents a continuation of the traditional US approach towards democracy in Central America.... [read more]
 

Preview of Ramzy Baroud's 'My Father was a Freedom Fighter'

by Stephen Lendman

Fri 30th Oct 2009
Stephen Lendman previews the forthcoming book by journalist, campaigner and regular London Progressive Journal contributor Ramzy Baroud.... [read more]

Venezuela Captures Two Colombian Intelligence Agents Accused of Spying

by James Suggett

Fri 30th Oct 2009
James Suggett on how a row over espionage is exacerbating the intense friction between the Chavez government and the US-backed Uribe regime in Colombia.... [read more]

End the Embargo on Cuba

by Rob Miller

Fri 30th Oct 2009
Rob Miller calls on the US and UK governments to end the anachronistic, brutal and illegal blockade of Cuba.... [read more]
 

Volunteer Roles at CAAT

by Advertisement

Fri 30th Oct 2009
Campaign Against the Arms Trade are looking to fill two volunteer roles.... [read more]

War, Negation and Muslim Identity Revisited

by Ramzy Baroud

Fri 23rd Oct 2009
Ramzy Baroud on the reductionist caricatures which underpin the supposed 'clash of civilizations' between the West and Islam.... [read more]

Economic Crisis and Political Alienation

by Rick Wolff

Fri 23rd Oct 2009
Lack of popular participation in the political process is both a cause and an effect of the present crisis, as Rick Wolff explains.... [read more]
 

Surrogates: Who's Behind the Attacks in Iran? (part one)

by Daniel Pye

Fri 23rd Oct 2009
In the first of a two-part essay examining the background to the recent terrorist attack in Iran, Daniel Pye looks at the US government's employment of proxy armies or 'surrogates' in its bid for strategic control of the Middle East. ... [read more]

Popular Pressure is the Only Way Now

by Jeremy Corbyn

Fri 23rd Oct 2009
Jeremy Corbyn MP urges Londoners to take to the streets on Saturday in protest at the disastrous Afghan war.... [read more]

The Looming Threat of Terror that Comes From the Far Right

by Johann Hari

Fri 23rd Oct 2009
The threat comes not only from jihadis but 'neo-Nazis' out to kill black people, Jews and gays, says Johann Hari.... [read more]