A non-partisan journal of the left.

Interview with a Colombian Political Prisoner

by Garry Leech

Fri 17th Jul 2009
Garry Leech interviews political prisoner Liliany Obando in her sell in Buen Pastor Prison.... [read more]

Matter of the Heart

by Uri Avnery

Fri 17th Jul 2009
Uri Avnery looks back over the first 100 days of Binyamin Netanyahu's second term as Israeli Prime Minister.... [read more]

Afghanistan: Bloodshed Without End

by Ewan Gibbs

Fri 17th Jul 2009
In the week that the war in Aghanistan has returned to the front pages of British newspapers, Ewan Gibbs reminds us why Britain and the US are fighting.... [read more]
 

Forget the Headlines - Iraqi Freedom Deferred

by Ramzy Baroud

Fri 10th Jul 2009
After over five years of carnage, Ramzy Baroud pours scorn on US claims to have 'liberated' Iraq.... [read more]

Why We Must Nationalise Northern Rock

by Christopher Vasey

Fri 10th Jul 2009
Examining the ongoing crisis of the Northern Rock bank, Chris Vasey argues nationalisation is the only way to safeguard public money and jobs.... [read more]

You'd Have to be Stupid

by Derek Wall

Fri 10th Jul 2009
Derek Wall argues that only a fundamental change in the world economic system can meet the environmental challenges of the 21st Century.... [read more]
 

Marxists Must Stand Firm Against Ahmadinejad

by Maziar Razi

Fri 10th Jul 2009
An Iranian Marxist makes a plea to Venezuelans to reject their government's support for Iran's reactionary president Ahmadinejad.... [read more]

Book of the Month: 'The Frock-Coated Communist' by Tristram Hunt

by Nathaniel Mehr

Fri 10th Jul 2009
Nathaniel Mehr recommends Tristram Hunt's engaging - if somewhat frustrating - biography of Freidrich Engels.... [read more]

Britain's Secret War in Colombia

by Daniel Read

Fri 3rd Jul 2009
As workers and trade unionists continue to be attacked by the Colombian state, Daniel Read looks at the involvement of Britain in assisting in this murderous process. ... [read more]
 

Venezuelan Opposition Deny Honduran Coup

by Tamara Pearson

Fri 3rd Jul 2009
Tamara Pearson on the Venezualan corporate media's backing of the military coup in Honduras.... [read more]

Beyond Politics: People for Sale in a Hungry World

by Ramzy Baroud

Fri 3rd Jul 2009
Ramzy Baroud reviews the findings of a US State Department report on human trafficking.... [read more]

Book review: 'The New Latin American Left'

by Nathaniel Mehr

Fri 3rd Jul 2009
Nathaniel Mehr reviews an insightful edited collection on the new left in Latin America.... [read more]
 

Stonewall 40 - Our Lost Gay Radicalism

by Peter Tatchell

Fri 3rd Jul 2009
Peter Tatchell believes London's gay community has lost much of its radical edge.... [read more]

Ahmadinejad Re-elected: Israel and Obama’s Iran Puzzle

by Ramzy Baroud

Fri 26th Jun 2009
The crisis in Iran presents a singular challenge to Barack Obama's foreign policy credentials, writes Ramzy Baroud.... [read more]

Venezuela and Russia Create Bi-National Bank

by James Suggett

Fri 26th Jun 2009
James Suggett on a bold initiative aimed at facilitating a more 'multipolar' world economy.... [read more]
 

240 UK MPs Call for End to UK Military Aid to Colombia

by Justice For Colombia

Fri 26th Jun 2009
A Justice for Colombia report on an important petition calling on the British government to end its support of the murderous Uribe regime in Colombia.... [read more]

Genetic Modification: A Pandora's Box

by Tomasz Pierscionek

Fri 26th Jun 2009
Tomasz Pierscionek dissects the arguments on both sides of the GM controversy.... [read more]

Iran and The Green Revolution: Is a Revolution Possible?

by Christopher Vasey

Fri 26th Jun 2009
Chris Vasey looks to make sense of the complex situation currently unfolding in Iran.... [read more]
 

Book of the Month: Stephen Chan, 'The End of Certainty'

by Matt Genner

Fri 19th Jun 2009
Matt Genner reviews this month's recommendation.... [read more]

A Boy and an Artificial Leg: A Gaza Story

by Ramzy Baroud

Fri 19th Jun 2009
Ramzy Baroud on the everyday struggle of the child victims of Israeli violence.... [read more]

Venezuela Investigates Private TV Station Globovision for Inciting Assassination

by James Suggett

Fri 19th Jun 2009
James Suggett on the Venezuelan government's response to the ongoing anti-Chavez campaign being pursued by the country's corporate mass media.... [read more]