A non-partisan journal of the left.

Colombia’s FARC Weapons Claim A “Dirty Campaign”

by Kiraz Janicke

Fri 31st Jul 2009
Kiraz Janicke on the latest round in the ongoing war of words between the Venezuelan and Colombian governments.... [read more]

Yes, You Can!

by Uri Avnery

Fri 31st Jul 2009
Barack Obama faces a historic challenge in the Middle East, as Uri Avnery explains.... [read more]

Obama Administration Shifts US focus in Colombia from Counternarcotics to Counterinsurgency

by Garry Leech

Fri 31st Jul 2009
Garry Leech on how the new regime in Washington is committing itself to a Colombia policy that is even more militaristic than that of the Bush administration.... [read more]
 

Gaza and the Language of Power

by Ramzy Baroud

Fri 24th Jul 2009
The Israeli assault on Gaza his slipped off the radar of mainstream news coverage, as Ramzy Baroud explains.... [read more]

Venezuela Condemns US Hypocrisy on Drugs

by Tamara Pearson

Fri 24th Jul 2009
The Venezuelan government has challenged the objectivity of a US report on drug trafficking, writes Tamara Pearson.... [read more]

No Matter Who Runs the Islamic Republic of Iran, They Would Stone Me to Death

by Lila Ghobady

Fri 24th Jul 2009
Lila Ghobady outlines why Iran's 'reformist' candidate does not represent a real alternative to the repressiveness of the incumbent regime.... [read more]
 

The Johnny Procedure

by Uri Avnery

Fri 24th Jul 2009
Uri Avnery on the conspiracy of silence which protects Israeli war criminals.... [read more]

Venezuela Reviews Relations with Colombia as More US Bases Established

by Kiraz Janicke

Fri 24th Jul 2009
Kiraz Janicke on how the increasing US presence in Colombia is causing friction between Colombia and Venezuela.... [read more]

US Support is Propping Up Honduran Military Coup

by Francisco Dominguez

Fri 17th Jul 2009
Francisco Dominguez insists the US must respect the constitutional sovereignty of Honduras and withdraw its support for the military coup.... [read more]
 

Open Letter to Mir-Hossein Mousavi

by Maziar Razi

Fri 17th Jul 2009
Maziar Razi throws down the gauntlet to Mr Mousavi, the 'reformist' candidate in the recent Iranian elections.... [read more]

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]