A non-partisan journal of the left.

Cluster Bombs and Civilian Lives: Efficient Killing, Profits and Human Rights

by Ramzy Baroud

Fri 9th Jul 2010
An Amnesty International report has brought the issue of cluster bombs back into the public limelight, writes Ramzy Baroud.... [read more]

Thatcherism Phase Two

by Richie Nimmo

Fri 9th Jul 2010
The UK's 'progressive coalition' is implementing a neo-Thatcherite revolution, a war against the poor, writes Richie Nimmo.... [read more]

Defending the NHS Against Privatisation: John Lister talks to London Progressive Journal (Part One)

by Tomasz Pierscionek

Fri 9th Jul 2010
Tomasz Pierscionek talked to veteran health campaigner and London Health Emergency information director Dr John Lister.... [read more]
 

Venezuela Arrests Accomplice of Posada Carriles at Caracas Airport

by Steven Mather

Fri 9th Jul 2010
Steven Mather reports on what might be an important breakthrough in the fight against right-wing terrorism in Latin America.... [read more]

Britain's Coalition Government: Unleashing the Forces of Hell

by Chris Mason-Felsing

Fri 2nd Jul 2010
It's now several weeks since the Tories swept into office, propped up by the Liberal Democrats. Chris Mason-Felsing looks at the story so far.... [read more]

Day of the Jackals: Eyewitness from the G20 Protests

by Daniel Serge

Fri 2nd Jul 2010
In the wake of a violent police crackdown in Toronto, Daniel Serge reports on the protests at the recent G20 summit. ... [read more]
 

ALBA Backs Struggle for Honduran Democracy on Anniversary of Coup

by Steven Mather

Fri 2nd Jul 2010
Latin America's left-wing governments have rallied to support democracy in Honduras, writes Steven Mather.... [read more]

Millennium Goals Revisited: Noble Ideas, and Feel-Good Moments

by Ramzy Baroud

Fri 2nd Jul 2010
The UN's much-vaunted Millenium Development goals have turned out to be little more than wishful thinking, writes Ramzy Baroud. ... [read more]

UK's Libel Laws: Still a Legal Minefield

by Demetrius Notice

Fri 2nd Jul 2010
Reform of the UK's libel laws could have an important impact on political debate, writes Demetrius Notice.... [read more]
 

Palestinian Refugees in Lebanon: Righting a Perpetual Wrong

by Ramzy Baroud

Fri 25th Jun 2010
Like Palestinian refugees elsewhere, Lebanon's Palestinian exiles are treated as second class citizens, writes Ramzy Baroud. ... [read more]

Budget for Bosses: Workers under Attack

by Steve Jones

Fri 25th Jun 2010
Socialist Appeal's Steve Jones reflects on George Osborne's emergency budget.... [read more]

Anti-Palestinism Is Hate Speech

by Ahmed Amr

Fri 25th Jun 2010
Ahmed Amr examines the acceptable bigotry that pervades the mainstream debate on Israel-Palestine.... [read more]
 

Venezuela Congratulates Colombian President-Elect but Remains Cautious

by James Suggett

Fri 25th Jun 2010
The Chavez government has given a cautious welcome to the election of Juan Manuel Santos in Colombia.... [read more]

BP’s Dumb Investors

by George Monbiot

Fri 25th Jun 2010
The companies now threatening to sue BP have only themselves to blame, writes George Monbiot.... [read more]

The Middle East is Changing, and Ankara Knows It

by Ramzy Baroud

Fri 18th Jun 2010
Ramzy Baroud reflects on the Turkish response to Israel's murderous assault on an aid flotilla two weeks ago.... [read more]
 

Ban on Same-sex Marriage Must be Lifted

by Peter Tatchell

Fri 18th Jun 2010
Marriage equality is the litmus test of David Cameron's commitment to gay rights, writes Peter Tatchell.... [read more]

The Case for an Impartial Turkish Inquiry

by Ahmed Amr

Fri 18th Jun 2010
As Israel gets on with its whitewash inquiry into the flotilla attack, Ahmed Amr calls for a genuine and impartial investigation.... [read more]

World Cup Fever Starts To Cool

by Steve Jones

Fri 18th Jun 2010
The football World Cup is one giant consumerist showcase, argues Steve Jones.... [read more]
 

Modern Football: Money, Hype and Hysteria

by John Green

Fri 18th Jun 2010
John Green looks at how the status of the 'beautiful game' has changed in recent years.... [read more]

Facebook and Muslim Outrage: Gleaning the Wrong Lesson, Again

by Ramzy Baroud

Fri 11th Jun 2010
Ramzy Baroud bemoans yet another controversy about Muslim intolerance towards 'blasphemous' artistic output.... [read more]

Labour Leadership: Abbott Gets on the Ballot

by Steve Jones

Fri 11th Jun 2010
If Diane Abbott is serious about standing as a real alternative to the Milibands, she should espouse a leftwing platform, says Steve Jones.... [read more]