In the last of a series of articles on the French elections, David Eade looks at the breakdown of the National Assembly elections and the way forward for Francois Hollande and the Parti Socialiste
Rio 2012: the summits which promise to save the world keep us dangling, not mobilising, writes George Monbiot.
The LPJ's resident philosopher and arts correspondent muses on David Cameron's parenting skills, VIP security and the conclusions of some of our favourite television series.
David Lane reviews a collection of three volumes compiled by Craig Calhoun and Georgi Derluguian chronicling the origins and aftermath of the global financial crisis
The London Progressive Journal gives its take on current events in the latest editorial
I suppose I should have seen this coming. In January, I discovered that the forecasters employed by a company called Positive Weather Solutions, whose inaccurate predictions were widely used by the newspapers, don't exist, says George Monbiot.
Uri Avnery, Israeli journalist and former Knesset member, writes about the abuse of African migrants in his country
A new Egypt demands a new constitution and president. Many pressing questions also need to be addressed, including the religious-secular divide, the value of Sharia in the making of law, citizenship, minority rights, the rule of civil society, foreign policy, and much more, says Ramzy Baroud.
LPJ's arts correspondent and resident philosopher, Stephen Gilbert, comments that an emphasis on celebrity is the prevailing television flavour of the age, infecting every genre of programming, whether appropriate or not
Tomasz Pierscionek sheds light on the recent High Quality Healthcare conference organised by pro free market think tank Reform