Chavs by Owen Jones has rightly been lauded as an overdue rejoinder to the steady and near unstoppable denigration of the working class in Britain over the past three decades of unbroken Thatcherism, under both the Tories and New Labour, reviews John Wight.
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John Wight provides a detailed account of al-Nakba, known to Palestinians around the world as 'the catastrophe'
John Wight provides the historical background to the Easter Rising of 1916 that paved the way for Irish independence
The tragic and senseless killing of black teenager Trayvon Martin in Florida recently once more confirms that racism remains an ever-present corrosive in US society in spite of the election of the nation's first black president in 2008, writes John Wight.
Hollywood is a place where they’ll pay you a thousand dollars for a kiss and fifty cents for your soulFebruary 25, 2012 5:49 pm Leave your thoughts
In an exclusive for the London Progressive Journal, writer and former actor John Wight reflects on his years in Hollywood and shines a spotlight on the 'glamour' of life in the movie industry
Britain's history of war and imperialism, and its current role as junior partner in service to US hegemony, has had a deleterious impact on British society at home, writes John Wight.
The capitulation by Labour to the austerity and cuts agenda of the Tories and the right-wing press has been confirmed by shadow chancellor Ed Balls' statement that Labour would not be able to reverse the Tory cuts and would maintain the pay freeze within the public sector if they come to power at the next election, says John Wight.
It has long been said that justice delayed is justice denied, yet it would be hard to find anyone to agree with this sentiment over the conviction of David Norris and Gary Dobson for the murder of Stephen Lawrence 18 years ago, writes John Wight.
John Wight writes a letter in commemoration of the third anniversary of Operation Cast Lead, Israel's military assault on Gaza, it is written in the form of a letter to an IDF soldier.
Amid the avalanche of articles and obituaries written in tribute to Christopher Hitchens in the wake of his recent passing, we have been reacquainted with the essential condition of western liberalism - moral depravity, says John Wight.