A non-partisan journal of the left.

Which direction for Labour?

by Bryan Gould

Thu 2nd Jul 2015
Bryan Gould, former Labour shadow cabinet minister, says Labour's leaders must be prepared to do the hard work needed to produce a convincing alternative in line with much current and developing economic thinking... [read more]

Gaza: The hijacking of The Marianne by “The Pirates of the Mediterranean”

by Felicity Arbuthnot

Wed 1st Jul 2015
In the early hours of the morning of 29th June, three Israeli Navy ships intercepted and hijacked a Swedish flagged ship... [read more]

EDITORIAL: Why drone assassinations just don't work

by Tomasz Pierscionek

Sun 4th Nov 2012
The London Progressive Journal gives its take on current events in our editorial column... [read more]
 

War Crimes? Us???

by Uri Avnery

Sat 27th Jun 2015
The concept of "war crimes" is dubious. The biggest crime is starting the war in the first place... [read more]

The Shameful Tragedy of Tariq Aziz. A Metaphor for the “New Iraq.”

by Felicity Arbuthnot

Thu 25th Jun 2015
As with everything to do with “The New Iraq”, the death of the country’s former Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister, Tariq Aziz, 79, was announced with a lie... [read more]

EDITORIAL: This is free Europe, never again!

by Tomasz Pierscionek

Sat 16th Jun 2012
The London Progressive Journal gives its take on current events in the latest editorial... [read more]
 

Marching Against Austerity: London 20 June 2015

by Lesley Docksey

Thu 25th Jun 2015
Up to 250,000 people came to London and no one can argue that the demonstration, organised by The People's Assembly, wasn’t representative of the broad spectrum of people’s anger against Tory policies... [read more]

“Sentence First, Verdict Afterwards”: The Alice in Wonderland World of Fast-tracked Secret Trade Agreements

by Ellen Brown

Wed 24th Jun 2015
Fast-track authority is being sought in the Senate this week for the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)... [read more]

EDITORIAL: Murdoch, Mensch and a new England Manager

by Emmeline Ravilious

Wed 9th May 2012
The London Progressive Journal gives its take on current events in the latest editorial... [read more]
 

Why are Labour's leadership hopefuls so right-wing?‏

by Bryan Gould

Sat 20th Jun 2015
Bryan Gould, former Labour shadow cabinet minister, asks why the Labour Party throws up would-be leaders who are clearly so reluctant to rock the boat... [read more]

Isratin or Palestrael?

by Uri Avnery

Sat 20th Jun 2015
The inventors of the "One-State Solution" remind me of this genius. They have a wonderful idea. But there are a few questions left open... [read more]

Reflections on China’s South Sea Trouble Thomas Riggins

by Thomas Riggins

Sat 20th Jun 2015
Lying in the South China Sea between Indochina and the Philippines is a collection of 700 or so small islands collectively known as the Spratly Islands... [read more]
 

Fast-track Hands the Money Monopoly to Private Banks — Permanently

by Ellen Brown

Sun 14th Jun 2015
In March 2014, the Bank of England let the cat out of the bag... [read more]

BDS, the New Enemy

by Uri Avnery

Sun 14th Jun 2015
For years now, Netanyahu has built his career on fear of the Iranian Nuclear Bomb... [read more]

Here’s to a Pretty Pink Nation

by Lesley Docksey

Sun 14th Jun 2015
The all-Tory government has only been in place for four weeks. The amount of daft and non-think policy statements coming out would be laughable if they weren’t so dreadful... [read more]
 

The Labour leadership election

by Bryan Gould

Thu 11th Jun 2015
Bryan Gould, former member of the Labour shadow cabinet, describes what is missing from the leadership contest... [read more]

Ukraine slides towards default

by Ben Gliniecki

Tue 9th Jun 2015
When the international bourgeoisie begins to openly worry about a default, we can be sure that the Ukrainian economy is in a lot of trouble... [read more]

Back Corbyn for Labour leader! Fight back with socialist policies!

by Steve Jones

Tue 9th Jun 2015
The veteran left wing Labour MP Jeremy Corbyn has declared that he is putting himself forward to go on the ballot paper for the Labour leadership election... [read more]
 

The Real Naqba

by Uri Avnery

Sat 6th Jun 2015
Three weeks ago was Naqba Day – the day on which Palestinians inside and outside Israel commemorate their "catastrophe... [read more]

Governments submit to “Too Big to Fail” banks (part 2)

by Eric Toussaint

Fri 5th Jun 2015
Governments make gifts galore to private banks... [read more]

Nuclear Weapons and the Language of ‘Power’

by Lesley Docksey

Wed 3rd Jun 2015
Nuclear Weapons and the Language of ‘Power’. Or should that be the language of ‘assumed’ power?... [read more]
 

The Map on the Wall

by Uri Avnery

Sat 30th May 2015
History shows us that there are (at least) two kinds of peace agreements. One kind, the stupid one, is based on power. The other, the intelligent, is based on common interest... [read more]

GMOs: dogma instead of science

by Brian John

Sat 30th May 2015
There are clear signs that the producers of GMOs and the regulators are suffering from a siege mentality... [read more]

A Gerrymandered Election and A Flawed Mandate

by Bryan Gould and George Tait Edwards

Sat 30th May 2015
To the great puzzlement and consternation of pundits and pollsters, the British general election produced what seems a great democratic victory for the Conservative party... [read more]