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Isolation

by Simon Cockle

Wed 3rd Feb 2016
A poem by Simon Cockle... [read more]

Labour and the Trident Question

by Lesley Docksey

Wed 3rd Feb 2016
We all knew that Trident missiles would become an issue when Corbyn became leader of the UK Labour party... [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]
 

Polls versus principles

by Bryan Gould

Sun 31st Jan 2016
"How sad if Labour’s courage should fail it, so that it lags behind progressive opinion, just as a new mainstream is developing." A commentary by Bryan Gould, former Labour shadow cabinet minister... [read more]

The Pied Piper of Zion

by Uri Avnery

Sat 30th Jan 2016
The Israeli Peace Camp is in despair. No savior is in sight. Many just sit in front of their TV set and wring their hands... [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]
 

A Letter From Lesbos

by John Gohorry

Sat 30th Jan 2016
A poem by John Gohorry... [read more]

The Populist Revolution: Bernie and Beyond

by Ellen Brown

Sat 30th Jan 2016
The world is undergoing a populist revival. From the revolt against austerity led by Syriza to Jeremy Corbyn’s surprise victory as Labour leader... [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]
 

Yemen’s Plight and Britain’s “creative clout” - Arms Sales and Advice on Killing

by Felicity Arbuthnot

Fri 29th Jan 2016
In spite of the UN stating that civilians are being disproportionately killed in Yemen, arms sales rose to over one billion pounds... [read more]

Extreme, Extremer, Extremest

by Uri Avnery

Sat 23rd Jan 2016
By 1967, the situation was quite different. The causes of the new war were disputed, David had turned into Goliath, a world-wide Cold War was on... [read more]

The big private banks run on LTRO

by Eric Toussaint

Sat 23rd Jan 2016
Part 6 of the series 'Too Big to Fail' by Eric Toussaint... [read more]
 

UK - Drone Strike Assassinates Prime Minister Cameron’s “Transparency” Mandate

by Felicity Arbuthnot

Sat 23rd Jan 2016
David Cameron has made “transparency” a mantra. In May 2010 he vowed to rip off the: “cloak of secrecy” around government... [read more]

Health and Humanity

by MQ Bismil

Sat 23rd Jan 2016
I would humbly suggest to the readership that we should, instead, start 2016 off with some ‘navel gazing... [read more]

The Citadel Is Breached: Congress Taps the Fed for Infrastructure Funding

by Ellen Brown

Fri 22nd Jan 2016
In a landmark infrastructure bill passed in December, Congress finally penetrated the Fed's "independence" by tapping its reserves and bank dividends for infrastructure funding... [read more]
 

The Widening Gap

by Uri Avnery

Sat 16th Jan 2016
In any list of Israel's 100 most important women, Ilana Dayan would occupy a prominent position... [read more]

Lucky Bastards of The 20th Century: The Story of The Economic Bomb

by George Tait Edwards

Sat 16th Jan 2016
During 1980 a small group was formed to act under the aegis of Michael Grylls, MP, who was then the Chairman of the back bench Industry Committee in the House of Commons... [read more]

Britain and Saudi Arabia - Collusion in Barbarism

by Felicity Arbuthnot

Fri 15th Jan 2016
Last September, Saudi was elected Chair of the UN Human Rights Council with Britain’s collusion... [read more]
 

Fear of Assimilation

by Uri Avnery

Sun 10th Jan 2016
The Israeli Ministry of Education has struck a book from students' reading list. The cardinal sin was the plot: a love story between a Jewish girl and an Arab boy... [read more]

Truss’s Decision: Badger Culling Will Continue

by Lesley Docksey

Sat 9th Jan 2016
Lesley Docksey reports on the government's plans to continue culling badgers... [read more]

Iran and Saudi Arabia: The latest skirmishes and its impact on Syria’s future

by David Rahni

Sat 9th Jan 2016
The regional power struggle between Iran and Saudi Arabia has intensified as a result of Riyadh’s summary execution of Shiite cleric Sheikh Nimr al-Nimr... [read more]
 

Iraq Atrocities - The UK’s “Independent” Inquiry

by Felicity Arbuthnot

Sat 9th Jan 2016
Anthony Charles Lynton Blair should be in the Hague alongside his cohorts... [read more]

Replacing reality by fantasy

by John Green

Fri 8th Jan 2016
John Green tales a look at the recent, much-hyped German series Deutschland 83... [read more]

Thanksgiving

by Geoffrey Heptonstall

Tue 5th Jan 2016
Poem written for Lawrence Ferlinghetti - Poet, Artist, Bookseller, Publisher, Activist ... [read more]