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Gaza should make us sick; but we need a more courageous, honest and truthful debate

by David McCoy

Fri 29th Aug 2014
An article from Dr David McCoy, public health physician and chair of global health charity Medact... [read more]

The Divine in Man

by Faysal Mikdadi

Thu 28th Aug 2014
A work by the Palestinian poet, writer and artist, Dr Faysal Mikdadi... [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]
 

The Failure of Western Neoclassical economics - Invention without innovation results in increasing poverty

by George Tait Edwards

Thu 28th Aug 2014
Many individuals in the Western nations are still great at invention, but innovation — defined as the transfer of these inventions to the factory floor — has generally failed in the West... [read more]

Washington's madness in Ukraine

by Colin Todhunter

Tue 26th Aug 2014
What is happening right now in Ukraine may not just be another conflict that will rumble on for a few years and then slowly end in a messy compromise... [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]
 

Farah, A Gazan “Anne Frank”

by Carol Anne Grayson

Tue 26th Aug 2014
Farah, who began blogging when she was just 12, sends her messages to be read by global audience, most of whom she will never meet... [read more]

Who is behind ISIS?

by Yvonne Ridley

Mon 25th Aug 2014
I have no idea where the Islamic State/ISIS/ISIL or whatever name it uses came from, and I'm just as baffled by the roots of its violent ideology... [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]
 

Son of Death

by Uri Avnery

Sun 24th Aug 2014
The war was over. Families returned to their kibbutzim near Gaza. Kindergartens opened up again. A ceasefire was in force and extended again and again. Obviously, both sides were exhausted.... [read more]

Monsanto’s Biotech Public Relations Makeover: Lubricating the Wheels of the GMO Trojan Horse

by Colin Todhunter

Sun 24th Aug 2014
Monsanto believes it is having trouble getting its message across to the public. Last year, it began a makeover. It realised that it and GMOs have an image problem... [read more]

Never Again

by Faysal Mikdadi

Thu 21st Aug 2014
A work by the Palestinian poet, writer and artist, Dr Faysal Mikdadi... [read more]
 

Bury my Heart at Gaza City

by Oliver Lewis Thompson

Thu 21st Aug 2014
The similarities between the building of Israel and the US are astonishing. The native people are portrayed as savage, inherently violent, unable to understand peace... [read more]

Bank abuses in the real estate sector and illegal foreclosures in the United States

by Eric Toussaint

Wed 20th Aug 2014
Part 2 in the series by Eric Toussaint - The banks and the “too big to jail” doctrine'... [read more]

Machismo underpins war and tyranny

by Peter Tatchell

Wed 20th Aug 2014
A macho mindset is a psychological precondition for all oppression... [read more]
 

The Yellow-Vented Bulbul‏

by Faysal Mikdadi

Mon 18th Aug 2014
A work by the Palestinian poet, writer and artist, Dr Faysal Mikdadi... [read more]

Eyeless in Gaza

by Uri Avnery

Sat 16th Aug 2014
The trouble with war is that it has two sides. Everything would be so much easier if war had only one side... [read more]

Piketty for Progressives

by Thomas Riggins

Sat 16th Aug 2014
Part 1 of Thomas Riggins's analysis of Thomas Piketty's book - Introduction to Capital in the Twenty-First Century... [read more]
 

Interview with Robert Braun (Part 2 of 2)

by Tomasz Pierscionek

Wed 13th Aug 2014
Dr Robert Braun, veteran politician and senior member of Hungary’s opposition party, MSZP, speaks with Dr Tomasz Pierscionek about Hungary’s transition from Eastern Bloc state to neo-liberal democracy and describes the challenges currently facing the country... [read more]

Interview with Robert Braun (Part 1 of 2)

by Tomasz Pierscionek

Mon 11th Aug 2014
Dr Robert Braun, veteran politician and senior member of Hungary’s opposition party, MSZP, speaks with Dr Tomasz Pierscionek about Hungary’s transition from Eastern Bloc state to neo-liberal democracy and describes the challenges currently facing the country... [read more]

Comparison of the Washington, Berlin, and Tokyo Consensus Zones -Which one really works?

by George Tait Edwards

Sun 10th Aug 2014
George Tait Edwards compares three separate economic systems presently operating around the world... [read more]
 

Happy Independence Day? India, Monsanto, GMOs and the Bigger Picture

by Colin Todhunter

Sun 10th Aug 2014
On 15 August, India will mark its 67th anniversary of independence from Britain. It may seem strange to some that a nation would publicly celebrate its independence while at the same time it less publicly cedes it to outsiders... [read more]

Education, Work and Cooperation: Abolition of the wages system, institutional hierarchy and bosses

by Steven Colatrella

Sun 10th Aug 2014
The third in the series of articles by Steven Colatrella titled 21st Century Cosmopolis: Constitution for a Better World... [read more]

Reading Lenin: Materialism and Empirio-Criticism Thomas Riggins

by Thomas Riggins

Sat 9th Aug 2014
Thomas Riggins talks us though the rest of Chapter 4 of Lenin's book Materialism and Empirio-Criticism ... [read more]