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Dangerous Times: John Pilger Discusses North Korea, China and the Threat of Nuclear War and Accident

by TJ Coles

Sun 17th Sep 2017
Western media continue to distort the chronology of cause and effect, inverting reality to claim that North Korea is provoking the West. John Pilger talks to T.J. Coles about the situation.... [read more]

A Confession

by Uri Avnery

Sun 17th Sep 2017
Today is the last day of the 93rd year of my life. Ridiculous. If by a miracle I could be returned to, say, 14, and travel all this long way again, would I like that? No, I would not.... [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]
 

North Korea an Aggressor? A Reality Check

by Felicity Arbuthnot

Tue 5th Sep 2017
The mention of one tiny country appears to strike at the rationality and sanity of those who should know far better... [read more]

Crusaders and Zionists

by Uri Avnery

Tue 5th Sep 2017
Caesarea was built by King Herod some 2000 years ago and named after his Roman master, Augustus Caesar. It once again became an important town under the Crusaders, who fortified it.... [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]
 

Random Arrows and a Big Fist: Noam Chomsky Discusses Trump, Russia, the Middle East and Latin America

by TJ Coles

Tue 5th Sep 2017
A few months ago, I interviewed Noam Chomsky as part of our new book Voices for Peace: War, Resistance and America’s Quest for Full-spectrum Dominance... [read more]

Free Radicals

by outRageous!

Mon 28th Aug 2017
During my lifetime [3/4 of a century at current prices] UK and US socio-political goalposts have shifted so far to the right that - were we actually talking about a sports field - the centre line has been re-branded as radical.... [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]
 

Kaya, the royal Dog

by Uri Avnery

Mon 28th Aug 2017
The spectacle is almost bizarre: a political party refuses to accept new members. And not just a few individuals, but tens of thousands... [read more]

1945

by Geoffrey Heptonstall

Mon 28th Aug 2017
1945 is a sacred year in Labour mythology... [read more]

"Anyone But Bibi"

by Uri Avnery

Tue 22nd Aug 2017
The vultures are circling. They can see the wounded man on the ground, and are waiting for his end.... [read more]
 

Wistful Eyes

by Uri Avnery

Sat 5th Aug 2017
From whatever angle one looks at it, the death sentence is a barbaric and stupid measure. It has been abolished by all civilized countries, except some US states (which can hardly be called civilized)... [read more]

Saving Illinois: Getting More Bang for the State’s Bucks

by Ellen Brown

Sun 30th Jul 2017
Illinois is teetering on bankruptcy and other states are not far behind, largely due to unfunded pension liabilities; but there are solutions.... [read more]
 

The March of Folly

by Uri Avnery

Sun 30th Jul 2017
There are two ways to look at historic disasters. The one sees them as plots of evil persons, the other as acts of folly.... [read more]

Yemen - Court Battle Exposes UK-Saudi Arms Deals And Humanitarian Tragedy

by Felicity Arbuthnot

Sun 30th Jul 2017
On Monday 10th July, a ruling was handed down by London’s High Court, which should, in a sane world, exclude the UK government ever again judging other nations' leaders' human rights records or passing judgement on their possession or use of weapons.... [read more]

How Much Is A Job Worth?

by Geoffrey Heptonstall

Sun 30th Jul 2017
There was a time when organized labour was widely and regularly accused of greed and social irresponsibility when campaigning for more equitable wages. Today we see fortunes bestowed on the managers of capital without anything like the same measure of censure. ... [read more]
 

Is Brexit Ready to Exit: Mayhem and changing opinions in the UK

by Lesley Docksey

Mon 17th Jul 2017
A year ago the UK voted to leave the EU after a stupid, unnecessary referendum. Not only that, but it has emerged that the Brexit campaign was funded by some secretive and dodgy deals.... [read more]

Abe, Izzy & Bibi

by Uri Avnery

Sun 16th Jul 2017
The whole thing could have been a huge practical joke, if it had not been real. All of Israel was taken in. Left, right and center. All the newspapers and TV networks, without exception.... [read more]

Against Da Law (Part 2)

by outRageous!

Sun 16th Jul 2017
The law is indeed trickier than a snake, and can slip under obstacles and slither away into the undergrowth. It leaves in its wake tattered truth and battered justice... [read more]
 

Iraq: Will Tony Blair Finally Stand Trial for His Part in the “Supreme International Crime”?

by Felicity Arbuthnot

Sun 16th Jul 2017
Perhaps, at last, justice may have a chance, one which might set a precedent and also deter any politician or leader from embarking on the “supreme international crime”, ever again. Here’s fervently hoping.... [read more]

Against Da Law (Part 1)

by outRageous!

Sat 15th Jul 2017
What do you do if you’re the victim of injustice against major institutions, walled up behind teams of legal eagles whose expertise focuses first and foremost on closing ranks and damage limitations?... [read more]

Ten Problems with the Anti-Russia Obsession

by Rick Sterling

Sun 9th Jul 2017
Western media and Democratic Party politicians have made a major campaign accusing Russia of “meddling” in the U.S. election. The following are major problems with the “anti-Russia” theme, starting with the lack of clear evidence.... [read more]