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Has the Swedish Left Lost Again?: The 2014 Electoral Implosion, Civilian Deindustrialization and the Swedish Dilemma

by Jonathan M. Feldman

Sat 18th Oct 2014
Part 2 of Jonathan Feldman's analysis of the recent Swedish general election... [read more]

Decent Respect

by Uri Avnery

Sat 18th Oct 2014
Sweden, like Britain, was always considered a "pro-Israeli" country, loyally voting against "anti-Israel" resolutions in the UN. If such important Western nations are reconsidering their attitudes towards the policy of Israel, what does it mean?... [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]
 

IMT Statement: Kobane threatened with massacre: Fight imperialism! Defend the Kurds!

by International Marxist Tendency

Mon 13th Oct 2014
The forces of ISIS are closing in on the besieged town of Kobane on the Turkish-Syrian border... [read more]

Younger Self

by Faysal Mikdadi

Mon 13th Oct 2014
A poem from Palestinian poet, writer and artist Dr Faysal Mikdadi... [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]
 

Lenin: State and Revolution: Chapter 5 (Part 2)

by Thomas Riggins

Mon 13th Oct 2014
The second part of Thomas Riggins' analysis of Chapter 5 of Lenin's State and Revolution... [read more]

Crusaders and Zionists

by Uri Avnery

Fri 10th Oct 2014
Lately, the words "Crusaders" and "Zionists" have been appearing more and more often as twins... [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]
 

Has the Swedish Left Lost Again?: The 2014 Electoral Implosion, Civilian Deindustrialization and the Swedish Dilemma

by Jonathan M. Feldman

Fri 10th Oct 2014
Part 1 of Jonathan Feldman's analysis of the recent Swedish general election... [read more]

Our bullying corporations are the new enemy within

by George Monbiot

Thu 9th Oct 2014
The demands of business dominate our politicians and embed inequality. It’s a full-blown assault on democracy, writes George Monbiot.... [read more]

Interview with a doctor from Donetsk

by Tomasz Pierscionek

Thu 9th Oct 2014
During a recent trip to Kazakhstan, Dr Tomasz Pierscionek discussed the situation in Ukraine with a doctor from Donetsk... [read more]
 

It's time to shout stop on this war on the living world

by George Monbiot

Tue 7th Oct 2014
Our consumption is trashing a natural world infinitely more fascinating and intricate than the stuff we produce, writes George Monbiot.... [read more]

Pakistan Taliban: Omar Khalid Khorasani releases video urging the Mujahideen of Islamic State and JN to unite

by Carol Anne Grayson

Sun 5th Oct 2014
Pakistan Tehreek-e-Taliban Jammat-ul-Ahrar senior leader, Omar Khalid Khorasani, has released a new video (October 3rd, 2014) calling for a united front from “Mujahideen groups” around the world... [read more]

The Dangers of Form Agnosia

by Kate Zagoskina

Sun 5th Oct 2014
Kate Zagoskina describes the West's tendency to shut its eyes to the bigger picture and ignore the link between action and consequence... [read more]
 

Lenin: State and Revolution: Withering Away the State

by Thomas Riggins

Sat 4th Oct 2014
Thomas Riggins reviews the first part of Chapter V of Lenin's State and Revolution (1917)... [read more]

Two Speeches

by Uri Avnery

Sat 4th Oct 2014
If I could choose between the two rhetorical gladiators, I would rather have Mahmoud Abbas representing Israel and Netanyahu representing the other side... [read more]

Conservatism in a nutshell

by Sue Jones

Wed 1st Oct 2014
It’s not enough to defeat Tory ideology. We also have to defeat the Tory propaganda machine that brainwashes people with their slogans and catch-phrases... [read more]
 

Pakistan Air Force: Could “retirement” and detention cases have a link to drone policy?

by Carol Anne Grayson

Tue 30th Sep 2014
A letter received by the author earlier this year may shed some light on the strange case of officers allegedly being penalized after seeking to take early retirement from the Pakistan Air Force and refused their requests... [read more]

Ah, If I Were 25

by Uri Avnery

Fri 26th Sep 2014
Recently, Haaretz columnist Ari Shavit has written an article in which he equally condemns “extreme rightists” and “extreme leftists”, those who advocate war and those who advocate peace... [read more]

Labour's vision

by Bryan Gould

Fri 26th Sep 2014
Labour leaders have often been eloquent in articulating a vision of the kind of society they want; it is explaining how that vision is to be realised that seems to be the problem... [read more]
 

History re-beats itself

by Kitty Ehn

Fri 26th Sep 2014
The fight against climate change is a fight for a better future... [read more]

Voices of Hope in a Time of Crisis

by Voices of Hope in a Time of Crisis

Wed 24th Sep 2014
Surrounded as we are by crises, it can sometimes seem like there is no hope. But whether it’s climate change, conflict, food security or inequality, there is a solution. We call it localization... [read more]

Lots of soldiers could die in Iraq — and not fighting ISIS

by Michael Prysner

Wed 24th Sep 2014
U.S. troops today should take that lesson to heart. It is not worth being the cannon fodder in another arrogance-driven military adventure in the Middle East... [read more]