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Flight MH17 – Imperialism and the art of hypocrisy

by Alan Woods

Thu 24th Jul 2014
The blame game commenced immediately. Without waiting for an investigation or any hard information whatsoever, Washington lost no time in pointing an accusing finger at Moscow... [read more]

Is a Tea Party movement about to kick off in Britain?

by George Monbiot

Wed 23rd Jul 2014
A fallen government minister who fought the ‘green blob’ seems to be contemplating a US-style insurgency, writes George Monbiot.... [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 Dead

by Faysal Mikdadi

Tue 22nd Jul 2014
A work by the Palestinian poet, writer and artist, Dr Faysal Mikdadi... [read more]

Iraq: US and Israel Plan Destruction of the Nation State

by Felicity Arbuthnot

Mon 21st Jul 2014
The Yinon plan is an Israeli strategic plan to ensure Israeli regional superiority. It insists and stipulates that Israel must reconfigure its geo-political environment through the balkanization of the surrounding Arab states into smaller and weaker states... [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]
 

Gaza genocide: Urgent plea from Dr Mads Gilbert (Shifa hospital)

by Carol Anne Grayson

Mon 21st Jul 2014
An open letter for help from Dr Mads Gilbert who is tending to the casualties at Shifa hospital, Gaza... [read more]

Israel’s Golden Gift

by Hussein Al-alak

Sun 20th Jul 2014
In recent weeks, with the crisis which has befallen Iraq and the upsurge in ISIS related violence, Iraq has become the focus of many media articles which mostly state that the anti-war movement was right to oppose the 2003 war... [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]
 

GMOs, Corporatocentrism And Economic Plunder: The Right To Challenge And Refuse

by Colin Todhunter

Sun 20th Jul 2014
The recently leaked report by India's Intelligence Bureau - ‘Impact of NGOs on Development’ - accuses certain activists and civil organisations of working against the national interest by colluding with foreign interests to undermine development and growth... [read more]

Who is Winning?

by Uri Avnery

Sun 20th Jul 2014
Uri Avnery asks what history would look like if it were written in the style of the "Solid Cliff (a.k.a. Protective Edge) operation?... [read more]

Iraq: US: Insurgents Have Chemical and Nuclear Material – “Minimal Risk.”

by Felicity Arbuthnot

Thu 17th Jul 2014
On 11th and 12th June, ISIS gained control of the Al Muthanna former chemical weapons complex where, in the 1980s, Iraq developed weapons believed to be on par with, then, the US and the former Soviet Union... [read more]
 

Owen Paterson Sacked: Is this the end of “badger bashing”?

by Lesley Docksey

Wed 16th Jul 2014
All those working to protect our precious (and valuable) environment were greatly cheered to hear that finally we can wave goodbye to Owen Paterson... [read more]

The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership, A Thatcherite Revolution: “Free Trade”, Corporate Plunder and the War on Working People

by Colin Todhunter

Wed 16th Jul 2014
Prior to the recent national elections in India, there were calls for a Thatcherite revolution to fast-track the country towards privatisation and neo-liberalism... [read more]

The return of George Orwell and Big Brother’s war on Palestine, Ukraine and the truth

by John Pilger

Mon 14th Jul 2014
In his latest essay, John Pilger describes the liberal "one-way, legal/moral screen" behind which great power and its Orwellian propaganda ensure an impunity for war and deception, dependent on what Leni Riefenstahl called our "submissive void".... [read more]
 

Anglophobia Abroad

by Miles Caston

Mon 14th Jul 2014
Miles Caston makes some interesting observations whilst on holiday in Corfu... [read more]

Sovereignty of Self-Governed Cities and Abolition of National States and Capitalism

by Steven Colatrella

Sat 12th Jul 2014
The second in the series of articles by Steven Colatrella titled 21st Century Cosmopolis: Constitution for a Better World... [read more]

The Atrocity

by Uri Avnery

Sat 12th Jul 2014
Bombs are raining on Gaza and rockets on Southern Israel, people are dying and homes are being destroyed... [read more]
 

“Operation Protective Edge”: Is Israel Planning Gaza’s “Final Solution”?

by Felicity Arbuthnot

Fri 11th Jul 2014
Yet another massive assault on Palestine is underway. Article 33 of the Fourth Geneva Conventions is unequivocal: collective punishment is a war crime.... [read more]

The elixir of life – in a poisoned chalice?

by George Monbiot

Thu 10th Jul 2014
Longevity science may divide us into treated and untreated: the first living ever longer, the second dying even younger than now, writes George Monbiot.... [read more]

So, you think you know Iraq?

by Hussein Al-alak

Thu 10th Jul 2014
After the nearly decade long occupation of Iraq, you would have thought that some within British political circles would have learned about the country they sent troops to occupy back in 2003.... [read more]
 

Goal Moscow

by Rainer Rupp

Thu 10th Jul 2014
The USA wants to turn Ukraine into a permanent area of crisis, keeping it just off the boil of war. In this way Russia will feel threatened... [read more]

Which way forward for Cuba?

by Ben Curry

Wed 9th Jul 2014
Recently a young worker and member of the Leeds Marxist Society, Ben Curry, travelled to Cuba as an international delegate to the May Day celebrations. We publish below his thoughts on what is happening in Cuba... [read more]

The Watch on the Jordan

by Uri Avnery

Sun 6th Jul 2014
The Arab world is in turmoil. Syria and Iraq are breaking apart, the thousand-year old conflict between Muslim Sunnis and Muslim Shiites is reaching a new climax... [read more]