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The Pen Trumps the Sword Anytime (Part 4)

by Faysal Mikdadi

Thu 18th Dec 2014
The fourth part of an 'Introduction' to an illustrated book of poetry by Faysal Mikdadi. The collection, Painted into a Corner, appeared in the summer of 2014... [read more]

Menace on the Menu: Development and the Globalization of Servitude‏ (Part 2)

by Colin Todhunter

Thu 18th Dec 2014
Me-first acquisitiveness is now pervasive throughout the upper strata of society... [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]
 

Can the Duke become King?

by Uri Avnery

Wed 17th Dec 2014
On Monday, the 19th Knesset voted to dissolve itself, less than two years after its election... [read more]

Menace on the Menu: Development and the Globalization of Servitude‏ (Part 1)

by Colin Todhunter

Wed 17th Dec 2014
In his book ‘The World Economy: A Millennial Perspective’, economist Angus Maddison noted that India was the richest country in the world and had controlled a third of global wealth until the 17th century... [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]
 

Taming corporate power: the key political issue of our age

by George Monbiot

Thu 11th Dec 2014
Big business and its lobbyists have taken control of our politics. But there is an alternative. In the first of a new series, here’s how we can take on the fat cats, writes George Monbiot.... [read more]

Dying for Industry

by Lesley Docksey

Tue 9th Dec 2014
Pathological cruelty and neglect have to be dealt with so that animals do not fall prey to the farming trade’s worst practitioners... [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]
 

Big banks’ tampering with interest rates

by Eric Toussaint

Sun 7th Dec 2014
Part 5 in the series by Eric Toussaint - The banks and the “too big to jail” doctrine... [read more]

The Plebiscite

by Uri Avnery

Sun 7th Dec 2014
Israelis are fed up with Binyamin Netanyahu. They are fed up with the government. They are fed up with all political parties. They are fed up with themselves. They are fed up... [read more]

The Son of my Eyes

by Uri Avnery

Sat 6th Dec 2014
Ruvi Rivlin, who was recently elected to the high but largely ceremonial post, is far from being a leftist... [read more]
 

Piketty for Progressives - Part 5

by Thomas Riggins

Sat 6th Dec 2014
Thomas Riggins continues with his analysis of Piketty's book Capital in the 21st Century... [read more]

The Pen Trumps the Sword Anytime (Part 3)

by Faysal Mikdadi

Sat 6th Dec 2014
The third part of an 'Introduction' to an illustrated book of poetry by Faysal Mikdadi. The collection, Painted into a Corner, appeared in the summer of 2014... [read more]

No wonder landowners are scared. We are starting to learn who owns Britain

by George Monbiot

Thu 4th Dec 2014
Scotland is breaking the cover-up that stifles our political thought. Bring the Highland Spring south, writes George Monbiot.... [read more]
 

The Pen Trumps the Sword Anytime (Part 2)

by Faysal Mikdadi

Fri 28th Nov 2014
The second part of an 'Introduction' to an illustrated book of poetry by Faysal Mikdadi. The collection, Painted into a Corner, appeared in the summer of 2014... [read more]

Unpaid internships and the hypocrisy of capitalism

by Jack Ashworth

Thu 27th Nov 2014
According to research conducted by the Sutton Trust, an educational charity based in the UK, almost a third of university graduate interns are being forced to work without pay, as a means of ‘getting their foot in the door’ of their respective careers... [read more]

The Pen Trumps the Sword Anytime (Part 1)

by Faysal Mikdadi

Wed 26th Nov 2014
The first part of an 'Introduction' to an illustrated book of poetry by Dr Faysal Mikdadi. The collection, Painted into a Corner, appeared in the summer of 2014... [read more]
 

Tony Blair, Infanticide Endorser Rewarded by Save The Children

by Felicity Arbuthnot

Tue 25th Nov 2014
When the Orwellianly name “Middle East Peace Envoy” Tony Blair was named “Philanthropist of the Year” by GQ Magazine in September for “his tireless charitable work” there was widespread disbelief... [read more]

“We Stand With Shaker”: Tortured, ill, detained in Guantanamo, join new campaign to bring him home

by Carol Anne Grayson

Tue 25th Nov 2014
A new campaign is being launched by independent journalist Andy Worthington calling for his release from Guantanamo.... [read more]

Conscience and Conflict: British Artists and the Spanish Civil War

by John Green

Tue 25th Nov 2014
John Green reviews an exhibition focusing on British artists’ contribution in support of the Spanish Republican government in its struggle against General Franco’s fascist coup in 1936... [read more]
 

The G20 Leaders Communique′

by Mark Horner

Sun 23rd Nov 2014
Mark Horner critically reviews four major themes of the G20 Leaders Communique... [read more]

The Unholy City

by Uri Avnery

Sat 22nd Nov 2014
In its long and checkered history, Jerusalem has been occupied by dozens of conquerors. Uri Avnery's weekly article... [read more]

Testament For Truth

by Geoffrey Heptonstall

Sat 22nd Nov 2014
A poem by Geoffrey Heptonstall... [read more]