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Why has the Russian government let loose its secret service on the West?

by John Green

Sun 13th Jan 2019
Most of us were convinced that the collapse of communism in 1989 would see an end to the Cold War that continually threatened to become a hot one.... [read more]

ABC

by outRageous!

Sat 12th Jan 2019
Regular readers of outRageous! know at this time of the year, as well as keeping up with T.V. holiday viewing, I hide and hibernate to fulfil my duty as one of several thousands of official voters for the annual BAFTA awards... [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]
 

Missing

by Simon Cockle

Sat 12th Jan 2019
A poem, taken from Simon Cockle's first full-length collection, 'River Lane' (published by Arenig Press), about the loss of a loved one in the Great War. ... [read more]

Art for All : British Socially Committed Art c.1939 - c.1962

by John Green

Sun 6th Jan 2019
John Green reviews a new book by Christine Lindey... [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]
 

Tribal Nationalism vs Global Unity

by Graham Peebles

Sun 6th Jan 2019
Change, discontent and uncertainty are some of the most prominent characteristics of the times.... [read more]

Dear Mister Corbyn

by Lesley Docksey

Sun 6th Jan 2019
This is not a letter I thought I would ever have to write when I joined the Labour Party, but it has to be written.... [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]
 

Universal Basic Income Is Easier Than It Looks

by Ellen Brown

Sun 6th Jan 2019
Calls for a Universal Basic Income (UBI) have been increasing, most recently as part of the “Green New Deal” introduced by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., and supported in the last month by at least 40 members of Congress... [read more]

Authoritarianism is killing the Arab Spring

by Ahmed Bahgat Saber

Sun 6th Jan 2019
Major unforeseen events such as the Arab Spring precipitated instability across the Middle East and North Africa.... [read more]

Britain’s Homeless Crisis

by Graham Peebles

Wed 26th Dec 2018
Under the suffocating shadow of economic austerity, homelessness in Britain is increasing, poverty and inequality deepening.... [read more]
 

This Radical Plan to Fund the ‘Green New Deal’ Just Might Work

by Ellen Brown

Wed 26th Dec 2018
With what author and activist Naomi Klein calls “galloping momentum,” the “Green New Deal” promoted by Rep.-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., appears to be forging a political pathway for solving all of the ills of society and the planet in one fell swoop... [read more]

National Interest or Personal Interest: Theresa May’s Spat with Tony Blair

by Lesley Docksey

Wed 26th Dec 2018
The war of words between Tony Blair and Theresa May over the last few days is quite revealing – not of Blair’s known position regarding the Brexit mess, but because the Prime Minister’s rant showed her weakness.... [read more]

MISERERE

by Dick Jones

Sat 8th Dec 2018
A poem by Dick Jones... [read more]
 

Taking Control

by Geoffrey Heptonstall

Sat 8th Dec 2018
The aim of populism is to remake the world as a life where nothing happens.... [read more]

Here’s a Joke: Democracy in Bahrain

by Mohamad Kleit

Sat 1st Dec 2018
On Saturday 24th November Bahrain held its second general election since the “Arab Spring”... [read more]

Fracking Filthy Fuel

by Graham Peebles

Sat 1st Dec 2018
Hydraulic fracking is the process of releasing gas and oil from shale rock: huge quantities of water, proppant (usually sand ) and chemicals are injected at high-pressure into hydrocarbon-bearing rocks... [read more]
 

Brexit and the Labour Party

by Lesley Docksey

Sat 1st Dec 2018
One of the things people were promised under Corbyn’s leadership, was a genuine member-led party, where members’ views were listened to and acted on.... [read more]

Why is Canada Punishing this Brave Woman?

by Rick Sterling

Sat 1st Dec 2018
Christianne Boudreau has worked with other parents internationally to create and promote educational programs to counter extremism.... [read more]

I REALLY LIKE CHRISTMAS

by Gareth WD

Sat 1st Dec 2018
A poem by Gareth Writer-Davies... [read more]
 

Good Tyrant, Bad Tyrant: How and Why Britain Protected Rwanda's Paul Kagame and Helped Depose Libya's Muammar Gaddafi

by T.J. Coles and Matthew Alford

Sun 11th Nov 2018
In their new book Union Jackboot: What Your Media and Professors Don't Tell You About British Foreign Policy, doctors T.J. Coles and Matthew Alford discuss a range of topics, including neo-colonialism and the hypocrisy it necessitates.... [read more]

Public Spaces Private Control

by Graham Peebles

Sun 11th Nov 2018
The commercialization of public spaces in British cities and elsewhere in the industrialized world is going on apace.... [read more]

ON THE EVE AND AFTER THE WAR

by Geoffrey Heptonstall

Sun 11th Nov 2018
A poem by Geoffrey Heptonstall... [read more]