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"Not Enough!"

by Uri Avnery

Sun 4th Feb 2018
Many years ago, right after the fall of communism in Eastern Europe, I was asked to write a book about the events... [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]
 

We'll Always Have Paris

by Geoffrey Heptonstall

Sun 4th Feb 2018
Reflections on May 1968... [read more]

Natural England Loses Credibility

by Lesley Docksey

Sun 4th Feb 2018
How often will Natural England (NE) be told by judges to release information about the ongoing badger culls?... [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]
 

How Uncle Sam Launders Marijuana Money

by Ellen Brown

Sat 27th Jan 2018
In a blatant example of “do as I say, not as I do,” the US government is profiting handsomely by accepting marijuana cash in the payment of taxes while imposing huge penalties on banks for accepting it as deposits.... [read more]

The Jumping Parliament

by Uri Avnery

Sat 27th Jan 2018
Years ago, when I was a member of the Knesset, I decided to stage a demonstration in the plenum hall.... [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]
 

Why I am Angry

by Uri Avnery

Sat 13th Jan 2018
In today's Israel, the antagonism between Mizrahim and Ashkenazim is growing stronger from year to year, with vast political and social repercussions... [read more]

Student Debt Slavery II: Time to Level the Playing Field

by Ellen Brown

Sat 13th Jan 2018
The lending business is heavily stacked against student borrowers. Bigger players can borrow for almost nothing, and if their investments don’t work out, they can put their corporate shells through bankruptcy and walk away.... [read more]

What We Need

by outRageous!

Sat 13th Jan 2018
One of the most frustrating aspects of analysing current events is just how fast the world-picture changes... [read more]
 

Trump, North Korea, Iran. Some Facts and “the instinct to attack.”

by Felicity Arbuthnot

Sat 30th Dec 2017
“What difference does it make to the dead, the orphans and the homeless, whether the mad destruction is wrought under the name of totalitarianism or in the holy name of liberty or democracy?” (Mahatma Gandi, 1869-1948)... [read more]

Student Debt Slavery: Bankrolling Financiers on the Backs of the Young

by Ellen Brown

Sat 30th Dec 2017
Higher education has been financialized, transformed from a public service into a lucrative cash cow for private investors.... [read more]

From Barak to Trump

by Uri Avnery

Sat 23rd Dec 2017
Ehud Barak has "broken the silence". He has published an article in The New York Times attacking our prime minister in the most abrasive terms... [read more]
 

Children of Stones

by Uri Avnery

Sat 23rd Dec 2017
It was in May, 1939. The British rulers of Palestine had just published a White Paper, putting the dampers on our Zionist vision. The world war was drawing close, and the British Empire needed the support of the Arab world.... [read more]

Class Before Nation : Reject the SNP Budget and Prepare for the Battle Against Scottish Austerity

by Amjad Ayub Mirza

Sat 23rd Dec 2017
On December 14 the Scottish National Party (SNP) Finance Minister, Derek Mackay presented to the Scottish Parliament the Scottish Government’s budget for 2018-19.... [read more]

The Jerusalem Mantra: A Child's Prayer

by Faysal Mikdadi

Sun 17th Dec 2017
A poem by Dr Faysal Mikdadi... [read more]
 

Why the Honduras Crisis Matters to Me

by Rick Sterling

Sun 17th Dec 2017
For seven months in 1969 I hitch-hiked around the US, Mexico and Central America with my best friend from high school... [read more]

King and Emperor

by Uri Avnery

Sun 10th Dec 2017
Zionism is an anti-Semitic creed. It was so right from the beginning.... [read more]

Knowing Who We Are

by Geoffrey Heptonstall

Sun 10th Dec 2017
What is happening is real enough. Finding the causes of this undeniable reality is problematic. Yet more problematic is finding an acceptable way of articulating what I see... [read more]
 

Jerusalem

by Faysal Mikdadi

Thu 7th Dec 2017
On the 26th May 1967, using money borrowed from my stepmother after swearing her to secrecy because I lived in unjustified terror of a very kind Dad, I boarded a flight to Jerusalem... [read more]

Election Theft in Honduras

by Rick Sterling

Tue 5th Dec 2017
Honduras is in crisis. The national election took place on Sunday 26 November. Results posted that night showed the challenger Salvador Nasralla with a 5% lead with 57% of the votes tallied... [read more]

Political commentators

by Bryan Gould

Sun 3rd Dec 2017
Political commentators have long been puzzled by the fact that, right across the globe and for several decades, the political left has been in retreat and – more than that – has apparently been unable to mount any significant challenge to the growing neo-liberal hegemony which has dominated western democracies since the 1980s... [read more]