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Malcolm Fraser, RIP

by Mark Horner

Thu 26th Mar 2015
John Malcolm Fraser, prime minister of Australia from 1975 to 1983, passed away on 20 March 2015... [read more]

The plausible normalisation of U.S.-Iran Diplomatic Relations: Who are the losers and winners?

by Rachel Kohan

Thu 26th Mar 2015
The gains to all sides from a nuclear resolution and the strategically inevitable normalisation of relations between the U.S. and Iran will far outweigh the collective perceived losses... [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]
 

California Water Wars: Another Form of Asset Stripping?

by Ellen Brown

Wed 25th Mar 2015
In California’s epic drought, wars over water rights continue, while innovative alternatives for increasing the available water supply go untapped... [read more]

Fateful Steps That Led to the Crisis in Ukraine (Part One)

by Thomas Riggins

Tue 24th Mar 2015
The crisis that struck Ukraine last year was the result of problems that had been festering, not only in Ukraine but all along the former frontiers of the USSR since the end of the cold war... [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]
 

Let’s not fool ourselves. We may not bribe, but corruption is rife in Britain

by George Monbiot

Mon 23rd Mar 2015
Allegations of a cover-up at Scotland Yard show that the British are as prone to malfeasance as any other nation, writes George Monbiot.... [read more]

The Messiah Hasn't Come

by Uri Avnery

Mon 23rd Mar 2015
As the American saying goes: "Today is the first day of the rest of your life."... [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]
 

Farkhunda and Lahore killings: Acts of violent sexual perversion by “out of control” men

by Carol Anne Grayson

Sun 22nd Mar 2015
The men who attacked Farkhunda and their supporters are deluded if they think their actions were in defence of Allah... [read more]

Life, Oil and Ghosts in the delta of the river Niger

by Tina Schivatcheva

Sun 22nd Mar 2015
Sweet and light - crude oil from the delta of the river Niger is the major Nigerian commodity and European and American companies export it for a profit... [read more]

So you want to help Africa Owen Paterson? Then stop promoting ideology and falsehoods to push GMOs

by Colin Todhunter

Sat 21st Mar 2015
Former UK Environment Minister Owen Paterson this week accused the European Union and Greenpeace of condemning people in the developing world to death by refusing to accept genetically modified crops... [read more]
 

Nowruz, the New Year at the spring vernal equinox

by David Rahni

Fri 20th Mar 2015
Nowruz in Persian literally means the first day... [read more]

How stable is the economic recovery?

by Joe Walters

Sat 14th Mar 2015
The growth we have seen in the past year may not be conducive to a long-term stable recovery... [read more]

For whom to Vote?

by Uri Avnery

Sat 14th Mar 2015
Uri Avnery discusses whom to vote for in the upcoming Israel elections... [read more]
 

Iraq: The Destruction of Nineveh’s History – Murdering Mesopotamia

by Felicity Arbuthnot

Sat 14th Mar 2015
March 19th commemorates the twelfth anniversary of the beginning of the destruction of Iraq... [read more]

The Impunity Enjoyed by the Banks must Stop

by Eric Toussaint

Fri 13th Mar 2015
The final part of the series by Eric Toussaint - The Banks and the “Too Big to Jail” Doctrine... [read more]
 

The ECB’s Noose Around Greece

by Ellen Brown

Fri 13th Mar 2015
Remember when Goldman Sachs delivered a thinly-veiled threat to the Greek Parliament, warning them to elect a pro-austerity prime minister or risk having central bank liquidity cut off to their banks?... [read more]

Economic Policies for an Incoming Labour Government (Part 8 of 9)

by Bryan Gould and George Tait Edwards

Thu 12th Mar 2015
The Community Interest Bank Key to Local SME Development... [read more]

Economic Policies for an Incoming Labour Government (Part 7 of 9)

by Bryan Gould and George Tait Edwards

Thu 12th Mar 2015
The Re-Establishment of British Banks Along Four Main Functional Lines... [read more]
 

Prolegomena to Any Future Understanding of the Crisis in Ukraine

by Thomas Riggins

Tue 10th Mar 2015
The political and military manoeuvres now going on in the Ukraine have the potential of escalating out of control... [read more]

The Speech

by Uri Avnery

Sun 8th Mar 2015
I was watching The Speech by Binyamin Netanyahu before the Congress of the United States. Row upon row of men in suits (and the occasional woman), jumping up and down, up and down, applauding wildly, shouting approval... [read more]

Newcastle Unites to give Pegida the push: One message “We’re black and white”

by Carol Anne Grayson

Sat 7th Mar 2015
As expected the people of Newcastle-Upon-Tyne with a reputation the world over for their friendly attitude and tolerance took to the streets of Newcastle today with a very simple but strong message to Pegida... [read more]