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Nowruz 2019

by David Rahni

Wed 20th Mar 2019
Persian New Year at spring vernal equinox is the beacon of hope & reconciliation, forgiveness & love, and the yearnings for liberty, dignity, fraternity, equality, tranquility, justice & peace!... [read more]

Britain’s Neo-colonial Policies in Oil-rich Nigeria Fuel War and Malnutrition

by TJ Coles

Sun 17th Mar 2019
The controversial re-election of Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari underscores the militarization of the country’s political system and economy... [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]
 

A SENSE OF CHARACTER

by Geoffrey Heptonstall

Mon 4th Mar 2019
In a culture of bland conformity it is stimulating to find a challenge. It surely demands a response. To dismiss it out of hand would be to show no respect.... [read more]

5G and Trump’s Tweets - Ignorance, Greed, or Insanity?

by Felicity Arbuthnot

Mon 4th Mar 2019
“The 5G Rollout is Absolutely Insane.” Dr. Martin Pall, Professor Emeritus of Biochemistry and Basic Medical Sciences, Washington State University.... [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]
 

The Fed's Dramatic About-Face

by Ellen Brown

Mon 4th Mar 2019
“Quantitative easing” was supposed to be an emergency measure, but the Federal Reserve is now taking a surprising new approach toward the policy.... [read more]

High & Mighty

by outRageous!

Thu 14th Feb 2019
A few decades ago, a visit to my cousin in upstate New York included a trip to a shopping mall. ... [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]
 

THEN AND, UNFORTUNATELY, NOW

by Geoffrey Heptonstall

Thu 14th Feb 2019
Our public duty is to demonstrate our lack of faith in the thoughtless and insensitive polity that erodes the social fabric as a matter of deliberate intention. Philistine and self-satisfied domesticity cannot be the aim of a thinking democracy in a creative culture... [read more]

‘No Love on the Streets’: Knife crime in Britain

by Graham Peebles

Wed 13th Feb 2019
There is something fundamentally wrong with a society when children feel they have to carry deadly weapons in order to protect themselves.... [read more]

The Venezuela Myth Keeping Us From Transforming Our Economy

by Ellen Brown

Wed 13th Feb 2019
Modern Monetary Theory (MMT) is getting significant media attention these days, after Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said in an interview that it should “be a larger part of our conversation” when it comes to funding the “Green New Deal.... [read more]
 

A Global Battle of Values and Ideals

by Graham Peebles

Sun 27th Jan 2019
With each day that passes the conflict and animosity between the conservative reactionary forces and the global movement for progressive change becomes more acute, uglier and increasingly dangerous... [read more]

Marie Colvin, Homs and Media Falsehoods about Syria

by Rick Sterling

Sun 27th Jan 2019
In April 2014 I was part of an international delegation which visited Syria for five days. In each city we had meetings with political, religious and social leaders but also had time to wander about and talk with people on the streets. ... [read more]
 

The Financial Secret Behind Germany’s Green Energy Revolution

by Ellen Brown

Sun 27th Jan 2019
Funding through the Federal Reserve may be controversial, but establishing a national public infrastructure and development bank should be a no-brainer.... [read more]

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]
 

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]

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]

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]