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  1. 16 Apr

    Breaking the Frame gathering and discussion - May 2nd to 5th

    Rhian: Are you concerned about: • Fracking or the climate crisis?   • Losing your job to a machine or spies reading your...

  2. 09 Apr

    Wanted: New New Left Project editors

    Alice: New Left Project will be launching a re-design this Spring. As part of this, as well as an on-going commitment to broadening our editorial expertise, we...

  3. 03 Apr

    Corporates carve up the African cake

    Alice: A guest post from Stanley Ellerby-English. This week World Development Movement activists, dressed as representatives of some of the world's largest food...

Feature Articles...

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    Hit the Fossil Fuel Industry Where it Hurts: Science

    by Alice Bell

    The oil and gas industry needs our science to operate. We don’t need to give it to them.

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    From Crisis to Crisis in Spain

    by Graeme Herbert

    Spain's economic problems and mounting regional tensions cannot be deferred indefinitely.

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    Chechnya, Crimea, and Western Realpolitik

    by Alex Doherty

    Britain's reactions to the crimes of the Putin regime in Chechnya tell us much about the sincerity of western concerns regarding Ukrainian sovereignty.

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    Doing Business with the World Bank

    by Martin Kirk

    The World Bank is facilitating the displacement of people across the Global South in the name of increased GDP. A new campaign is launching to challenge this injustice.

Elsewhere on the web...

  1. Book review: A Quiet Word

    by Tim Holmes | 17 Apr 2014

    This book shines a bright light on the murky dealings surrounding politics, PR, big business and journalism, but the real issue...

  2. Scientists, unions and greens unite in concern over Kew Gardens cuts

    by Alice Bell | 11 Apr 2014

    As Mark Serwotka told the BBC, this centre of scientific excellence and conservation is being cut to the bone because of a...

  3. Are corporations really hogging workers’ wages?

    by Andrew Kliman | 09 Apr 2014

    What if some of the most respected economists in the world told you that as an employee, your pay is 40 percent lower than it...

  4. Beyond the Barriers

    by Spartacus Network | 09 Apr 2014

    An important new report analyses the failures and injustices of the Employment and Support Allowance (ESA) and Work Programme

New Left Blogosphere...

  1. Japan to defy UN court and continue whaling

    by Greenpeace UK blog

    All rights reserved. Credit: greenpeace "Scientific research"...
  2. Democracy in Direct Action

    by Greenpeace UK blog

    All rights reserved. Credit: Green Party Winning in Brighton & Hove...
  3. Keystone XL Review Extended, Delaying Final Decision Until After 2014 Elections

    by DeSmogBlog

    Reuters and Politico broke a major story today that TransCanada's northern leg of the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline...
  4. Seltzer Colonialism

    by MERIP

    Date:  April 18, 2014...
  1. The Comforts of Dystopia

    by The Jacobin

    Elites tell us the future is inevitably bright; left curmudgeons insist it’s inevitably gloomy.
  2. Eleven Things You Did Not Know About Clarence Thomas

    by Corey Robin

    1. The first time Clarence Thomas went to DC, it was to protest the Vietnam War. 2. Clarence Thomas grew up a stone’s throw...
  3. Good Muslim/Bad Muslim

    by Lenins Tomb

    As an attempt to resist negative stereotyping, this has to be deemed a failure. I can see why it might appeal. I like the...
  4. Yet another open letter to Miley Cyrus

    by Lenins Tomb

    My French fan club made this.  Do not.  Ask.Copyleft of Lenin's Tomb
  1. Slow travel across the Gobi – an extract from ‘Only Planet’


    We’re no strangers to the joys and challenges of slow-travel at Platform – check out James Marriott’s account of his container...
  2. CORE’s Coming Out Party

    by The Jacobin

    Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis recounts the creation of her union's CORE caucus.
  3. On the Struggle of Syrian Refugees in Lebanon

    by Jadaliyya Ezine

    Spring has just landed in Lebanon. Its warmth and colors soothing the dried winter skin of the vast majority of Syrian refugees...
  4. Income & gender equality

    by Stumbling and Mumbling

    Sometimes, it's the little words that reveal so much. I was struck by Phil's response to Rashida Manjoo's claim that sexism is...

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