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  1. 15 Jun

    New Left Project relaunch

    Jamie: So long, suckers! New Left Project is going on a month-long summer break. Yes, the NLP eds have told our respective bosses to shove it, offloaded our paperwork to...

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  2. 11 Jun

    The Charter of Lampedusa

    Eli: This is a guest post by Matt Bolton Last October, 366 migrants drowned in the seas off the Italian island of Lampedusa, as the boat which had carried them from Libyan...

  3. 06 Jun

    Demand the Impossible 2014

    Ed: Time for a plug: As well as co-editing NLP I've helped to found and run Demand the Impossible, a summer school on radical politics and activism for London youth....

Feature Articles...

  1. The Kerry Initiative: The Next Round

    by Norman Finkelstein, Jamie Stern-Weiner

    In the absence of mass civil resistance, Palestinians will remain trapped between US-brokered capitulation and the miserable status quo.

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  2. Beyond the War and Ndombolo

    by Christina Fonthes

    Lisapo, an oral history project, aims to record, preserve and share the migration and settlement experiences of Greater Manchester’s Congolese community.

  3. The UKIP Puzzle and the Media Establishmentarianisation Hypothesis

    by A. L. Shaw

    UKIP's success in the European elections can only be fully explained by considering the party's presentation by the media as an Establishment force.

    Comments [2]
  4. Four Pictures of Migration

    by Carl Rowlands

    If Europe is to be defended as a sphere of genuine international cooperation and integration, the EU must be saved from itself.

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    The balance of power between Iraq’s Sunni, Kurdish and Shia communities has now changed.

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    Today, legislative and lobbyist members of the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) voted on model legislation...
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    by Jadaliyya Ezine

    Who I Am I am Noor Omar Shaban Ismail, a sixteen year-old teenager who lives and grew up in one of the most dangerous areas in...
  2. What International Solidarity Looks Like

    by The Jacobin

    Western solidarity campaigns with Bangladeshi workers can help build worker power and prevent another Rana Plaza.
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    by Red Pepper

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    Am I a Tory, or is Jesse Norman a socialist? I'm prompted to ask because the other day he reminded me of his superb lecture...
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    by MERIP

    Author(s):  Bayann Hamid Three weeks into Israel’s military campaign against Gaza, media...
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    by Lenins Tomb

    This is a translated transcript of an appearance by Michèle Sibony of the French Jewish Union for Peace on the news channel...
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