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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...

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    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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    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.

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    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.

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    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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    Extremists have a grip on the country as Sunni Muslims decide that the jihadists are preferable to persecution by the official...

  2. Iraq doesn’t have to fall apart. It can be reformed

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    by Patrick Cockburn | 14 Jun 2014

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

New Left Blogosphere...

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    by ToUChstone blog

    The General Council today adopted a statement on the conflict in Gaza without dissent. It calls for an immediate, negotiated...
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    by DeSmogBlog

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    by The Jacobin

    Fighting corporate education reform is less about restoring the old system to its former glory than building a just one for the...
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    by Greenpeace UK blog

    All rights reserved. Credit: © Greenpeace / Paul Hilton...
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    by Greenpeace UK blog

    All rights reserved. Credit: West Sussex's decision comes on the back of determined...
  2. The Lies We Tell About Lenin

    by The Jacobin

    Lenin and the Russian Revolution have been misunderstood by friends and foes alike.
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    by Jadaliyya Ezine

    Mohammad Ali Kadivar, “Alliances and Perception Profiles in the Iranian Reform Movement, 1997 to 2005.” American...
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    by Stumbling and Mumbling

    This morning, I got into a Twitter row with Jackart. He says: "State spending CAUSES lack of private investment." I agree with...
  1. When the union's the enemy: an interview with Cleo Silvers

    by Libcom

    GM-strike.jpg Cleo Silvers, a former organizer with the League of...
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    by Lenins Tomb

    As of writing, the most recent offensive by the IDF against a civilian target in Palestine involved the bombing of a UNRWA...
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    by Greenpeace UK blog

    All rights reserved. Credit: Victoria Henry / Greenpeace...
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    by Libcom

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