Welcome to The Leftist Review

Please join our discussion community.

You must log in to your account to leave comments. If you do not have an account, simply register and begin posting comments on articles now. To register, you will need to create a user name and provide a valid email address. Your privacy is guaranteed--your email and information will never be shared. Your password will be sent to your registered email. Thank you!

Member Login
Lost your password?
Not a member yet? Sign Up!

Long Distance Running: An Interview With Veteran Peace Activist Doug Allen

Peace on Earth

On September 21, 2006, International Day of Peace, eleven of us were arrested at former Senator Olympia Snowe’s office to dramatize how Snowe and Senator Susan Collins supported the US war in Iraq. As part of a carefully prepared...

Police State

Police State

It was somewhere near the beginning of 1930 when Bonnie Parker first set eyes on Clyde Barrow in a romanticized version of love at first sight. Bonnie was married, but separated from her husband. She was an out-of-work seamstress;...

Cheating the Gold Standard in Drug Trials

Drug Trials

Randomized control trials (RCT) are complex and very expensive studies required by regulatory agencies, in this case the FDA, before a prescription drug is allowed to be touted for its benefits and marketed.  The cost of a single trial,...

Shiny Pretty Things

People Hamsters

Orwell was dead on the button, you know?  Describing a mass surveillance, mass hysteria media state, stratified and deified by strict obedience to an artificial political dogma. A yellow ribbon stuck on the back of the ole gov’ment minivan...

The Age of Transhumanist Politics – Part III

Posthuman

Do we now have to get used to relatively radical technophilic views in the public realm, received especially by the newer generations of internet and mobile phones? This is going to be one of the big issues in forthcoming...


Featured

Transhuman

The Age of Transhumanist Politics Has Begun

By , and

Those who view the future human being as a technoid being, regard the mid 21st century as a probable date for reaching the singularity. That’s the moment when artificial intelligence allegedly surpasses that of human intelligence and becomes in some way “self-conscious.'

B52D Bombing Vietnam

Vietnam: Some Real History

By

Pinpointing where US aggression in Vietnam began depends on how one determines how a war starts. It’s silly in the extreme, however, to claim it began in 1965, as tens of thousands of Vietnamese were already dead at US hands by that point.

Woman in Chains

Do Fetuses Have More Rights Than Women?

By

There is a severe disconnect between what the majority of people think their rights are and what the actual state of affairs is. Women are now involuntary incubators under the law in many states. Their civil liberties as a person are secondary to the maintenance of a patriarchal system.

Gun Violence

What Researchers Learned About Gun Violence Before Congress Killed Funding

By

One of the critical studies that we supported was looking at the question of whether having a firearm in your home protects you or puts you at increased risk.


Archive