William Davies on Labour's plans for a new breed of company that can make profits to serve the commu
It's not just US multinationals that trample on other people's cultures. In Dublin's fair city, Tesc
A merger that gives one bank 34 per cent of the mortgage market would surely be vetoed. We're not ta
Observations on Labour versus labour
By Ian Bremmer, president of Eurasia Group and senior fellow at the World Policy Institute
George Bush and Tony Blair have a lot of money to spend on Aids in the developing world - but don't
Lib Dem traditionalists fear that a Blair-style coup could make the party pull back from its commitm
Since the occupation began, some 200 leading Iraqi academics, most of them in the humanities and soc
Romania, now set for EU membership, has no proper democracy or market economy. It will be the exploi
In the 1990s, as India opened itself to global capital, its rulers said poverty would be eradicated.
Neil Clark finds the last true socialists in Norway
Observations on motorway stops
So what is the truth about the Scandinavians, so often held up as model social democrats? Anthony Gi
There are big profits in claiming to make people happy. But are those who seek well-being from thera
Absenteeism wasn't invented at British Airways; the workers have been at it for centuries. And quite
Edinburgh funding - Raising money for the arts is never easy. In Scotland, it's torture. Timothy Cli
Say what you like about the sybaritic Blairs (and doing so has become a favourite silly-season activity), they do understand the importance of holidays. Not for them the one week somewhere and a couple of city breaks later. They go away for August.
During its seven years in office, new Labour has transformed the terms of public debate so that poverty and inequality are no longer unmentionables.
If a hospital invites babies to take part in its consultation process, the NHS must be unwell
Observations on public ownership
Popular, respected and chic, the four-gallery Tate empire has forged an unassailable position in Bri
They go to France, Spain, Canada, New Zealand and, increasingly, eastern Europe. Britons, particular
Something must be done. As thousands in the Darfur region of Sudan face famine, rape and ethnic cleansing, the chorus goes up from politicians, NGOs, leader-writers and assorted do-gooders. The liberal interventionist bandwagon rolls.