Technology policy in an election year? Don't hold your breath. And anyway, President Bush is no techno-phile. His most coherent thought on the network society came during the 2000 race.
In India, the world's largest democracy, democracy has been prohibited. The owners of property have
Observations on Swiss police
Mark Almond finds that brand new homes in Kosovo lack water pipes and power points. Why?
Our rulers want us to believe that southern Iraq is stable. In fact, Britain is fighting a very secr
Michael Moore's triumph at Cannes got only grudging mentions in the US press. He has only a cult fol
''Dubbya, Dubbya, Dubbya." It was 8.30pm at a stadium on the edge of Detroit, and on the giant central podium an increasingly pink-cheeked Candice Miller, a Republican congresswoman, was doing her best to warm up the crowd. It was not easy going.
Shareholders wanted the Mirror editor out long before the allegedly bogus photos. Does anyone care t
High prices and poor technology are symptoms of a deeper malaise
I rang to ask the Israel Defence Forces why they had destroyed houses in parts of Rafah. No houses h
If Europe venerated old cathedrals and Roman ruins, America's great monuments were its mountains and
A nation still living in the shadow of its colonial past and civil war leads the world when it comes
By providing food that averts a famine, charities protect dictators from the people's wrath. So is i
In the next few weeks, the US Supreme Court will decide if the Guantanamo Bay prisoners should be br
More Equal Than Others: America from Nixon to the new century
Godfrey Hodgson <em>Princeton Univer
Washington is at fever pitch over the torture revelations. Yet beyond the Beltway, many Americans ma
Television - Oliver Stone allows himself to be seduced by the Cuban dictator's smooth answers, write
We know about his economic policies. But where does the Chancellor stand on wars, Israel, schools, a
Robert Tait was merely a reporter trying to leave the Gaza Strip. Then he fell foul of Israel's secu
Observations on media
There's lots of ruin in a country, it is said. But only the IMF could turn one of Africa's wealthies
The Prime Minister called climate change "the most important issue that we face as a global community", in a recent speech. But what really caught the attention of journalists was his deliberate dropping of the word "environment" from his prepared text.
My mother, aged 19, sold her books to pay the fare to her first teaching job in the bush. The curren
Cricket in Zimbabwe has no future because it is almost wholly a white game
A forthcoming film that shows New York drowning may be based on dodgy science. But as the world gets
Donald Rumsfeld and Vice-President Cheney appear a sorry twosome, unable to grasp unpalatable realit
The Dance of 17 Lives: the incredible true story of Tibet's 17th Karmapa
Mick Brown <em>Bloomsbury
Stephen Grey uncovers a secret global network of prisons and planes that allows the US to hand over
US and British public opinion may be more shocked than most Iraqis by the pictures of prisoner abuse