America - Andrew Stephen on why Lord Black won't be whipped
By Andrew Stephen - 08 March 12:00

In favouring a corporate board against Conrad Black, a mere individual, Delaware, "the corporate sta

Bush or Kerry? No difference
By John Pilger - 08 March 12:00

The man who, after Super Tuesday, is all but certain to become the Democrats' candidate for presiden

The truth about Haiti
By Staff blogger - 08 March 12:00

It is not only by bombing and invasion that the George W Bush regime gets rid of governments it doesn't like. It also uses subversion and economic sanctions.

The nation wants a daddy, not a bud
By Richard Reeves - 08 March 12:00

Observations on the US presidential elections

A migration that nobody objects to
By Alexander Monro - 01 March 12:00

The Chinese are now the largest student minority in UK universities. At huge cost, they come to get

Pay Indians our minimum wage
By Richard Colbey - 01 March 12:00

Observations on outsourcing

Nothing to sell but their bodies
By Barbara Gunnell - 01 March 12:00

Everyone wants to stop people-trafficking. But in impoverished Nepal, the earnings of exiled workers

America - Andrew Stephen forecasts a struggle for Nader
By Andrew Stephen - 01 March 12:00

The Democrats see Ralph Nader as nothing but a spoiler. Howard Dean has pleaded with people not to v

When even Monsanto has doubts
By Sue Branford - 01 March 12:00

Argentina went overboard for GM crops. Now its farmers face a decline in production, reports Sue Bra

Why the Little Englanders are wrong
By Staff blogger - 01 March 12:00

The debate on asylum and immigration has become polarised.

Even the Swedes are at it
By Nick Cohen - 01 March 12:00

Poor American employees are being shamefully exploited. By whom? Why, by European firms that cross t

Bush's martyrs
By Michael Lind - 01 March 12:00

Michael Lind reveals who is really fighting in Iraq: southerners who, unlike the secularised Puritan

NS Essay - The biomass of human bodies now exceeds by a hundred times that of any large animal species that ever existed on land
By Mark Lynas - 23 February 12:00

The century's big issue is not equality in the conventional sense. It is whether we can share with o

Don't delay on welcoming the new EU migrants
By Dhananjayan Sriskandarajah - 23 February 12:00

Tony Blair should hold his nerve. Far from regarding EU enlargement on 1 May as a threat - because it will allow unrestricted access to migrants from the new member states - the UK should see it as an opportunity.

Great sushi, shame about the election
By John Kampfner - 23 February 12:00

John Kampfner in Moscow finds mega malls on the horizon and some of Europe's most fashionable bars a

Apartheid in the heart of Europe
By Robert Nurden - 23 February 12:00

In recent weeks, the British media have been overrun with scare stories of an imminent influx of Roma - or gypsy - peoples from central Europe.

Privy Council dams Belize
By Elizabeth Mistry - 23 February 12:00

Observations on the environment

Lost in translation
By Alice O'Keeffe - 23 February 12:00

They lower academic standards, jump the queue for benefits, spread TB: these are the charges flung a

When fake news is better than real
By Luke Peterson - 23 February 12:00

Observations on media

Leader with the iron fist and the big heart
By Isabel Hilton - 23 February 12:00

Colombia's neoliberal president has used the military to take control of large areas. But the guerri

John Pilger reports from Syndey on the race riots
By John Pilger - 23 February 12:00

Epidemics of disease ravage Aboriginal communities in Australia as they did the slums of 19th-centur

The judge fails to stay bought
By Mark Almond - 23 February 12:00

The corrupt president is backed only by the old and poor. In Lithuania, that's a lot of people

Cry land, cry freedom
By Bryan Rostron - 16 February 12:00

Some lived in Georgian double-storey houses. But during apartheid's heyday, they all had to leave be

The new serfs
By Andrew Simms - 16 February 12:00

They come from all corners of the globe, but only when they meet their strange, lonely deaths, as th

The movie star and the lapdog
By James B Goodno - 16 February 12:00

Observations on Philippines

America - Andrew Stephen feels quite sorry for Martha Stewart
By Andrew Stephen - 16 February 12:00

Martha Stewart personified the American dream: the poor immigrants' daughter who marketed a gracious

"Traitor" will get a rich retirement
By Ziauddin Sardar - 09 February 12:00

Observations on Pakistan's nuclear scandal

Those WMDs - Botox, not war, determines the election
By Andrew Stephen - 09 February 12:00

In the US, the issue of Saddam's non-existent weapons has not caused the ructions it has in Britain.

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