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

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

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

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

"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.

The good European
By Clare Short - 02 February 12:00

After the Empire: the breakdown of the American order

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Media screw a social democrat
By Simon Hooper - 02 February 12:00

Observations on the New Hampshire primary

America - Andrew Stephen explains why we won't go to Mars
By Andrew Stephen - 02 February 12:00

Bush's announcement of a mission to Mars is complete bunkum. The technology to get human beings ther

Mark Thomas - finds Indians who won't drink Coke
By Mark Thomas - 02 February 12:00

In India, pressures on the water supply created by a Coca-Cola plant have caused wells to dry up. Is

NS Special Report - A law that fails to catch Mugabe is pointless
By Peter Tatchell - 26 January 12:00

It's OK to assassinate dictators, but not to prosecute them, finds Peter Tatchell

When it's foolish to go scuba diving
By Nic Fleming - 26 January 12:00

Observations on the war on terrorism

NS Special Report - The hunt for a murderer
By Russ Baker - 26 January 12:00

At Christmas, Bosnian Serbs were thrilled to get a text message greeting from Radovan Karadzic. But

Why Iowa shouts for John Kerry
By Edward Miliband - 26 January 12:00

Observations on the US primaries

NS Special Report - The conflict the west always ignores
By Lindsey Hilsum - 26 January 12:00

Russian policy in Chechnya is breeding terrorists

America - Andrew Stephen hears the State of the Union address
By Andrew Stephen - 26 January 12:00

The State of the Union address, the first foray of Election 2004, inevitably ended with God, who Bus

NS Special Report - The journalist as God
By John Kampfner - 26 January 12:00

A seasoned foreign correspondent, John Kampfner thought himself inured to conflict. Then he went to

NS Special Report - The killing fields
By Robert Skidelsky - 26 January 12:00

Changes in the character of war partially account for the mass murders of the past century. But the

A talking shop with a difference
By Paul Kingsnorth - 19 January 12:00

If you are looking for creative ideas on our future, tune in to the World Social Forum

Darcus Howe warns that politics can kill
By Darcus Howe - 19 January 12:00

A tiny Caribbean island has a new leader, aged 31. But how long will he live? Asks Darcus Howe

Mark Thomas thanks Hilary Benn for his interest
By Mark Thomas - 19 January 12:00

The first thing that Hilary Benn has done at International Development is to support a democracy-cru

National healing
By William Cook - 19 January 12:00

Art - William Cook examines the role of artists in the cultural reconstruction of Iraq

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