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

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

After the Empire: the breakdown of the American order

Emmanuel Todd <em>Columbia, 233pp, £21</em>

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

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

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

A day out with Indres, and his memories of torture
By Bryan Rostron - 19 January 12:00

Bryan Rostron, on a private visit to Robben Island, finds a former inmate unfailingly cheerful, and

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

A really bad case of penis envy
By John Carlin - 12 January 12:00

Spain was also a leading part of the war coalition. But to the chagrin of its writers, it has had no

American terrorist
By John Pilger - 12 January 12:00

Forget Hutton. He will not reveal what the US and UK authorities really don't want you to know: that

Monuments to the facts
By Josie Appleton - 12 January 12:00

Observations on remembering 9/11

Passing the bucks
By Johann Hari - 12 January 12:00

Bushwhacked: life in George W Bush's America

Molly Ivins and Lou Dubose <em>Allison & Busby, 350pp

Darcus Howe on the price of being ill in Trinidad
By Darcus Howe - 12 January 12:00

My sister gets expelled from the emergency ward because she can't pay on the spot

Writers in prison - The other side of paradise
By Joan Smith - 12 January 12:00

Last March, Fidel Castro had 75 Cuban dissidents arrested. Among them were many writers and journali

America - Andrew Stephen thinks it right to ground the planes
By Andrew Stephen - 12 January 12:00

It is all very well to criticise decisions to ground BA planes. But imagine there was another atroci

NS Profile - Nicolas Sarkozy
By David Lawday - 05 January 12:00

The son of a Hungarian immigrant, the interior minister has taken France by storm. Can he now push C

An immodest proposal
By Maurice Walsh - 05 January 12:00

The Encyclopaedia of Ireland

Edited by Brian Lalor <em>Gill & Macmillan, 1,256pp, £50</em>

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The A-list celebs move in
By Seamus Mirodan - 05 January 12:00

Observations on Patagonia

Shoulder to shoulder
By Clare Short - 05 January 12:00

Hug Them Close: Blair, Clinton, Bush and the "special relationship"

Peter Riddell <em>Politico's,

Darcus Howe fails to spread goodwill in the Caribbean
By Darcus Howe - 05 January 12:00

I try to spread goodwill in the Caribbean but am assaulted and abused for my pains

The deadly march of the chosen ones
By John Carlin - 05 January 12:00

They plotted to assassinate Mandela and set up a Boer republic that would expel all blacks from Sout

America - Andrew Stephen feels sorry for Rush Limbaugh
By Andrew Stephen - 05 January 12:00

Only a very cruel country would make a drug addict the target of derision, even when the addict happ

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