America - Andrew Stephen on how Americans don't need facts
By Andrew Stephen - 23 June 13:00

Although no weapons of mass destruction have been found, 41 per cent of Americans think they have. W

Bush's Vietnam
By John Pilger - 23 June 13:00

Once more, we hear that America is being "sucked into a quagmire". The rapacious adventures in Iraq

It ain't half hot, Mum
By Andrew Billen - 23 June 13:00

Television - Andrew Billen on why a "landmark" documentary about the Iraq war loses its way

Croatia, but not UK, stands firm
By Joel Bennathan - 23 June 13:00

Observations on US power

Rot at the core of the Apple
By Julia Magnet - 23 June 13:00

Julia Magnet returns home to New York and finds that, under Mayor Bloomberg, the old diseases of ris

An ethical nation, full of bluster
By John Carlin - 16 June 13:00

Spaniards love Europe because they hate each other. So will the country fall apart? John Carlin repo

Mark Thomas asks if the WMDs were in a flat-pack
By Mark Thomas - 16 June 13:00

Maybe Saddam had his WMDs in a flat-pack. Maybe he had the instructions spread all over the palace f

Secrets, lies and yellow cake
By Thomas Powers - 16 June 13:00

Whatever is now discovered in Iraq, it is unlikely to include 30,000 warheads and four chemical muni

How Stelios killed xenophobia
By Simon Calder - 16 June 13:00

As recently as the 1970s, the Continent was a place of disease, oversexed men and dodgy lavatories.

How Clare Short fired me
By Ivor Gaber - 16 June 13:00

Observations on international development

The road to a cool Europa
By Mark Leonard - 16 June 13:00

Mark Leonard, who proposed to rebrand Britain in 1997, offers his prescription for a sexier and more

The bad news for Blair
By Peter Wilby - 16 June 13:00

Observations on the <em>New Statesman</em> Citigate DVL Smith Britometer poll

Why Serena was booed and heckled at the French Open
By Andrew Stephen - 16 June 13:00

Even the suspicion of Gallic or German associations is now enough to get food, cars and drinks boyco

Here comes the sun
By Andrew Hussey - 16 June 13:00

Liverpool, once despised and feared throughout Britain, has been crowned the European Capital of Cul

Much more than a straight banana
By Celia Brayfield - 16 June 13:00

Dumb Britain, where debate is dominated by a wilfully idiotic press, just doesn't get it about Europ

The banality of the good
By Timothy Garton Ash - 16 June 13:00

Ignore the sceptics: the real Europe is foreign-language schools in Oxford and flights to Rome for £

The altar of fire
By Tim Parks - 16 June 13:00

In a world without faith or metaphysics, we need a grand illusion like the European Union. Even with

Lobbyists wait in vain
By Gideon Burrows - 09 June 13:00

Observations on the G8 summit

Do we need nature? A modest answer
By Paul Kingsnorth - 09 June 13:00

Paul Kingsnorth submits his entry for a widely advertised essay prize. His praise for corporate effo

Darcus Howe sees water but not a drop to drink
By Darcus Howe - 09 June 13:00

Islands where the sea is always visible, yet there is no water to drink

Not the Ten O'Clock News
By Zoe Williams - 09 June 13:00

Television - Zoe Williams is dismayed to find prejudice and triviality in a documentary about al-Jaz

To war over a bald patch
By Hilary Clarke - 09 June 13:00

In Berlusconi's Italy, prudent journalists cover up the premier's deficiencies, reports Hilary Clark

America - Andrew Stephen profiles a terrifying folk hero
By Andrew Stephen - 09 June 13:00

Eric Rudolph is alleged to have bombed abortion clinics, a gay club and the Olympic Games. So why do

Far from home, they toil to buy a fridge for Mama
By Jeremy Seabrook - 09 June 13:00

For some countries, the money sent home by migrants comes to as much as a quarter of national income

How the Prime Minister deceived us
By Clare Short - 09 June 13:00

Clare Short, for the first time, gives a full account of the events that led to her concerns over wa

Male rape, the latest weapon for Mugabe's men
By Geoff Hill - 09 June 13:00

Male rape, the latest weapon for Mugabe's men

How to stop America
By George Monbiot - 09 June 13:00

George Monbiot launches the Chartist movement of the 21st century: a manifesto for a world in which

Let's turn off Mugabe's lights
By Peter Tatchell - 09 June 13:00

The best way to bring Zimbabwe's regime to its knees is for South Africa to cut its electricity supp

Earthquake? Stop moaning!
By Adam Sage - 02 June 13:00

Observations on Algeria

America - Andrew Stephen sees the hawks circling over Iran
By Andrew Stephen - 02 June 13:00

Washington hawks have turned their attention to Iran - accusing it of producing weapons of mass dest