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

Power to the people, not to Brussels
By Staff blogger - 02 June 13:00

The momentum of the European Union, even when it was a mere community dedicated to free trade, was always towards greater centralisation. This was not just because of the political ideals and ambitions of its founders.

The curse of black gold
By Nick Cohen - 02 June 13:00

Oil is bad news for a country: far from bringing prosperity, it is the harbinger of poverty, malnutr

The new censorship
By Sara Paretsky - 02 June 13:00

Sara Paretsky on the chilling climate in America, where a visit to a foreign-language website can ge

NS Essay - 'The main Continental European powers will no longer jump to attention and salute when Washington blows the trumpet'
By David Marquand - 26 May 13:00

The world cannot tolerate a lawless hegemon. It needs an alternative pole of power. But thanks to To

John Pilger argues that Britain supports terrorism
By John Pilger - 26 May 13:00

The official version is that Britain's foreign policy is basically benevolent: that it promotes demo

Blair was told it would be illegal to occupy Iraq
By John Kampfner - 26 May 13:00

John Kampfner reveals that the Attorney General warned the PM nearly two months ago that, without a

America - Andrew Stephen on American impatience with Iraq
By Andrew Stephen - 26 May 13:00

The Pentagon has wrested control of postwar Iraq from the State Department, just as it took control

A swing on the Iranian web
By Tom Allen - 26 May 13:00

Observations on the internet

Vote, vote, vote to keep your job
By Mark Almond - 26 May 13:00

Observations on European referendums

NS Profile - The Israeli Settlements
By Anton La Guardia - 26 May 13:00

Two decades ago, settlers tried to stop the peace treaty with Egypt; now the fate of the ''road map'

Darcus Howe has a job for Valerie Amos
By Darcus Howe - 26 May 13:00

Baroness Amos should intervene in Guyana, the island of her birth

A strange kind of liberation

Observations on Iraq and the media

Chirac, the poor person's friend
By Gideon Burrows - 19 May 13:00

Observations on the G8 summit

Ambassadors of tyranny
By Peter Tatchell - 19 May 13:00

Observations on the Zimbabwe cricket tour

Don't say yes, don't say no
By David Boyle - 19 May 13:00

Do we really need to make up our minds between the pound and the euro? Not according to David Boyle,

Mark Thomas has had enough of the SWP
By Mark Thomas - 19 May 13:00

The anti-war movement suffered from the dominance of the SWP: its main interest was in recruiting mo

NS Essay - For Europe's sake, keep Britain out
By John Gray - 19 May 13:00

John Gray argues that the world needs an assertive power as a counterweight to the US, and that this

America - Andrew Stephen gets spam with everything
By Andrew Stephen - 19 May 13:00

This country is drowning in spam. It now accounts for nearly half of all e-mails and it is growing a

An evil calculation
By Mick Hume - 12 May 13:00

Bush's Brain: how Karl Rove made George W Bush presidential

James Moore and Wayne Slater <em>John

America - Andrew Stephen sees little hope for the road map
By Andrew Stephen - 12 May 13:00

Tony Blair and John Howard, the Australian PM, may take the Middle East road map seriously, but Bush

How America helped the Mafia
By Hilary Clarke - 12 May 13:00

This summer marks the 60th anniversary of the liberation of Sicily. Nobody wants a party. Why?

A profound dishonesty
By Staff blogger - 12 May 13:00

Somewhere, lying around conquered Iraq, are stocks of mustard gas, nerve gas, anthrax and botulinum toxin, plus numbers of Scud missiles, gas centrifuges for uranium enrichment and mobile biological warfare factories.

Abraham Lincoln was a notable syphilis sufferer
Pain and shame - the triumph of the pox
By Deborah Hayden - 12 May 13:00

Sars is but the latest epidemic to plague mankind. Syphilis has been around for 500 years, has claimed famous victims, and now threatens a comeback.

Mafia don or martyr?
By Mark Almond - 12 May 13:00

Was Serbia's prime minister murdered because of his politics or his underworld activities?

John Pilger remembers a courageous campaigner
By John Pilger - 12 May 13:00

The tall, ruddy-faced man opened my door and said: "I'm Jim Howard. Where do I start?" So began the