By dramatising events in comic-book form, Joe Sacco's Palestine exposes the fantasy of the Israeli o
A bus driver went off his route to avoid traffic and joked that he was taking the passengers to the
Horatio Clare tries being an Adventurous Traveller in famine-stricken Ethiopia, but decides that he
Three countries are currently targets for western opprobrium: Iraq, North Korea and Zimbabwe. It is no doubt a tiresome, left cliche that the present state of all three owes much to foreign and particularly western imperialism; but cliches often happen to be true.
Unskilled migrants depress the wages of unskilled natives. But if we allow entry only to the highly
Brazil's president says he'll attempt the impossible in this, one of the world's most unequal societ
Christina Lamb meets Britain's lone crusader in the Arab world, trying to win hearts and minds: he's
In France, an intellectual has caused a furore by denouncing his fellow leftists for covertly reacti
Keep away from Guyana, where my friend was given a pistol as an act of welcome
In Cape Town, Steven Berkoff finds the blacks smiling and all too eager to offer help. Just don't me
Two years ago a project set up by the men who now surround George W Bush said what America needed wa
George Soros recalls how the writings of Karl Popper were the formative influence on his life, and a
At some point in 2003, barring miracles, there will be war with Iraq. As every day passes, the impossibility of the task facing the UN weapons inspectors - to prove a negative - becomes clearer.
Mandela's successor is under fire from his allies, particularly in the unions. He calls them ultra-l
As Africa faces the worst humanitarian crisis in decades, westerners have grown cynical and no longe
When their husbands die, devout Indian women make the pilgrimage to Vrindavan, where they will pray
Just under two years ago, Jack Straw believed that Iraq's security forces were even-handed and just.
Film - Philip Kerr discovers magic in Peru, but fails to fall under Harry Potter's latest spell
Charter schools and vouchers were supposed to be the magic bullets to improve education. But nobody
At home, they are regarded as outdated dreamers; abroad, as accomplices in war crimes. They face a b
With the world in turmoil, tourists will have to realise that to carry on partying or trying to "fin
The pressure is on to dump civil liberties. Incredible as it may seem to us, Tony Blair is accused b
The Winter War
William R Trotter <em>Aurum Press, 283pp, £18.99</em>
Nick Cohen reveals the astonishing details of how a little-noticed international agreement could und
Art - Ned Denny on how the Aztecs shocked the mind into an awareness of divinity
The new Department of Homeland Security will become a monstrous bureaucracy; it's the biggest change
. . . or so says the right-wing writer Andrew Sullivan. And he has a point. Does the western left re
Terror on the Tube and plans to invade Iraq are just the beginning. Industrialisation, it was though
The government is trying to alarm you about terrorist attacks just as the weapons inspectors go into
The ship sinks, the oil spills, the bandwagon rolls. The environmental lobbyists, sniffing a surge of donations, fall over themselves to predict ecological disaster. Fishermen, sniffing compensation, gaze stonily out to sea, lamenting that all is lost.