President Bush has declared a War on Hormones and is set to do battle with every teenage erection, s
Colin Powell, the loyal soldier, stays at his post but is now totally isolated within the Bush admin
Justin Webster meets Hugo Chavez, the in-out-in ruler of Venezuela, and finds he still fears for his
In Italy, France, Venezuela, Argentina, the Netherlands, the big issues are being fought through mar
Observations - Lindsey Hilsum reporting the Middle East
Iraq's streets are full of people buying and selling goods from all over the world. Sanctions have f
In California, a man stole a few kids' videotapes from his local Kmart. Now the US Supreme Court wil
On the eve of his weird re-election as president of France, upending Jean-Marie Le Pen's Front National, Jacques Chirac publicly thanked millions of street demonstrators. Action in the street, said a grateful Chirac, had shown that "France will forever be France".
Those who voted for Le Pen belong to a generation which, in the words of one writer, "knows that ple
US intelligence firmly suggests that there is no link between al-Qaeda and Iraq, but the hawks, igno
Enron has had repercussions across the globe. In Dabhol, India, where the company's bullying tactics led to its being criticised by Human Rights Watch and Amnesty International, I imagine the odd bitter laugh was heard.
What a shambles "homeland security" is becoming here.
So much for the Third Way. This supposedly forward-looking political philosophy - with its long, abstract nouns, its obeisances to the free market, its technocratic arrogance, its contempt for old social democratic values and policies - has been found out.
Last month, I wrote about Venezuela, pointing out that little had been reported in this country about the achievements of Hugo Chavez and the threat to his reforming government from the usual alliance of a corrupt local elite and the United States.
France's electoral system, a Gaullist relic, was an accident waiting to happen. It has turned politi
Lindsey Hilsumreports from Jenin, and finds each side ready with its mythic version of events
Jason Cowley finds that New York has only half recovered from the trauma of 11 September.
Was 11 September actually the work of the CIA? Why is no plane visible on photos taken seconds befor
Once, we all knew where we stood on people's uprisings. But as Venezuela shows, you can't trust them
The more you go into Kissinger's record, the stronger the case for a prosecution. So why is he feted
India has become ungovernable. But who cares? Good government might threaten the elite. John Elliott
The things people will do in politics.
Afghanistan's rulers are waging the wrong drug war
<em>Middle East War</em> - Is Blair backing Arafat or Sharon? Or does he just want to please Bush? J
Empire is no longer a dirty word: it is now a respectable debating point among thinkers and politici