John Pilger gives the curiously silent David Hare a piece of his mind
By John Pilger - 29 July 13:00

David Hare and other writers who enjoy a public platform should listen to Desmond Tutu: "Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter."

How British law detains the innocent
By Nick Cohen - 29 July 13:00

In the greatest secrecy, Arabs are being held in London's most secure prison. Neither you nor they a

A subaltern or a general?
By John Lloyd - 22 July 13:00

European leaders are as uneasy as their citizens about their role vis-a-vis the US. Soon, they must

The first cause
By Richard Gott - 22 July 13:00

Why Do People Hate America?

Ziauddin Sardar and Merryl Wyn Davies <em>Icon Books, 231pp, £7.99</em

The sweet voice of reason
By Scott Lucas - 22 July 13:00

Joe Klein's mission is to kick sense into Europe. By <strong>Scott Lucas</strong> and <strong>Barbar

Living la vida loca
By Peter Conrad - 22 July 13:00

Spain has always signified release, irresponsibility and sensuality to the composers of northern Eur

A kindergarten for murderers
By Amos Oz - 22 July 13:00

Observations on the Middle East

America - Andrew Stephen on turmoil in capitalism's heartland
By Andrew Stephen - 22 July 13:00

In the heartland of capitalism, the captains of industry have now fallen below lawyers and even jour

Mark Thomas fails to envy America
By Mark Thomas - 22 July 13:00

Britain's anti-Americanism is blamed on jealousy. This must mean we want the highest obesity rate in

NS Essay - When the forests go, shall we be alone?
By John Gray - 22 July 13:00

Some scientists think that, as it destroys other species, humanity will leave the age of mammals for

America - Andrew Stephen finds Americans too smug
By Andrew Stephen - 15 July 13:00

Americans truly believe in the manifest destiny of their country. "In God We Trust", it says on thei

Books, lies and videotapes
By Johann Hari - 15 July 13:00

In Yorba Linda, California, only the Nixon-lovers can hear you scream, as they buy gifts and even ge

John Pilger on 9/11 and a not-so-free press
By John Pilger - 15 July 13:00

"Freedom of the press" is a phrase that sounds well. But in the world of George W Bush and Enron, the press is not as free as you'd think.

Power - but not to the people
By Nick Paton Walsh - 15 July 13:00

Russians pray that their neighbours pay their electricity bills: thanks to Soviet wiring, if one get

Self-assessment, warts and all
By Ziauddin Sardar - 15 July 13:00

Observations on Arabs

A Mandela for the Palestinians
By Charles Glass - 15 July 13:00

Observations on the Middle East

Fascisme doux
By Anna Somers Cocks - 15 July 13:00

Middle East conflicts - Anna Somers Cocks rebuffs allegations that a report on Israeli cultural dest

The mother of all battles
By Parminder Vir - 08 July 13:00

Until women emerge from the shadows, the conflicts of the Islamic world will not be resolved, argues

The extinction of species and why it matters more than you think
By Mark Buchanan - 08 July 13:00

It's a small world: take anybody else on earth, and you are probably linked through six acquaintance

The wild bunch
By Nicholas Fearn - 08 July 13:00

To Catch a Tartar: notes from the Caucasus

Chris Bird <em>John Murray, 315pp, £17.99</em>


America, with relish, spits on Britain
By John Lloyd - 08 July 13:00

As far as the US right is concerned, new Labour is now on a par with other whingeing Europeans. Time

The unlimited dream company
By J G Ballard - 08 July 13:00

Hollywood makes adolescents of us all and provides the role models for the world's top leaders

America - Andrew Stephen finds dishonesty everywhere
By Andrew Stephen - 08 July 13:00

From the builder who diddles his subcontractors to the chief executive who inflates his company's pr

We wish to inform you that . . .
By Jon Silverman - 08 July 13:00

Broadcasting - Jon Silverman on why the BBC's attempt to overhaul the media in Rwanda failed

The burden of the present
By Charles Leonard - 01 July 13:00

As racial tensions rise in South Africa, music has become the site of a nation's struggle for cultur

America - Andrew Stephen feels the rising heat
By Andrew Stephen - 01 July 13:00

Arizona burns while, in Alaska, the roads sag and the forests die. Dramatic climate change is hittin

The rebels with raging hormones
By Helena Smith - 01 July 13:00

"In Iran," said the businessman, "we do everything - sex, drugs and rock'n'roll. It's just that we d

NS Essay - Globalisation: now the good news
By Charles Leadbeater - 01 July 13:00

Pessimists of left and right agree: we are a degenerate society, betrayed by our lust for change and

A "half dead" PM finds new friends
By John Elliott - 01 July 13:00

Observations on India

John Pilger on Israel and the media: how news reports compound confusion
By John Pilger - 01 July 13:00

If you got your news only from the television, you would have no idea of the roots of the Middle Eastern conflict.