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."
In the greatest secrecy, Arabs are being held in London's most secure prison. Neither you nor they a
European leaders are as uneasy as their citizens about their role vis-a-vis the US. Soon, they must
Why Do People Hate America?
Ziauddin Sardar and Merryl Wyn Davies <em>Icon Books, 231pp, £7.99</em
Joe Klein's mission is to kick sense into Europe. By <strong>Scott Lucas</strong> and <strong>Barbar
Spain has always signified release, irresponsibility and sensuality to the composers of northern Eur
In the heartland of capitalism, the captains of industry have now fallen below lawyers and even jour
Britain's anti-Americanism is blamed on jealousy. This must mean we want the highest obesity rate in
Some scientists think that, as it destroys other species, humanity will leave the age of mammals for
Americans truly believe in the manifest destiny of their country. "In God We Trust", it says on thei
In Yorba Linda, California, only the Nixon-lovers can hear you scream, as they buy gifts and even ge
"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.
Russians pray that their neighbours pay their electricity bills: thanks to Soviet wiring, if one get
Observations on the Middle East
Middle East conflicts - Anna Somers Cocks rebuffs allegations that a report on Israeli cultural dest
Until women emerge from the shadows, the conflicts of the Islamic world will not be resolved, argues
It's a small world: take anybody else on earth, and you are probably linked through six acquaintance
To Catch a Tartar: notes from the Caucasus
Chris Bird <em>John Murray, 315pp, £17.99</em>
As far as the US right is concerned, new Labour is now on a par with other whingeing Europeans. Time
Hollywood makes adolescents of us all and provides the role models for the world's top leaders
From the builder who diddles his subcontractors to the chief executive who inflates his company's pr
Broadcasting - Jon Silverman on why the BBC's attempt to overhaul the media in Rwanda failed
As racial tensions rise in South Africa, music has become the site of a nation's struggle for cultur
Arizona burns while, in Alaska, the roads sag and the forests die. Dramatic climate change is hittin
"In Iran," said the businessman, "we do everything - sex, drugs and rock'n'roll. It's just that we d
Pessimists of left and right agree: we are a degenerate society, betrayed by our lust for change and
If you got your news only from the television, you would have no idea of the roots of the Middle Eastern conflict.