By Ian Bremmer - 11 June 8:00
There are three big unfolding geopolitical stories: China’s rise, Middle East turmoil and the redesign of Europe. The three countries with most to lose from these trends are Britain, Japan and Israel. This is not a G7, G8 or a G20 world. This is the era o
By Sarah Baxter - 10 June 16:50
While the ANC has spent years bravely resisting apartheid, it has no experience of government. Sarah Baxter assesses the problems facing Nelson Mandela in power.
By Assed Baig - 10 June 15:30
It is now the responsibility of the left to support the Syrian people, but be critical friends, remaining true to their principles.
By Laurie Penny - 10 June 12:50
Expose injustice and pay the price.
By Lauren Hersh - 10 June 9:26
It's time to listen to the real experts, says Lauren Hersh.
By Nicky Woolf - 09 June 21:24
The whistleblower who leaked Top Secret documents to the <em>Guardian</em> about NSA domestic spying practices has revealed himself to be 29-year-old Edward Snowden, a former CIA employee.
By Christine Haigh - 07 June 17:30
The real causes of hunger are inequality of wealth and power, not a lack of big business. So the G8 leaders should abandon their efforts to promote the corporate takeover of African agriculture, and instead support the demands of the African farmers’ grou
By Nicky Woolf - 07 June 15:04
The <em>Guardian</em>'s stories of the last two days are the highest-level US leaks since the Pentagon Papers.
By Nicky Woolf - 06 June 14:19
The President is caught riding rough-shod over privacy for the second time in a month.
By Laurie Penny - 06 June 11:22
A lot of bad books have been written about Occupy, too, and what saves this from being one of them is its perspective.
By Matthew Collin - 06 June 9:31
An interview with Pussy Riot's Yekaterina Samutsevich.
By Martin Plaut - 06 June 9:12
The British are certainly in the dock today, but so are the Kenyan authorities.
By Helen Lewis - 05 June 10:54
Somehow I don’t think I’ll get many takers for my next Faeces Are A Feminist Issue rally.
By Cori Crider - 05 June 10:26
"I will go back at this," the President claimed. But when? While he wrings his hands and blames Congress, men who have been denied justice are protesting in the only way they can - refusing to eat.
By Ece Temelkuran - 03 June 11:53
What began in an Istanbul park has tapped in to years of grievances.
By Philip Maughan - 30 May 12:20
An interview with New Republic literary editor Leon Wieseltier, winner of the US$1m Dan David Prize, on critical standards in a technological age, slowing the march of Big Data and Barack Obama's moral vanity.
By Hedley Twidle - 30 May 10:59
A decade after his last African travelogue, Dark Star Safari, Paul Theroux picks up where he left off. “What am I doing here?” begins to appear as a refrain. I began asking it, too: “What are you doing here, Paul? Why are you making me rehearse this done
By Julie Bindel - 30 May 10:46
Fleeing Syria does not always protect women from sexual violence.
By Nicky Woolf - 30 May 9:15
Governor Chris Christie's cosy relationship with Obama could turn and bite him in the Primaries.
By Fiona Sampson - 30 May 9:09
A journey to the troubled heart of the Balkans.
By Celluloid Liberation Front - 29 May 11:12
The Celluloid Liberation Front speak to the Italian literary collective Wu Ming, whose work draws readers in to exchange, sharing and confrontation.
By Ellie Mae O'Hagan - 28 May 11:03
Activists are finding renewed hope in the emergence of a grassroots left-wing movement called the Patriotic March.
By Martin Plaut - 25 May 12:09
Martin Plaut asks how a body with so much hope can have done so little?
By Glosswitch - 25 May 11:42
Glosswitch has always had a love for all things German, so she's happy to learn that everyone else agrees.
By Matt Hill - 24 May 8:28
If you want the bottom line about why William Hague and other dignitaries are in Israel for sham talks about peace, look at the bottom line.
By Mark Mazower - 19 May 9:32
The certainties that sustained notions of European unity and social solidarity are collapsing. The financial structures that formed the foundations of old Europe have warped and are destroying it. So, where next?
By Nicky Woolf - 17 May 9:36
In just a couple of days, Obama's government machine had managed to inflame both their political opponents and the press to apoplexy, writes Nicky Woolf.
By Irna Qureshi - 15 May 17:33
My mother and I both married men from Pakistan. Both marriages ended in divorce, but their circumstances and our attitudes towards them could not have been more different: it is a sign of how much has changed.