In praise of the cash economy
By Sean Carey - 29 October 13:27

<a href="">Young Foundation</a> Fellow Sean Carey argues that some

No wonder the world is angry
By Dominic Byrne - 26 October 11:59

The demands of the workplace are squeezing our sleep to such an extent people are increasingly turni

Close to the border
By Martin Fletcher - 25 October 13:00

Observations on Turkey

Trees of life and death
By Tom Farrell - 25 October 13:00

The palmyras of Sri Lanka's Northern Province are symbolic of the region's troubles

A country at war
By Ziauddin Sardar - 25 October 13:00

In the wake of the assassination of Benazir Bhutto we revisit our October special on Pakistan in whi

Tribal troubles
By Rageh Omaar - 25 October 1:00

Rageh Omaar reports from the wild borderlands of Waziristan

'There was no Armenian genocide'
By Orhan Tung - 23 October 11:04

The Turkish Embassy's Orhan Tung responds to the <a href="">

The 'desecration' of Cyprus
By Brian Coleman - 22 October 12:34

Brian Coleman on Northern Cyprus, the treatment of Orthodox churches and why the government promotes

The great bore of the people
By Lindsey Hilsum - 18 October 13:00

The Chinese economy is like a runaway horse - the government is torn between trying to rein it back,

No room at the inn
By Sam Alexandroni - 18 October 13:00

In a remote corner of Yemen, Sam Alexandroni discovers the hotels are filled with "secret people"

Escaping Guantanamo
By Stephen Armstrong - 18 October 13:00

Riz Ahmed has played one of the Tipton Three and the brother of a suicide bomber. Now he'd really li

Into the mix
By Amit Chaudhuri - 18 October 13:00

Embarking on a music project, Amit Chaudhuri was determined to avoid tired clichés about east and we

Time to recognise the Armenian genocide
By Vahe Gabrielyan - 12 October 17:03

The Armenian ambassador to Britain on why he believes, nearly a century on, Turkey should admit to a

Make love, not war
By Leora Lightwoman - 11 October 16:40

In her final blog, Leora Lightwoman explains the relevance of Tantra, and takes us through her perso

The surreal deal
By Hannah Davies - 11 October 1:00

<strong>Manchán’s Travels: a Journey Through India</strong>

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Silent witness
By Jonathan Gharraie - 11 October 1:00

<strong>Japan: Through the Looking-Glass</strong>

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The history of Tantra
By Leora Lightwoman - 10 October 15:52

Leora Lightwoman explains how Tantra evolved into its present day form

Tantra, sexual energy and desire
By Leora Lightwoman - 09 October 13:49

We desire things because we perceive ourselves to be separate from them. Tantric mediations focus on

What is Tantra?
By Leora Lightwoman - 08 October 12:33

In her introductory piece, Leora Lightwoman reveals the secret to transcending the physical...

Why Burma was crushed
By Lindsey Hilsum - 04 October 13:00

As Burmese pro-democracy activists are rounded up, the west looks to China to intervene. We are fail

My last conversation with Aung San Suu Kyi
By John Pilger - 04 October 13:00

John Pilger recalls the last time he met with Burmese opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi

When the war was lost
By Chris Sands - 04 October 13:00

Observations on Afghanistan

Britain boasts that it is winning the Good War, but six years on the

Burma - free and socialist
By Dorothy Woodman - 04 October 13:00

<strong>Taken from The <em>New Statesman</em> 28 February 1948</strong>

We are winning the propaganda war
By Marcus Brogden - 04 October 1:00

Marcus Brogden talks to the veteran activist Aung Zaw who says though the military junta has clamped

Labour's 'patchy' content
By Andrew Mitchell - 03 October 16:44

The government needs to be radically more open and transparent about aid spending, writes Shadow Int

Burma: sanctions are not the solution
By Dafydd Hugh - 02 October 18:39's coverage of the Burma uprising continues. In this eyewitness report Dafydd Hugh a

Why the king must go
By Billy Briggs - 27 September 13:00

In an exclusive interview, Billy Briggs talks to the Maoist commander who may soon determine his cou

Burma's hour of need
By Sholto Byrnes - 27 September 13:00

Fine words are not enough. The international community must find a coherent strategy to deal with th

Cambodia reborn
By Kenneth Morgan - 27 September 13:00

Kenneth Morgan discovers a land that has escaped its turbulent past and is on the brink of a resurge

Lifting the veil on the Islamic catwalk
By Ziauddin Sardar - 27 September 13:00

Our own Shazia Mirza has become an icon of Islamic fashion thanks to a style that combines fashion,