Henry Kissinger, once accused of war crimes, is back and working for the Obama adminstration. Is thi
The business and political elite are flying blind. This is the mother of all economic crises. It has
The Chinese are latecomers to space, and desperate to catch up. Two years after shooting down a sate
In the same week the government performed its inelegant U-turn on cannabis drugs research body, the
Into the second week of the ceasefire, Gaza is almost exactly as it was before the war.
Israel must speak to the Palestinians: it is the sole strategy by which Israelis themselves will fin
Peter Tatchell chooses <em>Animal Liberation</em> by Peter Singer
It's too soon for the gleeful realism of this drama about the invasion of Iraq
The UK Chancellor has emerged from a year of upheaval with his reputation intact. He tells New State
Will the new administration in Washington DC usher in a new era when it comes to nuclear weapons? CN
Stem cell research may hold the key to future wonder cures. It is predicted that the market for stem
Sean Carey talks to Daniel Litvin - author of <em>Empires of Profit: Commerce, Conquest and Social R
Winemakers have discovered an upside to global warming
"The war between George W Bush and Osama Bin Laden defeated both of its protagonists," says Gilles K
Every war Israel has waged since 1948 has had the same objective: expulsion of the native people and
It's an old controversy that was reignited this autumn by the remarks of a Nobel Prize judge: is Ame
Miguel doesn't sleep well these days. It's not his conscience - in his view, it was quite reasonable to kill the man who shot him in the head.
"I was taught to return a favour," he says. "It was a small sin."
Viewed from a distance, the events of 2008 will be seen as a particularly dramatic example of the ag
The inclusion in Obama's team of so many figures from the past heralds the continuation of the polic
After 60 years, it’s time to refresh the Universal Declaration of Human Rights to take in the new di
Mahendra Kusuma Wardhana - a former prisoner of conscience - has a personal experience of how much d
It seems absurd that modern day pirates can board and overpower huge tankers and merchant ships and
Observations on democracy
Tax evasion, tax avoidance, money laundering: institutionalised crime is so much part of the global
Community enterprises, with their roots in co-operatives and credit unions, are now emerging as powe
To increase economic parity worldwide, developed countries must live up to their commitments to stre
Britain happily colludes in the great state crimes of other western governments. Take the law lords'
Cannabis farms are being run in suburban houses by organised crime gangs, and staffed by illegally s