John Pilger: Brainwashing the polite, professional and British way
By John Pilger - 23 June 12:06

In Britain as in America, the object of training professionals in everything from banking to the media is to produce a class of “managers” who instinctively muffle dissent — even if no one tells them to do so.

Leader: A global big society
By Rowan Williams - 23 June 10:56

While we're on the subject of building resourcefulness and well-being, it is worth noting that many people are beginning to argue that a vision committed to empowering local politics in the UK needs a counterpart in the arena

Exclusive — Rowan Williams in conversation with William Hague
By Rowan Williams - 17 June 8:25

The Foreign Secretary believes Britain abroad must temper idealism with pragmatism. The Archbishop o

Leader: Stop preaching, Bono
By Staff blogger - 16 June 9:00

The U2 singer calls for governments to spend more on foreign aid while minimising his tax bill.

A plan to teach the world
By Gordon Brown - 15 June 9:06

The epidemic of youth unemployment is betraying the promise of globalisation – but it doesn’t need t

Exclusive — The Archbishop of Canterbury in conversation with William Hague
By New Statesman - 08 June 16:08

Rowan Williams has interviewed the Foreign Secretary for this week's New Statesman.

Dangerous holiday liaisons
By Alice Miles - 26 May 13:13

The beheading of a British woman in Tenerife was shocking, but we Brits are too preoccupied with biz

The Week So Far
By Staff blogger - 26 May 13:04

1. Africa

Why I signed the WikiLeaks NDA
By Becky Hogge - 16 May 17:06

Becky Hogge offers some thoughts on the WikiLeaks gagging order story.

Osama Bin Laden: A Timeline
By Sophie Elmhirst - 12 May 13:31

10 March 1957 Born in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, only child of the businessman Mohammed Bin Laden by Alia Ghanem (later "Hamida"), his tenth wife.

Muslim grievances, popular royalty and why I was wrong about 9/11
By Peter Wilby - 12 May 13:31

Osama Bin Laden was a fool and a failure, and he was lucky that George W Bush, an even bigger fool, made him, for a while, into more than that. Muslims had legitimate grievances.

For Osama, there’s no hope of resurrection
By Olivier Roy - 12 May 13:31

With the killing of Bin Laden in Abbottabad, al-Qaeda is as good as dead. This was never a mass move

Leader: After Bin Laden, it’s time to end this unwinnable war
By Staff blogger - 12 May 13:31

Obama now has the political cover necessary to order an accelerated withdrawal from Afghanistan.

Every day is 9/11, every day is pain
By Donna Marsh O'Connor - 12 May 13:31

Donna Marsh O’Connor lost her daughter in the 11 September 2001 attacks on the World Trade Center. W

No kind of martyr
By Mehdi Hasan - 12 May 13:31

Mehdi Hasan is horrified at the reaction to the killing of Osama by a handful of people in the Musli

The Week so Far
By Staff blogger - 12 May 13:31

1. North America

The Week so Far
By Staff blogger - 12 May 13:28

1. Middle East

Once the protests stop, who will rebuild the Middle East?
By Zamila Bunglawala - 12 May 12:45

British universities need to keep their doors open to Arab students, even if they come from authorit

Osama Bin Laden’s home videos
By Jonathan Derbyshire - 08 May 10:07

Extraordinary tapes released by the Pentagon.

The Week so Far
By Staff blogger - 05 May 11:42

1. Asia

Law, justice and the death of Osama Bin Laden
By David Allen Green - 02 May 18:15

Does it matter if the killing was against the law?

No cap or control system will keep determined immigrants out
By Alice Miles - 27 April 12:45

Alice Miles recounts a chance meeting in Belize with a savvy thirtysomething Bangladeshi. To David C

The Week so Far
By Staff blogger - 27 April 12:44

1. Europe

This heaving planet
By David Attenborough - 27 April 12:25

Half a century ago, the WWF was formed to help save endangered animals. Today, it’s human beings who

The Week So Far
By Staff blogger - 20 April 13:48

1. North America

John Pilger: Julia Gillard leads the march for Anzac in the 51st state
By John Pilger - 20 April 9:32

As Washington releases another wave of terror on a faraway land, the Australian prime minister is reviving the spirit of Gallipoli and preparing her country to play its old role of deputy sheriff to Uncle Sam.

The gentle art of not intruding
By Rory Stewart - 14 April 13:37

With confusion and uncertainty shaking North Africa and the Middle East, the west must learn the lim

What’s new about WikiLeaks?
By Julian Assange - 14 April 13:35

We shouldn’t be surprised by the war on WikiLeaks. The elite have always loathed the radical press,

The Week So Far
By Staff blogger - 14 April 13:32

1. Europe

John Pilger: Westminster warriors untouched by Libya’s suffering and bloodshed
By John Pilger - 08 April 9:06

Cameron's response to events in Libya and Yemen is typical of the UK and US reaction to the Arab revolts — line up new collaborators to protect your big business interests.