Pro-capitalists hate the arms trade, too
By Samuel Brittan - 22 September 13:00

Samuel Brittan, a defender of competitive markets, supports the protests against selling weapons. Th

Oil rolls back the former Soviet borders
By Maurice Walsh - 15 September 13:00

Control of Azerbaijan's vast oil resources has long been an American ambition. Now, after years of c

Who owns the world?
By Andrew Simms - 15 September 13:00

Everything - from land, water and plant seeds to folk stories and football results - can now be clai

America - Andrew Stephen hears carbon dioxide emissions are harmless
By Andrew Stephen - 08 September 13:00

America produces 23 per cent of the world's carbon dioxide, and the glaciers in a Montana national p

NS Essay - "Power failures reveal a deep truth: the earth's resources are irrevocably finite"
By John Gray - 08 September 13:00

We like to believe that growth can go on for ever and that the western way of life can be replicated

We sell arms to Saddam's friends
By Gideon Burrows - 08 September 13:00

While Syria is accused of being a danger to the world, the Ministry of Defence invites its generals

The citizens of nowhere
By Paul Kingsnorth - 01 September 13:00

A global middle class - rootless, urban, technocratic, materialistic - is emerging. It exists in eve

Stay cool, and heat up the planet
By Dan Rosenheck - 01 September 13:00

The answer to this summer's heatwave? Air-conditioning - a way of life in the US, but rare in France

Thousands die: mustn't grumble!
By David Edwards and David Cromwell - 01 September 13:00

Observations on global warming and the media

Darcus Howe finds nothing at carnival to lift his spirits
By Darcus Howe - 01 September 13:00

More than two centuries after the liberation of slaves, we sink into despair and stupidity

Blueprint for a screwed-up world
By Simon Retallack - 25 August 13:00

An international summit in Cancun next month could transfer even more power from democratic governme

WMDs: the biggest lie of all
By Dan Rosenheck - 25 August 13:00

Chemical and biological weapons are a red herring. They are banned because they provide low-cost def

Darcus Howe reveals the truth about Uganda's Asians
By Darcus Howe - 25 August 13:00

When Amin expelled Asians, we treated them as we now treat asylum-seekers

The hidden people
By Alex Stephens - 18 August 13:00

Illegal immigrants in Norfolk take on the jobs no one else will do. One of them tells his story to A

Sod this for a game of soldiers
By Mark Metcalf - 18 August 13:00

Observations on the army

America - Andrew Stephen offers advice on hand luggage
By Andrew Stephen - 18 August 13:00

Since 11 September 2001, we've all got used to tight airport security, but now every single piece of

A conflict of views
By Jenny Matthews - 18 August 13:00

Photography - Jenny Matthews on the inevitable censorship and bias in documenting war

Blunkett's uncivilised act
By Richard Dunston - 11 August 13:00

Observations on asylum-seekers

The heat is on
By Tony Grayling - 11 August 13:00

Observations on global warming

NS Essay - 'Bush and Blair deceived us about the reasons for going to war, but they deceived themselves about its impact on Iraq'
By John Gray - 04 August 13:00

Policing a collapsed state is a potentially interminable business and to turn to the UN for salvatio

War on truth: how the media colludes with American foreign policy lies
By John Pilger - 04 August 13:00

The White House sets the tone and the media echo a line that celebrates the victimhood of the invaders.

America - Andrew Stephen anticipates the undoing of Bush
By Andrew Stephen - 04 August 13:00

Bush insisted on taking the credit for his "axis of evil" soundbite. But he's less keen on taking re

Bad air
By Michael Barrett - 28 July 13:00

The Miraculous Fever Tree: malaria, medicine and the cure that changed the world

Fiammetta Rocco

Can we trust our rulers ever to tell the truth?
By Stephen Davis - 28 July 13:00

It was the great lie of the first Gulf war: that flight BA 149 to Kuwait City, from which civilians

Mark Thomas can't wait to hear Archer's freedom story
By Mark Thomas - 28 July 13:00

I can't wait to hear Archer's own version of how he gained his freedom, which will probably involve

The right way and the Indian way
By Salil Tripathi - 21 July 13:00

Who has written off poor-country debts and now lends to the IMF? Salil Tripathi on an economic mirac

Stop worrying, just interact
By David Nicholson-Lord - 21 July 13:00

Observations on population

We need a new coalition of the willing
By Staff blogger - 14 July 13:00

It is a measure of our collective guilt about developing countries, and of our desperation to find good deeds in a wicked world, that we so readily detect "breakthroughs" in the fight against poverty: the millennium development goals, the debt cancellation initiatives, the trade rounds, even glo

John Pilger insists that all governments lie - even ours
By John Pilger - 07 July 13:00

Unless we apply the lesson "all governments are liars" to our own leaders, British fighter jets and TCP will continue to be shipped abroad.

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