It's later than you think
By Mark Lynas - 30 June 13:00

Mark Lynas has seen the results of man-made climate change across five continents. Only urgent actio

Mark Thomas offers advice to Iraqi protesters
By Mark Thomas - 30 June 13:00

Perhaps the Iraqis right now are offering their WMDs to al-Qaeda, in the south London style: "Don't

Warning: drugs cost the earth
By Tom Burke - 30 June 13:00

If you want to do your bit for the environment, stop snorting and stop inhaling, advises Tom Burke

Give pessimists the benefit of the doubt
By Staff blogger - 30 June 13:00

One of the curiosities of our arguments over the environment is how often those who deny the damage manage to portray themselves as victims: big corporations inhibited from making an honest profit, caring politicians prevented from helping the hungry (see Katharine Ainger, page 22), lonely acade

"Kindly tell our agonies to your scientists . . ."
By Katharine Ainger - 30 June 13:00

"Kindly tell our agonies to your scientists . . ."

Bush will trade only with friends
By Luke Peterson - 23 June 13:00

Observations on US power

Croatia, but not UK, stands firm
By Joel Bennathan - 23 June 13:00

Observations on US power

Secrets, lies and yellow cake
By Thomas Powers - 16 June 13:00

Whatever is now discovered in Iraq, it is unlikely to include 30,000 warheads and four chemical muni

Lobbyists wait in vain
By Gideon Burrows - 09 June 13:00

Observations on the G8 summit

Far from home, they toil to buy a fridge for Mama
By Jeremy Seabrook - 09 June 13:00

For some countries, the money sent home by migrants comes to as much as a quarter of national income

The curse of black gold
By Nick Cohen - 02 June 13:00

Oil is bad news for a country: far from bringing prosperity, it is the harbinger of poverty, malnutr

A new book by Mark Curtis reveals the lies behind Britain's foreign policy
By John Pilger - 26 May 13:00

The official version is that Britain's foreign policy is basically benevolent: that it promotes democracy.

NS Profile - The Israeli Settlements
By Anton La Guardia - 26 May 13:00

Two decades ago, settlers tried to stop the peace treaty with Egypt; now the fate of the ''road map'

Blair was told it would be illegal to occupy Iraq
By John Kampfner - 26 May 13:00

John Kampfner reveals that the Attorney General warned the PM nearly two months ago that, without a

So who does Bush bomb now?
By Staff blogger - 19 May 13:00

America and Britain have invaded two countries suspected of harbouring and encouraging terrorism, and effected regime change in both, killing many thousands of people in the process.

Poor old me
By Carmen Callil - 19 May 13:00

Giving up the Ghost: a memoir

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Chirac, the poor person's friend
By Gideon Burrows - 19 May 13:00

Observations on the G8 summit

Mark Thomas has had enough of the SWP
By Mark Thomas - 19 May 13:00

The anti-war movement suffered from the dominance of the SWP: its main interest was in recruiting mo

Abraham Lincoln was a notable syphilis sufferer
Pain and shame - the triumph of the pox
By Deborah Hayden - 12 May 13:00

Sars is but the latest epidemic to plague mankind. Syphilis has been around for 500 years, has claimed famous victims, and now threatens a comeback.

We're all in a lather again
By Malcolm Clark - 05 May 13:00

Observations on Sars

Mark Thomas considers the new laws on arms sales
By Mark Thomas - 05 May 13:00

As promised, Labour has legislated for greater controls on arms sales. But there are still plenty of

The Brits really are superior
By Richard Dowden - 28 April 13:00

Richard Dowden explains why the American forces, which operate like the German army and gear everyth

Apocalypse probably postponed
By Theodore Dalrymple - 28 April 13:00

Theodore Dalrymple advises that we still have more to fear from flu and heart disease than from Sars

Too much grief and death
By Lindsey Hilsum - 21 April 13:00

Lindsey Hilsum, in her Baghdad diary of the last days of the war, records how one terror succeeded a

The aid agencies fear collateral damage
By Gideon Burrows - 21 April 13:00

The aid agencies fear collateral damage

Our strange friends in the south
By Richard Dowden - 21 April 13:00

Only four African countries supported the war, and their leaders all have a taste for invading their

Now here is a man we can talk to
By Annette MacKenzie - 21 April 13:00

Why do we hear so little nowadays about Gaddafi? He was once the biggest rogue of all. Annette MacKe