The NS Interview: Helen Clark, head of the UN Development Programme
By Jon Bernstein - 14 January 17:28

“I had more power before but I’ve got more influence now”

Weekly Briefing
By Staff blogger - 29 December 7:25

Pakistan: coalition

John Pilger on why we should project, rather than abuse, Julian Assange
By John Pilger - 15 December 12:34

“Guardians of women’s rights” in the British liberal press have rushed to condemn the WikiLeaks founder; but John Pilger argues we should protect him.

The Film Interview: John Pilger
By Daniel Trilling - 10 December 13:50

How journalists help to promote war - and what can be done to stop it.

New markets, new rules
By Alex Preston - 09 December 7:11

Fifa’s decision about the 2018 World Cup showed that it takes a new kind of guts to do business toda

American bullies and leggy Russians
By Peter Wilby - 09 December 7:11

Washington clamps down on the leader of WikiLeaks, spy paranoia in London, to Oldham for a by-electi

Saved by the cell
By Deborah MacKenzie - 02 December 9:22

Two recent cases show the progress being made by stem-cell researchers – but their work is still und

Weekly Briefing
By Staff blogger - 25 November 7:25

Koreas: conflict

The 2010 International Religious Freedom Report
By Sholto Byrnes - 18 November 10:20

Nothing for Europe to crow about.

Weekly Briefing
By Staff blogger - 04 November 7:17

US: midterms

Russia and the US: friends at last?
By Ursula Donnelly - 01 November 11:44

The former rivals form a politically symbolic alliance over a shared problem: Afghanistan.

Does the world really want a credible United Nations?
By Sholto Byrnes - 29 October 16:40

No more mediocrities for the post of secretary general would be a good start.

Weekly Briefing
By Staff blogger - 28 October 8:21

Indonesia: disasters

Weekly Briefing
By Staff blogger - 14 October 8:17

Chile: rescue

Ignoble reactions to the Nobel Peace Prize
By Sholto Byrnes - 12 October 11:32

Not everyone is pleased Liu Xiaobo is this year's laureate

Liu Xiaobo wins Nobel Peace Prize
By Caroline Crampton - 08 October 11:46

Jailed Chinese pro-democracy activist is honoured in spite of Beijing's criticisms

Weekly Briefing
By Staff blogger - 07 October 8:09

Nigeria: lead poisoning

50 People Who Matter 2010 | 43. Amartya Sen
By New Statesman - 27 September 14:26

Conscience teacher.

50 People Who Matter 2010 | 32. Stephen McIntyre
By New Statesman - 27 September 14:00

Climategate keeper.

The man with the world on his shoulders
By Ian Williams - 27 September 12:04

The UN secretary general, Ban Ki-moon, talks to Ian Williams about his critics, Israel and the chall

Weekly Briefing
By Staff blogger - 24 September 12:35

West Bank: freeze

The NS Interview: Bjørn Lomborg
By Sophie Elmhirst - 24 September 12:05

“I didn’t want to be the gay guy who talks about the environment”.

50 People Who Matter 2010 | 12. David Petraeus
By Mehdi Hasan - 21 September 11:53

General knowledge.

50 People Who Matter 2010 | 21. Osama bin Laden
By New Statesman - 21 September 11:51


John Pilger on the new sporting culture: C’mon, time to rebrand your life!
By John Pilger - 16 September 8:09

Sport today seems obsessed with image, repackaging, pursuing profit. What ever happened to the sport of Bobby Moore's day?

Is Trident New Labour’s shibboleth?
By Alex Holland - 10 September 12:39

Fear of a return to the 1980s has prevented an open debate on nuclear weapons.

John Pilger: Washington is flying the flag and faking the news on Iraq
By John Pilger - 02 September 0:53

Loud noises from Washington about a US pull-out from Iraq are a poor disguise for America’s determination to control.