Now is the time for a new CND
By Will Self - 27 March 13:00

<b>Will Self<b> calls for a broad coalition to mobilise once again, and expel foreign warmongers fro

Atheists are irrational too
By John Gray - 20 March 12:00

Breaking the Spell: religion as a natural phenomenon

Daniel C Dennett <em>Allen Lane, the Penguin

The new globalisation guru?
By Eric Hobsbawm and Jacques Attali - 13 March 12:00

In the past week Eric Hobsbawm, the pre-eminent historian and avowed communist, debated the role of

Lindsey Hilsum - predicts Iranian cloned sheep
By Lindsey Hilsum - 13 March 12:00

Iran has a fervour for science. Its stem-cell research is nearly as advanced as Britain's

Loose connection
By Madeleine Bunting - 13 March 12:00

The Culture of the New Capitalism

Richard Sennett <em>Yale University Press, 224pp, £14.99</em>

Reality but no reconciliation
By Beatrix Campbell - 13 March 12:00

Observations on truth

NS Essay - 'We envy and admire people who negotiate shorter hours - yet there's an overwhelming suspicion that they are ''skiving off'''
By Viv Groskop - 13 March 12:00

The clamour for work-life balance is pitting employee against employee, argues Viv Groskop, but the

'If there had been a little man waving back from Mars, we would have been right there. But there was just a rock'
By Zoe Williams - 13 March 12:00

Have we really lost our enthusiasm for space, or are we simply waiting for the discovery of some pro

That Oxford demo: where was the left?
By Brendan O'Neill - 06 March 12:00

Observations on animal tests. By <strong>Brendan O'Neill</strong>

The biofuel con
By Sue Branford - 06 March 12:00

Observations on energy

Meet the Darbyshires (obviously)
By Kathryn Corrick - 06 March 12:00

Observations on blogging

NS Essay - 'If we did anything questionable in the war, we should have the maturity to admit it and learn from it'
By A C Grayling - 27 February 12:00

The area bombing of civilians by the Allies in the lead-up to 1945 went beyond the limits of a just

Savaged by a dead cow
By Kathryn Corrick - 20 February 12:00

Observations on the internet

Karl, China needs you
By Isabel Hilton - 20 February 12:00

Just when it seemed it was all over for Marx, the Chinese Communist Party has had a spectacular chan

The American scene
By John Sutherland - 13 February 12:00

The FBI may have a new surveillance tool that can monitor even your thoughts -

Ladies' man
By Brian Cathcart - 06 February 12:00

J D Bernal: the sage of science

Andrew Brown <em>Oxford University Press, 562pp, £25</em>


Diary - Richard Dawkins
By Richard Dawkins - 30 January 12:00

Unfortunately, Ofsted gave a rave review to Tony Blair's pet city academy in Gateshead, whose head o

A wrong turning in space
By Robin McKie - 23 January 12:00

Twenty years on from Challenger, the whole space shuttle project remains a disaster

What did the squatters do for us?
By Nick Cohen - 23 January 12:00

Their primal-screaming, Trotskyist, free-love solution to a 1970s housing problem has a message for

The media column - Peter Wilby counts pervs
By Peter Wilby - 23 January 12:00

The press can just about tolerate successful and clever women, and quite likes earth mothers, but it

Driving innovation forward<br />
By Staff blogger - 16 January 12:00

A round-table discussion<br />

Analyse this
By Sebastian Harcombe - 16 January 12:00

Museums - Even now, Freud's couch has the power to bring buried memories to the surface, finds Sebas

NS Profile - Zygmunt Bauman
By Nicholas Fearn - 16 January 12:00

His concerns are consumerism, modernity and power. To some he is the greatest living sociologist. An

Technohype bites back
By David Cox - 09 January 12:00

Does your quad-band, polyphonic camphone make you feel slightly sick? It should. Our addiction to po