Why nasty guys rule and nice guys let them
By Colin Tudge - 11 August 13:00

Even democracies are invariably led by the hawks in society. But we have evolved to help each other and work co-operatively, so doves will triumph in the end.

Will you be my Friendster?
By Dan Rosenheck - 04 August 13:00

Observations on the internet

Greenland surveys its icy options
By Ed Butler - 28 July 13:00

The choice is stark. The Inuit homeland can be a missile defence base or lose its Danish subsidy

A charming despot
By Terry Eagleton - 28 July 13:00

Stalin: the court of the Red Tsar

Simon Sebag Montefiore <em>Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 693pp, £25</em

Mr Blair, you're no Clem Attlee
By Francis Beckett - 28 July 13:00

Francis Beckett compares a government that made a revolution with one that merely tinkers

Will universities agree to change?
By Dan Rosenheck - 28 July 13:00

Observations on A-levels

Elysian fields
By Richard Cork - 28 July 13:00

Art - Richard Cork is seduced by old visions of paradise, serpents and all

An anatomy of ideas
By Michael Sims - 28 July 13:00

From Raphael's Three Graces to Star Wars, cultural representations of the human body owe more to nat

The time of fear
By Jason Cowley - 21 July 13:00

Visions of apocalypse, once confined to science fiction, now dominate mainstream films and novels. T

Great thinkers of our time - Martha Nussbaum
By Richard Reeves - 14 July 13:00

Richard Reeves on Martha Nussbaum

Great thinkers of our time - John Maynard Smith
By Marek Kohn - 14 July 13:00

Marek Kohn on John Maynard-Smith

Great thinkers of our time - Maulana Sayyid Abul-Ala Maududi
By Staff blogger - 14 July 13:00

<strong>Ziauddin Sardar</strong> on Maulana Sayyid Abul-Ala Maududi

Great thinkers of our time - E O Wilson
By John Gray - 14 July 13:00

John Gray on E O Wilson

Great thinkers of our time - Antonio Negri
By Katharine Ainger - 14 July 13:00

Katharine Ainger on Antonio Negri

Great thinkers of our time - Noam Chomsky
By Staff blogger - 14 July 13:00

<strong>Neil Clark</strong> on Noam Chomsky

Great Thinkers - James Lovelock
By Mary Midgley - 14 July 13:00

Mary Midgley on James Lovelock

Great thinkers of our time - Jean Baudrillard
By Andrew Hussey - 14 July 13:00

Andrew Hussey on Jean Baudrillard

Great thinkers of our time - Peter Singer
By Nicholas Fearn - 14 July 13:00

Nicholas Fearn on Peter Singer

12 Great thinkers of our time
By Jason Cowley - 14 July 13:00

James Lovelock, E O wilson, Martha Nussbaum, Li Hongzhi, Peter Singer, Noam Chomsky, Maulana Sayyid

Andrea Dworkin on Kate Millett: Sexual Politics
By Andrea Dworkin - 14 July 13:00

Andrea Dworkin on Kate Millett, part of the New Statesman's Great Thinkers series.

Great thinkers of our time - Master Li Hongzhi
By Isabel Hilton - 14 July 13:00

Isabel Hilton on Master Li Hongzhi

Great thinkers of our time - Jacques Derrida
By Terry Eagleton - 14 July 13:00

Terry Eagletonon Jacques Derrida

NS Essay - There is a character missing from the cast of political life: the public intellectual
By Richard Reeves - 07 July 13:00

Academics write in peculiar language for specialist peers; think-tanks are slaves to corporate fundi

Special report 3 - The city that forever resists the rational
By Will Self - 07 July 13:00

Since it burst its stone banks in medieval times, London has defied central planners. Only Margaret

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

No wiser and no better informed
By Matthew Taylor - 30 June 13:00

No wiser and no better informed

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

The man who demanded a recount
By Jason Cowley - 30 June 13:00

A vegetarian, cycle-riding opponent of Nato: Bjorn Lomborg was as green and as left as they come. Th

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

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

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