Politics - John Kampfner on a Third Way think-in (so 1990s!)
By John Kampfner - 14 July 13:00

As he meets other Third Way leaders (but don't call them that, it's so 1990s), Blair will struggle t

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

Katharine Ainger on Antonio Negri

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

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

Isabel Hilton on Master Li Hongzhi

An Africa that Bush won't see
By Sebastian Skeaping - 14 July 13:00

In Nairobi's slums, you walk in waist-high puddles. But you won't find a drop to drink. By Sebastian

America - Andrew Stephen explains why Bush fears Liberia
By Andrew Stephen - 14 July 13:00

A tale of nation-building - or how a tiny, impoverished West African state became such a threat that

Up close and impersonal
By Stryker McGuire - 07 July 13:00

The Clinton Wars: an insider's account of the White House years

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The lessons we can learn from Rwanda
By Clare Short - 07 July 13:00

Our obsession with fighting terrorism is creating dangerously weakened states. The consequences for

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

Unless we apply the lesson "all governments are liars" to our own leaders, British fighter jets and

Is George Bush the new Bob Geldof?
By Katharine Ainger - 30 June 13:00

The president of the US says he wants to feed the world. The only thing stopping him is Europe's att

America - Andrew Stephen fears America's plans for Iran
By Andrew Stephen - 30 June 13:00

As far as Iraq is concerned, a majority of Americans believe the US has been there, done that. They

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

A vision of sincere ambition
By Helena Smith - 23 June 13:00

Observations on Hilary Clinton

America - Andrew Stephen on how Americans don't need facts
By Andrew Stephen - 23 June 13:00

Although no weapons of mass destruction have been found, 41 per cent of Americans think they have. W

Bush's Vietnam
By John Pilger - 23 June 13:00

Once more, we hear that America is being "sucked into a quagmire". The rapacious adventures in Iraq

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

Observations on US power

Mark Thomas asks if the WMDs were in a flat-pack
By Mark Thomas - 16 June 13:00

Maybe Saddam had his WMDs in a flat-pack. Maybe he had the instructions spread all over the palace f

How Clare Short fired me
By Ivor Gaber - 16 June 13:00

Observations on international development

Brown's armlock is tighter than ever
By John Kampfner - 16 June 13:00

Now there will be a review before an assessment before a referendum. Entry to the single currency st

How to stop America
By George Monbiot - 09 June 13:00

George Monbiot launches the Chartist movement of the 21st century: a manifesto for a world in which

Male rape, the latest weapon for Mugabe's men
By Geoff Hill - 09 June 13:00

Male rape, the latest weapon for Mugabe's men

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

Observations on the G8 summit

Let's turn off Mugabe's lights
By Peter Tatchell - 09 June 13:00

The best way to bring Zimbabwe's regime to its knees is for South Africa to cut its electricity supp

Another act of poodledom?
By Joel Bennathan - 09 June 13:00

Observations on Britain and the US

To war over a bald patch
By Hilary Clarke - 09 June 13:00

In Berlusconi's Italy, prudent journalists cover up the premier's deficiencies, reports Hilary Clark

It wasn't just Blair; the media also duped us

It wasn't just Blair; the media also duped us

Power to the people, not to Brussels
By Staff blogger - 02 June 13:00

The momentum of the European Union, even when it was a mere community dedicated to free trade, was always towards greater centralisation. This was not just because of the political ideals and ambitions of its founders.

America - Andrew Stephen sees the hawks circling over Iran
By Andrew Stephen - 02 June 13:00

Washington hawks have turned their attention to Iran - accusing it of producing weapons of mass dest

America - Andrew Stephen on American impatience with Iraq
By Andrew Stephen - 26 May 13:00

The Pentagon has wrested control of postwar Iraq from the State Department, just as it took control

NS Essay - 'The main Continental European powers will no longer jump to attention and salute when Washington blows the trumpet'
By David Marquand - 26 May 13:00

The world cannot tolerate a lawless hegemon. It needs an alternative pole of power. But thanks to To

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