Will they ever understand?
By Katharine Ainger - 22 September 13:00

To the ministers and corporate lobbyists at the WTO summit in Cancun, the suicide of a Korean farmer

One man went to war
By John Kampfner - 22 September 13:00

John Kampfner reveals for the first time the full story of how Blair committed Britain to invade Ira

Charlie Whelan says . . .
By Charlie Whelan - 22 September 13:00

Don't believe it - "Swedish euro vote won't change UK policy"

Now French intellectuals love America
By David Lawday - 22 September 13:00

Contrary as always, the philosophers and literati of France have decided that they should stick up f

The peasants beyond the walls
By Katharine Ainger - 15 September 13:00

Observations on Cancun

America - Andrew Stephen on Bush's U-turn
By Andrew Stephen - 15 September 13:00

With support for Bush slipping because of the Iraq mess, electoral considerations now dictate foreig

John Pilger wants to put Blair in the dock
By John Pilger - 15 September 13:00

While we are allowed to read internal e-mails in Whitehall, we can't see the traffic between Blair a

A conspiracy too far?
By Paul Kingsnorth - 15 September 13:00

Paul Kingsnorth finds Michael Meacher unrepentant, while his green friends fear he has helped their

Why the world needs social democracy
By Staff blogger - 15 September 13:00

As you read this, the world's trade ministers meet in Cancun, Mexico, supposedly to hammer out a better deal for the world's poor. Ignore the bromides that will undoubtedly emerge. Ignore any claims of breakthroughs and promises of a new era.

There is no alternative to Arafat
By Amos Oz - 15 September 13:00

Israelis cannot select Mother Teresa as the Palestinian leader. Sharon has to accept reality, argues

An elite in search of a new people
By Tom de Castella - 08 September 13:00

Observations on Sweden and the Euro

We sell arms to Saddam's friends
By Gideon Burrows - 08 September 13:00

While Syria is accused of being a danger to the world, the Ministry of Defence invites its generals

Everybody has got it wrong about my country
By Liz McGregor - 01 September 13:00

Even the left, which invested too much ideological hope in South Africa, sees it as a land of crime

Can a bridge calm troubled water?
By Salil Tripathi - 01 September 13:00

Observations on Bosnia

America - Andrew Stephen weighs Arnie's electoral chances
By Andrew Stephen - 01 September 13:00

Can Arnold Schwarzenegger really become the next governor of California? Don't write him off: rememb

History revised
By Stephen Howe - 25 August 13:00

Politicide: Ariel Sharon's war against the Palestinians

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Darcus Howe reveals the truth about Uganda's Asians
By Darcus Howe - 25 August 13:00

When Amin expelled Asians, we treated them as we now treat asylum-seekers

What Bush can learn from the Romans
By Tom Holland - 25 August 13:00

A republic founded on high ideals of liberty becomes a great world power and then drifts into empire

Baghdad burns while London spins
By Staff blogger - 25 August 13:00

The real action is in Baghdad, not at the Hutton inquiry in London. It is there that the case made for the war in Iraq crumbles by the day.

Meet-up at the White House?
By Edward Miliband - 25 August 13:00

All of a sudden, the anti-war Howard Dean looks a serious candidate for US president

WMDs: the biggest lie of all
By Dan Rosenheck - 25 August 13:00

Chemical and biological weapons are a red herring. They are banned because they provide low-cost def

The launch of a new jihad
By Tim Lambon - 25 August 13:00

Observations on Iraq

John Pilger investigates US plans for mini-nukes
By John Pilger - 18 August 13:00

With the United States spoiling for further fights across the globe and prepared to consider the dep

Politics - John Kampfner on the ramifications of Blair's demise
By John Kampfner - 11 August 13:00

In Europe and America, people are considering the "when" rather than the "if" of Blair's eventual de

NS Essay - 'Bush and Blair deceived us about the reasons for going to war, but they deceived themselves about its impact on Iraq'
By John Gray - 04 August 13:00

Policing a collapsed state is a potentially interminable business and to turn to the UN for salvatio

War on truth
By John Pilger - 04 August 13:00

The White House sets the tone and the media echo a line that celebrates the victimhood of the invade

America - Andrew Stephen anticipates the undoing of Bush
By Andrew Stephen - 04 August 13:00

Bush insisted on taking the credit for his "axis of evil" soundbite. But he's less keen on taking re

Dance, sing and eat for peace
By Rachel Shabi - 28 July 13:00

Observations on the middle east

The cover-up
By Staff blogger - 28 July 13:00

David Kelly's death is an event waiting for a conspiracy theory, just like the assassination of President Kennedy and the Paris car crash that killed the Princess of Wales.

America - Andrew Stephen tots up Bush's campaign funds
By Andrew Stephen - 28 July 13:00

As the campaign for his re-election gets under way, Boy George is raising so much money that the Dem

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