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

Charm offensive. An intimate account of the run-up to the war in Iraq reveals the cynicism at the heart of No 10, writes Clare Short
By Clare Short - 21 July 13:00

30 Days: a month at the heart of Blair's war

Peter Stothard <em>HarperCollins, 244pp, £8.99</em>

How Lula put Blair to shame
By Jenni Russell - 21 July 13:00

Observations on leadership

The right way and the Indian way
By Salil Tripathi - 21 July 13:00

Who has written off poor-country debts and now lends to the IMF? Salil Tripathi on an economic mirac

The last executions in Baghdad
By Lindsey Hilsum - 21 July 13:00

Saddam's regime murdered those it feared, to the very end. Lindsey Hilsum listens to the victims' fa

A nation above the law
By Joel Bennathan - 21 July 13:00

Observations on Guantanamo Bay

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

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

Unless we apply the lesson "all governments are liars" to our own leaders, British fighter jets and TCP will continue to be shipped abroad.

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

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

Sidney Blumenthal <em>Viking, 822p

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

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

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: John Pilger on the familiarity of US tactics in Iraq
By John Pilger - 23 June 13:00

Once more, we hear that America is being "sucked into a quagmire". 

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

Observations on US power

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

Observations on Hilary Clinton

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

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

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

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