NS Essay - Globalisation: now the good news
By Charles Leadbeater - 01 July 13:00

Pessimists of left and right agree: we are a degenerate society, betrayed by our lust for change and

A "half dead" PM finds new friends
By John Elliott - 01 July 13:00

Observations on India

America - Andrew Stephen feels the rising heat
By Andrew Stephen - 01 July 13:00

Arizona burns while, in Alaska, the roads sag and the forests die. Dramatic climate change is hittin

A bitter pill
By Stephen Howe - 24 June 13:00

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Where informers are patriots
By Martin Bright - 24 June 13:00

Observations on the war against terrorism

America - Andrew Stephen tracks America's overseas aid
By Andrew Stephen - 24 June 13:00

The US thinks it is fantastically generous with overseas aid. But even after Bush's big increase, it

Did the IMF cause a famine?
By Barbara Gunnell - 24 June 13:00

Malawi faces starvation - after, it seems, heeding western advice on managing food stocks

A silent majority finds its voice
By Richard Gott - 24 June 13:00

Venezuela's hidden people - the majority who are of Indian or black descent - have found a champion

The royals' revenge
By John Lloyd - 24 June 13:00

John Lloyd reveals the full story of the funeral of the Queen's mother and how, to the fury of three

Mandela defies a complacent elite
By Tim Luckhurst - 17 June 13:00

Observations on Scottish justice

Right turn?
By John Lloyd - 17 June 13:00

Observations on politics

NS Essay - The anti-imperialism of fools
By Mick Hume - 17 June 13:00

Western leftists find themselves in strange company when it comes to the Middle East. Are they reall

America - Andrew Stephen sees new spin in a US arrest
By Andrew Stephen - 17 June 13:00

The announcement of a supposed terrorist's arrest, after a fortnight of public feuding between the F

Tony Blair's surprising ally
By David Lawday - 17 June 13:00

Has the Third Way at last found a soulmate across the Channel? David Lawday reports from Paris

The hand of history beckons
By John Kampfner - 17 June 13:00

One day next winter, the great moment will come: Gordon Brown will give the Treasury's verdict on th

Thinking the unthinkable
By Philip Kerr - 10 June 13:00

Can we imagine a nuclear war? The novelist Philip Kerr returns to an invented scenario that now seem

The case for the undecided
By Staff blogger - 10 June 13:00

The evidence that the Palestinians in the West Bank and Gaza live under intolerable conditions, which deserve some comparisons to the conditions suffered by people under colonial overlords or under the South African apartheid system, is overwhelming.

The holy name of liberty
By Arundhati Roy - 10 June 13:00

With each battle cry against Pakistan, India inflicts a wound on herself. As nationalism becomes syn

Lula and Elisa reach for power
By John Lloyd - 10 June 13:00

While the left is beating a retreat in western Europe, it is gaining ground in Latin America. But, o

Mark Thomas on why the Turks are popular at No. 10
By Mark Thomas - 10 June 13:00

New Labour backs the Turks over the Kurds because Turkey is the Richard Desmond of the British arms

NS Essay - Fighting the spectre of the far right
By Godfrey Hodgson - 10 June 13:00

Populist politicians who hold government in contempt and raise the alarm about "outsiders" can be st

America - Andrew Stephen on stupid American intelligence
By Andrew Stephen - 10 June 13:00

In the whole US intelligence shambles, only a single woman FBI agent emerges with any credit. Take a

John Pilger sees Israel denying its past
By John Pilger - 03 June 13:00

Ethnic cleansing attended the birth of Israel but, more than 50 years later, the country is still in

Flames clinging to a torched village
By Kamila Shamsie - 03 June 13:00

India talks of terrorism, and the world listens. But the Kashmiris have tens of thousands dead, and

NS Profile - Pakistani dictators
By Tariq Ali - 03 June 13:00

Musharraf swapped his uniform for a turban - the latest in a long line of generals who pretend to be

Left turn
By Neil Clark - 03 June 13:00

Observations on Hungary

Mark Thomas searches for buried truths in Tanzania
By Mark Thomas - 27 May 13:00

Were more than 50 Tanzanian miners buried alive? The mine owners deny it, but local people claim the

Into the darkness
By John Elliott - 27 May 13:00

India says Pakistan backs terrorism, but now it is charged with supporting terrorism itself

At last, a few chinks in the Bush armour
By Andrew Stephen - 27 May 13:00

Normal political service is resumed. The row over what the president knew before 11 September has tu

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