World view - Lindsey Hilsum wonders what Jack Straw does<br />
By Lindsey Hilsum - 16 May 13:00

What does the British Foreign Secretary actually do? In Iran, Palestine, Africa and elsewhere, it is

This time, please put Britain first
By Andrew Stephen - 09 May 13:00

Election: the future - Andrew Stephen on Britain and America

Now for an even newer world order
By Michael Meacher - 09 May 13:00

Election: the future - world views. Michael Meacher on oil and the rise of China

Chronicles of deaths foretold
By Michela Wrong - 09 May 13:00

Election 2005: the future - Michela Wrong on Africa

World view - Lindsey Hilsum explains why history won't go away
By Lindsey Hilsum - 02 May 13:00

The age of instant news has shortened our attention span, and blinded us to the pressing historical

America - Andrew Stephen smells White House corruption
By Andrew Stephen - 25 April 13:00

Strident, crass and sanctimonious, the scandal-ridden Tom DeLay, Republican leader of the House of R

John Pilger - on Blair's forgotten victims
By John Pilger - 25 April 13:00

Election: the outrage - By voting for Blair, you will walk over the corpses of at least 100,000 peop

World view - Lindsey Hilsum pities a post-Mugabe Zimbabwe
By Lindsey Hilsum - 18 April 13:00

Dictators always ensure that what follows their rule will be worse. After Mugabe dies, South Africa

America - Andrew Stephen reveals how Bush nobbled the press
By Andrew Stephen - 18 April 13:00

The new style of government here involves paying journalists and broadcasters to mention Bush polici

Faith invaders
By Cristina Odone - 18 April 13:00

As Britain's culture wars grow in intensity, and abortion and artistic freedom become hot issues, Cr

It worked for Bush
By Steve Morgan - 18 April 13:00

The Republican strategy was to get conservative voters to the polls by exploiting their "anger point

Mint tea with the terrorists
By Stephen Grey - 11 April 13:00

Under US law, it is an offence to give any "aid or counsel" to groups such as Hamas or Hezbollah. Bu

Blood of innocents on his hands
By Michela Wrong - 11 April 13:00

Pope John Paul II helped keep the continent of Africa disease-ridden, famished and disastrously unde

NS Profile - Middle England
By Joe Moran - 28 March 13:00

This land of Polo mint-suckers and Sunday car-washers, it is said, will decide who wins the election

Inside Islam's ''terror schools''
By William Dalrymple - 28 March 13:00

Madrasas are Islamic colleges accused by the US of incubating terrorism and the attacks of 9/11. Fro

John Pilger names the real killers in Columbia
By John Pilger - 21 March 12:00

The UK government finds it convenient to blame Colombia's huge murder rate on the drugs trade. The r

World view - Lindsey Hilsum predicts good times for Arab clerics
By Lindsey Hilsum - 21 March 12:00

Perhaps the Muslim world has to go through a new Islamist phase as the result of democratic change -

America - Andrew Stephen reveals Gerry Adams's mistake
By Andrew Stephen - 21 March 12:00

Gerry Adams, once lauded as a man with a "delightful laugh", has burned his boats in Washington. Per

To save Africa we must listen to it
By Richard Dowden - 14 March 12:00

Africa special: the big picture - Their fault or our fault? The blame game doesn't help. More import

America - Andrew Stephen fears wine drinkers will beat him up
By Andrew Stephen - 14 March 12:00

The new US ambassador to the UN, who once claimed Cuba was developing germ warfare, believes that th

The new tragedy of the commons
By Camilla Toulmin - 14 March 12:00

Africa special: land -The enclosures are coming as the rich grab land that poor people have farmed f

The future is to follow China
By Moeletsi Mbeki - 14 March 12:00

Africa special: trade - Foreign-owned companies operating in Africa and the rural poor are victims o

America - Andrew Stephen watches Hillary get into gear
By Andrew Stephen - 07 March 12:00

I can now say with some certainty that Hillary Clinton will run for the presidency in 2008 - and my

John Pilger kebabs the Tonier-than-thou club
By John Pilger - 07 March 12:00

Those who regard themselves as commissars of the respectable, moral, liberal class do not convey to

World view - Lindsey Hilsum fills a vacancy in the axis of evil
By Lindsey Hilsum - 07 March 12:00

There is a vacancy in the axis of evil, and the real threat to Syria therefore comes, not from Leban

What Mandy did next
By Barbara Gunnell - 28 February 12:00

Fair trade special - Will the new EU trade commissioner give poor countries a fairer chance to sell

Can free trade be fair trade?
By Martin Vander Weyer - 28 February 12:00

Fair trade special - It's unfair when poor countries can't sell their goods here. It's also unfair t

World view - Lindsey Hilsum warns that old wars can bite back
By Lindsey Hilsum - 21 February 12:00

The murders in Lebanon and Somalia show that wars we thought we could forget are still simmering awa

America - Andrew Stephen now knows what George W knew
By Andrew Stephen - 21 February 12:00

Newly released papers show the extent of the warnings to Bush before 9/11

Condoleezza Rice
By Bonnie Greer - 21 February 12:00

The US Secretary of State is the most powerful black woman since the Queen of Sheba, writes Bonnie G