Blair's Africa victory: why John Pilger isn't celebrating
By John Pilger - 27 June 13:00

Tony Blair's "vision for Africa" is about as patronising and exploitative as a stage full of white people.

One country bent on change
By Simon Hooper - 20 June 13:00

Despite its name, La Paz is rarely peaceful these days.

Latin America rises up
By Isabel Hilton - 20 June 13:00

While Bush pursues his global mission, big changes are happening in his own backyard. A region Washi

Goodbye to all that
By Anton La Guardia - 20 June 13:00

What will Israel leave behind as it quits the Gaza Strip? Anton La Guardia on the demolition dilemma

Farm subsidies that starve the world
By Staff blogger - 20 June 13:00

In Ghana's Katanga Valley, the staple food is rice. This comes as no surprise, given that the fields for miles around are paddies. Look a little further and the sacks piled high on village walls sport an American flag.

World view - Michela Wrong sees sense in ex-politicians
By Michela Wrong - 20 June 13:00

Listening to Robert McNamara these days, you have to wonder why politicians start to talk sense only

Mark Thomas looks closely at his wristband
By Mark Thomas - 20 June 13:00

US foreign aid programmes give more back to the giver than to the needy and help ailing armies shoot

Darcus Howe
By Darcus Howe - 13 June 13:00

A politician chooses jail and tips Trinidad towards all-out racial civil war

G8 protest: how far should you go?
By Richard Gott - 13 June 13:00

From the Sixties going back to the suffragettes and the Levellers, Britain has a long history of reb

Schroder pulls the rip cord
By Roger Boyes - 13 June 13:00

Observations on Germany

Trident: the done deal
By Robert Fox - 13 June 13:00

While country, party and parliament wonder whether Britain needs nukes at all, Blair and Brown have

America - Andrew Stephen suffers a summit anti-climax
By Andrew Stephen - 13 June 13:00

The myth of the special relationship between the US and Britain, as shown by the Blair-Bush love-in,

World view - Lindsey Hilsum measures the cost of US aid
By Lindsey Hilsum - 13 June 13:00

Evangelical hardliners have gained such a stranglehold on US policy in the developing world that som

No . . . to boule and Pastis
By Mark Leonard - 06 June 13:00

Europe - Don't write the obituaries yet. A new France could put Britain on the sidelines

NS Essay - 'From Churchill to Macmillan on to Thatcher and Blair, British leaders have encouraged the idea that we can still be a global player. It is a fantasy'
By John Gray - 06 June 13:00

New Labour prides itself on "thinking the unthinkable", but its policies are still guided by the sta

Interview - Jose Manuel Barroso
By John Kampfner - 06 June 13:00

Europe - The self-confessed friend of Tony who must now pick up the pieces. Jose Manuel Barroso inte

Mark Thomas watches aid money go down the drain
By Mark Thomas - 06 June 13:00

Africa may as well stick up an enormous sign saying "Clearance sale. Everything must go", as an enti

A triumph of the right
By David Lawday - 06 June 13:00

Europe - The paradox of France's stunning No vote is that, while it leaves Chirac a lame duck, it da

World view - Bronwen Maddox calls time on Iran
By Bronwen Maddox - 06 June 13:00

Iran has agreed to put its nuclear weapons plans on ice until August. But then what?

Politics - Cathy Newman sees past the bickering has-beens
By Cathy Newman - 06 June 13:00

Blair may want to delay his departure until he is satisfied he has left his mark, but the Chancellor

Real Aid: an agenda for making aid work is an extraordinary, damning report
By John Pilger - 30 May 13:00

A new book shows that the workings of foreign aid in Cambodia are a sham. John Pilger reviews.

NS Essay -'If Beethoven had been subject to the EU working hours limit he wouldn't have got further than the Fourth Symphony'
By Richard Reeves - 30 May 13:00

Britons see work as more central to their lives than other Europeans - and this is assumed to be a b

America - Andrew Stephen nails the Newsweek myth
By Andrew Stephen - 30 May 13:00

We think we know the story: <em>Newsweek</em> reported - wrongly - that copies of the Koran were flu

The war before the war
By Michael Smith - 30 May 13:00

Britain and the US carried out a secret bombing campaign against Iraq months before the tanks went o

Politics - Adam Boulton warns Blair about "abroad"
By Adam Boulton - 30 May 13:00

Blair has been told by the Americans that if he wants progress on aid and climate change, or support

Has the EU reached breaking point?
By Staff blogger - 30 May 13:00

Could the European Union collapse? The question, dismissed a few years ago as the stirrings of Europhobic fantasists, is now pertinent. National governments across the continent are struggling for authority and credibility. Econ-omies are struggling for growth and dynamism.

There is no point in escaping any more
By Nick Cohen - 23 May 13:00

Europe once offered a route to the good life for dowdy Brits. As we contemplate a referendum, perhap

Israel's other war
By Daphna Baram - 23 May 13:00

The socialist foundations of the Jewish state are facing their final destruction

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