Did Dubbya rig the election?
By Michael Meacher - 29 November 12:00

Michael Meacher smells something fishy in Bush's return to office. The evidence of fraud is not yet

People power? Or George power?
By Mark Almond - 29 November 12:00

Observations on Ukraine

Bring back the city state
By James Crabtree - 29 November 12:00

Observations on hunting (2)

World view - Michela Wrong
By Michela Wrong - 22 November 12:00

Everyone is confident about Kenya's future - yet, close-up, the ingredients are there for the same M

The new internationalism
By James Purnell - 22 November 12:00

America will be the world's sole superpower for only a few more years. Let's get ready

The law chief who bowed to Blair
By John Kampfner - 22 November 12:00

EXCLUSIVE: The <em>NS</em> reveals how, on the eve of the Iraq invasion, Tony Blair and George Bush

A nation in search of an identity
By Maureen Freely - 22 November 12:00

Turkey appears to be moving eastwards and westwards at the same time. But is it really possible to i

America - Andrew Stephen warns that "Condi" is bad news
By Andrew Stephen - 22 November 12:00

The appointments of a woman who failed to heed intelligence warnings about 9/11 and of a man who too

World view - Lindsey Hilsum reports from Fallujah
By Lindsey Hilsum - 22 November 12:00

If the US truly believes that the way to beat the insurgents is to destroy towns, much of central an

Culture wars
By Cristina Odone - 15 November 12:00

Moral majority politics, which helped sweep Bush to victory, are coming here. Muslims, conservative

The left needs its own moral values
By Staff blogger - 15 November 12:00

The transatlantic divide, it seems, has never been wider. To many Britons, the Americans who voted for George W Bush are as alien as the followers of Iranian ayatollahs.

Iraq: without media questioning, the unthinkable becomes normal
By John Pilger - 15 November 12:00

Mainstream media speak as if Fallujah were populated only by foreign "insurgents". In fact, women and children are being killed.

Bush faces trade sanctions
By Andrew Simms - 15 November 12:00

Observations on global warming

The boy genius behind Bush
By Andrew Stephen - 15 November 12:00

Don't attribute the Republican triumph to the voters' moral values. Credit instead Karl Rove, an exp

A failure of American liberalism
By Staff blogger - 08 November 12:00

That President George W Bush should indeed win re-election says even more depressing things about America's mood than did his first election in 2000.

Arafat long ago lost his allure among his people
By Graham Usher - 08 November 12:00

On 1 November a 16-year-old Palestinian detonated himself in Tel Aviv. In the bloody annals of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict it was a lesser carnage: three Israelis were killed, and roughly 30 wounded.

Bleak morning in America
By Andrew Stephen - 08 November 12:00

Bush's handlers are likely to move him further to the right. Do not expect compromise or magnanimity

Politics - Blairites celebrate to soon
By John Kampfner - 08 November 12:00

For a brief spell, those at No 10 could allow themselves to let down their guard and show what they

NS Essay - The left must open up more clear water between itself and its opponents
By Anthony Giddens - 01 November 12:00

Why are social-democrat parties in such trouble in so many European countries? Have they been too qu

Blair ruins the French dream
By David Lawday - 01 November 12:00

With Britain at its heart, the EU isn't what it once was - and now France is just as vitriolic about

On the brink of another crisis
By Andrew Stephen - 01 November 12:00

There is a more than even chance that this US election will be as close as the last. If it is, 30,00

As the election closes in, John Pilger denounces Americanism
By John Pilger - 01 November 12:00

"Anti-Americanism" has long been a pejorative, used to denigrate critics of an imperial system. But criticism of the country's policies is vital.

America - God, gays and guns
By Robert Reich - 25 October 13:00

The divided nation - This presidential election, like all those of the past half-century, is a battl

Not in God's name
By Francis Beckett - 25 October 13:00

Francis Beckett on religion and politics

Why a Kerry victory matters so much
By Staff blogger - 25 October 13:00

Those who think a John Kerry presidency would lead to an era of sweetness and light in US foreign policy are surely wrong.

America - How toxic George hurts his pal Tony
By John Kampfner - 25 October 13:00

The London connection - If Bush falls, Downing Street fears, more damaging details about the UK's r

America - The European dream
By Lindsey Hilsum - 25 October 13:00

Foreign policy - Hopes that Kerry, with his fluent French, will take a more multilateral approach, a

America - Through an electoral fog
By Andrew Stephen - 25 October 13:00

The next four years - Bush campaigns on his fitness to command the war on terror, not on policies. B

Strong beliefs
By Staff blogger - 25 October 13:00

Religious leaders and academics offer their views on the place of religion in contemporary politics

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