Bush or Kerry? No difference
By John Pilger - 08 March 12:00

The man who, after Super Tuesday, is all but certain to become the Democrats' candidate for presiden

The nation wants a daddy, not a bud
By Richard Reeves - 08 March 12:00

Observations on the US presidential elections

Bush's martyrs
By Michael Lind - 01 March 12:00

Michael Lind reveals who is really fighting in Iraq: southerners who, unlike the secularised Puritan

America - Andrew Stephen forecasts a struggle for Nader
By Andrew Stephen - 01 March 12:00

The Democrats see Ralph Nader as nothing but a spoiler. Howard Dean has pleaded with people not to v

Don't delay on welcoming the new EU migrants
By Dhananjayan Sriskandarajah - 23 February 12:00

Tony Blair should hold his nerve. Far from regarding EU enlargement on 1 May as a threat - because it will allow unrestricted access to migrants from the new member states - the UK should see it as an opportunity.

Leader with the iron fist and the big heart
By Isabel Hilton - 23 February 12:00

Colombia's neoliberal president has used the military to take control of large areas. But the guerri

Great sushi, shame about the election
By John Kampfner - 23 February 12:00

John Kampfner in Moscow finds mega malls on the horizon and some of Europe's most fashionable bars a

John Pilger reports from Syndey on the race riots
By John Pilger - 23 February 12:00

Epidemics of disease ravage Aboriginal communities in Australia as they did the slums of 19th-centur

The judge fails to stay bought
By Mark Almond - 23 February 12:00

The corrupt president is backed only by the old and poor. In Lithuania, that's a lot of people

America - Andrew Stephen finds a new angle to the Kerry affair
By Andrew Stephen - 23 February 12:00

John Kerry's campaign seems about to be dogged by the issue of womanising, but to read a truly inter

Mark Thomas fears a US invasion of Wales
By Mark Thomas - 16 February 12:00

If water has become a scarce resource, then the Americans will invade Wales and the PM will defend t

Wings of desire
By Andrew Billen - 16 February 12:00

Television - An anachronistic vision of Reagan-era America fails to convert Andrew Billen

Politics - John Kampfner finds diplomacy is back in fashion
By John Kampfner - 16 February 12:00

A brief era of history is over. Diplomacy, compromise and moral relativism are back in fashion. That

Cry land, cry freedom
By Bryan Rostron - 16 February 12:00

Some lived in Georgian double-storey houses. But during apartheid's heyday, they all had to leave be

NS Profile - Paul Krugman
By Janet Bush - 16 February 12:00

Hailed as the Emile Zola of our time, he has burst from academic obscurity to become Bush's greatest

The movie star and the lapdog
By James B Goodno - 16 February 12:00

Observations on Philippines

Those WMDs - Botox, not war, determines the election
By Andrew Stephen - 09 February 12:00

In the US, the issue of Saddam's non-existent weapons has not caused the ructions it has in Britain.

Astrologers would be as good as the spooks
By Staff blogger - 09 February 12:00

How did they get it so wrong? It is now clear that the British and US governments perpetrated the most monstrous fraud on their peoples when they put the case for war in Iraq. No matter how much Tony Blair twists and turns, the truth was almost the opposite of what he and George Bush stated.

"Traitor" will get a rich retirement
By Ziauddin Sardar - 09 February 12:00

Observations on Pakistan's nuclear scandal

John Pilger argues that Gilligan was an exception
By John Pilger - 09 February 12:00

The war correspondent James Cameron was smeared as a "dupe of communism". "When they call you a dupe

Mark Thomas - finds Indians who won't drink Coke
By Mark Thomas - 02 February 12:00

In India, pressures on the water supply created by a Coca-Cola plant have caused wells to dry up. Is

The Hutton report - How a judge let Blair off
By John Kampfner - 02 February 12:00

To Hutton, there was no case to answer: a grubby journalist had impugned the PM's integrity. But thi

NS Special Report - A law that fails to catch Mugabe is pointless
By Peter Tatchell - 26 January 12:00

It's OK to assassinate dictators, but not to prosecute them, finds Peter Tatchell

Why Iowa shouts for John Kerry
By Edward Miliband - 26 January 12:00

Observations on the US primaries

NS Special Report - The hunt for a murderer
By Russ Baker - 26 January 12:00

At Christmas, Bosnian Serbs were thrilled to get a text message greeting from Radovan Karadzic. But

America - Andrew Stephen hears the State of the Union address
By Andrew Stephen - 26 January 12:00

The State of the Union address, the first foray of Election 2004, inevitably ended with God, who Bus

NS Special Report - The conflict the west always ignores
By Lindsey Hilsum - 26 January 12:00

Russian policy in Chechnya is breeding terrorists

NS Special Report - The killing fields
By Robert Skidelsky - 26 January 12:00

Changes in the character of war partially account for the mass murders of the past century. But the

When it's foolish to go scuba diving
By Nic Fleming - 26 January 12:00

Observations on the war on terrorism

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