Shoulder to shoulder
By Clare Short - 05 January 12:00

Hug Them Close: Blair, Clinton, Bush and the "special relationship"

Peter Riddell <em>Politico's,

America - Andrew Stephen feels sorry for Rush Limbaugh
By Andrew Stephen - 05 January 12:00

Only a very cruel country would make a drug addict the target of derision, even when the addict happ

God and Mammon mingle in the mall
By Andrew Stephen - 15 December 12:00

The beginning of the religious festival of Advent in America coincides with the biggest and most fre

NS Essay 4 - The US has rogue leaders, but that does not make it a rogue state
By Jennifer Rankin - 15 December 12:00

America has plenty to answer for, but the country itself set the standards by which we habitually ju

Why does Bush fear Venezuela?
By Leigh Phillips - 15 December 12:00

It has a democratic president, a moderate social reform programme . . . and rather a lot of oil

America - Andrew Stephen checks out the Democrat hopefuls
By Andrew Stephen - 08 December 12:00

To the alarm of Clintonistas, Howard Dean and Dick Gephardt are fighting an old-style battle for the

Sax and the city
By Richard Cook - 08 December 12:00

Jazz - Richard Cook on a young musician making his mark in Chicago

Your college needs you, Mr Moneybags
By Katharine Hibbert - 08 December 12:00

US graduates are eager donors to their old universities. Is this the answer to Britain's funding cri

Another nice friend for President Bush
By Lindsey Hilsum - 08 December 12:00

Oil could make a tiny African country, plagued by poverty and disease, as rich as Kuwait. But a US-b

Watch out, Tony, you've got a rival!
By Nicholas Woolley - 08 December 12:00

Observations on special relationships

John Pilger has some news for Greg Dyke: the BBC's Iraq coverage is just as bad as the US media's
By John Pilger - 08 December 12:00

When Greg Dyke attacked American television's cheerleading coverage of Iraq, how did he manage to keep a straight face?

A little tiff on the tarmac
By Alec Russell - 01 December 12:00

Observations on the special relationship

America - Andrew Stephen finds little news on US television
By Andrew Stephen - 01 December 12:00

It all started with O J Simpson. Now, the 24-hour news channels find that accusations of celebrity c

Health for export
By Tom Fawthrop - 24 November 12:00

Cuba, though cash-strapped, provides medical training even for students from the US

John Pilger knows when Bush is lying - his lips move
By John Pilger - 24 November 12:00

Blair and Straw dare to suggest that the millions who have rumbled the Bush gang are simply being "fashionably anti-American".

The end of the affair
By David Marquand - 24 November 12:00

The special relationship is outdated. Blair deserves the axe for his Iraq follies, but can escape it

America - Andrew Stephen tries to make sense of Rumsfeld
By Andrew Stephen - 24 November 12:00

Paul Bremer - currently trying to take charge in Baghdad - has a new mission: to hold the lid down o

Northside - Andrew Martin fails to interest New Yorkers in York
By Andrew Martin - 24 November 12:00

"Arsey . . . nal," said the cabby as we inched past toll booths on Brooklyn Bridge

Labour of love
By Barbara Ehrenreich - 24 November 12:00

The Unmaking of the American Working Class

Reg Theriault <em>New Press, 211pp, £15.95</em>

Your tyrant or ours?
By Mark Almond - 17 November 12:00

Around the world, Washington endorses then deposes rulers. Reporting on Georgia, Mark Almond spells

Still haunted by guns and slavery
By Andrew Stephen - 17 November 12:00

The outsider 1 - America idolises itself above all. That is why a country that has so many strengths

Proud to be anti-American?
By Staff blogger - 17 November 12:00

The charge sheet against the United States is long and damning. It refuses to join efforts to stop global warming and continues to burn a disproportionate share of the planet's fossil fuels.

The allegiance that I can't quite pledge
By Benjamin Markovits - 17 November 12:00

Identity - Benjamin Markovits, once described by a schoolmate as half-American, half-English and hal

One man's world
By Noam Chomsky - 17 November 12:00

George Bush's men have made the imperial grand strategy explicit. But the belief that the US is abov

Manhattan boulevard
By William Cook - 17 November 12:00

Cinema - William Cook goes in search of Woody Allen's New York and discovers a European fantasy

Why I became a German
By Shere Hite - 17 November 12:00

The exile - So vicious were the attacks on the feminist Shere Hite that she decided to give up her A

When it's best to be Canadian
By Ellie Levenson - 17 November 12:00

Observations on embarrassed expats

The last laugh
By George Walden - 17 November 12:00

The sitcom Coupling, hailed as the British Friends, has been axed by US TV bosses after just four ep

This comic is no laughing matter
By Nick Cohen - 17 November 12:00

Dissent - Michael Moore is a bestselling author not only in the US, but also in Britain, Japan, Germ