An Africa that Bush won't see
By Sebastian Skeaping - 14 July 13:00

In Nairobi's slums, you walk in waist-high puddles. But you won't find a drop to drink. By Sebastian

America - Andrew Stephen explains why Bush fears Liberia
By Andrew Stephen - 14 July 13:00

A tale of nation-building - or how a tiny, impoverished West African state became such a threat that

We need a new coalition of the willing
By Staff blogger - 14 July 13:00

It is a measure of our collective guilt about developing countries, and of our desperation to find good deeds in a wicked world, that we so readily detect "breakthroughs" in the fight against poverty: the millennium development goals, the debt cancellation initiatives, the trade rounds, even glo

William Skidelsky wants more good London restaurants
By William Skidelsky - 07 July 13:00

Are London's restaurants really better than those of New York? I doubt it

Up close and impersonal
By Stryker McGuire - 07 July 13:00

The Clinton Wars: an insider's account of the White House years

Sidney Blumenthal <em>Viking, 822p

America - Andrew Stephen raises America's sodomy issue
By Andrew Stephen - 07 July 13:00

The Supreme Court's decision that sodomy is legal may be a good one. But is it good law? It seems to

America - Andrew Stephen fears America's plans for Iran
By Andrew Stephen - 30 June 13:00

As far as Iraq is concerned, a majority of Americans believe the US has been there, done that. They

Mark Thomas offers advice to Iraqi protesters
By Mark Thomas - 30 June 13:00

Perhaps the Iraqis right now are offering their WMDs to al-Qaeda, in the south London style: "Don't

Hollywood will eat itself
By Philip Kerr - 30 June 13:00

Film - Philip Kerr despairs at the institutional plagiarism in the movie business

Is George Bush the new Bob Geldof?
By Katharine Ainger - 30 June 13:00

The president of the US says he wants to feed the world. The only thing stopping him is Europe's att

Bush will trade only with friends
By Luke Peterson - 23 June 13:00

Observations on US power

A vision of sincere ambition
By Helena Smith - 23 June 13:00

Observations on Hilary Clinton

Rot at the core of the Apple
By Julia Magnet - 23 June 13:00

Julia Magnet returns home to New York and finds that, under Mayor Bloomberg, the old diseases of ris

America - Andrew Stephen on how Americans don't need facts
By Andrew Stephen - 23 June 13:00

Although no weapons of mass destruction have been found, 41 per cent of Americans think they have. W

Bush's Vietnam
By John Pilger - 23 June 13:00

Once more, we hear that America is being "sucked into a quagmire". The rapacious adventures in Iraq

Croatia, but not UK, stands firm
By Joel Bennathan - 23 June 13:00

Observations on US power

Why Serena was booed and heckled at the French Open
By Andrew Stephen - 16 June 13:00

Even the suspicion of Gallic or German associations is now enough to get food, cars and drinks boyco

The banality of the good
By Timothy Garton Ash - 16 June 13:00

Ignore the sceptics: the real Europe is foreign-language schools in Oxford and flights to Rome for £

Over there and overlooked
By Bernard Mallee - 16 June 13:00

Observations on British celebrities

Darcus Howe sees water but not a drop to drink
By Darcus Howe - 09 June 13:00

Islands where the sea is always visible, yet there is no water to drink

America - Andrew Stephen profiles a terrifying folk hero
By Andrew Stephen - 09 June 13:00

Eric Rudolph is alleged to have bombed abortion clinics, a gay club and the Olympic Games. So why do

Fear and loathing
By Tristan Quinn - 09 June 13:00

Reefer Madness and Other Tales from the American Underground

Eric Schlosser <em>Allen Lane, The P

How to stop America
By George Monbiot - 09 June 13:00

George Monbiot launches the Chartist movement of the 21st century: a manifesto for a world in which

Another act of poodledom?
By Joel Bennathan - 09 June 13:00

Observations on Britain and the US

The new censorship
By Sara Paretsky - 02 June 13:00

Sara Paretsky on the chilling climate in America, where a visit to a foreign-language website can ge

America - Andrew Stephen sees the hawks circling over Iran
By Andrew Stephen - 02 June 13:00

Washington hawks have turned their attention to Iran - accusing it of producing weapons of mass dest

NS Essay - 'The main Continental European powers will no longer jump to attention and salute when Washington blows the trumpet'
By David Marquand - 26 May 13:00

The world cannot tolerate a lawless hegemon. It needs an alternative pole of power. But thanks to To

America - Andrew Stephen on American impatience with Iraq
By Andrew Stephen - 26 May 13:00

The Pentagon has wrested control of postwar Iraq from the State Department, just as it took control

NS Essay - For Europe's sake, keep Britain out
By John Gray - 19 May 13:00

John Gray argues that the world needs an assertive power as a counterweight to the US, and that this

America - Andrew Stephen gets spam with everything
By Andrew Stephen - 19 May 13:00

This country is drowning in spam. It now accounts for nearly half of all e-mails and it is growing a