America - Andrew Stephen analyses the American elections
By Andrew Stephen - 11 November 12:00

The Democrats gave the Republicans a free ride in the mid-term elections: their leaders were so inep

Keeping it in the family
By Philip Kerr - 11 November 12:00

Film - Philip Kerr on how Hollywood operates like a 15th-century Italian state

Darcus Howe laments a BBC blunder
By Darcus Howe - 11 November 12:00

"Traitor", they called me. But Viv Richards backed what I wrote about the Caribbean

Bad deeds
By Philip Kerr - 04 November 12:00

Film - Philip Kerr despairs at a particularly dumb remake of a Hollywood classic

Calvin Klein beneath a veil
By Johann Hari - 04 November 12:00

Observations on Arabs and America

America - Andrew Stephen reveals Britain's rewards in Iraq
By Andrew Stephen - 04 November 12:00

The US is making it clear that there will be rewards and punishments after a second Gulf war. Britai

Mark Thomas calls Labour voters to action
By Mark Thomas - 28 October 12:00

Bush wants war with Iraq and will use any excuse - like Saddam Hussein has infringed the copyright l

America - Andrew Stephen on the Bushies' vitriolic campaign
By Andrew Stephen - 28 October 12:00

This year's mid-term elections are turning into one of the most ill-tempered and vitriolic ever. The

Where next?
By John Kampfner - 21 October 13:00

Turkey, Saudi Arabia, Algeria, Argentina: western diplomats warn that these and many other countries

I'm neurotic. Get me out of here
By Johann Hari - 21 October 13:00

Observations on kidnapping

Terrorism thrives when we turn a deaf ear
By Staff blogger - 21 October 13:00

We may, as we are always being told, live in an irresistibly globalised world, where capital and goods (though, it usually turns out, only western goods) must flow freely across national boundaries. Human sympathy flows less freely.

NS Essay - The playground bully
By David Marquand - 21 October 13:00

US missiles are the policemen of a global market, just as the Royal Navy was in the 19th century. Ca

Don't forget who's now the boss
By Andrew Stephen - 21 October 13:00

President Bush still needs to throw his weight around in Iraq, because his "war on terror" is going

Why George no longer loves Tony
By John Kampfner - 14 October 13:00

John Kampfner, our political editor, reveals that Iraq has brought the UK and US leaders perilously

US fears a new "axis of evil"
By Sue Branford - 14 October 13:00

Observations on Brazil

Mark Thomas wants Saddam to sue Bill Clinton
By Mark Thomas - 14 October 13:00

Saddam should sue Bill Clinton for libel. Evil dictators may have difficulty proving their reputatio

Bee Wilson tells us to eat butter for our health
By Bee Wilson - 14 October 13:00

How a US farmers' lobby deceived us about polyunsaturated fats

America - Andrew Stephen reports on panic in Washington
By Andrew Stephen - 14 October 13:00

Starbucks has withdrawn all its outside seating, local schools are into "lockdowns" and people are s

How to walk like a president
By John-Paul Flintoff - 14 October 13:00

Can the rest of us acquire the Clinton charisma that took Blackpool by storm? John-Paul Flintoff fin

Voices of the dead
By Peter Conrad - 07 October 13:00

Music - Peter Conrad on a tribute to the victims of 9/11 that expresses the unspeakable

A seismic shift in America
By Andrew Stephen - 07 October 13:00

US voters no longer think it unpatriotic to question the wisdom of war on Iraq. Even senior Republic

Have a nice day . . . on 54 cents
By Mark Thomas - 07 October 13:00

Observations on Iraq

How America can help the left
By John Lloyd - 30 September 13:00

Europeans see US power as crude brawn brushing aside subtle knowledge. Yet if we play our cards clev

America - Andrew Stephen finds more cock-ups in Florida
By Andrew Stephen - 30 September 13:00

Florida has not lost its knack for turning elections into farces: the latest involved keeping the vo

The porn controller
By Scott Lucas - 30 September 13:00

Senator Jesse Helms, the retiring dinosaur of US racism and misogyny, hates modern art. But his foll

How Cheney swung an election
By David Lawday - 30 September 13:00

Anti-war feeling and, most of all, help from the US vice-president restored the German chancellor to

America - Andrew Stephen on Kofi Annan, the spoilsport
By Andrew Stephen - 23 September 13:00

George Bush plans to start pounding those patriotic war drums in time for the mid-term elections in

John Pilger reveals how the Bushes bribe the world, from Russia to Iran
By John Pilger - 23 September 13:00

If you want to know how George W Bush will go about getting international support for war, look at how he bribed the world.

Bush and Blair, on a wing and a prayer
By Andrew Stephen - 16 September 13:00

Andrew Stephen, our US editor, watches the leaders of Britain and America at their Camp David summit