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

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

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.

How grief turned into humbug
By Susan Sontag - 16 September 13:00

Real war has a beginning and an end. Bush's endless "war on terrorism" stops thought and releases th

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

Let us now praise President Bush
By Nick Cohen - 09 September 13:00

A new American law would stop companies defrauding pensioners. But Blair is lobbying Washington for

The honeymoon is over, Mr Bush
By Andrew Stephen - 09 September 13:00

<em>11 September</em> - Hit by financial scandals and a weakening economy, Americans are losing pati

In the name of the law
By Robert Cooper - 09 September 13:00

<em>11 September</em> - The terrorist attacks on America showed the peculiar vulnerability of the mo

When the whirlwind blows: how September 11th has broken the silence on America's foreign affairs
By John Pilger - 09 September 13:00

John Pilger finds cause for optimism as the world awakens to the true rapacity of dominant American power.

Slaves in the land of the free
By Helena Smith - 09 September 13:00

Behind the doors of some of America's poshest, and supposedly most socially conscious, homes lies a

Sleepless in Los Angeles
By Philip Kerr - 09 September 13:00

Philip Kerr is impressed by two stars who haven’t lost their appetite for acting.

Not so sweet
By Philip Kerr - 02 September 13:00

Film - Philip Kerr has no stomach for this indigestible, tasteless confection

Transatlantic notes - Andrew Stephen clobbers a mugger
By Andrew Stephen - 02 September 13:00

A florist in East Sheen had a sign saying that people could send flowers to Holly and Jessica from t

Bowling alone
By Nicholas Greenslade - 02 September 13:00

Playing Hard Ball

E T Smith <em>Little, Brown, 213pp, £16.99</em>

ISBN 0316860565

A monster of colossal power
By Stephen Pollard - 02 September 13:00

Master of the Senate: the years of Lyndon Johnson, volume 3

Robert A Caro <em> Jonathan Cape, 1,1

America - Andrew Stephen finds the latest American craze
By Andrew Stephen - 26 August 13:00

Book clubs have become the latest way to prove your intellectual superiority. You choose a highbrow

The great Satan
By Ziauddin Sardar - 26 August 13:00

The Eagle's Shadow: why America fascinates and infuriates the world

Mark Hertsgaard <em>Bloomsbury

Opera - Under big skies
By Peter Conrad - 26 August 13:00

Peter Conrad discovers Glyndebourne without grass in the New Mexico desert

Screen double
By Douglas McCabe - 19 August 13:00

Celluloid Skyline

James Sanders <em>Bloomsbury, 496pp, £30</em>

ISBN 0747559791

Rebel yell
By Frank McLynn - 19 August 13:00

The Longest Night: a military history of the civil war

David J Eicher <em>Pimlico, 990pp, £20</em>

American moody
By Johann Hari - 19 August 13:00

Edinburgh - Johann Hari on the theatrical indulgences of the US victim complex

America - Andrew Stephen smells a very large rat
By Andrew Stephen - 19 August 13:00

Rats - as big as cats and a lot more vicious - are infesting the cities of North America, threatenin

Bee Wilson on wasteful Ivy League "meal plans"
By Bee Wilson - 12 August 13:00

Ivy League "meal plans" are a hideous waste of food and money

America - Andrew Stephen asks why in the world we want Anerican-style SATs
By Andrew Stephen - 12 August 13:00

From Alaska to New Mexico, every university-bound student has to sit SATs. Yet as Britain starts to

Stop aping the US, Gordon
By Faisal Islam - 12 August 13:00

Don't worry about productivity. Britain's economy is simply different

Land of plenty
By Dominic Dromgoole - 05 August 13:00

Anything goes at American theatre festivals. This inclusive spirit encourages a creative diversity l

Americans see us as subordinates
By John Lloyd - 05 August 13:00

Anti-European feeling is running high in America - among the left as well as the right, as John Lloy