By Michael Glover - 31 January 0:00

A contemporary Cuban art show is a protracted howl of protest against unfreedom

One man's island
By Alice O'Keeffe - 24 January 12:00

<strong>My Life</strong>

Fidel Castro, edited by Ignacio Ramonet, translated by Andrew Hurley

Was Northern Rock the worst of it?
By Howard Reed - 18 January 12:59

<a href="">IPPR</a> chief economist Howard Reed ponders our economic prospects f

Unholy orders
By Bryan Kay - 10 January 12:00

Murder, corruption - the story of the radio station run by a Catholic priest in Costa Rica

Chávez's U-turn on socialism
By Stephanie Blankenburg - 08 January 13:30

Venezuela-based economic advisor and analyst, Stephanie Blankenburg, on what could be Chávez's fight

A good feeling
By kenzieeliase410 - 03 January 12:00

Oil, gas, soya and socialism - Latin America has many reasons to be cheerful. And not all of them ar

Bolivia's splitters
By kenzieeliase410 - 13 December 12:27

Evo Morales' opponents are pushing to break free of him and his pesky drive for a better deal for th

Decolonialising Bolivia
By Ben Davies - 07 December 15:04

César Navarro, political ally of Bolivian President Evo Morales, on the struggle to drive through ch

Gordon's retribution, Chavez's defeat
By Owen Walker - 07 December 12:01

The PM gets his own back for Vince Cable's Mr Bean jibe and the blogosphere rejoices as Chavez loses

Chávez loses - for now

Observations on Venezuela in the wake of that country's crucial constitutional referendum

International Climate Cookery for Beginners
By Peter Hardstaff - 04 December 12:35

WDM's Peter Hardstaff continues his <a href="">Bali Confere

The trial of Fujimori
By John Crabtree - 03 December 17:45

Ex-president Alberto Fujimori goes on trial this month in Peru accused of human rights violations an

Do we need another president for life?
By Denis MacShane - 02 December 9:05

Ex-foreign office minister Denis MacShane gives his analysis of the Venezuelan constitutional refere

Aids and the battles ahead
By Caroline Anning - 30 November 17:05

Ahead of World Aids Day, Caroline Anning meets politicians and activists at a rally in London's Parl

The danger of water wars
By Fred Pearce - 28 November 10:55

Water consumption has tripled in the past 30 years and there's a growing danger that disputes over t

Spinning Chávez
By kenzieeliase410 - 26 November 12:21

Hugh O'Shaughnessy argues the West's media and politicians will continue to try to undermine Hugo Ch

Venezuela: still a democracy
By Mark Weisbrot - 21 November 10:18

Planned Venezuelan constitutional reforms are portrayed as 'another Chavez power grab', a notion ch

Chávez and the students
By Kennedy and Markovits - 15 November 12:00

Observations on Venezuela

Writers cry for freedom
By Bryan Kay - 08 November 12:00

Cuba has more journalists locked up than any other country in the world, other than China

The resistance continues
By Amancay Colque - 12 October 15:13

NS marks Indigenous Resistance Day with an article from Bolivian Campaigner Amancay Colque, who expl

The price of freedom
By Johann Hari - 11 October 13:00

<strong>The Shock Doctrine: the Rise of Disaster Capitalism</strong>

Naomi Klein<em>Allen Lane, t

Alchemy and Tantra
By Giles Oatley - 04 October 13:52

In his final blog, Giles Oatley reveals the secret to the philosopher's stone...

Still a messiah?
By Isabel Hilton - 04 October 13:00

Forty years after his death, Che Guevara has little to offer as a guide for making revolution. So wh

A 'conscious' revolution
By Giles Oatley - 03 October 13:54

Being alive does not mean simply going through the motions. One must learn to live consciously and i

Gnostic psychology
By Giles Oatley - 02 October 12:29

It is only through self discovery that man may realise his true potential

Gnosticism - an introduction
By Giles Oatley - 01 October 13:37

In the first of four blogs Giles Oatley explains what Gnosticism is and how it began as a movement

Oiling the wheels
By Martin Markovits and Sebastian Kennedy - 27 September 13:00

Observations on Venezuela

Guatemala's impossible candidate
By Jo Barrett - 08 September 10:58

On Sunday Guatemala will vote to decide who will be its next president. Here Jo Barrett profiles hum

"Occupy, resist, produce"
By Naomi Klein and Avi Lewis - 30 August 13:00

Naomi Klein and Avi Lewis report on how Argentina's worker-run factories have nurtured a powerful so

"We learned to have ideals"
By Staff blogger - 30 August 1:00

Seamstress Matilde Adorno explains how a dispute over pay at the Brukman factory in Buenos Aires bec