Rape: the truth
By Beatrix Campbell - 16 April 13:00

Observations on criminal justice - the shocking failure when it comes to rape prosecutions

A private matter
By Becky Hogge - 16 April 13:00

The government wants to introduce e-voting, despite flaws in the system.

Nanny knows best
By Peter Wilby - 16 April 13:00

By chasing the efficiency of the private sector, Whitehall has lost sight of how to tackle big probl

New dawn for the workers
By Paul Mason - 16 April 13:00

Migrant cleaners at rich banks are today organising for a living wage. It's reminiscent of the 1889

Coal makes a dirty comeback
By Mark Lynas - 16 April 13:00

How can we keep the lights on in an era of mounting concern about global warming?

Iran: the war ahead
By John Pilger - 16 April 13:00

The sailors' ordeal was a diversion from the bigger danger. The US and UK identified their new enemy

NHS: calling in sick
By Zoe Williams - 16 April 13:00

Why, ask ministers, when patients everywhere say the NHS is wonderful on the important things, does

Ali C and the dodgy brakes
By Kevin Maguire - 16 April 13:00

A sideways look at the Westminster Village

Intellectuals, society and the left
By Eric Hobsbawm - 16 April 13:00

An article by Marxist historian Eric Hobsbawm provides valuable insight into how he saw society in t

A national identity with empire still at its heart
By Martin Bright - 16 April 13:00

Gordon Brown's definition of Britishness is at times as nostalgic as John Major's England. It is alm

The Scottish play rebounds on Tony
By Red Box - 16 April 13:00

The Prime Minister thinks a poll on Scots independence will derail Gordon's ambitions. But the Chanc

Dizzy leads the way...
By Adam Haigh - 13 April 11:13

As one of the political bloggers breaks as story that gets picked up in the mainstream plus a row ab

Join the day of 1,184 protests
By Mark Thomas - 11 April 11:10

Welcome to the strange New Labour world in which you can be arrested for possessing a cake...

Fight for your rights
By Daniel Humphrey - 11 April 10:53

The University of East Anglia's Amnesty Society is successfully working to promote human rights one

By Staff blogger - 09 April 13:00


Hostage crisis in Iran continues

Effects of global warming will create 200 million refugees, climate scientists warn

It’s all our fault
By Shak - 09 April 13:00

<strong>The Evil Empire: 100 ways that England ruined the world</strong>

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John Reid's "wheeze"
By Rosie Waterhouse - 09 April 13:00

Observations on criminal justice

Our prime minister in waiting takes on Tehran
By Red Box - 09 April 13:00

Gordon's simple solution for our captured servicemen is to invade Iran with his crack cabinet. That'

A long wait for freedom
By Valerie Amos - 09 April 13:00

Observations on slavery

Where have the lefty Christians gone?
By Andrew Martin - 09 April 13:00

Nowadays going to church is something to keep quiet at left-liberal social gatherings

Time for a British version of Islam . . .
By Ruth Kelly - 09 April 13:00

Deep faith and commitment to country can mix.

The untold story of 9/11
By Kevin Maguire - 09 April 13:00

A sideways look at life in the Westminster Village

Radical Islam: ministers get the message
By Martin Bright - 09 April 13:00

Martin Bright on how we are slowly discovering the way to engage with Muslim groups plus <a href="ht

Rules of engagement
By Adam Haigh - 05 April 12:49

The latest hostage situation leaves many wondering how best to approach already complicated relation

Can't help but smile
By Jonathan Dawson - 05 April 11:03

Hit with a usual bout of culture shock upon his return from Africa, Jonathan finds designing a carbo

Designer labels?
By James Medhurst - 03 April 11:32

James Medhurst examines an increasing tendency to seek diagnosis and self-diagnose conditions like a

Petulant Pete tumbles
By Kevin Maguire - 02 April 13:00

Druggie Dave is looking for an Alastair Campbell and prepared to pay £140K

The young prince takes charge of the power cuts
By Red Box - 02 April 13:00

Harry wants a little action, Tony gives him some paper clips and Gordon overrules Tony, leading Harr

How politics became the preserve of the wealthy
By Peter Wilby - 02 April 13:00

Two decades on, we can see the poll tax protests as the last great popular uprising - the last occas

Time Out with Nick Cohen
By Nick Cohen - 02 April 13:00

In his search for England, Julian Baggini expected to find racism, sexism and fear. He found somethi