Wales: England's oldest colony
By Niall Griffiths - 23 April 13:00

Subjugated and marginalised, the Welsh have refused to be dominated. But the conqueror's tactics hav

Biking the election trail
By Sian Berry - 23 April 12:04

Sian gets out and about as the Greens fight for more seats in 3 May elections

Nobody leaves Ming in the corner
By Marina Pepper - 20 April 18:29

Dancing lessons, life meaning life and the chances of being ethical and working in the media

There are elections going on you know!
By Owen Walker - 20 April 13:29

Reading some parts of the media it would be easy to forget crucial votes across Wales, Scotland and

Moi, je suis Tony Blair!
By Chris Stacey - 20 April 13:12

The British ideas of left and right just don't seem to apply in France writes politics student Chris

Follow the money
By Martin Bright - 19 April 16:44

The Tory who lent David Cameron's party millions but pays no tax and retains his peerage

Tories attacking schools and public services
By Hang Bitch - 19 April 16:38

Hang Bitch returns with a worrying report of life is really like under Cameron's Tories

Stop demonising children
By Martin Narey - 19 April 10:53

Barnardo's chief executive Martin Narey attacks the way we portray children saying we risk demonisin

Don't get your fingers byrned!
By Martin Bright - 18 April 14:51

A minister's comments on immigration are nothing but a blatant attempt by Labour to shore-up its whi

Hizb-ut Tahrir
By Tim Collins - 17 April 18:17

Tony Blair wanted to ban the British branch of the Islamic political party Hizb-ut Tahrir after the

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

Iran: the war ahead shows Brown is no different from other warmongerers
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.

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?

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

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

Top politics from the award-winning NS
By John Kampfner - 16 April 13:00

As voters go to the polls in Scotland and Wales and for local elections in much of England, the NS will bring you the best in political coverage. Can Labour revive its fortunes or is Britain heading for a new era of party-political turbulence?

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

No thanks for the help
By Christopher Thompson - 16 April 13:00

Observations on Darfur

The party's not over
By Alan Milburn - 16 April 13:00

<strong>Over to You, Mr Brown: how Labour can win again</strong>

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Why dead Arabs come last
By Brian Cathcart - 16 April 13:00

The rules that determine whose story leads the front page and who gets buried on page 14 can be raci

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.

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

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