Human Rights
21 May 2007
It was Charles II who, in 1660, first hit on the notion of destroying terrorist suspects (in those days, republicans)...
Books
21 March 2005
When I published a book urging commitment to global justice, I was denounced in the neo-con Washington Times as a...
Politics
11 November 2002
Rabbit-Proof Fence - now going out on general release - is a film that, according to the press, exposes "Australia's...
Politics
23 September 2002
In the 1960s, the White House coined the term "peace offensive" as a euphemism for its war on Vietnam. Today, by "...
05 July 1999
It's one sign of age when your last New Statesman diary had to be twice as long (remember how small the print was...
Politics
04 December 1998
The most remarkable aspect of the Pinochet judgment was the media's failure to grasp what it means - and what it does...

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