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“Perverse Intention” Behind Colombian Rebel Documents Says Venezuelan Foreign Minister

by James Suggett

Fri 4th Apr 2008
James Suggett on the latest in the Andean diplomatic crisis.... [read more]

Exploited Labour On The High Street

by Vanessa Stevens

Fri 28th Mar 2008
Some of the UK’s most popular clothing brands use child labour to mass produce its merchandise. This must stop now - human dignity is at stake. ... [read more]

Veiled Sentiments: Does The Burka Stand Up In Court?

by Alexa Van Sickle

Fri 28th Mar 2008
A courtroom ban on burkas is not racist - just practical.... [read more]
 

Yes He Can

by Erica Cardwell

Fri 28th Mar 2008
New York poet Erica Cardwell wants American voters to be brave and choose Obama.... [read more]

Shurpayev Murder Highlights Authoritarianism Of Putin's Russia

by Chris Bath

Fri 28th Mar 2008
Chris Bath on the latest in a series of political murders in Russia. ... [read more]

Burnt Out

by George Monbiot

Fri 28th Mar 2008
The Government’s plans for clean coal are another great green scam.... [read more]
 

Chávez Emphasizes Global Context of Venezuelan Food Shortages

by James Suggett

Fri 28th Mar 2008
James Suggett on Venezuelan fears of a global food crisis.... [read more]

Conscription Is The Antidote To Militarism And Imperialism

by Nathaniel Mehr

Fri 28th Mar 2008
We need to re-think the relationship between society and the military.... [read more]

Polish Community Hits Back At Daily Mail

by Chris Bath

Fri 21st Mar 2008
Chris Bath on the Daily Mail's crass xenophobia.... [read more]
 

Proposed Child DNA Database Will Increase Crime and Social Division

by Matt Genner

Fri 21st Mar 2008
Matt Genner on the latest bright idea for crime-fighting.... [read more]

Remembering My Lai

by Ian Broughton

Fri 21st Mar 2008
Ian Broughton reflects on the My Lai massacre, forty years on.... [read more]

Obama > Clinton

by Richard Maidu

Fri 21st Mar 2008
The US Democratic Party needs a backbone.... [read more]
 

Andean Crisis: Ecuador Rallies Latin American Support Against Colombian Incursion

by Samuele Mazzolini

Fri 21st Mar 2008
Samuele Mazzolini with the latest on the diplomatic crisis between Ecuador and Colombia.... [read more]

London Court Rules in Favour of Venezuela in Dispute with Exxon

by James Suggett

Fri 21st Mar 2008
James Suggett on a courtroom victory for Venezuela against big business. ... [read more]

Conspiracy Theories: An Irrelevant Distraction

by Nathaniel Mehr

Fri 21st Mar 2008
Nathaniel Mehr argues that conspiracy theories are irrelevant to the project of the peace movement.... [read more]
 

The Campaign Against Academies

by Terry Teacher

Fri 14th Mar 2008
Terry Teacher on the mounting opposition to the elitist Academy schools project.... [read more]

The Misguided Search for “Britishness”

by Anton Howes

Fri 14th Mar 2008
Anton Howes believes Gordon Brown's search for "Britishness" is a cheap gimmick, ill-suited to the reality of modern Britain.... [read more]

MPs' Use of Allowances In The Spotlight Following The Misuse Of Public Funds

by Chris Bath

Fri 14th Mar 2008
Chris Bath believes that the controversy regarding MPs' expenses undermines public confidence.... [read more]
 

Up On The Roof

by Leo Murray

Fri 14th Mar 2008
Leo Murray explains the thinking behind Plane Stupid's recent high profile rooftoop protest at Westminster.... [read more]

This Week In The News: Clinton Should Step Aside; Government Backtracks on ID Cards

by David Floyd

Fri 14th Mar 2008
David Floyd ponders on the new political games that Hillary Clinton and Barak Obama will be playing to win that Democratic nomination.... [read more]