A non-partisan journal of the left.

"Unfashionable" Balkan Nationalism?

by Victor Petroff

Fri 14th Mar 2008
Victor Petroff on the rise of right-wing populism in Bulgaria.... [read more]

Victory For Medvedev, But What Now For Putin?

by Chris Bath

Fri 7th Mar 2008
Chris Bath considers the unresolved issues surrounding the recent Russian elections.... [read more]

A Prime Minister for Kenya?

by Safreena Rajan

Fri 7th Mar 2008
Safreena Rajan considers the prospect of power-sharing in Kenya after Kibaki and Odinga's historic settlement.... [read more]
 

This Week in the Media: Privatisation Isn't Working; Unsuccessful Gambler Recoups Money From Bookmakers

by David Floyd

Fri 7th Mar 2008
David Floyd argues that it's the job of private companies like Centrica to make as much profit as possible.... [read more]
 

Uribe's Reckless Aggression Sparks Latin American Crisis

by Samuele Mazzolini

Fri 7th Mar 2008
Much of Colombia has rejoiced at the assassination of leading FARC member Raul Reyes. Samuele Mazzolini considers the wider implications of Colombia's reckless approach to counter-terrorism.... [read more]

This Week in the Media: Al Fayed Loses Dignity, Entertains Nation; Poll Findings Indicate Egalitarian Leanings Among Guardian Readers

by David Floyd

Fri 29th Feb 2008
David Floyd is offended by the grotesque Mohamed Al Fayed pantomime that's still plaguing our courts.... [read more]

Israeli General Escapes Arrest At Heathrow As UK Adopts Soft Stance on Alleged War Criminals

by Chris Bath

Fri 29th Feb 2008
Chris Bath believes the UK is becoming a soft touch for alleged war criminals wishing to evade prosecution. ... [read more]
 

How To Solve A Problem Like Auschwitz

by Hussein Al-alak

Fri 29th Feb 2008
The British government plans to educate children about the horrors of mass murder by sending them to visit the Auschwitz death camps.... [read more]

Pro-Death

by George Monbiot

Fri 29th Feb 2008
George Monbiot considers the implications of attempts to reverse progress on abortion.... [read more]
 

This Week in the Media: Government Private Sector Bailouts, and the Furore Over Sharia

by David Floyd

Fri 22nd Feb 2008
David Floyd believes the government's bailout of multibillon-pound private-sector companies is a big waste of everyone's time and money.... [read more]

Working the "Graveyard Shift" (U.S.)

by Josh Lucker

Fri 22nd Feb 2008
Josh Lucker considers the effects of night work on workers' health.... [read more]

New Versus Old Right In Paraguay's Presidential Election

by Ben Dangl

Fri 22nd Feb 2008
Ben Dangl looks at the candidates on offer in Paraguay's Presidential election.... [read more]
 

Secession: If It Feels Good, Do It

by Richard Maidu

Fri 22nd Feb 2008
Richard Maidu considers the questions raised by the inception of Europe's newest state.... [read more]

Anti-Deportation Campaign Gathers Speed

by Sara Hall

Fri 22nd Feb 2008
Friends of Guy Njike put up a fight to stop his deportation.... [read more]
 

An Exchange of Souls

by George Monbiot

Fri 22nd Feb 2008
As government documents show, Sir Nicholas Stern accidentally launched a trade in human lives.... [read more]

Arms Spending Dwarfs Commitment to Development Goals

by Tomasz Pierscionek

Fri 15th Feb 2008
World leaders struggle to meet development goals; military spending remains sky-high.... [read more]