James Suggett on Hugo ChÃ¡vez's support for indigenous communities in Venezuela.
George Monbiot on the European trade initiatives which are likely to exacerbate existing food shortages in the developing world.
Zoe Gannon believes a progressive policy on taxation would help restore working-class support for Labour and revive the party's electoral prospects.
Colombia's state-linked paramilitaries are becoming more efficient in their murderous campaign against the trade unionists.
Tamara Pearson on the start of election campaigning in Venezuela.
The Government offers us 'choice' as 'empowerment' but are they really giving us less choice as a result?
Chavez critics don't explain Venezuelan law or how Supreme Court rulings interpret it. Nor do they report how the Enabling Law works, that the nation's Constitution authorizes it, that four other presidents used it, among many other things. How can they? It would expose their false accusations and discredit their entire argument.
The recent intervention by David Miliband and the resulting manoeuvrings reveals much about the febrile state within the Labour Party. Beyond the Blairite-Brownite soap opera, which goes on even after one of the protagonists leaves the stage - rather like Ernie Wise continuing to define himself after poor Eric passed away - this is an existential crisis for Labour.
Forty years ago, on the night of August 20th-21st Russian and other Warsaw Pact forces invaded Czechoslovakia, thus putting an end to the 'Prague Spring.'
George Monbiot on why the US government still pouring billions into missile defence.