Uri Avnery, Israeli writer and founder of the Gush Shalom peace movement, offers a warning from history as he examines a modern form of racism taking root across Europe.
The recent civil unrest points to the failure of three decades of Thatcherite consensus, writes Nathaniel Mehr.
Tomasz Pierscionek examines a variety of proposals to deal with the rioting that swept London and reveals gaps in the logic of those calling for the usual knee jerk reaction.
As expected the state is warming to the task of cracking down hard, as they like to put it, on looters/rioters past, present and future. Cameron and May have been strutting around talking tough about what they are going to do.
As the dust settles on the UK riots, Ben Maisky considers the possible causes of the recent civil unrest.
The British media have disregarded a key tenet of our democracy, endangering the safety of a woman who may be completely innocent.
Michael Prysner, reveals how the newly appointed American Secretary of Defence, Leon Panetta, is bringing back Bush-era rhetoric and pushing to extend the occupation of Iraq.
The US deficit reduction plan makes no sense - until you remember who's behind the Tea Party movement.
Ben Maisky scrutinises Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi's Socialist and anti-imperialist credentials and questions whether certain sections of the left are mistaken in their support for Gaddafi.