To be young in the post-industrial nations today is to be excluded. Excluded from the comforts enjoyed by preceding generations; excluded from jobs; excluded from hopes of a better world; excluded from self-ownership, says George Monbiot.
Turkey, a NATO member, has historically been a key strategic ally of the West in the Cold War but the political situation inside the country is far from tolerant of opposition, writes David Morgan.
In his latest article, resident philosopher Stephen Gilbert bemoans the lack of confidence in our society.
The widespread killings of Rohingya Muslims in Burma - or Myanmar - have received only passing and dispassionate coverage in most media. What they actually warrant is widespread outrage, says Ramzy Baroud.
Uri Avnery asks whether the late Palestinian Prime Minister, Yasser Arafat, was assassinated by Ariel Sharon
The people cutting open bluefin tuna nets are heroes: they are stepping in where governments have failed, to protect our common heritage, says George Monbiot.
Last month's day of action by doctors in Britain attracted a lot of criticism from the Tory press - no surprise there! Dr Tomasz Pierscionek puts forward the case for the doctors' strike and explains what really happened.
David Morgan brings to light a deeply worrying trend that exists within the Japanese modelling agency
Forget TV with informed debate when platitudes, simple emotion and 'common sense' outlooks will do, says Colin Todhunter.
Miles Caston describes the highlights of this year's Isle of Wight festival and suggests a 'greener' way to enjoy music festivals