While most of us are happy to trade, to buy products from other countries, to take part in what is now a "global community", we want to do it on our own terms
One side's terrorists are the other side's freedom fighters. That is not simply a matter of terminology. It is a difference of perception, which has far-reaching practical consequences
My attention was drawn by chance to another article on Diego Garcia in the Independent stating that the government must renegotiate with US over the use of the island for rendition flights.
John Green reviews a book written by Hans Modrow, the last prime minister of the German Democratic Republic
If there is a God, he surely has a sense of humor. The career of Shimon Peres, who is about to finish his term as President of Israel, is clear evidence
Flames are rising from Iraq's largest oil refinery at Baiji, the result of mortar attacks by the varying forces sweeping towards the capital city. Felicity Arbuthnot describes the latest tragedy to befall Iraq
Monsanto, Syngenta, Pioner et al: With Friends in High Places, the GMO Biotech Sector is Kicking Open the Door to EuropeJune 20, 2014 12:00 am Leave your thoughts
The proposal to hand back some decision powers to member states of the European Union regarding GMO approvals is currently being discussed, writes Colin Todhunter
For 30 years I banged on about threats. But research shows we must to be true to ourselves - and to the wonder in nature, writes George Monbiot.
Dr Tomasz Pierscionek describes how yet another nation has fallen victim to 'Shock and Awe'
Thomas Piketty's book, Capital in the 21st Century, has almost had the effect of a tsunami on economic thinking in the United States, writes Thomas Riggins