November 30, 2008

November 26, 2008

November 25, 2008

Europe’s socialists should look to Obama

John Thornhill on the need for fresh thinking


Is America’s new declinism for real?

There is a new acceptance in America of the constraints on US power. America has been through phases of “declinism” before. But there are still reasons for thinking the latest version may be more soundly based than its predecessors, says Gideon Rachman

At last, the party of social justice has woken up

Polly Toynbee: The pre-budget report confirmed Labour’s escape from the grip of the rich – and a Tory reversion to type 389 comments

November 23, 2008

Tess of the D’Urbervilles Nov 23 2008:

Review: Tess of the D’Urbervilles by Thomas Hardy
Elizabeth Day on a timeless classic of love and loss

Nov 23 2008:

Canadian firm of eco-inventors claims to have found the solution to the world’s worsening water shortages

November 22, 2008

November 21, 2008

2025: the end of US power, says report

US intelligence says incoming president will inherit country unable to ‘call the shots’ alone

November 19, 2008