Johann Hari

Johann Hari has reported from Iraq, Israel/Palestine, the Congo, the Central African Republic, Venezuela, Peru and the US, and his journalism has appeared in The New York Times, Le Monde and others.

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Eastenders in turmoil, a fatwa on Galloway, and the most dangerous campaign in Britain

For several years he has been grovelling at the feet of the most hardline Muslim groups in the UK

This election campaign is boring and trivial - but it doesn't have to be this way

Froth built on froth, gossip drawing on gossip. This is what passes for politics in our democracy

A slap in the face for our political stupidity

It's very easy for environmentalists to despair, but the Greens remind us there are solutions to this crisis

We whoop and whimper as the world gives an almighty shrug

Our republican on the street

If Labour is defeated, it will not be Blair who is punished but the poorest and weakest

On 5 May, you can wipe the smile off the Prime Minister's face - but only by giving Michael Howard a big grin

The fashion industry feeds off bulimia and starvation

'Make Me a Supermodel' shows that the norm of beauty requires women to make themselves ill

Forget 'grey power' - the old suffer abuse and neglect, as I know from my own family

She began to scream - and it emerged that her legs had been broken in three places for at least six months

There is a crisis with the family. But it has nothing to do with single mothers

The right knows it cannot bolt the marriage door. Instead they want to lavish tax relief on married couples

Addicted to foolish legislation on drugs

The message from all three political parties about drugs: step up the war! No slacking here, boys

How party leaders showed me new attitudes to gay rights

Twenty years ago, Britain was in the middle of a homophobic panic. The Government was legislating to stop gay people "promoting" their "abnormal lifestyle" to children. A gay kiss (no tongues) on EastEnders was greeted with the headline "It's Eastbenders!". The handful of politicians who stood against this foaming tide of bigotry were routinely damned as "far left-wingers".

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Arab intervention in Yemen risks entrenching Sunni-Shia divide and handing a victory to Isis, says Patrick Cockburn
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