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Sunday 21 October 2012
Police in Kuwait have used tear gas and stun grenades to disperse anti-government protesters defying orders not to stage marches through the capital, according to witnesses.
Monday 08 October 2012
Homeland's back, and like all great puzzles its as complex and compelling as ever
Sunday 07 October 2012
Better red than dead – the life of Comrade Hobsbawm
Friday 05 October 2012
King Abdullah dissolved parliament last night and called early elections, on the eve of an opposition rally to demand democratic reforms.
Saturday 28 July 2012
Can this historian's proud record of his family and youth show why Germans fell for Hitler?
Saturday 28 July 2012
Gad Beck's dangerous life as a half-Jewish gay man in the capital of Nazi Germany during the Second World War represents one of the 20th century's more unusual stories of human survival. With the passage of time, it has become known that not even Nazi ruthlessness and efficiency could eliminate all Jews and gays from Hitler's Germany. Some slipped through holes in the dragnet, and Beck became one of the last gay Jewish survivors of the Holocaust.
Wednesday 28 March 2012
A men's shampoo brand in Turkey has caused outrage by using Adolf Hitler to promote its product.
Friday 24 February 2012
This extraordinary work of fiction concludes with the narrator, Haya Tedeschi, reflecting on all she has compiled in eight long years of research and remembering. "I have arranged a multitude of lives, a pile of the past, into an inscrutable, incoherent series of occurrences... I have dug up all the graves of imagination and longing... I have rummaged through a stored series of certainties without finding a trace of logic." It is the inscrutable incoherence of this phenomenal trajectory of events, hurtling through the recapitulation of three generations of one family from the Second World War to the present, that endows the story with a unique drive and veracity.
Wednesday 23 November 2011
Libya's National Transitional Council (NTC) named a new cabinet yesterday with the aim of easing rivalries between regional factions and setting the country on a path to democracy ahead of elections next year.
<a href="http://blogs.independent.co.uk/openhouse/2008/11/green-fascism.html">John Rentoul: Green fascism</a>
Thursday 20 November 2008
One thing I got wrong in trying to answer The Big Question in The Independent this morning, was to say that "one of the most surprising" names on the leaked BNP membership list was that of someone who stood as a Green Party candidate in the 2001 and 2005 elections.
Tuesday 13 September 2005
Friday 20 February 2004
We Are Everywhere: the irresistible rise of global anticapitalism: Notes From Nowhere collective (editors)
Thursday 06 November 2003
Friday 04 July 2003
Monday 04 November 2002
In defence of liberal democracy
General Election 2015: Post-election 'shambles' looms as 70 per cent of voters say SNP 'should not be able to veto UK government policies'
The Rothschild Libel: Why has it taken 200 years for an anti-Semitic slur that emerged from the Battle of Waterloo to be dismissed?
General Election 2015: UK will be 'run for the wealthy and powerful' if Tories retain power, Labour warns
General election live: SNP suspends two members for disrupting Labour rally
Schools forced to act as 'miniature welfare states' with teachers buying underwear and even haircuts for poor pupils
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