Articles by Jonathan Power
In 1980 I travelled to São Paulo to meet Lula, a firebrand trade unionist. Twenty-six years later, a wealthier and more democratic Brazil is preparing to re-elect him to a second presidential term
After five years of calm, the Kurdish insurgency in Turkey seems to be rekindling. But the government must not return to the heavy-handed methods of its predecessors. With EU membership now a real...
After a rocky patch in the early 1990s, the Swedish model of high taxes and high spending is now stronger—and more popular—than ever. Sweden's prime minister explains why
I first visited Tanzania in 1964, volunteering for Nyerere's African socialism. It didn't work. In 2005 the country is still poor, but starting to grow. Is a dose of debt relief and more aid what it...
After the shock election result, I sought out my friend Manmohan Singh, the new prime minister. Can this centre-left economist tame the communists and lead India on to overtake China?
A brief encounter with the improbable victor of the Indian election
How does a prisoner-of-conscience turned president react to a telling off?