Where reform has been tried in Russia, democrats thrive. Communist strength, on the other hand, follows the path of Hitler's invasion
Africa's crises cannot be solved by redrawing borders. But economic reform, the decline of the urban middle class and the rise of tribalism are dissolving the old centralised post-colonial state
The protectionist debate in Britain is just starting-in the rest of Europe and the US it is noisily joined. A case can be made linking the ills of rich countries to trade with poor ones. Most...
The global free market economy will inspire a countermovement-just as it did 100 years ago. David Marquand and the political economists he reviews here agree about that. But will we have to chose...
When I recently attended the second ever women lawyers conference at the Law Society's august building in Chancery Lane, in the heart of legal London, I was asked to "deal with" the press. This...
Throughout this century, Canadian literature has struggled to establish its own identity. Now, says Naim Kattan, its multiple identities are a model for the future
Italy boasts more than two thirds of the west's artistic heritage, but Italians do not read books or go to the theatre.
Christopher Tookey compares Tarantino's films with Evelyn Waugh's novels
Elections and peace talks come and go. But the ancient grievances of west Belfast go on for ever