Is the vote for independence destined to be yet another noble-but-doomed episode in Scottish history?
Freedom for Scotland would be ‘a beacon for social justice’ throughout the UK
In the Aereo case, the US Supreme Court uses copyright to protect the ancient business models of TV content providers
In films like A Separation and The Past, Asghar Farhadi has become Iran’s most celebrated cultural export. There’s a price.
Are the wheels falling off the Better Together campaign against Scottish independence?
Where In The World Is Chisinau, Moldova?
Visiting Israeli analyst Ehud Ya’ari on the emerging “Southern Front” in the Syrian civil war
The links between crime and politics in Russia’s annexed enclave in the Ukraine
Has the Republican Party finally started to turn against its Tea Party faction?
The Tronox pollution case comes home to roost for the Texas oil giant
Can the leaders of the 2011 student revolt ensure the new Government keeps its promises?
The regime in the Ukraine metes out “justice” – and beatings – to those who dare to oppose its liaison with Russia
In Algeria, a regime in trouble tightens its grip on power
The murder of South African housing activist Nkululeko Gwala
Dealing with the problems created by the prison industry
Watching on (in horror) as our Australian cousins hold an election
Economist John Quiggin on the state of the Australian economy
As Rudd and Abbott use asylum seekers as a political football…
The spillover from the war in Syria is taking its toll on Jordan’s fragile institutions
Two Weeks In Battleground Britain
Ten years on, an American recalls being in New Zealand on the eve of the 2003 invasion of Iraq
Selling off state-owned energy companies has been a disaster in Britain
The Morsi government is leading and feeding the spiral of violence in Egypt
The Russians are mounting a stealth attack at the UN on the definition of human rights
The Free Syrian Army – How To Lose Support And Alienate People In No Time
How do we avoid losing more than we gain from free trade?
Just because you’re educated doesn’t mean you’re not an idiot
BART starts a free speech firestorm
The ethical and stylistic issues in using real-life war zones as a basis for contemporary fiction
California’s latest attempt to escape from its low tax / no revenue straightjacket