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No candidate for Labour Party leader has offered a challenge to the dominant view of Britain as a society living beyond its means, with the market setting the terms for what's possible.
Corruption scandals, a threatened gag order on journalists and investigators, and persistent allegations of Mafia ties—not to mention the long recession—have weakened Italy’s prime minister.
Faced with the effects of a crisis created by the world's wealthiest, the heads of state gathered at the G20 decided to stick the poorest people in their countries with the bill.
Nick Clegg has taken the Liberal Democrats into government with the Tories, serving as deputy prime minister to David Cameron, a politician he has called "the con man of British politics." Where did it all go wrong?
An eight-month investigation into the assassination of Benazir Bhutto has brought the world no closer to knowing what forces were to blame for her death.
Nation Editor Katrina vanden Heuvel discusses the political aftermath of the Moscow suicide bombings.
How the earthquake aid regime sidelines those it intends to help.
Watching the flow of aid into Haiti, one can't ignore the ongoing alliance of the Haitian elite and foreign investors to keep Haiti good for their interests. What do average Haitians really need?
The Chilcot Inquiry's lesson is the terrible cost to any country that defines the national interest as standing shoulder to shoulder with Washington.
"Blessed are the peacemakers" certainly applies to Mikhail Gorbachev, a man not honored enough for the example he set.