Tariq Ali

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Critics have argued that Mother Teresa fetishised suffering rather than sought to alleviate it. Photograph: Jayanta Shaw/Reuters

During the Trump years, there was a small boom in documentaries about cults. At least two television series and a podcast were made about Nxivm, an or(...)

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is seen on the balcony of the Ecuadorian Embassy in London, 2017. Photograph: Peter Nicholls/Reuters

Pale, heavily bearded and unsteady, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange — who was removed the Ecuadorian embassy on Thursday — cut a very different figur(...)

Benedict Anderson, who has died aged 79, was a specialist in southeast Asian politics and a theoretician of nationalism who argued that nations were “(...)

Neil Middleton: publisher and left-wing activist

Neil Middleton, who has died aged 83, was an influential publisher, writer and Catholic thinker who made a significant contribution to religious and p(...)

Jane Lythell: ‘Reading has been such an important part of my life since I was a child and books have formed who I am.’

Jane Lythell lives in Brighton. She was a producer at TV-am and commissioning editor at Westcountry Television, before leaving to become deputy direct(...)

The G8 summit is being held in Co Fermanagh next week

“Shout loudly, don’t hold back, lift your voice like a trumpet” – not the words of an anarchist group or anti-G8 street activist. The call to protest (...)