Thomas Ash was associate editor and web development consultant at openDemocracy, where he built the current site. He now works for New Internationalist magazine, and his personal website on philosophy is PhilosoFiles.com.
Watch a riveting and almost unprecedented exchange between President Obama and the congressional Republicans
I'm overdosing tomorrow - care to join?
The 10.23 campaign is organising a national homeopathic overdose to protest pseudo-science and the wasting of taxpayer money
Tony Blair and the imperial temptation in Britain and America
Ahead of Blair's testimony on the Iraq war, it is worth considering a recent exchange in the American blogosphere...
We don't live in a police state, but we are going to be watched by aerial drones
Extraordinary plans by police in the UK to use unmanned spy drones to monitor antisocial motorists, protesters,...
A satirical video complaining about Britain's proposed Digital Economy Bill
Green jobs for British workers?