A government guided by common sense would respond to news that publicly owned Royal Mail has increased profits to £403 million by scrapping plans to flog off the service.
Nicholas Wright's play on one of apartheid's most notorious killers is a compelling exploration of good and evil
JOHN RETY's poem of the week from Anna Robinson.
KEITH FLETT looks at the development of the curriculum.
RAE STREET ponders Gordon Brown's declaration that Britons should follow the US example of waving the flag.
Working-class children need schools that will empower them to change society, argues HELEN DAVITT.
CHRIS BALLANCE argues that Scots need to know the truth about 'rendition' flights landing on our soil.
JERRY JONES explains how capital needs new markets to be forced open by any means available.
JEREMY CORBYN argues that despite the US dangerously rattling its sabre at Iran, there is hope to be found in Bolivia.
ANDREW PIKE looks at China's clampdown on internet activity.
IOAN GRILLO reports on Subcomandante Marcos's six-month road trip to 'shake up politics from below' before the election