The creator of the marmalade-loving bear on rudeness, refugees - and working seven days a week, even at Christmas.
Do you speak urbanism? The way we read and write in the language of cities has transformed.
The music and arts festival reveals this year's line-up.
Pessimism gets a bad press, but compulsory positive thinking can be brutally enforced.
In this article, first published in the New Statesman in 1936, Irish essayist Robert Lynd responds to an attack on the colour pink by G K Chesterton, saying “as a lover of pink I cannot let this pass without a protest”.
From jealousy to cowardice to greed, the power of vices is to inspire virtue.
For too long, I was self-centred enough to never have thought of my mother as someone with a richer and more fascinating life than my own.
Changing the world around us gives us our humanity.
How did the straight, white, middle-class Default Man take control of our society – and how can he be dethroned?
The days of the Great White Male are numbered. So how should men live now? Stephen Fry, Mary Beard, Andrew Marr, Margaret Atwood and others offer their survival tips.
His atheism is its own kind of narrow religion.
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