From the repression of unruly citizens to the celebration of the “good capitalist”, The Dark Knight Rises reflects our age of anxiety.
Born in Jamaica, Stuart Hall is the éminence grise of the British intellectual left and one of the founders of cultural studies. He coined the word “Thatcherism” and, aged 80, he remains one of our leading thinkers.
The Occupy movement has changed the way we encounter every part of the city of New York.
In 1931, Sidney Strube was earning £10,000 a year at the Daily Express, making him the highest-paid man in Fleet Street. But will the current generation of political cartoonists be the last?
Both England's cricket establishment and the Conservative Party are struggling with insurgent outsiders.
Elizabeth Taylor is an unfairly underrated writer. Her novels of middle-class manners are much more complex than they look.
Åsne Seierstad questions a system that gives Anders Breivik publicity.
Among the Hoods: My Years with a Teenage Gang - review.
Reassuring signs of resurgence at the Edinburgh Fringe.
Dark Art: the Changing Face of Public Relations - review.
From the Ruins of Empire: the Revolt Aga - review.
The Books Interview.
A novel that is at once “naive” and “tricksy”.
A hymn to the ultimate quiz show is a nostalgia fest for Antonia Quirke.
Our torturous planning system, as seen by an architect.
Rachel Cooke reviews Tom Stoppard's adaptation of the novels by Ford Madox Ford.
Glances say more than words in this IRA thriller, writes Ryan Gilbey.
The latest gastro trend.
Michael Brooks on the misinterpretation of eye-catching research.
The Royal Court's EV Crowe on the Russian punk band.
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