On the brink of death, she cried: "Long live Stalin"
By Eric Hobsbawm and Jacques Attali - 16 September 13:00

The Leninist "vanguard party" combined discipline, business efficiency, utter emotional identification and a sense of total dedication. Let me illustrate.

NS Essay - The day when heaven was falling
By Eric Hobsbawm and Jacques Attali - 16 September 13:00

Eric Hobsbawm saw the October revolution as the central reference point of the political universe. I

The case for a just war
By John Lloyd - 16 September 13:00

John Lloyd argues that Iraq should be invaded, but demands that a reasonable account be given of US

The darkness within. John Gray on why the left is in flight from "human nature"
By John Gray - 16 September 13:00

The Blank Slate: the modern denial of human nature

Steven Pinker <em>Allen Lane, 509pp, £25</em>

The game of war
By Andrew Hussey - 09 September 13:00

The Spirit of Terrorism and Requiem for the Twin Towers

Jean Baudrillard, translated by Chris Turn

The bomb-maker
By Glyn Ford - 09 September 13:00

Memoirs: a twentieth-century journey in science and politics

Edward Teller <em>Perseus Press, 640p

NS Profile - Bernard Williams
By A C Grayling - 02 September 13:00

Harold Wilson's philosopher of porn is our greatest thinker on ethics, offering a vision of truth as

The forward march of history
By Peter Wilby - 02 September 13:00

Peter Wilby, reviewing Amis's book, turns the tables on the author and asks if he, too, is guilty of

Cosmic flux
By Nicholas Fearn - 02 September 13:00

101 Experiments in the Philosophy of Everyday Life

Roger-Pol Droit <em>Faber and Faber, 204pp, £10

Show trial: the left in the dock
By John Lloyd - 02 September 13:00

Members of the new Labour cabinet must answer to the charge, laid by Martin Amis, that too many Brit

NS Essay - The science of inequality
By Mark Buchanan - 02 September 13:00

You always knew that the rich got richer through no merit of their own, didn't you? Now, with the ai

Seminal ideas
By Zoe Williams - 26 August 13:00

Dr Tatiana's Sex Advice to All Creation

Olivia Judson <em>Chatto & Windus, 320pp, £16.99</em>

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You can be green and still love the poor
By Anthony Browne - 26 August 13:00

There's no longer any need to choose between men and monkeys. Both can be saved - or so the campaign

NS Essay - Happy to be handcuffed by the state
By John Gray - 19 August 13:00

Liberals refuse to accept that the greatest threat to freedom comes not from an over-mighty governme

Schama leads the new rock'n'roll
By Abbie Fielding-Smith - 19 August 13:00

Observations on history

Fighting is a last resort
By A C Grayling - 12 August 13:00

Aquinas defined the just war. Few conflicts have ever met his criteria

Andrew Hussey on the disturbed life and pornographic work of one of the great "accursed writers" of France
By Andrew Hussey - 12 August 13:00

Georges Bataille: an intellectual biography

Michel Surya, translated by Krzysztof Fijalkowski and

The rebels who changed their tune to be pundits
By Nick Cohen - 12 August 13:00

They were once proud Marxists. Today, they are media-friendly Tory extremists. Meet the Revolutionar

Are you suffering from affluenza?
By Michael Reiss - 05 August 13:00

Observations on wealth

Why we should bring back corporatism
By Neal Lawson - 29 July 13:00

Corporatism is out of fashion; it has been a dirty word since the 1970s. Yet it helped to create the postwar settlement that saw an unprecedented growth in working-class wealth and opportunity. It accepted that tensions between labour and capital existed and mattered.

You've nothing to fear but fear itself
By Mick Hume - 22 July 13:00

Reckoning with Risk: learning to live with uncertainty

Gerd Gigerenzer <em>Allen Lane, The Penguin

NS Essay - When the forests go, shall we be alone?
By John Gray - 22 July 13:00

Some scientists think that, as it destroys other species, humanity will leave the age of mammals for

Noises off
By Peregrine Worsthorne - 22 July 13:00

<em>Best of young British</em> - Peregrine Worsthorne argues that the power of youth has increased,

Sexy kids
By Cristina Odone - 15 July 13:00

Always eager for new markets, capitalism has turned to pre-teens: shops are full of videos, clothes

The wild bunch
By Nicholas Fearn - 08 July 13:00

To Catch a Tartar: notes from the Caucasus

Chris Bird <em>John Murray, 315pp, £17.99</em>

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