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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Healthier behind bars
By Theodore Dalrymple - 08 July 13:00

Many young criminals are malnourished. Freedom, for them, is like a concentration camp

The extinction of species and why it matters more than you think
By Mark Buchanan - 08 July 13:00

It's a small world: take anybody else on earth, and you are probably linked through six acquaintance

NS Essay - Globalisation: now the good news
By Charles Leadbeater - 01 July 13:00

Pessimists of left and right agree: we are a degenerate society, betrayed by our lust for change and

Why psychiatry has failed
By Peter Watson - 01 July 13:00

We can fly to the moon and tap genetic secrets, but human beings are as badly behaved and as miserab

Toy story
By Tristan Quinn - 01 July 13:00

Leaving Reality Behind: the battle for the soul of the internet

Adam Wishart and Regula Bochsler <

NS Essay - The unstoppable march of the clones
By John Gray - 24 June 13:00

We have failed to control the spread of nuclear weapons. So how can we hope to control the developme

Fight against the clock
By Neil Clark - 24 June 13:00

Observations on slow movement

The future lasts a long time
By Steve Waters - 17 June 13:00

When the French philosopher Louis Althusser murdered his wife, his theories were fatally wounded as

NS Essay - The anti-imperialism of fools
By Mick Hume - 17 June 13:00

Western leftists find themselves in strange company when it comes to the Middle East. Are they reall

Population doomsday
By Lionel Shriver - 10 June 13:00

What do we fear most: human extinction or biological overload? Lionel Shriver on the literature of demography

Comrades up in arms
By Johann Hari - 10 June 13:00

Stalin still exerts a strange hold over some, not least Arthur Scargill. Johann Hari attends a Stali

NS Essay - Whose culture are we talking about?
By Deborah Cameron - 03 June 13:00

In our attitudes both to immigrants and to foreign languages in schools, we take it for granted that

You are wrong, Mr Blair: it is you who is prejudiced about science, and it is the people at large who have respect for the evidence
By Colin Tudge - 03 June 13:00

The Prime Minister believes in the unfailing beneficence of high tech. <strong>Colin Tudge,</strong>

Truth seekers
By Nicholas Fearn - 27 May 13:00

New British Philosophy: the interviews

Edited by Julian Baggini and Jeremy Stangroom <em>Routledge

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