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

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

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

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

Observations on history

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

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

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

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.

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,

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

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

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

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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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 - 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

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

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

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

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