26 July 1999
Are you lonesome tonight? Are you pissed off tonight? Are you sorry to twist it apart? Did your Unionists stray and...
Society
26 July 1999
There was much to look forward to last weekend. An old friend - Kate Gifford, ex-wife of the radical lawyer Lord...
26 July 1999
Ha! So now maybe sunlight isn't so bad for you, after all. As one who spent her twenties frying on Greek beaches each...
Ideas
26 July 1999
What has gone wrong with the idea of meritocracy, to which both main parties, but particularly new Labour, supposedly...
26 July 1999
Farewell to the Family? (Revised) by Patricia Morgan (The Institute of Economic Affairs, 2 Lord North Street, London...
Politics
26 July 1999
Have you ever wondered why new Labour seems, on some issues, so indifferent to consumer opinion? It is, after all,...
Politics
26 July 1999
According to Bentham, all pleasures are created equal, and poetry is not superior in any way to shove- halfpenny. What...
Politics
26 July 1999
If, as we are so often reminded, a nation gets the media it deserves, we must indeed be a stupid and mean-spirited lot...
26 July 1999
Ancient, decrepit, miserable and unhumorous male completely lacking in charm and conversation would prefer to meet...
26 July 1999
Anne McElvoy (NS Profile, 19 July) has clearly not entirely missed the point of what I wrote since she seems to agree...
26 July 1999
Richard Webster's suggestion (Special Report, 19 July) that many innocent care workers are being sent to prison as a...
26 July 1999
James Buchan is to be congratulated for his efforts to end the inexplicable neglect of the relationship between money...
26 July 1999
I hardly expected the NS review of Timothy Garton Ash's History of the Present (Books, 19 July) to disintegrate into a...
26 July 1999
I was alarmed to read that it took Ian McCartney (NS Interview, 12 July) 111/2 days ("a mega-second") to distinguish...
26 July 1999
America one of only three countries in the world not to have gone metric? I read Andrew Stephen's article (12 July)...

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