Economics
20 May 2002
George Bush has just signed away $190bn to America's farmers, no doubt pleasing them but angering his Republican...
Law
25 March 2002
"No one would remember the Good Samaritan if he'd only had good intentions; he had money, too," said Margaret Thatcher...
Human Rights
04 March 2002
There are currently so many initiatives being launched, Marshall Plans being pledged and targets being set, all with...
Politics
11 February 2002
In our Godless age, we have, at least until recently, had little use for the word evil, preferring the language of...
Politics
22 October 2001
What we want Replace the World Trade Organisation with a World Trade and Development Organisation, with a remit to...
Politics
06 August 2001
They may be rich, but are Britain's top executives happy? The recent news that the members of this elite club have...
Politics
05 March 2001
A tall man, 50-ish, neat shirt and jacket, stops us in Havana's Calle Obispo and offers to sell a local coin - face...
Politics
04 December 2000
It is comical to witness Tory press outrage at threats to sovereignty from across the Channel. When Brussels is not out...
Politics
09 October 2000
Nobody could be against a charter that aimed to protect children from the consequences of war, could they? And who...
Politics
28 August 2000
Giuseppe la Pera and Willy Pasini, psychologists from Rome, claim to have identified that men are "biologically...
Society
24 July 2000
"Please take all your longings with you," advised the Gatwick Express intercom last Sunday as the train pulled in to...
Politics
29 May 2000
In Love in the Time of Cholera, Gabriel GarcIa Marquez writes of an informal network of fornicators able easily to...
Politics
24 April 2000
What was the length of your last holiday? A week? A long weekend? And how long will your main break be? Two weeks? It's...
Politics
06 March 2000
The news about chocolate just gets better and better. The British have always known it was good stuff, and eat more per...
Politics
21 February 2000
A few weeks ago, at a school in east London, the Prime Minister again raised the spectre of the "forces of conservatism...

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