Brian Cathcart is Director of Hacked Off. He tweets as @BrianCathcart.

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Human Rights
18 December 2006
A champion for the kids we forget New Statesman readers have chosen as their Person of 2006 a psychotherapist from Iran...
Books
11 December 2006
Not many authors publish a book at the age of 90, and fewer still do so when they are already halfway through another...
Film
13 November 2006
Casino Royale, Live and Let Die, Moonraker, Diamonds Are Forever, From Russia with Love, Dr No, Goldfinger, For Your...
Culture
25 September 2006
Among the lesser consequences of the Pope's current brush with Islamic sensibilities has been to cast a sudden light...
Culture
28 August 2006
Hermann Goering was very proud of his Vermeer. He fancied himself as a great art collector, and Christ with the Woman...
International Politics
28 August 2006
After three bloody years and countless deaths, parcelled out daily in the tolls of bombs and gunfights and the tallies...
Human Rights
28 August 2006
You won't have heard of Hermie Marquesa. He lived in the town of Tandag, about 500 miles south of Manila, and he was an...
24 July 2006
It is a marvellous thing, the soya plant. It grows as a little bush, a couple of feet high, and as it ripens many pods...
Ideas
17 July 2006
It won't. Certainly not in the sense that humans will ever empty the last oil well of the last drop. Yes, the supply...
Economics
17 July 2006
Anyone who remembers the 1960s should recall a political language very different from today's. Headlines, debates,...
Ideas
03 July 2006
My friend Ed sold a book the other day - at Sotheby's in New York, for $23,000. Now he is promising to spend the money...
Books
05 June 2006
If, as Mark Twain said, everyone talks about the weather but nobody does anything about it, is there any point in...
Human Rights
20 March 2006
That the attorney general, Lord Goldsmith, should mount his high horse in defence of human rights is a development as...
Politics
13 March 2006
Are you enjoying the Jowell affair? Have you had the rush? What did you feel? Outrage? Pity? Envy? Or do you still need...
Ideas
06 February 2006
A couple of days after D-Day, the scientist J D Bernal, who had played an important part in planning the landings, went...

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