Politics
27 March 2000
We squabble among ourselves and call it "politics" when the real problem is the one that all humanity has in common:...
Culture
22 November 1999
It is not completely unreasonable to feed human sewage to cows, a la mode francaise. They ferment all their food before...
Culture
27 September 1999
Before the 21st century is upon us, we should bury deeply and for ever the issue that has shaped and sullied all 20th-...
Books
30 August 1999
One of the greatest intellectual triumphs of the 20th century has been the fusion, in the middle decades, of Charles...
Politics
02 August 1999
Bonobos - or "pygmy chimpanzees" - can, in effect, talk, with a little help from a computerised synthesiser, or so at...
Culture
12 July 1999
Britain's countryside has rarely been at peace, except in the minds of poets and passers-through. Now it is in several...
Environment
19 April 1999
Did Rachel Carson win her battle with the pesticide companies, which threatened effectively to eliminate North America'...
Politics
19 February 1999
The discussions on genetically modified organisms (GMOs) are predictably awful, just as they have been on BSE, or...
11 December 1998
Our world is packed with living things, but is it right to suggest, as James Lovelock did in his "Gaia" hypo-thesis of...
Culture
13 November 1998
For all the millions of words expended on Dolly the cloned sheep since her birth in the summer of 1996, most...

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