Jason Cowley is editor of the New Statesman

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Human Rights
16 April 2007
Noted at the end of each of the essays collected here is the city in which they were written: Lima, Madrid, Paris,...
Australasia
18 December 2006
I arrived in Adelaide in early December, and one of the first things I saw, when I went for a walk around the city, was...
Books
18 September 2006
When in the late 1990s Ian Hamilton began compiling The Penguin Book of 20th-Century Essays, he was certain that there...
Books
21 August 2006
In 1938 Yasunari Kawabata was commissioned by a Tokyo newspaper to write about a championship game of Go between the...
Sport
03 July 2006
I'm sometimes asked if there is anything I don't enjoy about being here in Germany for the Observer to cover the World...
Politics
22 May 2006
Inspirational - yet worlds apart: there was no doubt about the victor in our readers' survey to find the heroes...
Society
03 April 2006
Those of us in the affluent, liberal democracies of the west are perhaps the most fortunate people ever to have lived,...
Culture
27 March 2006
Who are or what is Massive Attack? At times it seems to be less a band or a group than a kind of movement, with a large...
Books
30 January 2006
The two most celebrated novels about European colonialism in Africa were written, appropriately enough, by a European,...
Sport
19 December 2005
Soon after arriving in England in the summer of 2004 as coach of Chelsea, Jose Mourinho held a press conference at the...
Books
07 November 2005
At least five books have been published in France already this autumn on Michel Houellebecq, whose latest novel, The...
Human Rights
17 October 2005
It is difficult to believe that a slender, 18-year-old Muslim tennis player from India has the potential to change the...
Sport
15 August 2005
Not since Ian Botham inspired England to a remarkable Ashes series victory in 1981 has there been a cricketing summer...
Lifestyle
25 July 2005
Nothing exposes inequality of talent more greatly than sport. Sport is all about measurable exceptions, about...
Culture
18 July 2005
The attacks on New York and Washington on 11 September 2001, so extreme and audacious, left many of us speechless: the...

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