Jason Cowley is editor of the New Statesman

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Human Rights
20 September 2004
For the past decade I have spent a week or so each year staying with family in the quiet Cumbrian village of Cark-in-...
Culture
23 August 2004
One warm evening earlier this summer, on a visit to see my mother, I went up into the attic of the house where I once...
Books
26 July 2004
A couple of years ago, when I was editing these pages, I telephoned W F Deedes at the Daily Telegraph to ask if he...
Sport
26 July 2004
I had the misfortune to spend much of last Sunday afternoon watching the final round of the Open on television. Golf is...
Culture
19 July 2004
Chip McGrath, the former literary editor of the New York Times Book Review, is fond of offering this neat summation of...
Sport
12 July 2004
Why, when we have Wimbledon, are there so few British tennis players of world repute? A couple of months ago I was...
Sport
07 June 2004
There will be many players worthy of special attention during Euro 2004 in Portugal: Zinedine Zidane of France, Deco of...
Sport
31 May 2004
Whenever a major football tournament approaches - one of those nation-stilling, nation-unifying events, a World Cup or...
Lifestyle
24 May 2004
"Ask not what your country can do for you - ask what you can do for your country." John F Kennedy Pat Tillman was a...
World Affairs
17 May 2004
A couple of years ago, on a visit to Harare, I met Ian Smith for afternoon tea at his home in one of the more affluent...
Africa
19 April 2004
It is very early in the morning, the sun is rising above the eastern hills of Kigali after a night of unceasing rain,...
Politics
29 March 2004
Returning to America after an absence of 20 years, Henry James wrote, in The American Scene (1907), of his unease at...
Lifestyle
09 February 2004
As this is my last column until the summer, I shall depart with a series of predictions for the sporting year ahead....
Lifestyle
02 February 2004
Whenever I reflect on my early boyhood in an Essex new town in the 1970s, I invariably think of the FA Cup and of how...

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