John Gray is the New Statesman's lead book reviewer. His latest book is "The Immortalisation Commission: Science and the Strange Quest to Cheat Death (Penguin, £9.99).

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Ideas
14 June 2010
"We are all philosophers here where I am, and we debate among other things the question of where it is that we...
Books
25 April 2010
At a time when many fear a return to the political deadlock and industrial conflict of Britain a generation ago, Niall...
Human Rights
04 February 2010
A cure for genocide?
Books
07 January 2010
On neoliberalism
Ideas
17 December 2009
"It is as if man had suddenly been appointed managing director of the biggest business of all, the business of...
Ideas
10 December 2009
Decade's delusions
Books
08 October 2009
"I am a fictionalising philosopher, not a novelist; my novel and story-writing ability is employed as a means to...
Environment
10 September 2009
Age of ecocide
Economics
18 June 2009
On his first visit to China as US treasury secretary, at the start of this month, Timothy Geithner attempted to...
Books
23 April 2009
Meltdown: the End of the Age of GreedPaul MasonVerso, 208pp, £7.99 One of the more entertaining ironies of the global...

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