Politics
29 October 2001
The war on terrorism poses a huge challenge to two large, rich European states above all others. Germany and Italy are...
Politics
22 October 2001
Schemes for improving the world have become at once more urgent and more contested. It is the dual lesson of 11...
Politics
08 October 2001
Silvio Berlusconi said the "s" word. He has denied it, but the issue seems to be in little doubt. The Italian prime...
Politics
01 October 2001
The new governments of the centre left had a new world order in their developing trays when they came to power in the...
Politics
24 September 2001
The first gathering of an elite to be held in Britain in the aftermath of 11 September 2001 was the Royal Television...
Politics
17 September 2001
Asked to comment on the slaughter off Wall Street, Abdel-Bari Atwan, the editor of the London-based Palestinian weekly...
Politics
10 September 2001
Television people think - hope and pray - that they have discovered a new genre. A TV genre is a format for a show...
Politics
03 September 2001
The Church of Scotland is one of the most sin-conscious state churches in the world. The root ideology of Calvinism, by...
Politics
20 August 2001
The British government is edging, or being edged, towards negotiating the terms under which Ireland, north and south,...
Politics
13 August 2001
Los Angeles. Venice Beach, past its novel best, is still a good place to lounge and experience - a vital word, that,...
Politics
16 July 2001
During a recent discussion in London, Henry Kissinger said that he thought it would be more difficult to persuade the...
Politics
02 July 2001
When I talked to David Trimble last Tuesday, his resignation as First Minister of Northern Ireland was - in his own...
Politics
18 June 2001
In the next four or five years, in the "historic second term", we should, indeed, learn something historic. We should...
Politics
04 June 2001
Like many in this election campaign, I have had something like a Bryan Gould experience. It is, wrote the former Labour...
Food and Drink
28 May 2001
Bowling Alone has quite a different interest from any other of the "Big Idea" books emerging from US intellectuals....

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