Politics
21 May 2001
Tony Blair has lost the trust of one section of the decent, middling folk of Britain who otherwise have come to see him...
Food and Drink
14 May 2001
It will be a long time before the conditions return in which socialism can flourish. No current version of socialist...
Politics
07 May 2001
It was a day on which the Trotskyists were a welcome sight: a powerful sign of how bad politics has become. At noon, on...
Politics
30 April 2001
This has been the best Labour government of the past half-century. Before the caveats and complaints - which are now...
Politics
23 April 2001
After new Labour, the new left - or rather, as the term has been used before, the new, new left. You can see it in the...
Politics
09 April 2001
Calling the Tories the stupid party was, in part, prompted by the arrogance of left-wing intellectuals, confident that...
Politics
26 March 2001
When Francis Fukuyama wrote, some 12 years ago, that communism and socialism were collapsing to leave a world cleared...
Politics
12 March 2001
The wealthy have a new dominant image. It is caring, responsible and even angry about poverty, especially in developing...
Politics
26 February 2001
On the eve of an election, new Labour has stumbled into an issue that, unlike most which have been represented as...
Politics
12 February 2001
The evidence against Keith Vaz, still the minister for Europe as we went to press, is sketchy and largely unproven. But...
Politics
29 January 2001
Advertising now is among the most important media of the advanced world. One of its best theorists, the Australian...
Politics
22 January 2001
George W Bush has had a guru to help him in his quest to become the most powerful man in the world. He is Marvin Olasky...
Books
15 January 2001
We don't know where we are on Europe. This is not just a gloomy British reflection; it is union-wide. There have been...
Politics
25 December 2000
One of the last legislative acts of the Russian parliament in the first year of the millennium was its agreement, by a...
Politics
04 December 2000
Nothing pleases journalists more than to draw blood from politicians. It boosts their self-image as defenders of the...

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