Nick Cohen is an author, columnist and signatory of the Euston Manifesto. As well as writing for the New Statesman he contributes to the Observer and other publications including the New Humanist. His books include Pretty Straight Guys – a history of Britain under Tony Blair.

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Politics
13 December 1999
You would need to spend some time searching the slums to find a man as wretched as Kevin Perks. In official language,...
Politics
29 November 1999
A spectre is sneering at Downing Street - the spectre of cynicism. The shoulder-shrugging ghoul provokes Alastair...
Politics
15 November 1999
To its critics in the liberal intelligentsia, the millennium bazaar will be a carnival of vacuity. The Great Exhibition...
Politics
01 November 1999
Stephen Colegrave does not look like a monster. The svelte figure of the marketing director of Saatchi...
Politics
18 October 1999
To the best of my knowledge, Quite Ugly One Morning by Christopher Brookmyre is the only thriller in the history of...
Politics
17 May 1999
Three times this century the elite has roused populist hatred against refugees. The first coalition of snob and mob...
Politics
10 May 1999
The jubilant second anniversary celebrations of Labour's victory take the mind back to the triumph of hope over the...
Politics
03 May 1999
The government's determination to stop refugees from the Balkan war reaching Britain is taking its toll. The...
Politics
26 April 1999
In No One Left To Lie To, an essential study of the corruption of Bill Clinton's administration, Christopher Hitchens...
Politics
18 December 1998
English, as we are often told, is a living language whose meaning changes as the world changes. This is particularly...

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