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
19 November 2001
In the introduction to The Struggle for Mastery in Europe, 1848-1918, A J P Taylor wrote that the diplomats of the...
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29 October 2001
  The wartime fad from America that is sweeping Britain is to merge our leaders' title and name and then snap...
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01 October 2001
Tony Blair grasped the hand of Rudy Giuliani in a devastated New York and told him of the historical justification for...
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03 September 2001
Chief Executive Officers can have it all: the political parties, the public services, the tax havens, the share options...
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20 August 2001
Nancy Mitford's Noblesse Oblige made her better, if not better-known, sister shudder. Jessica (Decca to family and...
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06 August 2001
European fascism began on 23 March 1919, when Mussolini and 145 followers founded the first fascist party. In the 80...
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09 July 2001
The most numerically challenged child can see in a moment what is wrong with the privatisation programme that will...
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25 June 2001
Ten days after an election that saw cynicism confirmed as the national mood, the Guardian confronted 25 greater and...
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11 June 2001
We scramble to find the language to explain the disorientated times. This election has introduced the concept of "real...
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28 May 2001
Nothing lifts my dejected spirits. The sweet spring flowers are rank and the zephyrs of May can't warm my marrow. I...
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14 May 2001
The Sun can fix the scale of what it describes as new Labour's "record wipe-out" of the Conservatives with precision....
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30 April 2001
The drums are calling the anti-Tory tribe to unite around the campfire and prepare to rout the eternal enemy. Their...
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16 April 2001
Britain won't help asylum-seekers at any price. Neither love nor money can move it. For all the screams of "bloody...
Politics
02 April 2001
Europe is a mighty cause of mystification in British politics, as well as the great divide. Conservatives on the pro-...
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19 March 2001
Richard Taylor, a slightly stooping, slightly balding retired rheumatologist, is not the type of man who is meant to...

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