21 July 2010
In January, Bill Gates took time out from "helping all people lead healthy, productive lives" and making sure...
08 June 2010
Melanie McDonagh, who once voiced her concerns over Somali mothers having too many children in west London, is back on...
27 May 2010
It's 1982. Next to a letter suggesting that Tron, the arcade game, should be read as a "Jungian myth", the...
19 May 2010
12 May 2010
The coalition rap
05 May 2010
The American media mogul and philanthropist Ted Turner once said: "Sport is like a war without the killing."...
28 April 2010
The well-oiled though creaky journalistic shorthand that is the "-gate" suffix has made it into the headlines...
08 April 2010
You'd expect the tabloids to belittle the government's commitment to the arts, but from the Guardian it just sounds...
07 April 2010
It seems that China can't get enough of turfing out American institutions: first Google, and now Bob Dylan. The singer-...
23 March 2010
18 March 2010
Michael Oren, Israel's ambassador to the United States, was recently quoted in the Yedioth Ahronoth newspaper as saying...
09 March 2010
Time to engage?
26 February 2010
On 10 February -- as 15,000 US and Nato troops prepared for Operation Moshtarak -- the Defence Secretary, Bob Ainsworth...
16 February 2010
Am I missing something? Or is Jan Raath's piece in today's Times, headlined "Chinese bring Zimbabwe's black and...
12 February 2010
In a recent comment piece, the Daily Mail goombah Richard Littlejohn accuses those who criticise the treatment of the...