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Hilary Benn and others were acclaimed for their speeches in the Syria debate in the Commons. But if this was the House at its best, its best is not good enough.
The act of giving is always a calculated risk. Julian Baggini explores the limits of altruism.
For the left, the challenge is to avoid approaching problems as though we are passive targets for economic forces.
The vegetarian movement has ground to a halt.
One of the most unfortunate consequences of this constant revising of recommendations is the belief that no one knows what a good diet is. But look at the bigger picture and the consensus holds steady over time.