June 2002

Jennie Bristow Sunday 2 June 2002 comments

Making our mark

Forget the doomsday scenarios: the bigger the 'footprint' that humanity leaves upon the Earth, the better.

Jennie Bristow Sunday 2 June 2002 comments

Royal revisionism

What attracted Jubilee revellers was the crowd, not the Queen.

Mark Adnum Monday 3 June 2002 comments

The use and abuse of Star Wars

Two weird things involving dejected children and Attack of the Clones happened on opposite sides of the planet....

Dr Michael Fitzpatrick Wednesday 5 June 2002 comments

Body politics

Francis Fukuyama and Gregory Stock take different sides in the biotechnology revolution. What revolution?

Mick Hume Wednesday 5 June 2002 comments

Genetically modified fears

spiked editor Mick Hume in The Times (London).

Tessa Mayes Wednesday 5 June 2002 comments

‘People have all kinds of fertility needs’

Britain's regulations on choosing the gender of your baby should be loosened up, argues a London fertility expert

Dolan Cummings Thursday 6 June 2002 comments

TV UK, 6 June

The Jubilee was a televised orgy of bad faith - and giant puppets.

Andrew Calcutt Friday 7 June 2002 comments

Pop goes the Queen

The preferred form of national self-representation, pop music, is ephemeral. Everything it touches becomes weightless - including the monarchy.

Patrick West Tuesday 11 June 2002 comments

Hogwash

Harry Potter and the planespotters.

James Heartfield Tuesday 11 June 2002 comments

Continental drift

Why is the centre right winning elections across Europe and the USA?

Josie Appleton Tuesday 11 June 2002 comments

Not-so-secret services

The FBI and the CIA have gone to war - with themselves.

Mick Hume Tuesday 11 June 2002 comments

Despising Tyson

As Mike Tyson loses to Lennox Lewis, read spiked editor Mick Hume on the one black man liberals feel free to hate.

Chris Evans Tuesday 11 June 2002 comments

As Mike Tyson loses to Lennox Lewis, read spiked editor Mick Hume on the one black man libera

'Digital rights management' will strengthen industry's stranglehold over intellectual property.

Jennie Bristow Tuesday 11 June 2002 comments

How the New Deal feels

The lower the unemployment rate falls, the more New Labour seems obsessed with the jobless.

Brendan O’Neill Wednesday 12 June 2002 comments

The myth of the far right

The obsession with the rise of the right tells us more about European elites' insecurity than about any real fascist threat.

Ray Crowley Wednesday 12 June 2002 comments

Polite society’ gets nasty

Applauding Lennox Lewis' defeat of bad man Mike Tyson just isn't good sport.

Helene Guldberg Wednesday 12 June 2002 comments

Historical imagination

At spiked's conference After 11 September: Fear and Loathing in the West, Francis Fukuyama and Frank Furedi debated the question: 'Has history started again?'

Duleep Allirajah Friday 14 June 2002 comments

Offside, 14 June

Adios amigos - and remember, it's only a game.

Dolan Cummings Friday 14 June 2002 comments

TV UK, 14 June

The Law had 'pilot' written all over it.

Mick Hume Monday 17 June 2002 comments

The anti-imperialism of fools

Why has Palestine suddenly become a cause celebre for the anti-globalisation movement? Read spiked editor Mick Hume's essay in the New Statesman.

Jennie Bristow Wednesday 19 June 2002 comments

Lunatics about asylum

There is no asylum crisis in the UK. It is a political crisis of the government's own making.

Josie Appleton Wednesday 19 June 2002 comments

Image wars

Try as it might, New Labour just can't get rid of the spin thing.

Brendan O’Neill Wednesday 19 June 2002 comments

Pluck off

If I hear the Irish football team described as plucky, brave or courageous one more time, I'll spit.

Sandy Starr Wednesday 19 June 2002 comments

Intelligence tests

America's new Department of Homeland Security won't enhance security, but will endanger liberty.

Mike Wendling Wednesday 19 June 2002 comments

The Department of Fear and Uncertainty

In President Bush's war of 'freedom v fear', freedom is losing.

James Harkin Wednesday 19 June 2002 comments

Mutton dressed as lamb

Why can't the baby boomers grow old gracefully?

Patrick West Wednesday 19 June 2002 comments

Fear and loathing in Trafalgar Square

Why Muslims are the new Catholics, why the Orange Order isn't racist, and why moan about the weather?

Ellie Lee Wednesday 19 June 2002 comments

The deciding factor

Suing abortion providers for post-traumatic stress undermines women's reproductive autonomy.

Rob Lyons Thursday 20 June 2002 comments

Sing when you’re winning

And when you lose…jump into the river anyway. From our man in Japan.

Duleep Allirajah Thursday 20 June 2002 comments

Offside, 20 June

In this Alice in Wonderland tournament conventional football wisdom has been turned on its head.

Dominic Standish Thursday 20 June 2002 comments

A blame of two halves

Italians are blaming everything from lack of Parmesan cheese to bans on sex for their poor showing at the World Cup. Dominic Standish reports from Italy.

Ray Crowley Thursday 20 June 2002 comments

Phoney fandom

The World Cup and Star Wars can make bystanders into fans - unlike the Queen and Tony Blair.

Ray Crowley Thursday 20 June 2002 comments

Phoney fandom

The World Cup and Star Wars can make bystanders into fans - unlike the Queen and Tony Blair.

Dolan Cummings Thursday 20 June 2002 comments

TV UK, 20 June

Dolan CummingsEvery four years, the World Cup turns those who do not watch football into pint-clutching supporters.

Josie Appleton Tuesday 25 June 2002 comments

Are we all Palestinians now?

Many in the West are suddenly interested in Palestine - for all the wrong reasons.

Helene Guldberg Tuesday 25 June 2002 comments

Taking Stock

Gregory Stock, author of Redesigning Humans, on the benefits of biotechnology and why we should trust parents.

Andrew Calcutt Wednesday 26 June 2002 comments

Tony Blair: man or myth?

In place of politics, New Labour gives us symbols and narratives.

Aidan Campbell Wednesday 26 June 2002 comments

Suffering for his art

London-based artist Sebastian Horsley explains why he got crucified in the Philippines.

Mick Hume Wednesday 26 June 2002 comments

Bush makes ‘history’ on the hoof

The USA is playing fantasy foreign policy in the Middle East.

Jennie Bristow Wednesday 26 June 2002 comments

Making our mark

Forget the doomsday scenarios: the bigger the 'footprint' that humanity leaves upon the Earth, the better.

Alex Standish Thursday 27 June 2002 comments

Has the game gone global?

European influence, not home-honed talent, allowed South Korea, Japan and African nations to flourish in the World Cup.