December 2002

Patrick West Monday 2 December 2002 comments

The nature of sex

Is the shortage of top women scientists down to 'institutionalised sexism', or scientific differences?

Joe Kaplinsky Tuesday 3 December 2002 comments

No-clear policy

From dithering over nuclear power to promoting the virtues of wind, the UK government's energy policy is running out of steam.

Bill Durodié Tuesday 3 December 2002 comments

States of mind

Part of the West's response to terrorism should be to develop a more rational approach to risk.

Julian Grenier Tuesday 3 December 2002 comments

Playing safe

A new primary school has sold off the freedom of the playground for the synthetic thud of trainers on rubber surfaces.

Mick Hume Tuesday 3 December 2002 comments

Warning: worry can damage your health

spiked editor Mick Hume in The Times (London).

Brendan O’Neill Tuesday 3 December 2002 comments

Green and not heard

How much 'recognition' do the Irish in Britain need?

Mick Hume Tuesday 3 December 2002 comments

Warning: worry can damage your health

spiked editor Mick Hume in The Times (London).

Julian Grenier Tuesday 3 December 2002 comments

Playing safe

A new primary school has sold off the freedom of the playground for the synthetic thud of trainers on rubber surfaces.

Bill Durodié Tuesday 3 December 2002 comments

States of mind

Part of the West's response to terrorism should be to develop a more rational approach to risk.

Jennie Bristow Wednesday 4 December 2002 comments

Finishing universities

Never mind top-up fees - British higher education is already a consumer experience.

Mick Hume Friday 6 December 2002 comments

A right royal suck-up

spiked editor Mick Hume in The Times (London), on the collapse of the royal butler trials.

Dolan Cummings Friday 6 December 2002 comments

TV UK, 6 December

Anyone desiring a public life has done badly to be born in the twenty-first century.

Duleep Allirajah Friday 6 December 2002 comments

Offside, 6 December

Beckham spam reaches all four corners of cyberspace.

Patrick West Friday 6 December 2002 comments

The nature of sex

Is the shortage of top women scientists down to 'institutionalised sexism', or scientific differences?

Andrew Stephenson Friday 6 December 2002 comments

Trying the jury

The House of Lords' judgement on Bruce Grobbelaar provides some vindication for the jury who heard his libel case.

Tony Gilland Friday 6 December 2002 comments

Four legs better?

What the animal research debate tells us about humans.

Josie Appleton Friday 6 December 2002 comments

Border crossings

The closure of Sangatte means more freedom of movement…for the immigration authorities.

Josie Appleton Friday 6 December 2002 comments

Border crossings

The closure of Sangatte means more freedom of movement…for the immigration authorities.

Tony Gilland Friday 6 December 2002 comments

Four legs better?

What the animal research debate tells us about humans.

Duleep Allirajah Friday 6 December 2002 comments

Offside, 6 December

Beckham spam reaches all four corners of cyberspace.

Dolan Cummings Friday 6 December 2002 comments

TV UK, 6 December

Anyone desiring a public life has done badly to be born in the twenty-first century.

Mick Hume Friday 6 December 2002 comments

A right royal suck-up

spiked editor Mick Hume in The Times (London), on the collapse of the royal butler trials.

Roger Bate Tuesday 10 December 2002 comments

Packaging precaution

The EU's policy on labelling GM is likely to come unstuck.

Josie Appleton Tuesday 10 December 2002 comments

Regarding America

A new world survey suggests that the USA is it, but its ideals are out.

Brendan O’Neill Tuesday 10 December 2002 comments

Iraq: inspecting the situation

The clash between Bush officials and UN weapons inspectors reflects broader shifts in international relations.

Jennie Bristow Tuesday 10 December 2002 comments

Cherie trifles

The saga of the PM's wife and flats, quacks and conmen is a case of sleaze-becomes-farce.

Brendan O’Neill Tuesday 10 December 2002 comments

Iraq: inspecting the situation

The clash between Bush officials and UN weapons inspectors reflects broader shifts in international relations.

Josie Appleton Tuesday 10 December 2002 comments

Regarding America

A new world survey suggests that the USA is it, but its ideals are out.

Roger Bate Tuesday 10 December 2002 comments

Packaging precaution

The EU's policy on labelling GM is likely to come unstuck.

Ray Crowley Thursday 12 December 2002 comments

Christmas spirit

The Metropolitan Police's campaign on drug-rape is hard to swallow.

Dolan Cummings Thursday 12 December 2002 comments

TV UK, 12 December

The axis of evil thoughts.

Patrick West Thursday 12 December 2002 comments

Projecting guilt

The Peters map squashed Greenland and stretched Africa - to show us that the Third World matters.

Duleep Allirajah Thursday 12 December 2002 comments

Offside, 12 December

Elland Road: the story of a closely knit community of simple footballing folk that is tearing itself apart.

Josie Appleton Thursday 12 December 2002 comments

Battle of the bones

Western intellectuals, not Native peoples, are behind moves to repatriate human remains.

Elisabeth Lasch-Quinn Thursday 12 December 2002 comments

The age of manipulation

In our therapeutic times, nothing stands in the way of self-gratification.

Elisabeth Lasch-Quinn Thursday 12 December 2002 comments

The age of manipulation

In our therapeutic times, nothing stands in the way of self-gratification.

Josie Appleton Thursday 12 December 2002 comments

Battle of the bones

Western intellectuals, not Native peoples, are behind moves to repatriate human remains.

Duleep Allirajah Thursday 12 December 2002 comments

Offside, 12 December

Elland Road: the story of a closely knit community of simple footballing folk that is tearing itself apart.

Patrick West Thursday 12 December 2002 comments

Projecting guilt

The Peters map squashed Greenland and stretched Africa - to show us that the Third World matters.

Dolan Cummings Thursday 12 December 2002 comments

TV UK, 12 December

The axis of evil thoughts.

Ray Crowley Thursday 12 December 2002 comments

Christmas spirit

The Metropolitan Police's campaign on drug-rape is hard to swallow.

Kevin Yuill Friday 13 December 2002 comments

Doubting the death penalty

American opposition to capital punishment is motivated by broader concerns about the US justice system.

Helene Guldberg Friday 13 December 2002 comments

Libel online

A new ruling in Australia could restrict free speech across the worldwide web.

Helene Guldberg Friday 13 December 2002 comments

Libel online

A new ruling in Australia could restrict free speech across the worldwide web.

Kevin Yuill Friday 13 December 2002 comments

Doubting the death penalty

American opposition to capital punishment is motivated by broader concerns about the US justice system.

Brendan O’Neill Tuesday 17 December 2002 comments

War from on high

The CIA's new focus on assassinating suspected terrorists is more cowardly than cocky.

Jennie Bristow Tuesday 17 December 2002 comments

A demographic deficit?

Britain has more pensioners and fewer kids. The numbers aren't a problem - the debate about them is.

Brendan O’Neill Tuesday 17 December 2002 comments

War from on high

The CIA's new focus on assassinating suspected terrorists is more cowardly than cocky.

Duleep Allirajah Thursday 19 December 2002 comments

Offside, 19 December

Want to keep English football mediocre? Bring in quotas for home-grown players.

Ray Crowley Thursday 19 December 2002 comments

Nativity scrooges

Images of a young boy disappearing into the night with a dodgy looking snowman might send the wrong message to children.

Dolan Cummings Thursday 19 December 2002 comments

TV NY, 19 December

Looking through the window on America's soul.

Austin Williams Thursday 19 December 2002 comments

The Smoke clears

We've come a long way since the smog days of 1952.

Joanna Williams Thursday 19 December 2002 comments

Teachers, targets and theatre trips

When classic works of literature are taught as passages for analysis, what's the point in going to see the play?

Patrick West Thursday 19 December 2002 comments

Lunar standing

The heroes of space travel were cosmic bores.

Mick Hume Thursday 19 December 2002 comments

Parenting: no guarantees

spiked editor Mick Hume in The Times (London).

Dr Michael Fitzpatrick Thursday 19 December 2002 comments

The rehab don't work

Treatment that replaces drugs with therapy just makes you worse.

Dr Michael Fitzpatrick Thursday 19 December 2002 comments

The rehab don't work

Treatment that replaces drugs with therapy just makes you worse.

Mick Hume Thursday 19 December 2002 comments

Parenting: no guarantees

spiked editor Mick Hume in The Times (London

Patrick West Thursday 19 December 2002 comments

Lunar standing

The heroes of space travel were cosmic bores.

Joanna Williams Thursday 19 December 2002 comments

Teachers, targets and theatre trips

When classic works of literature are taught as passages for analysis, what's the point in going to see the play?

Austin Williams Thursday 19 December 2002 comments

The Smoke clears

We've come a long way since the smog days of 1952.

Dolan Cummings Thursday 19 December 2002 comments

TV NY, 19 December

Looking through the window on America's soul.

Ray Crowley Thursday 19 December 2002 comments

Nativity scrooges

Images of a young boy disappearing into the night with a dodgy looking snowman might send the wrong message to children.

Duleep Allirajah Thursday 19 December 2002 comments

Offside, 19 December

Want to keep English football mediocre? Bring in quotas for home-grown players.

Peter Smith Friday 20 December 2002 comments

Groundless fears

New airline security measures are unlikely to reassure passengers.

Brendan O’Neill Friday 20 December 2002 comments

America's war with itself

US leaders are projecting their own problems on to the Gulf - and it isn’t working.

Peter Smith Friday 20 December 2002 comments

Groundless fears

New airline security measures are unlikely to reassure passengers.

Brendan O’Neill Friday 20 December 2002 comments

America's war with itself

US leaders are projecting their own problems on to the Gulf - and it isn’t working.

Josie Appleton Monday 23 December 2002 comments

Surveying the war

Why does the British establishment keep asking Muslims what they think of the war on terror?

Barbara Hewson Monday 23 December 2002 comments

Judge-ocracy ahead

A recent UK court case indicates that unelected judges are making laws.

Jennie Bristow Monday 23 December 2002 comments

Happy holidays

But why are we supposed to need more of them?

Josie Appleton Monday 23 December 2002 comments

Aztecs

The Royal Academy's new exhibition is a fascinating combination of the familiar and the foreign.

Dr Michael Fitzpatrick Monday 23 December 2002 comments

Making everything hard work

A new book unravels the tensions behind the 'work stress' epidemic.

Brendan O’Neill Monday 23 December 2002 comments

Eat, drink, be merry

A counter to the killjoys' guide to Christmas.

Sandy Starr Monday 23 December 2002 comments

Tenants' associations

What use are 'online communities' to people living in poverty?

Sandy Starr Monday 23 December 2002 comments

Tenants' associations

What use are 'online communities' to people living in poverty?

Brendan O’Neill Monday 23 December 2002 comments

Eat, drink, be merry

A counter to the killjoys' guide to Christmas.

Dr Michael Fitzpatrick Monday 23 December 2002 comments

Making everything hard work

A new book unravels the tensions behind the 'work stress' epidemic.

Josie Appleton Monday 23 December 2002 comments

Aztecs

The Royal Academy's new exhibition is a fascinating combination of the familiar and the foreign

Barbara Hewson Monday 23 December 2002 comments

Judge-ocracy ahead

A recent UK court case indicates that unelected judges are making laws.

Josie Appleton Monday 23 December 2002 comments

Surveying the war

Why does the British establishment keep asking Muslims what they think of the war on terror?

Dolan Cummings Monday 30 December 2002 comments

TV NY, 30 December

The Abominable Snowman and Homicide: Life on the Street.

Sara Selwood Monday 30 December 2002 comments

Measuring culture

Collecting statistics to prove the 'use' of the arts has been largely useless, says the editor of Cultural Trends.

Mick Hume Monday 30 December 2002 comments

Christmas and the Granny State

Read spiked editor Mick Hume in The Times (London).

Rob Lyons Monday 30 December 2002 comments

Happy New Fear

The things that scared us silly in 2002.

Brendan O’Neill Monday 30 December 2002 comments

Making a prison of Palestine

Israel's proposal to fence off the West Bank shows that, in foreign policy, caution can be as deadly as conquest.

Jennie Bristow Monday 30 December 2002 comments

Petri-fied about the future

The reaction to the alleged cloned baby shows that we have never been further from a Brave New World.

Brendan O’Neill Monday 30 December 2002 comments

Making a prison of Palestine

Israel's proposal to fence off the West Bank shows that, in foreign policy, caution can be as deadly as conquest.

Rob Lyons Monday 30 December 2002 comments

Happy New Fear

The things that scared us silly in 2002.

Mick Hume Monday 30 December 2002 comments

Christmas and the Granny State

Read spiked editor Mick Hume in The Times (London).

Sara Selwood Monday 30 December 2002 comments

Measuring culture

Collecting statistics to prove the 'use' of the arts has been largely useless, says the editor of Cultural Trends.

Dolan Cummings Monday 30 December 2002 comments

TV NY, 30 December

The Abominable Snowman and Homicide: Life on the Street.