16 October 2001

Fear and defeatism infect the West

Why are the American and British governments worried about 'losing the propaganda war' to a lame terrorist with a camcorder in the desert?

8 October 2001

Now it is war - but for what?

First they told us we were at war with nobody in particular. Now they say we are not at war with somebody we are bombing.

28 September 2001

Why has Bush not pushed the button?

The US government lacks the authority or legitimacy to act decisively.

14 September 2001

It’s war - but against whom?

The world is being reorganised in response to the events of 11 September.

12 September 2001

After the attack on America

As the dust clears over the scenes of carnage, it is worth asking what these events and the reaction to them can tell us about the world we live in now.

5 September 2001

Whoever wins, it won't be a Tory

The Conservative Party's leadership election has been marked by one concession after another to New Labour's agenda of the centre ground.

17 August 2001

Are university degrees worthless?

The real issue is not whether too many or too few people go to university - it is how and what they are taught when they get there.

10 August 2001

Asylum: the immigration laws are mad

There would be no such thing as asylum-seekers were it not for the UK's terrible immigration legislation.

26 July 2001

The apathy debate

Are lazy voters really to blame?

26 July 2001

Final verdict: We know who lost, but who won?

The election shows the irrelevance of the Tories and the isolation of the new political elite.