Books 26 October 2007

PC in the dock

Why did so many leap to the conclusion that white lacrosse players at Duke University must have been guilty of gang-raping a black woman? This disturbing book reveals how political correctness led to a disastrous rush to judgement.

18 July 2007

Black's fall: 'a morality play for us all'?

Even if you cheered Conrad Black's demise last week, you should be worried by the deeply conservative message about wealth and ambition that was spun from his trial.

25 August 2006

Who’s afraid of Wal-Mart?

Lurking behind the 'populist' campaign against America's biggest retailer is elite disdain for the people who work and shop there.

30 May 2006

Who’s afraid of Enron?

Even if you’re not a fan of big business, you should be worried about some of the prejudices that underpinned the Enron corruption trial.