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Sunday 2 June 2002 June 2002
Jennie Bristow
Making our mark
Forget the doomsday scenarios: the bigger the 'footprint' that humanity leaves upon the Earth, the better.

Jennie Bristow
Royal revisionism
What attracted Jubilee revellers was the crowd, not the Queen.

Monday 3 June 2002
Mark Adnum
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....

Wednesday 5 June 2002
Dr Michael Fitzpatrick
Body politics
Francis Fukuyama and Gregory Stock take different sides in the biotechnology revolution. What revolution?

Mick Hume
Genetically modified fears
spiked editor Mick Hume in The Times (London).

Tessa Mayes
‘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

Thursday 6 June 2002
Dolan Cummings
TV UK, 6 June
The Jubilee was a televised orgy of bad faith - and giant puppets.

Friday 7 June 2002
Andrew Calcutt
Pop goes the Queen
The preferred form of national self-representation, pop music, is ephemeral. Everything it touches becomes weightless - including the monarchy.

Tuesday 11 June 2002
Patrick West
Hogwash
Harry Potter and the planespotters.

James Heartfield
Continental drift
Why is the centre right winning elections across Europe and the USA?

Josie Appleton
Not-so-secret services
The FBI and the CIA have gone to war - with themselves.

Mick Hume
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
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
How the New Deal feels
The lower the unemployment rate falls, the more New Labour seems obsessed with the jobless.

Wednesday 12 June 2002
Brendan O’Neill
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
Polite society’ gets nasty
Applauding Lennox Lewis' defeat of bad man Mike Tyson just isn't good sport.

Helene Guldberg
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?'

Friday 14 June 2002
Duleep Allirajah
Offside, 14 June
Adios amigos - and remember, it's only a game.

Dolan Cummings
TV UK, 14 June
The Law had 'pilot' written all over it.

Monday 17 June 2002
Mick Hume
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.

Wednesday 19 June 2002
Jennie Bristow
Lunatics about asylum
There is no asylum crisis in the UK. It is a political crisis of the government's own making.

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

Brendan O’Neill
Pluck off
If I hear the Irish football team described as plucky, brave or courageous one more time, I'll spit.

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

Mike Wendling
The Department of Fear and Uncertainty
In President Bush's war of 'freedom v fear', freedom is losing.

James Harkin
Mutton dressed as lamb
Why can't the baby boomers grow old gracefully?

Patrick West
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
The deciding factor
Suing abortion providers for post-traumatic stress undermines women's reproductive autonomy.

Thursday 20 June 2002
Rob Lyons
Sing when you’re winning
And when you lose…jump into the river anyway. From our man in Japan.

Duleep Allirajah
Offside, 20 June
In this Alice in Wonderland tournament conventional football wisdom has been turned on its head.

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

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

Dolan Cummings
TV UK, 20 June
Dolan CummingsEvery four years, the World Cup turns those who do not watch football into pint-clutching supporters.

Tuesday 25 June 2002
Josie Appleton
Are we all Palestinians now?
Many in the West are suddenly interested in Palestine - for all the wrong reasons.

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

Wednesday 26 June 2002
Andrew Calcutt
Tony Blair: man or myth?
In place of politics, New Labour gives us symbols and narratives.

Aidan Campbell
Suffering for his art
London-based artist Sebastian Horsley explains why he got crucified in the Philippines.

Mick Hume
Bush makes ‘history’ on the hoof
The USA is playing fantasy foreign policy in the Middle East.

Jennie Bristow
Making our mark
Forget the doomsday scenarios: the bigger the 'footprint' that humanity leaves upon the Earth, the better.

Thursday 27 June 2002
Alex Standish
Has the game gone global?
European influence, not home-honed talent, allowed South Korea, Japan and African nations to flourish in the World Cup.


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