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Monday 2 September 2002 September 2002
Mick Hume
Why I'm still keen on Keane
spiked editor Mick Hume in The Times (London).

Wednesday 4 September 2002
Stuart Blackman
Bringing science to book
Saint Rachel of Carson, animal rights and wrongs, and the benefit of insanity - science at the Edinburgh Festival.

David Barrie
The value of museums
The director of the UK Art Fund calls on the government to refocus its priorities and restore museum acquisition funds.

Jennie Bristow
Treating teachers like paedophiles
We should be suspicious of the UK government's new vetting procedures for adults who work with children.

Stephen Bowler
When security scares
Does taking a breadknife on a self-catering holiday make you a potential mass murderer?

Friday 6 September 2002
Brendan O’Neill
The first casualty is clarity
Commentators are reading meaning into Bush's stance on Iraq where none exists.

James Heartfield
Trot along, Martin
Why is Martin Amis cranking up dead Cold War controversies?

Joe Kaplinsky
Putting nature Before People
The World Summit on Sustainable Development showed how mainstream green ideas have become.

Mike Wendling
Making a date
There's one way to take 11 September away from terrorists and politicians: remove it from the calendar.

Alex Gourevitch
A pretence of deliberation
Don't mistake infighting within the Bush administration for opposition to invading Iraq.

Dolan Cummings
TV UK, 6 September
The stories of 9/11 are compelling - raw emotion is not.

Mick Hume
A panic attack over Iraq
The Bush/Blair campaign against Iraq seems to be modelled on the UK's foot-and-mouth fiasco.

Ray Crowley
Big Mother
Fitting a child with a tracking device is far more sinister than 'the single man down the road'.

Sandy Starr
Canterbury tales
Geeks, freaks and sausage meat at the Canterbury music fest.

Monday 9 September 2002
Mick Hume
Who wants to fight for a land fit for foxes?
spiked editor Mick Hume in The Times (London).

Tuesday 10 September 2002
Jennie Bristow
First anniversary
A year of the global culture of fear.

Helene Guldberg and Elisabetta Gasparoni
Alive and kicking
The Muay Thai children who fight their way out of poverty.

Patrick West
Public house politics
Soviet chic and Hussein v Hitler.

David Chandler
Jack Straw’s colonial discourse
The UK foreign secretary's speech on 'failed and failing states' lays out a very British alternative to US unilateralism - a return to the days of Empire.

Allison Felus
Revenge and survival
Road to Perdition and Signs: how Hollywood has re-imagined 11 September.

Vivian Moses
Fanning the flames
What happens if you apply the precautionary principle to wind farms?

Thursday 12 September 2002
Joe Kaplinsky
Boston’s Big Dig
Americans sure know how to build roads.

Simon Banks
Football catches Enronitis
Sale and leaseback: the financial instruments used by British clubs to hide the extent of their debts

Dolan Cummings
TV UK, 12 September
I'm a Celebrity…: a great cultural achievement or the end of civilisation?

Josie Appleton
One year on: what the papers said
The UK press was full of 9/11 - but what was it trying to say?

Friday 13 September 2002
David Lee
Call that art?
Bypass Gateshead's glitzy-but-gutless Baltic art centre and head down to Segedunum's real-life Roman fort.

Rob Lyons
Putting Zambia through the mill
Europe's green prejudices have caused the Zambian government to reject GM food aid when its people are starving.

Monday 16 September 2002
Brendan O’Neill
Arresting questions
Seven al-Qaeda suspects captured in America and Pakistan straight after the 9/11 anniversary - strange coincidence or major breakthrough?

Helen Searls
Confused commemorations
For many Americans, 9/11 has become a deeply personal affair. An Englishwoman in Washington reports

Mick Hume
A portion of toxic nonsense
spiked editor Mick Hume in The Times (London).

Wednesday 18 September 2002
Patrick West
Spaced-out debate
On Star Wars, foxes and citizenship.

The campaign for animal rights reflects a growing pessimism about the human condition.
Beastly concerns


Richard Lindley
Panorama - a sinking flagship?
A former Panorama reporter discusses how the BBC's main current affairs show is going down.

Piers Benn
A badly executed debate
The arguments both for and against capital punishment are flawed.

Luke Robins-Grace
TV’s narrowing vision
Richard Lindley's chronicle on Panorama contrasts the self-assured TV journalism of the past to today's rather flaccid version.

Thursday 19 September 2002
Dr Michael Fitzpatrick
Training doctors as therapists
In medical education, training in science now comes a poor second to teaching communication skills.

David Chandler
Law in disorder
UN involvement in the Iraq campaign neither makes war less likely, nor more 'legitimate'.

Jennie Bristow
Seesaws, swings and roundabouts
The work-life balance debate raises more questions than answers.

Dolan Cummings
TV UK, 19 September
White Teeth's characters suffer the culture shocks of attempted suicide, sex in a toilet and arranged marriage.

Tuesday 24 September 2002
Jennie Bristow
Examining the scandal
In politicising education, the UK government has brought the current grade-fixing row upon itself

Brendan O’Neill
Blair’s dodgy dossier
Britain's evidence of an Iraqi threat is as weak as the opposition to war.

Josie Appleton
Rural recognition
Did the Countryside Alliance marchers want New Labour to 'fox off' or to feel their pain?

James Heartfield
Germany’s Third Way win
Schröder's narrow election victory came from an appeal to national sentiment, and caution.

Peter Sammonds
What’s floods got to do with it?
Many attributed this summer's European floods to global warming - even though science disagreed.

Patrick West
Seismic rifts
On morality through analogy, and making Dudley shake.

Brendan O’Neill
Blair's dodgy dossier
Britain's evidence of an Iraqi threat is as weak as the opposition to war.

Friday 27 September 2002
Slavoy Zizek
Taking on America
Philosopher Slavoj Žižek examines the failure of political opposition after 11 September.

James Heartfield
Forgetting the evils of Empire
The left's embrace of Europe as an alternative to America creates illusions in a destructive elite.

Duleep Allirajah
Offside, 27 September
Tired Footballer Syndrome - is the English game to blame?

Ray Crowley
Shopping for ideology
Can you change the world by choosing the right can of beans?

Dolan Cummings
TV UK, 27 September
Reality chariot racing and human interest football.

Mick Hume
Britain’s in no state for war
If the UK government can be panicked by a letter from Prince Charles, how is it going to sort out the world?

Sunday 29 September 2002
Josie Appleton
Testing Britishness
Who's more confused about British identity: immigrants or the political elite?

Monday 30 September 2002
Dr Michael Fitzpatrick
Targeting doctors
New Labour's performance indicators will reorganise general practice around those least in need of health care.


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