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Monday 3 March 2003 March 2003
Mick Hume
The sermon on the compost heap
spiked editor Mick Hume in The Times (London).

Tuesday 4 March 2003
David Chandler
Shielding themselves from politics
The human shield movement looks more like ethical tourism than solidarity.

Thursday 6 March 2003
Daniel Ben-Ami
The price of war
The Iraq conflict has provoked an attack of bogeyman economics.

Duleep Allirajah
Offside, 6 March
Next season we'll have to find a new term of derision for the Worthless Cup.

Patrick West
Categorical errors
The RSPCA's claim that animal organ transplants are unethical is like saying that going for a swim violates the sea.

Dolan Cummings
TV UK, 6 March
The Michael Jackson saga: a case-study in postmodern epistemology.

Ray Crowley
Social studies
UK education is unfair - and this can't be solved by fiddling around with university entrance requirements.

Friday 7 March 2003
Jim Glassman
Greenpeace's latest battle
Environmentalist groups are exploiting the Iraqi crisis to push their own agendas, argues Jim Glassman of Tech Central Station.

Stuart Atkinson
Next stop Mars
After Columbia, NASA needs a mission. And what better than a manned flight to the red planet?

Peter Smith
Scared out of the sky
The air industry's overreaction to terror threats is fuelling the post-9/11 fear of flying.

Josie Appleton
Here he stands
An isolated Blair is falling back on personal conviction - and the judgement of focus groups of the future.

Vicky Richardson
That Libeskind touch
The winning design for rebuilding Ground Zero will create a theme park dedicated to victimhood.

Tuesday 11 March 2003
Austin Williams
The not-so Good Life
The government's energy policy will take the UK down an exhausting route.

Ruth Chenoweth
Thinking about teaching
Educational philosophy's traditionalists and progressives should put their heads together.

Sandy Starr
Copycat copyright
European copyright regulators are trying to learn from the USA. But they’re learning the wrong lessons.

Mick Hume
Bush: scared of his own shadow?
The US president is doing a pretty good impression of the Grand Old Duke of York, marching his men up and down the hill to no great effect.

Wednesday 12 March 2003
Jon Holbrook
The freedom to talk hate
Abdullah el-Faisal may be a crank - but is he a criminal?

Thursday 13 March 2003
Jennie Bristow
Relieve us from Comic Relief
The top five reasons why Red Nose Day sucks.

Dolan Cummings
TV UK, 13 March
The American cop show is much better than the White House at asserting global hegemony.

Patrick West
Mother tongue, brown nose
The English like Bill Bryson because he reassures us that our mighty offspring is still in awe of its senile old mother.

Ray Crowley
Sues you, sir!
Litigious Britain gets sillier.

Friday 14 March 2003
Brendan O’Neill
Whose Ireland is it anyway?
Another St Patrick's Day of tacky celebrations confirms that Ireland is now not so much a state, as a state of mind.

Monday 17 March 2003
Mick Hume
Britain: trembling before its buns
spiked editor Mick Hume in The Times (London).

Tuesday 18 March 2003
Jennie Bristow
Nameless, blameless, shameless
'Not in my name' means ditching democracy in exchange for victim status. We might as well die-in now.

Mick Hume
Iraqi crisis: childish stunts that are deadly serious
The build-up to war has all the hallmarks of silly, pointless student politics - with very high stakes.

Wednesday 19 March 2003
Brendan O’Neill
Homing in on terrorism
The pro-war lobby is trying to scare us into supporting the attack on Iraq.

Thursday 20 March 2003
Dolan Cummings
TV UK, 20 March
Women giggling at male strippers are hardly discovering their dark side.

Josie Appleton
Together, alone
As the bombs fall, where does Britain's Muslim community stand?

Aidan Campbell
La vida de Frida
In Frida, Kahlo shows more than her scars.

Duleep Allirajah
Offside, 20 March
'Spitter' Diouf did well to disrupt the mawkish love-in between Liverpool and Celtic fans.

Patrick West
House (and garden) of horror
Must the UK government really 'take gardening safety more seriously'?

Friday 21 March 2003
Brendan O’Neill
A hollow war
Brendan O'Neill

Jennie Bristow
Hiding behind the children
The anti-war movement is using school students as a human shield, so that grown-ups don't have to take a lead.

Monday 24 March 2003
Brendan O’Neill
Making a mess
Has the military campaign gone horribly wrong?

Tuesday 25 March 2003
Brendan O’Neill
The road to Basra
How did Basra go from being a potential 'showcase' for coalition war aims to a thorn in the coalition's side?

Josie Appleton
Prey to their own propaganda
Coalition forces' defensiveness about civilian casualties could backfire.

Wednesday 26 March 2003
Brendan O’Neill
Flagging support
Why Americans and Britons are more comfortable laying flowers than flying flags.

Josie Appleton
Personal loss
Soldiers killed in action are now seen more as lost sons and fathers than as fallen heroes.

Norman Lewis
Trusting technology
Regulating IT to make it more ‘trusted’ confuses computers with people.

Jennie Bristow
How did we get from 9/11 to here?
From bin Laden to Saddam, Afghanistan to Iraq - homegrown problems have been exported abroad.

Thursday 27 March 2003
Patrick West
Marching orders
Some tips for the anti-war movement: give the celebrities a boot; send 'the kids' back to class; no more poetry.

Dolan Cummings
TV UK, 27 March
The Willing may have preferred an entirely audiovisual shock-and-awe blockbuster, but life isn't like that.

Ray Crowley
Eco-war
Animal rights campaigners complain about the US navy's use of sea lions to find mines.

Kieren McCarthy
The great lost Aussie pop star
It's time for Kym Valentine to follow her neighbours out of Erinsborough and squeeze into some Top of the Pops hot-pants.

Alan Miller
Inter-railing
It's not just Britain where trains get stuck in their tracks.

James Heartfield
Rethinking Human Rights
A new book on the human rights agenda casts light on events in Iraq.

Jennie Bristow
Strange embedded-fellows
What happens when you send reporters in with the troops?

James Heartfield
That uprising
The wishes of the people of Basra are buried under the myth-making of others.

Austin Williams
Steaming ahead
On its fortieth anniversary, the Beeching Report looks positively progressive compared to today's transport policy.

Allison Felus
I’d like to thank the Academy…
...for the best Oscar night in years. But please leave Michael Moore, Jennifer Lopez and Barbara Streisand at home next year.

Duleep Allirajah
Offside, 27 March
The misery of family fun day at Selhurst Park.

Friday 28 March 2003
Brendan O’Neill
The wishful and the willing
America is clinging to its 'coalition' as a comfort blanket in a cold world.

Monday 31 March 2003
Brendan O’Neill
Propaganda defensive
The coalition's campaign looks like a war in search of a war aim.

Mick Hume
War heroes or hapless victims?
spiked editor Mick Hume in The Times (London).

Helen Searls
Looking on the dark side
An Englishwoman reports from Washington on the US capital's demoralisation.


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