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No future in the past

29 Jun 2006

Jack Conrad questions the romantic image of prehistory presented by green thinkers

Nation in a state

29 Jun 2006

World cup: does England's footballing performance reflect the national condition? Lawrence Parker investigates

Not fit for purpose

22 Jun 2006

In the panic over sex crimes, communists emphasise the need for treatment, not revenge. Eddie Ford comments

On your bike

08 Jun 2006

Phil Kent criticises the limitations of greenism

Changing solutions

08 Jun 2006

Tony Stevens says broadness for its own sake will achieve nothing, as the June 3 Campaign against Climate Change conference showed

Bum-numbing conspiracy

01 Jun 2006

Jeremy Butler reviews The da Vinci code

Changes and responses

01 Jun 2006

Climate change is nothing new. Nor can we stop it. What we need, insists Jack Conrad, is a society that can cope with sudden change

Who's stereotyping

18 May 2006

Jeremy Butler reviews Russell T Davies' Doctor Who (BBC1)

Winners need not apply

04 May 2006

The fans' alienation is reflected in the call for the new English coach, says Lawrence Parker

Primitive painters: the left and art

27 Apr 2006

The left needs to win artists, cultural producers and critics to its cause, says Lawrence Parker

Music for change?

27 Apr 2006

Gordon Downie reviews the Reith Lectures 2006, BBC Radio 4, Friday 9am, April 7 - May 5

Darker shades of green

20 Apr 2006

Jack Conrad questions the romantic images presented by green primitives and cautions against the seductive lures of ecofascism

Natural insights

20 Apr 2006

Derek Wall, a founder member of Green Revolution, the socialist platform in the Green Party of England and Wales, reviews Nikolai Bukharin Philosophical Arabesques Pluto Press, 2005, pp407, £35

Natural insights

13 Apr 2006

Derek Wall, a founder member of Green Revolution, the socialist platform in the Green Party of England and Wales, reviews Nikolai Bukharin Philosophical Arabesques Pluto Press, 2005, pp407, £35

Powerful symbol

06 Apr 2006

Liam O Ruairc reviews Denis O Hearn's book Bobby Sands: Nothing but an unfinished song, Pluto Press, 2006, £12.99, pp448