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Monday, 18 November 2002

  • Carole Evans: Schools have less time for debate and discussion
    Tuesday, 19 November 2002

    Teachers are unique in having daily access to the generation that will be our future, and we should ensure that they take that responsibility with pride and passion. Surely it is time that teachers were given recognition for their achievements an...

  • Jemima Lewis: How ecstasy has screwed up my generation
    Tuesday, 19 November 2002

    Like many people who came of age around the time that ecstasy arrived in Britain, I have always had a hard time associating drugs with danger. When my friends and I discovered Class As, it was nothing like a government health warning. We didn't throw...

  • A moment to wonder why politicians can overrule judges
    Monday, 18 November 2002

    The inquest to be held today at Highpoint Prison in Suffolk should be the final official statement on Myra Hindley. The Moors murderer died, as she lived her last 36 years, a prisoner. She was reformed, perhaps, but largely unforgiven by a country th...

  • Donald Irvine: A welcome for impatient patients
    Monday, 18 November 2002

    I was thinking recently about the "assertive" patient. A senior lawyer said to me a couple of years ago, "Can you find me a new consultant?" He had quite a serious medical problem. He said, "He's hopeless, this man. Donald, find one for me."I said, ...

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