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  • Can the Tories exploit this crisis of confidence?
    Wednesday, 19 June 2002

    This Government cannot be trusted to tell the truth. Or at least that is the damning conclusion of the latest NOP poll for Channel 4's Powerhouse programme, to which 78 per cent of all respondents said that they could not trust this Government. And o...

  • Hans-Friedrich von Ploetz: Our bilateral relations have never been better
    Wednesday, 19 June 2002

    European nations have sometimes strange perceptions about their neighbours. They are based on an odd mixture of ideas, comparisons and stereotypes. This behaviour is not limited to nationality. It's the same with attitudes to other tribes inside our...

  • Jonathan Myerson: I've been mugged by the Lord Chancellor
    Wednesday, 19 June 2002

    No one wants to be the victim of crime, no one wants to be mugged. But it's a whole lot worse if you're mugged by the Lord Chancellor, the very man nominated to run our justice system. And it's even worse if he's picked on you because you were actual...

  • We all end up losing if we play the blame game
    Wednesday, 19 June 2002

    The unhappiest places that I have ever worked in were those in which a culture of blame operated. The boss would emerge from his or her office, facial features set in the "angry" mode, demanding to know why a competitor had a story or an interviewee ...

  • Mustajab Malikzada: Refugees can contribute to this country
    Tuesday, 18 June 2002

    I am a refugee from Afghanistan. I fled my country alone nearly three years ago. After a long and harsh journey, I arrived in this strange country in January 2000, aged 16.After going through the necessary legal processes and the struggle to find...

  • Roger Douglas: Your government is repeating our painful mistakes
    Tuesday, 18 June 2002

    For years in New Zealand it was widely believed that lack of money was the only problem afflicting our public health system. Our Labour government put this theory to the test. We increased spending by 20 per cent in 1987-88. We got a gain in hospital...

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