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  • Why would Labour want Mr Livingstone back?
    Monday, 1 July 2002

    On the face of it, Ken Livingstone and the Labour Party should take up the opposite positions to those which they have adopted. Labour should be trying to persuade Mr Livingstone to rejoin, while the London Mayor should be resisting.In the short h...

  • It is, now...
    Monday, 1 July 2002

    You will be looking to this space for something more definitive than even the most detailed assessments of the virtues of the 3-4-2-1 formation versus Germany's square and predictable 4-4-2.To the unpractised eye, Ronaldo looked a bit shaky to start...

  • An ineffective, illiberal and expensive idea that just will not go away
    Monday, 1 July 2002

    Consultation, openness, debate. These are good things, and so should we not be pleased that the Home Secretary is to publish a discussion paper outlining the various options for identity cards and inviting responses?No, because the basic premise o...

  • Robert Rosenblum: What is American art about?
    Monday, 1 July 2002

    If we think that Americans are only interested in what they can buy in the supermarket or on eBay these days we also discover that, side by side, runs something that, for want of a better word, might be called "highly spiritual" or, if one used a mo...

  • Prem Sikka: It couldn't happen here? Don't bank on it
    Sunday, 30 June 2002

    Government ministers and the accountancy establishment are busy telling people that the WorldCom crisis couldn't happen here. The reality is that they cannot offer us any such comfort. What has befallen WorldCom, Xerox, Global Crossing and Enron ...

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