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  • How not to bring science and commerce closer together
    Wednesday, 7 August 2002

    Internal linksDons' inventions belong to us, says Cambridge It is difficult to sympathise with the reasoning behind Cambridge University's proposal to claim ownership retroactively over the inventions and research of its academics. The plan, which ...

  • Misadventure playground
    Wednesday, 7 August 2002

    Internal linksChildren 'bored' by Britain's parks Once upon a time, monkey bars, the see-saw and hide-and-seek were as familiar to children as the Teletubbies. But we are worried that healthy, outdoor frolics in the local park could be going the sa...

  • Let the UN test Saddam's intentions before sending in the bombers
    Wednesday, 7 August 2002

    There can be little doubt about the cynical intentions of the Iraqi leader, Saddam Hussein, in offering to renew talks about readmitting UN arms inspectors. The timing of the move, the vague nature of the proposals and the conditions first attache...

  • An alternative strategy for handling Saddam
    Wednesday, 7 August 2002

    I am writing this staring at the photograph on my desk of me with a beaming Saddam Hussein. He is dressed in his trademark military fatigues – complete with gun in holster – and is grasping me by the hand as he is introduced to me by the Iraqi Fo...

  • A nasty little group playing an old, and unwelcome, trick
    Tuesday, 6 August 2002

    In an illuminating aside during an interview with The Independent, Dominic Cummings, the Conservative Party's director of strategy, remarked that it would be better all round for the forces of Euroscepticism if the Tories had as little as possible...

  • Denis Healey: Tony Blair must not support an attack on Iraq
    Tuesday, 6 August 2002

    The last attack on Iraq during the Gulf War of 1990-91 was a disaster for the West as a whole. By killing innocent civilians it simply strengthened Saddam Hussein's grip on Iraq. Another attack in the present situation would be even more disastr...

  • Mark W Olson: The resurgence of opportunity in rural America
    Tuesday, 6 August 2002

    I am sure that many people throughout rural America have experienced the conflicting realities of rural economic life. On the one hand, the appeal is enormous. People born and raised in small towns often want to raise their families in such an enviro...

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