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Yasmin Alibhai-Brown

New conformism is spreading across Britain

A relentless conformism is spreading across Britain. So Yasmin Alibhai-Brown decided we needed shaking up – and a series of polemical essays, 'Provocations', is the result

Yasmin Alibhai-Brown: The new golden age

While the pound and euro teeter on the brink, gold is more valuable than ever. But what inspires our lust? It's more than mere money – it speaks to something elemental in all of us