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Issue: January/February 2013
ONLINE ONLY: What’s the Difference Between Heroin and Cigarettes?
With heroin addicts, doctors focus on harm reduction—why don't they do the same with smokers?
ONLINE ONLY: Shelf Life
The Pleasure of Thinking
is a window on the eclectic library and well-oiled mind of Theodore Dalrymple
ONLINE ONLY: Will Shale Gas Save the British Economy?
A tax windfall from fracking in the North East would merely delay the inevitable day of reckoning for a bloated public sector
ONLINE ONLY: A Healthcare System Suffocated by Bureaucrats
Jeremy Hunt claims events at Stafford Hospital were a betrayal of the principles of the NHS. In fact, they were their apotheosis
Lawson Collects on Climate Change Bet
Canada's Frank Marshall didn't succeed in conquering the world of chess, but his aggressive tactics were universally feared
England’s Forgotten Symphonist
A long time blacklisted by the snobbish BBC, George Lloyd is the greatest English symphonist you've never heard of
Culture & Anarchy
'Under the dictatorship of relativism, culture has often been debased to mean almost anything'
Jacob Tonson the Elder published Milton and found paradise in his very own English vineyard
Underrated: Martin Gilbert
A tribute to a great historian, whose range of achievements dwarfs those of his academic critics
The ravenous longing for the infinite possibilities of “otherwhere”
The king of cakes
"Yuletide revels were designed to see you through the dark days — and how dark they seem today"
A tripod in the sky
The view from above