Issue: June 2008

ONLINE ONLY: How Not to Help Africa

Why Britain’s ‘Budget Support’ is the worst kind of foreign aid.

Action on Addiction

This month's small organisation making a big difference

Beirut: Hariri — An Assassination Too Far

‘Few opinion-shapers in the West feel outraged enough to condemn it, let alone grasp what is at stake in the Hariri tribunal’

New York: A ‘Post-racial’ American vs an Old Coot

‘The Obama campaign will be touted as “historic,” and how do you run against history?’

Talking Taxes

‘In a fiercely competitive global economy, taxes should be lower. So as Chancellor I will approach each Budget looking to see if we can reduce taxes as well as reform them.’

The Science of the Soul

Man is three in one: a physical system, a living creature and a conscious mind. But how are they related? Neuroscience gives us some — but not all — the answers

Underrated: Abroad

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"
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