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The work-dad balance

From April new fathers will be entitled to take up to six months’ paternity leave. The coalition’s family-friendly rhetoric is appealing, but how many men will actually take more time off?
Matthew Taylor  

Left brain, right brain

Brain and behaviour research is increasingly being incorporated into political and policy debate in Britain. It is forcing both left and right to re-examine old assumptions
Matthew Taylor  

What are children for?

The cult of self-fulfilment is in conflict with the urge to have children. They are our last link to communal values. Matthew and Laurie Taylor suggest we "fuck for the future."
Matthew Taylor  

Blairite blues

Things are going well for the country and economy so why is New Labour winning only grudging respect from the electorate?
Matthew Taylor