Labour needs greater policy precision to help win the next election and to ensure the success of the Blair government. Charles Clarke, former head of Neil Kinnock's private office, offers advice
From Henry Moore to Giacometti, modern sculpture has seldom produced successful public monuments. Norbert Lynton is pessimistic about Antony Gormley, but not about David Nash
Our century has seen the triumph of Eduard Bernstein's evolutionary socialism against revolutionary utopias. Stephen Tindale says that we must now prepare for evolutionary environmentalism
Tarantino is a 1990s icon whose films are both delightful and dismaying. Anthony Julius decodes their appeal, saves the director from himself, but worries about his future
Once authors used to write fiction. Now they are laying bare their intimate selves. Louise Kehoe, who has just written a book about her childhood, looks at the appeal of painfully revealing memoirs
Despite tensions over Drumcree, Anglo-Irish relations have been transformed over the past 25 years. Inside the EU, Ireland has become a more open, self-confident country, pursuing with Britain the...
How does depression select its targets? Why is it more common in women than in men, why is it so different in children, and why are the French the most depressed people in Europe? Sophie Zeman looks...
Alfred Sherman attacks John Gummer's white paper on land use and his attempt to turn London into Barcelona