Acceptable Hatred

Beneath the enduring hostility to Gypsies lies an ancient envy of the nomadic life Read more.

Driven Out of Eden

Our quest for Paradise always appears to result in eviction or genocide Read more.

Both Saviour and Victim

The film Black Hawk Down is helping to create a new myth of American nationhood, which threatens everyone on earth Read more.

A New Mobilisation

The atomisation of society means that we must invent novel forms of political organisation Read more.

No Blood Please, We’re British

Older mothers have been judged an offence against Nature Read more.

Reality Re-Asserts Itself

The floods are a reminder of our inability to conquer Nature Read more.

Stolen Identities

There’s a chance of stopping the massive fraud depriving Australia’s Aborigines of their royalties, but will it work? Read more.

The Living Dead

Our failure to prepare for death makes it more frightening Read more.

Stirring up Hatred in the Countryside

The rich and powerful have started a new class war Read more.

We’re Not Materialistic Enough

It’s time to go back to the land Read more.

The Human Zoo

Tourists are becoming involved in slavery Read more.

Breeding Reptiles in the Mind

Tourism that trades in mythology makes the world a crueller place Read more.

People With Eyes

Why the Maasai came to believe that tourists have the evil eye. Read more.

Acceptable Cruelty

Why is it still acceptable to send young children to boarding school? Read more.

A Beautiful Fraud

Cider with Rosie celebrates a past that never existed Read more.

Britain’s Ethnic Cleansing

Gypsy culture is being systematically eliminated through a forced assimilation programme Read more.

Grubbing Out the Past

Britain’s archaeology is being obliterated – often with the help of archaeologists – yet hardly anyone seems to care Read more.

We Aren’t Robots

The extraordinary work of the neurobiologist Antonio Damasio shows that wisdom is inextricable from emotion Read more.

Whose Nation, Whose Trust?

The National Trust must lose its attachment to aristocratic values Read more.

The Collapsing Tower of Babel

Language barriers are good, not bad, and their loss is a disaster for hundreds of millions of people Read more.