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Jackie Ashley

Jackie Ashley

    Olympics 2012 offers a chance at upliftment
    Olympics 2012 offers a chance at upliftment
    Olympic year is almost upon us. Gird yourself for stories of waste, danger, congestion, elitism and corruption. We are living in an age of anxiety....
    The West should watch its steps
    The West should watch its steps
    It's the famous fog of war: we cannot yet be sure whether Gaddafi's youngest son and his three grandsons were really killed on Saturday by a Nato...
    Wisdom of crowds
    Wisdom of crowds
    The surge of rallies reflects an understanding that the world is changing -- and politicians had better pay attention, writes Jackie Ashley
    Blair to save the world
    Blair to save the world
    There is something mysterious about Tony Blair just now. Hostility towards him over the cash-for-honours investigation, Iraq and much else does not...
    Brain pixels
    Brain pixels
    This week neuro-biologist Susan Greenfield asked Britain's House of Lords a question that affects all of us, yet which I have never heard discussed...
    Time for Blair to step down
    Time for Blair to step down
    Tony Blair has verbal gifts. One of them is understatement. There had been "a certain wear and tear" in his position as prime minister, he told...
    Guns blazing
    Guns blazing
    The campaign is flat out, and so is the prime minister; a whirlwind of argument, arms flailing, fingers stabbing. By the time I get to speak to...
    Doing it for themselves
    Doing it for themselves
    It has already been dubbed "doing a Hillary [Clinton]''. Ana Botella, the striking wife of Spanish Prime Minister José Maria Aznar, this month...