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Archive for February, 2011

Nobody likes quotas, but you have to admit they work

As politics shows, good intentions are all very well but progress is achingly slow


The dawning of Arab democracy

Jordanians don’t want a French revolution; they just want a king who reigns rather than rules


Good riddance to the society of suspects

You don’t build a Big Society on the back of mutinous, resentful volunteers


The siren of the financial meltdown

An interview with Dambisa Moyo about her new book


George Sand’s Mallorca

A hilltop escape that dazzles – but wrap up warm