A Point of View

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A weekly reflection on a topical issue.

Tom Shakespeare on University Challenge and a starter for ten.
Annoying Nov. 19, 2021
AL Kennedy on why everything these days is... annoying.
The Child Question Nov. 12, 2021
Zoe Strimpel on the binary choice of motherhood.
The Eve of Destruction Nov. 5, 2021
Sarah Dunant reflects on political will and its relationship to changing behaviour.
Car Hatred Oct. 29, 2021
Will Self on motor-mania.
Two Small Scandals Oct. 22, 2021
Adam Gopnik poses the question: Do you have a right to make my life into your art?
Not in My Movie Oct. 15, 2021
Sara Wheeler on why it's vital that research into neurodiversity is better understood.
David Goodhart ponders why we're reluctant to talk about integration.
Zia Haider Rahman on why he's introducing his 5-year-old godson to mathematics.
Suffer the Children Sept. 24, 2021
Rebecca Stott asks if it's time to admit that some faith groups are not safe for children.
Little Amal Sept. 17, 2021
Michael Morpurgo tells the story of one child refugee, heading our way.
The Limits of Reason Sept. 10, 2021
John Gray reflects on doubt, faith and love... through the life of Arthur Balfour.
The Secret Life of Food Sept. 3, 2021
Sara Wheeler explores the emotional power of food.
Zoe Strimpel argues that it's time to wean ourselves off TV as a coping mechanism.
Rebecca Stott reflects on the difficulty of communicating climate change.
A Study in Improbability Aug. 13, 2021
Adam Gopnik presents an extended anecdote about art, television and memory.
Rapping with a W Aug. 6, 2021
Howard Jacobson reflects on present wrapping
In the Dingle Peninsula July 30, 2021
John Connell walks in the footsteps of the Irish monk, St Brendan.
Trolls Running Riot July 23, 2021
Bernardine Evaristo argues that online trolls are poisoning human interaction.
Verrucas Optional July 16, 2021
Sara Wheeler on why she has little time for the current fad of wild swimming.