Authors Posts by Marc Kidson

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The thinking man’s politician?

Marc Kidson meets James Purnell, the former Cabinet minister whose resignation failed to topple Gordon Brown

Is anybody listening, Mr Clegg?

Marc Kidson wonders why Nick Clegg struggles to get his voice heard in politics

From the ashes of the capitalist crisis

Cherwell's Comment Editor asks if an ideology of 'Sustainababilism' could emerge from the economic crisis

What’s the big idea?

Claire Fox explains why her Insitute of Ideas is intent on slaughtering 'sacred cows'.

Join the debate: Nobel prize – should Obama have won it?

Marc Kidson finds out what you think about this year's Nobel peace prize award.

The man to the left

The General Secretary of the Fabian Society talks politics, pluralism and principles

The Party’s Just Getting Started

Dr Caroline Lucas MEP on the Green Party's principles and pragmatism

5 Minute Tute: May Day

Marc Kidson takes us through the origins and traditions of the festival

First Night Review: Chicken Farmer

by Marc Kidson It is a pet fact of many History teachers that before becoming one of the chief architects of mass murder for the...


True West Review – ‘this is truly sweet suburban silence’

Sam Shepard's play explores the tensions behind the American Dream.
Cartoon sketch of Karl Lagerfeld in the style of a barbie doll

Chanel Métiers d’Art: the star-spangled update Lagerfeld needed

Chanel's latest show sees Karl break out of the comfort zone in unapologetic extravagance.

Oxford’s pledge to support estranged students receives mixed response

Only students registered as estranged are eligible for the full bursary

From Deontay to Divock: a ‘Super Sunday’ done right

'Why can't all 'Super Sundays' start on a Saturday night?'

Airbrushing is a practice that reinforces unattainable societal norms

Jameela Jamil is right: airbrushing does nothing but make us miserable, it should be banned