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    Jan Eijking

    Fresh old stuff that hurts in the right places

    New period drama forces us to rethink what we want from history.

    Counter-terrorism measures threaten democracy

    Recent abuses of regulation lay bare the extent of its politicisation.

    Gillette’s advertisement is sharper than usual

    The divide between the two runs deep and is, forgive the pun, razor-sharp. It’ll continue to be a daily task to point out that certain ideas of manliness are outdated and simply unacceptable. But that can’t change without normal men, real men, in fact: all men reflecting on their own behaviour, and taking their own share of responsibility.