After news of a double-dip recession, Alistair Cooke discusses Pope John Paul II’s visit.
Alistair Cooke reflects on the generosity of Andrew Carnegie.
Alistair Cooke considers the language used by Alan Greenspan to calm the stock markets
Alistair Cooke examines what President Bush is doing about fraudulent financial deals.
Alistair Cooke considers the argument that sweat shop work is good for the employees.
A letter from a student leads Alistair Cooke to consider anti-semitism in New York.
Alistair Cooke remembers Iraq's invasion of Kuwait and the second Gulf War.
Alistair Cooke remembers the life and death of infamous American Mafia boss John Gotti.
Alistair Cooke reflects on the removal of the Twin Towers debris from Ground Zero.
Alistair Cooke examines George Bush's visit to Europe in the midst of a trade war.
Alistair Cooke examines the alleged forewarnings of 9/11, and the new elixir of life.
Alistair Cooke analyses why China's newfound capitalism is fully sanctioned by Marx.
Alistair Cooke explores how the Roman Catholic Church uses canon law to defend its clergy.
Alistair Cooke considers the psychological damage of the 9/11 attacks on school children.
Alistair Cooke on the scandals of child sex abuse by clergy in the Roman Catholic Church.
Alistair Cooke examines the political split over the attitude of Ariel Sharon.
Alistair Cooke examines the US involvement in the Isreal and Palestinian conflict.
Alistair Cooke considers the use of medical buzz words such as virus and Alzheimer’s.
Alistair Cooke contrasting the ways in which English and American schools teach science.
Alistair Cooke praises unseen fighter pilots protecting New York.
Alistair Cooke pays tribute to the champion golfer and lawyer Robert Tyre Jones.
Alistair Cooke recalls the day in 1933 when every bank in America shut.
Alistair Cooke considers the flawed ideology behind the idea of an "axis of evil".
Alistair Cooke reveals America's objections and misconceptions of honours.
Alistair Cooke expresses his concern about the US government's desire to invade Iraq.
Alistair Cooke explains why we should all be interested in the President's budget.
Alistair Cooke examines the ever changing nature of war and the Geneva Conventions.
Alistair Cooke examines the very real impact of inaccurate weather forecasts.
Would you live like a Queen? Alistair Cooke examines the lifestyles of the Royals.
Alistair Cooke examines changes to US law making after 9/11 and Milosevic at the Hague.