Nick Cohen is a columnist for the Observer. He does occasional pieces for many other publications, including Standpoint and New Humanist. Cruel Britannia, a collection of his journalism, was published by Verso in 1999, and Pretty Straight Guys, a history of Britain under Tony Blair, was published by Faber in 2003. What’s Left? the story of how the liberal-Left of the 20th century ended up supporting the far Right of the 21st was published by 4th Estate in February, 2007. His latest – ‘Waiting for The Etonians’ was published in February 2009.