We love capitalism
By Richard Reeves - 19 February 12:00

Were trade unionists looking in the wrong place when they fought for better pay and shorter hours? T

Not such a brave new world
By Ziauddin Sardar - 19 February 12:00

How new technology comes wrapped in hyperbole but seldom does what it says on the box

Biofuel power games
By Sue Branford - 19 February 12:00

Observations on Latin America

Capitalism's dirty business
By Peter Wilby - 12 February 12:00

We need to know about private equity: it sacks staff, cuts wages, sells off assets, outsources, scre

Hasta la Vista, baby
By Becky Hogge - 12 February 12:00

Let Microsoft take control of my computer? That's one upgrade too far

Microsoft - bad for consumers and the environment?
By Sian Berry - 05 February 9:17

Sian examines how the big computer companies operate. Are they bad for consumers and the environment

It could have been me
By Anita Roddick - 29 January 12:00

Bodyshop founder Anita Roddick, who has died aged 64, wrote a number of articles for the NS. Earlier

Blood, bullets and ice
By Richard Dowden - 29 January 12:00

Observations on diamonds

The green rush
By James Harding - 29 January 12:00

Businesses are vying to save the planet, and getting rich. But does it matter, so long as they deliv

Dead ethical
By Ben Davies - 22 January 12:00

Observations on green burial

Fizzy thinking
By Jim Giles - 22 January 12:00

Observations on scientific research

Making Ends Meet
By Jonathan Dawson - 11 January 15:40

Balancing the needs for a business head alongside the ethics of the ecovillage movement hasn't alway

Come, friendly bombs
By Brendan O'Neill - 08 January 12:00

Can a bullet, bomb or rocket ever be "environmentally friendly"? Arms manufacturers in America and B

Toys for guilty parents
By Dea Birkett - 18 December 12:00

The hot toy for Christmas is a fish tank that gives your kids self-esteem - or so the marketing says

Buying into a recession
By Andrew Stephen - 11 December 12:00

America's annual spending frenzy is under way and even sub-zero temperatures won't stop people campi

A vile architectural abortion
By Mark Lynas - 04 December 12:00

How to upset an entire city with a few remarks about clone high streets

Why aren't women at the top yet?
By Sarah Sands - 20 November 12:00

After years of progress, the promotion of women to top jobs is slowing down. Why? Dr Lynda Gratton t

A poor way of banking
By Liam Halligan - 20 November 12:00

Observations on Farepak scandal which has left 150,000 families facing a miserable Christmas

The curse of Mr Barratt
By Joe Moran - 09 October 13:00

Building low-cost homes, particularly on greenfield sites, has always provoked snobbish opposition.

The Wordster
By Patrick McGeown - 02 October 13:00

<strong>Taken from the New Statesman archive, 28 May 1965</strong>

It is easy to see how this free

I didn't come into politics to sort out gambling
By Martin Bright - 25 September 13:00

Interview - Tessa Jowell talks to our political editor, Martin Bright, about super-casinos, the hand

The battle for YouTube
By Ben Dowell - 25 September 13:00

The site that struck fear into the TV industry is now facing a corporate takeover, reports Ben Dowel

Tesco, hurricanes and Chernobyl
By Sian Berry - 22 September 15:44

I’ve left Chelsea tractor country this week for Hove and the Green Party’s autumn conference.

Shopping: How it became our national disease
By Lynsey Hanley - 18 September 13:00

We are rapidly turning into a nation of continuous shoppers, unable to walk the streets without maki

Fraternal greetings from Ikea, Beijing
By Lindsey Hilsum - 18 September 13:00

Strolling around my new neighbourhood in Beijing, a long-time haunt of foreigners, I was confronted by a sign in Russian and English reading: "Welcome to Alien's Street." In fact, I felt alienated only once in my initial week in China, and that was when I went to Ikea.

Thatcherism, logic and the law
By Anthony Blair - 11 September 13:00

<strong>Taken from the <em>New Statesman</em> archive, 22 February 1980.</strong>

When he wrote th

Big Brother is watching
By Becky Hogge - 21 August 13:00

Are internet search histories the ultimate invasion of our privacy?

Britain's tin red line
By Aylmer Vallance - 07 August 13:00

<strong>Taken from the <em>New Statesman</em> archive, 26 May 1951.</strong>

This visit to a facto

Computer illiterate
By Salil Tripathi - 31 July 13:00

Observations on India

Sell-out: Why hedge funds will destroy the world
By Janet Bush - 31 July 13:00

If hedge funds were a country, it would be the eighth-biggest on the planet. They can sink whole eco