In 1988, Marxism Today put out a list of "modern" and "new" things. Now, with the future of the left forcing us to radically rethink the "new times", the New Statesman has updated the list for 2016.
Tom Humberstone, who creates the weekly “In the Frame” comic for the NS, looks back at the past year.
The roc/doc/mockumentary returns for a second series and – oh no! – there’s a jukebox musical in the works...
Dr Phil Whitaker’s Health Matters column.
The piece is an attempt to see the Passion through the eyes of the women who surrounded Jesus, with particular emphasis on Mary Magdalene.
The Nature Column by John Burnside.
One day Cumming was warned that it might emerge that he was not his father’s biological son. It was a bad moment in his life, no question. And yet, on some sad level, he greeted the news with relief.
Amanda Craig’s round-up of reading to enchant and inspire young minds this Christmas.
Jane Shilling finds a blend of syrup and venom in this kiss-and-tell book by François Hollande’s former partner.
Tom Humberstone’s weekly comic.
Suzanne Moore’s Telling Tales.
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