For all his business acumen, Pieter the Younger was no original and his skill was weedy compared to the robustness of his father’s.
May’s new conservatism presents a challenge to Labour, whose voters are divided between liberal cities and traditionally working-class areas in Wales and England.
"The day feels infinitely long. We’ve come here / for this."
Since Barack Obama declared that America has an "empathy deficit", empathy has become a political buzzword. But is it always a force for good?
Chlorine-washed chickens and Skittles in animal feed: the world's food system is broken. Leaving the EU is a chance to reconsider our farming regulations.
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Jacqueline Woodson’s beautiful new coming-of-age novel reminds us that it is not just our romantic relationships which define us.
The pundits rate his chances at winning the French presidency as even smaller than his stature, but Little Ben may have a big role to play yet.
Nina Caplan takes a walk through the rich viticultural history of the French capital.
In Gabon, the current political football is the sport itself.
We should celebrate the solitary hunters among us.
Across the political spectrum, the New Statesman introduces you to the personalities who shape our world. Where else would you find Jeremy Corbyn, Tony Blair and Theresa May in the same place?