While the government wrestles with intractable problems, Labour seems irrelevant. Is there any hope for the party?
When a medium acquires new functions, it will need to be adapted by means of creating new forms.
How identity politics replaced class and the personal became political.
"We are entering a 19th century-style era of power politics in which you have bombast, summits and, almost, gun boats."
David Cameron's last project was to end the race divide among British voters. But can it last under May's government?
The physical gap between these places can be a matter of a few miles. The cultural gap can seem unbridgeable.
Whether we're talking trade, national security, immigration or social cohesion, the cosmopolitan axis already tells us more than a conventional left-right divide.
The past few years have been excellent for graduates and terrible for unskilled school-leavers. It's no wonder they have different feelings about the political status quo.
The voting power of pensioners has long had a distorting effect on British politics.
Opinion polls have shown that most voters, in theory, favour a fall in house prices. But do they in practice?
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?