Video games dominate Britain’s entertainment industry, yet we lack the critical vocabulary to unders
Whatever prophets of the net say, information for its own sake is not power. Power is power. The rel
Of all the popes I have known
In a landmark case, the founders of a Swedish file-sharing website have been convicted of copyright
The lack of innovation in pop music suggests that we are experiencing an energy crisis in culture at
Exciting as they sound, the Wired editor’s theories have no sticking power
Zero Books, 146pp, £9.99
Executive egos tower over the listed buildings in this masterly satire
The musician on Yves Klein, equal pay for women and censoring junk TV
A pan-European production that makes a virtue of ambiguity
A study of Steve Jobs, the visionary behind the success of Apple, doesn’t quite discover what drives
With a whisky-and-gravel growl, the old sage is his usual self – only more so
Observations on wine
The beginning of Barack Obama’s presidency have shown him to be a marketing exec’s dream.
View our print and digital subscription offers:
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?