For Walter Benjamin, history was more than a series of dispassionate facts. He showed how the strugg
In the run-up to next year’s general election, poverty is back at the heart of political debate. In
Two decades after the fall of the wall in 1989, life in the German capital’s hinterland continues re
Barack Obama was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for his efforts to strengthen “co-operation between p
“Osborne gets away with it – people haven’t really nailed him”
A pledge to renationalise the railways would be a clear vote-winner. So why do passengers’ demands f
This intricately plotted drama is far from car-crash TV
Starbucks coffee is so bad I'll happily walk several blocks just to avoid drinking the stuff
Roy Hattersley’s political career was largely a failure, but he has enjoyed a late blossoming
View our print and digital subscription offers:
We notice you have ad blocking software enabled. Support the New Statesman’s quality, independent journalism by contributing now — and this message will disappear for the next 30 days.
If we cannot support the site on advertising revenue, we will have to introduce a pay wall — meaning fewer readers will have access to our incisive analysis, comprehensive culture coverage and groundbreaking long reads.