Television history, in particular, has changed - and not always for the better.
Ed Smith's "Left Field" column.
The merger of Penguin and Random House shows that our publishing industry is following the music industry into consolidation and quasi-monopoly.
Trust me, notice me, feed me: every female body conveys a message. So, when a woman starves herself, what is she saying?
Millions of households have suffered a fall in living standards in these past few years. So when the politicians are seen to collude in what feels like a rip-off . . .
The US car industry went into a tailspin in 2008 just as Barack Obama was preparing to take office. His prompt action to save it — and Mitt Romney’s callous counter-proposals — may just win him this year’s election.
The End of Politics and the Birth of iDemocracy - review.
Songs of Innocence - review.
Portrait of a Novel - review.
The Books Interview.
The Obamians - review.
The World Service is being purged. How can it survive?
Kate Mossman is entranced by a strange masterpiece, board game included.
Rachel Halliburton previews a radical Uncle Vanya coming to London.
Ryan Gilbey on "The Master" and "The Shining".
A documentary unafraid of enthusiasm.
Felicity Cloake tries to devour 2.5kg of ice cream . . . and discovers that a hearty appetite isn't enough to succeed.
Sophie Elmhirst has coffee with the last tycoon.
Hunter Davies' "The Fan" column.
Will Self's "Madness of Crowds" column.
View our print and digital subscription offers:
Buy a friend or loved one a subscription to the New Statesman this Christmas, or treat yourself to weekly issues of high-quality and independent journalism.
Our Christmas subscriptions come with a complementary gift bundle worth £92. Browse our New Statesman subscription options here.