The Three Sisters rock formation in the mountains of Corsica
By Peter Wilby - 11 July

One can see why MPs think they ought to have the pay rise – from £66,396 to more than £70,000 –proposed by the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority.

The Three Sisters rock formation in the mountains of Corsica
By Peter Wilby - 11 July

One can see why MPs think they ought to have the pay rise – from £66,396 to more than £70,000 –proposed by the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority.

By Rafael Behr - 04 July

New Labour’s triumph over the Conservatives at the end of the 20th century was mostly cultural. That isn’t a belittlement. Culture trumps politics when it comes to social change.

By Rafael Behr - 04 July

New Labour’s triumph over the Conservatives at the end of the 20th century was mostly cultural. That isn’t a belittlement. Culture trumps politics when it comes to social change.

By New Statesman - 27 June

In much of Westminster, Alex Salmond’s campaign for Scottish independence is already regarded as a doomed cause.

By New Statesman - 27 June

In much of Westminster, Alex Salmond’s campaign for Scottish independence is already regarded as a doomed cause.

By Rafael Behr - 19 June

When an election looks hard to win, MPs sometimes seek solace in the myth that it might not, after all, be so bad to lose.

By Rafael Behr - 19 June

When an election looks hard to win, MPs sometimes seek solace in the myth that it might not, after all, be so bad to lose.

By Peter Wilby - 13 June

As I write, the Bilderberg Group is holding its annual conference in Watford, which must be a shock after St Moritz, Switzerland, in 2011.

By Peter Wilby - 13 June

As I write, the Bilderberg Group is holding its annual conference in Watford, which must be a shock after St Moritz, Switzerland, in 2011.

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