Theresa May's anti-immigration policies will have a big impact - and no-one is talking about it.
From cabinet ministers to self-proclaimed progressives, plenty are willing to make the “people are stupid” argument. But there's more than one type of political literacy.
From The Thirty-Nine Steps to a potted history of England, the books we're given can have a big impact.
Black and mixed ethnicity girls are more likely to read than any other ethnic group. So why are there so few books for them?
New Statesman staff members India Bourke and Henry Zeffman talk about how books crept up on them via other interests.
Finances can be the first thing to go when you feel you have no control over your life – but they can also buoy you through the choppy seas of your twenties.
It’s impossible to ignore that the latest research into sexualisation in schools shows that the lives being blighted are very nearly always female ones.
In many parts of the world, children are separated from their families with a false promise of education. For one family, however, literacy led to a reunion.
More must be done to help offenders' access to literacy, both in and outside the prison system. After all, their education benefits everyone.
Deputy Web Editor Anoosh Chakelian and Sub-editor Yo Zushi share their stories of learning to read in Armenian and English.
The New Statesman's special correspondent tells us how it was luck, as much as effort, that allowed him to overcome his dyslexia.
No country has ever left the EU before, so there's no map for where we're going.
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