The knife-edge by-election could end 82 years of Labour rule on the West Cumbrian coast.
Why do so many gays, and so many British Labour types (particularly so many gay Labourites), enthusiastically support the Democrats’ presumptive presidential nominee, Hillary Clinton?
It's not enough just to listen to focus groups. You have to think about what they say, too.
We don't see a third term as a danger sign when it's Margaret Thatcher or Tony Blair - so why do we see it as one in the Congo?
The rise of Donald Trump is a symptom of the decay of a great but exceptionally unhappy nation.
Can the Tooting MP complete the journey from council home to City Hall?
Plus Daily Mail euphemisms, ignoring Bernie Sanders’s success, and a councillor’s righteous rage.
American populism is nothing new – Donald Trump could be reading from a script prepared in 1854.
The problem with the John Longworth row is that nobody cares.
Harry Jaffe's new book sets out to discover how a “74-year-old Jewish guy from Brooklyn” ended up appealing to college students, farmers and factory hands as a potential president.
There is a growing appetite in the local party - but both the diaspora and the national party fear the consequences.
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?