The Labour leadership challenger is struggling to win over a left suspicious of his past.
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.
As Britain contemplates leaving the EU, we need culture to erode the borders and stereotypes that divide and isolate.
An email arrives from my contact at English Heritage. Would I like to go up to the top of the Wellington Memorial arch on Thursday? Of course I would.
The New Statesman's special correspondent tells us how it was luck, as much as effort, that allowed him to overcome his dyslexia.
The risk for the Leave campaign is that financial fears trump immigration concerns.
The questions about class and literacy which inspired the New Statesman's Literacy Week.
The health secretary appears to be backing away from claims he is prepared to impose a new contract without the agreement of the BMA.
Welcome to the New Statesman's literacy week, discussing literature and literacy from policy to practice.
David Cameron is remarkably adept at getting out of trouble.
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