The knife-edge by-election could end 82 years of Labour rule on the West Cumbrian coast.
My father was 16 when he enlisted in the army in September 1914. Within nine months he was fighting on the Western Front.
Press coverage of the referendum was designed to inflame xenophobia and our worst “Little England” instincts.
Nothing feels more artificial than doing live television, and last weekend was even stranger than usual.
The most successful Labour politicians of the last decades brought to politics not only a burning desire to improve the lot of the working classes but also an understanding of how free market economies work.
MPs hope that Jeremy Corbyn may yet resign, while Owen Smith is competing with Angela Eagle to be the candidate.
I thought times had changed, and was glad – then Orlando hit me like a smack in the face.
My week, from the moment Corbyn saw Cameron resign to the voters who went from fury to regret.
The novelist Paul Kingsnorth on Anglophobia, voting Leave and teaching his children to live off the land.
The Leave camp promised us all a unicorn and now claim they merely hinted at the possibility of a pony.
Plus: what Nietzsche knew, Douglas Carswell's curious tweets and why David Cameron is like an essay crisis.
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?