Our sincerest thanks to the pop star for bringing one fleeting moment of edge to a very boring awards show.
While I’ve no truck with nirvana, I am a true believer in the power of deep absorption into the spirit of a place.
Lord, has the political sky been foul lately.
As a young Liberal activist, I learned that consent meant little to many powerful men. We are improving, but there is still far to go.
Labour leader says he won't be responsible for "people's decision" and that "there may well be a Leave vote".
From triggering Article 50 to unrest in the markets, Stephen Bush explores the immediate consequences of a vote to leave the EU.
The PM came out fighting after being derided as a "21st-century Neville Chamberlain".
We owe it to Jo Cox not to write off her death as an act of affectless terrorism or meaningless madness.
Victoria Derbyshire’s diary.
That these institutions attracted someone of Cox's calibre suggests they are in better health than many suggest.
Politicians don't deserve slavish adoration, and they don't deserve an "easy ride" from the press. But they also deserve an acknowledgement that they are avatars of ourselves, chosen by us to work for us.
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?