My week, from why we should “keep on running” to mansplaining in the Commons.
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.
How we gender robots is not an abstract, academic issue: the link between how we treat "fembots" and human women is real.
From The Thirty-Nine Steps to a potted history of England, the books we're given can have a big impact.
From David Quantick hosting the pub quiz to Stuart Maconie singing karaoke, I can't imagine what the locals make of us.
Black and mixed ethnicity girls are more likely to read than any other ethnic group. So why are there so few books for them?
To secure Brexit, the Leave campaign must overturn the most stubborn law in politics.
The “Atlantic bridge” between the US and the UK looks creakier than anyone could have predicted.
New Statesman staff members India Bourke and Henry Zeffman talk about how books crept up on them via other interests.
The Labour leader shrewdly exploited Tory divisions over forced academisation.
Disraeli: the Novel Politician by David Cesarani reveals the complex identity of the Tory icon.
From Trump to Brexit, the world is changing fast - and we need intelligent, incisive journalism more than ever.
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