The knife-edge by-election could end 82 years of Labour rule on the West Cumbrian coast.
Wise Thinkers lament smartphones, social media, and self-entitlement – ignoring how badly off this generation is thanks to its predecessors.
As Jeremy Corbyn warned that she was in "denial" over the "crisis", the PM sought to shift attention to the economy.
The Labour leader first declared his support for an earnings cap in 2015. Why wasn't it repeated?
The “anti-political correctness” Conservative MP loathed by women’s campaigners says he isn’t a men’s rights activist.
David Cameron's last project was to end the race divide among British voters. But can it last under May's government?
The physical gap between these places can be a matter of a few miles. The cultural gap can seem unbridgeable.
Whether we're talking trade, national security, immigration or social cohesion, the cosmopolitan axis already tells us more than a conventional left-right divide.
The past few years have been excellent for graduates and terrible for unskilled school-leavers. It's no wonder they have different feelings about the political status quo.
The voting power of pensioners has long had a distorting effect on British politics.
Opinion polls have shown that most voters, in theory, favour a fall in house prices. But do they in practice?
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?