Each year 17,000 domestic workers accompany wealthy families to the UK – helped by a special visa regime that campaigners call a “recipe for slavery”.
The overwhelming need to prevent planetary meltdown gets translated into overwhelming earnestness and a lack of ability to do human.
Roman Krznaric speaks about his new project, the Empathy Museum, and why he believes it has the power to make visitors more empathetic.
The Chancellor launched his raid on the welfare budget with a number of ideological, damaging measures that would harm the young and vulnerable.
“They have been asked directly whether they think they will soon die, and by what date they expect to be dead.”
We read between the lines of newspapers' scare stories about infertility and "late" pregnancy to find the science doesn't back them up at all.
The side-effect of transparency is that some innocent social workers are being demonised, with their personal details splurged on hate sites.
The only way we can break the stigma around periods is if we all talk about it.
Andy Puddicombe’s book is just one of several that aim to teach the art of calmness and acceptance to the pregnant, in case women need any more unashamedly brain-numbing guidance.
Jam, not bombs.
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?