February was a busy month on newstatesman.com - 1,069,815 of you viewed 3,127,627 pages over the course of the year's shortest month.
Among the most popular pieces were:
2. Is Ukip a party of bigots? Let's look at the evidence  by Alex Andreou
3. Hilary Mantel's precise, unkind words have been twisted into a "venomous" attack on Kate  by Sarah Ditum
4. As the North of England's arts and culture is gutted, the London-centric press looks away  by Holly Baxter