From the Archive
From the archives: Craig Raine and the birth of Martian poetry.
"To judge by the tide of uncritical sentimentality which swept over the British press ... you might have thought that the Reformation had never taken place".
A historical note.
For the 40th anniversary of Roe v Wade - which legalised abortion in the US - the New Statesman is republishing Naomi Wolf's provocative 1995 essay, which argues that the pro-choice movement is "cultivating a hardness of heart".
No invasion can be worse for the Iraqis than what they now suffer.
“No invasion can be worse for the Iraqis than what they now suffer.”
A "boring left-wing liberal" who despairs of standards at the BBC.