International pressure may have set Roxana Saberi free, but the plight of seven Iranian Baha'is, imp
Once a year, a ritualised walk marks the Irish potato famine
Tricycle Theatre's series of plays about the history of foreign intervention in Afghanistan conveys
Neither of the major parties has a credible plan for limiting the damage caused by borrow-spend-and-
The world's major cities are increasingly under threat from climate-related disasters. A greater awa
The UN conference on racism confronted western countries with difficult truths – but that’s no reaso
Observations on millennium development
Leading charities and campaign groups tell the <em>New Statesman</em> what they think of the Chancel
This year's Budget is the first since the full scale of the global economic crisis has become clear.
The Geneva Review Conference is an important chance to ensure that the fight against racism gets its
We asked leading charities and campaign groups to tell us what they wanted from this year's Budget p
The former Labour MP and minister responds to a <a href="http://www.newstatesman.com/uk-politics/200
The government must resist the pressure to cut borrowing.
What is needed at the Budget is another
My affair with the red wines of Australia lasted long after I left its shores, until our love was ruined by a water shortage.
The Labour Party that capitulated so completely to neoliberalism is exhausted. If it is to be reinvi
By inviting more of the world into the global decision-making processes, the US and its close allies
The World Development Movement's head of policy reflects on a G20 he believes has achieved a little
Life in London slowed down as hotspots of protests sprang up in different parts of the city
I was supposed to be writing from inside the G20 summit exclusively for the New Statesman but last n
The Vanity Fair columnist and author of <em>God is not great</em> on Tony Blair's new faith foundati
To insist that Muslims can have as unproblematic a relationship with secular democracy as can, say, their Anglican fellow citizens is unrealistic – not to mention unfair on Muslims themselves.
The author of the <em>God Delusion</em> responds to Tony Blair's article on <a href="http://www.news
World Development Movement's Kate Blagojevic
shares her experience of marching with thousands to pr
As the leaders of the world's biggest economies gather in London we look at some of the competing de
G20 leaders must decide to turn this crisis into an opportunity. We want to see radical change that