Nightmare on Downing Street
By John Kampfner - 18 April 13:00

If the Conservatives under Michael Howard really did win the keys to No 10 next month, what kind of

Andrew Billen - Inside story
By Andrew Billen - 11 April 13:00

Television - Seeing isn't always believing in a poetic view of pregnancy. By Andrew Billen


My pledge card
By Staff blogger - 11 April 13:00

Don't like Tony's six election pledges? What would you prefer?

Blood of innocents on his hands
By Michela Wrong - 11 April 13:00

Pope John Paul II helped keep the continent of Africa disease-ridden, famished and disastrously unde

Botox ballot box
By Isabel Wolff - 04 April 13:00

Observations on illusions

The New Stateswoman/Eve survey - Blair: 'slippery, irritating' - and less sexy than Charles Kennedy
By Staff blogger - 04 April 13:00

Tony Blair is "slippery" and "irritating". Gordon Brown is "uncaring". Michael Howard is "inept".

The best that they can do?<br />
By Sandra Barwick - 04 April 13:00

With much fanfare, the main parties are presenting their policies for women. Sandra Barwick takes a

I don't regret it and I'm not ashamed
By Hester Lacey - 04 April 13:00

Observations on abortion

NS Essay - Does sex make us happy? Don't talk about it . . .
By Richard Reeves - 28 March 13:00

Our satisfaction in bed is not rising in relation to the public obsession with open sexuality - in f

Why it should be an election issue
By Philip Cowley - 28 March 13:00

Observations on abortion

What Britain really thinks
By John Kampfner - 21 March 12:00

What is going to matter most to people in the coming general election? Do they really loathe Tony Bl

Do politicians know the facts?
By Tessa Mayes - 21 March 12:00

Observations on abortion

Better than ever promised
By Donald Hirsch - 21 March 12:00

Observations on the Budget (1). By <strong>Donald Hirsch


Abortion: we need compassion, not dogma
By Staff blogger - 21 March 12:00

At least New Statesman readers cannot say they weren't warned. In a cover story last November, Cristina Odone, then our deputy editor, wrote that US-style "moral majority politics" was coming here.

Whose quality of life?
By Margaret Cook - 14 March 12:00

Observations on drugs for Alzheimer's

A disease that can be beaten
By Bob Snow & Nick White - 14 March 12:00

African special - Observations on malaria

It's everywhere: just don't talk about it
By Johann Hari - 07 March 12:00

For thousands of ever younger people, hard-core pornography on the internet is becoming their introd

NS Essay - Whether it's sex, drink, schools or culture, the English are extremists
By George Walden - 07 March 12:00

England doesn't deserve its reputation for moderation. Where else do you find, in the same country,

The spice traders' tale
By Sejal Mandalia - 07 March 12:00

Observations on adulterated food

Mark Thomas scoffs at a meaningless apology
By Mark Thomas - 28 February 12:00

Blair finally said "sorry" to some of the innocent prisoners released after years of being locked up

Darcus Howe explains why blacks won't vote
By Darcus Howe - 28 February 12:00

Right-wing attacks used to panic blacks into voting Labour. Now we just don't vote at all

Always someone else's fault
By Sejal Mandalia - 28 February 12:00

Observations on HIV (2)

Crystal clear danger
By Rachel Halliburton - 28 February 12:00

Observations on HIV (1)

Michele Roberts argues that food is the great healer
By Michele Roberts - 28 February 12:00

To restore an ill person to health, you need infusions of herbs and lots of love , writes Michele Ro

NS Interview - Ruth Kelly
By John Kampfner - 14 February 12:00

Labour spring conference - She has a new vision for comprehensive schools - and promises her religio

Off their backsides?
By Margaret Cook - 14 February 12:00

Observations on incapacity benefit

NS Essay - Drink and be damned
By Charlotte Raven - 07 February 12:00

New laws won't reduce our frantic consumption of alcohol. Booze occupies a hole in our core sense of

Blame the government
By Margaret Cook - 07 February 12:00

Observations on HIV

A bad trip for the young
By Margaret Cook - 31 January 12:00

Observations on cannabis

Michele Roberts smothers her face in fruit and veg
By Michele Roberts - 24 January 12:00

I wash my face with avocado and honey, and moisturise with angelica