NS Interview - Chomsky
By Andrew Stephen - 19 June 13:00

The <em>New York Times</em> calls him "arguably the most important intellectual alive", yet he has n

My socialist dream
By Robert Taylor - 19 June 13:00

Time was when Tony Blair espoused radical causes. Robert Taylor reveals the romanticism in a hidden

Who needs Hollywood?
By Becky Hogge - 19 June 13:00

Internet chatrooms are a fertile resource for film-makers

Nazis who clung on
By Richard Gott - 19 June 13:00

Observations on Germany

White noise
By Tim Adams - 12 June 13:00


Douglas Coupland <em>Bloomsbury, 464pp, £12.99</em>

ISBN 074758222X

Colour shift
By Marek Kohn - 12 June 13:00

An ever-controversial topic is back on the scientific agenda, finds Marek Kohn

Brave new world
By Becky Hogge - 12 June 13:00

Technophobia is the biggest barrier to the internet revolution

The nose has it
By Veronica Horwell - 29 May 13:00

<strong>The Secret of Scent</strong>

Luca Turin <em>Faber & Faber, 207pp, £12.99</em>

ISBN 05712

The future of medicine
By Staff blogger - 29 May 13:00

A New Statesman round table: Where therapy meets prevention

Forget happiness - give us equality
By Staff blogger - 29 May 13:00

Fashionable it may be, but it is a smokescreen for a bigger problem ignored by this government — ine

The politics column - Bring on a new democratic left
By David Clark - 29 May 13:00

There is a need for an authentic democratic left to reassert itself. Perhaps its inspiration could b

Letting climate change happen
By John Gray - 29 May 13:00

All shades of opinion are in denial about the magnitude of the environmental challenge facing us. Ou

End Notes
By Hanif Kureishi - 29 May 13:00

<strong>On Late Style</strong>

Edward Said <em>Bloomsbury, 208pp, £16.99</em>

ISBN 074758365X

Counterfeiting culture
By Staff blogger - 22 May 13:00

A New Statesman round table - Changing attitudes and gathering intelligence

In search of the good life
By Richard Reeves - 22 May 13:00

<strong>The Secrets of Happiness</strong>

Richard Schoch <em>Profile, 288pp, £15.99</em>


The trillion-tonne challenge
By Fred Pearce - 15 May 13:00

What should come after the end of the first round of the Kyoto Protocol in 2012? Fred Pearce makes a

Reason and light
By Caspar Henderson - 15 May 13:00

<strong>John Houghton</strong> tells Caspar Henderson how he convinced the leaders of 30-40 million

Boiling frogs in Whitehall
By Caspar Henderson - 15 May 13:00

Energy is not a "normal" political issue. As Henry Kissinger once wrote, "control energy and you control the nations". And you don't have to look far to see that a lot of people still feel that way.

Energy policy: politics v economics
By Dieter Helm - 15 May 13:00

Politicians should focus on creating long-term markets in carbon reduction and in security, not on p

"I'm running a 100% review"
By Martin Bright - 15 May 13:00

Martin Bright talks to <strong>Malcolm Wicks</strong>, the minister charged with delivering the UK e

Green virgins in outer space
By Jean Mahony - 15 May 13:00

From São Paulo to Shanghai, mass air travel is booming. But what about a pleasure ride to the edge o

Strange love
By Keith Barnham - 15 May 13:00

Why did Tony Blair learn to stop worrying and love nuclear power? Keith Barnham and David Lowry on A

Obviation not generation
By Roger Levett - 15 May 13:00

We don’t need more energy – just more imagination,

intelligence . . . and political courage

Taking the gravity out of prayer
By Ziauddin Sardar - 08 May 13:00

Who will be Malaysia's first astronauts? And how will they perform their prayers, as Muslims, under

In Defence of N Khrushchev, Author
By J K Galbraith - 08 May 13:00

<strong>Taken from the <em>New Statesman</em> archive, 9 April 1971.</strong>

J K Galbraith, wh

NS Essay - 'Power elites dislike being identified: it threatens their covert authority'
By Hywel Williams - 01 May 13:00

Britain's secretive rulers consist of an incompetent executive class, a meaningless political class

NS Special Report: . . . but what if it's a girl?
By Carla Power - 24 April 13:00

Modern technology is helping parents in Asia indulge in a hideous practice - killing off their girl

The survival of the happiest
By Mark Easton - 24 April 13:00

Instead of simply making us richer, politicians should aim to make Britain happier, say the "new uti

'Joe, I suspect, has no sense at all that he was born, or will die'
By Michael Blastland - 17 April 13:00

Our ideas about people who are severely disabled raise tough questions of what it means to be human.

This time we need the complete truth
By Staff blogger - 17 April 13:00

With a conventional, if not nuclear, strike in prospect, we have an absolute right to know the exten