The New Statesman Essay - Now for a really conservative century
By Andrew Marr - 20 December 12:00

<em>New Statesman Millennium</em> - Andrew Marr fears that the next hundred years could make this de

The New Statesman Essay - Bring back the e-word
By Peter Kellner - 13 December 12:00

Peter Kellner argues that a new century requires a new definition of equality

The New Statesman Essay - Beyond the nation state
By Ulrich Beck - 06 December 12:00

Globalisation has killed the old politics, writesUlrich Beck. We must invent a new form

The New Statesman Essay - The tyranny of the list
By Ziauddin Sardar - 15 November 12:00

Ziauddin Sardar denounces Books of the Century and all similar compilations

The New Statesman Essay - To uplift the souls of the people
By Ben Pimlott - 08 November 12:00

Blair's call for moral purpose echoes a very old Labour theme

The New Statesman Essay - The only answer is "Yes"
By Hugo Young - 01 November 12:00

Sceptics pretend that we still have a choice over Europe. It is a dangerous deception, argues Hugo Y

The New Statesman Essay - Why the old left is wrong on equality
By Anthony Giddens - 25 October 13:00

If you want social justice, stop demanding more income tax, writes Anthony Giddens. The Third Way ha

The New Statesman Essay - When democracy doesn't work
By Stuart Hampson - 11 October 13:00

Stuart Hampson argues that ministers and MPs should stop fussing over details

The New Statesman Essay - A birthday gift for every teenager
By Julian Le Grand - 04 October 13:00

Julian Le Grand and <strong>David Nissan</strong>on a modern way to redistribute wealth

The New Statesman Essay - The old Labour rocks re-emerge
By David Marquand - 27 September 13:00

Blair hasn't changed his party's anti-liberal culture, argues David Marquand

The New Statesman Essay - History isn't always a cock up
By Frank McLynn - 20 September 13:00

Frank McLynn argues that conspiracy theories sometimes happen to be right

The New Statesman Essay - Ulster: why the left must think again
By John Lloyd - 13 September 13:00

The Unionists should get more credit for burying old enmities

The New Statesman Essay - Whatever happened to liberty?
By Ralf Dahrendorf - 06 September 13:00

Ralf Dahrendorf on the missing word in the Third Way speeches and pamphlets

The New Statesman Essay - Why the French really are different
By Andrew Jack - 30 August 13:00

Andrew Jackon the nation that always insists on being an exception

The New Statesman Essay - Time is a great social healer
By David Boyle - 23 August 13:00

Volunteer schemes can bring social cohesion to the poor, argues David Boyle

The New Statesman Essay - The challenge of our age
By Clare Short - 16 August 13:00

Clare Short believes globalisation can be harnessed to benefit the world's poor

The New Statesman Essay - Celebrate the new family
By Helen Wilkinson - 09 August 13:00

Are "supply mums" and "supply dads" such a bad thing?

The New Statesman Essay - Stop building these grand palaces
By Paul Barker - 02 August 13:00

The world is littered with useless new parliamentary buildings. Now the British are putting up even

The New Statesman Essay - How to cage the fat cats
By Julian Le Grand - 26 July 13:00

Political intervention can curb our winner-takes-all society, argues Julian Le Grand

The NS Essay - Towards the knowledge society
By Charles Leadbeater - 12 July 13:00

Markets are too cruel, communities too stifling, third ways too much of a fudge. Charles Leadbeatero

The NS Essay - Send forth the best ye breed
By Geoffrey Wheatcroft - 05 July 13:00

Geoffrey Wheatcroft explains why the left wants the white man's burden again

The NS Essay - The future belongs to the suburbs
By Paul Barker - 21 June 13:00

There is no inner-city revival, argues Paul Barker, and there may never be

The New Statesman Essay - In search of the sound of silence
By Ziauddin Sardar - 14 June 13:00

Only when Ziauddin Sardar endured the maddening racket of the natural world did he grasp the sense i

The NS Essay - Good drugs, bad drugs
By Joshua Wolf Shenk - 07 June 13:00

Joshua Wolf Shenk on the fractured logic behind America's war on narcotics

The NS Essay - How work destroys social inclusion
By Richard Sennett - 31 May 13:00

Richard Sennettargues that we need to rediscover the virtues of dependency

The NS Essay - Work: the great illusion
By Viviane Forrester - 24 May 13:00

Outside the Anglo-Saxon world, Viviane Forrester's L'Horreur Economique (winner of the Prix Medici) has been a sensational best-seller: more than 350,000 copies sold in France, more than 60,000 in Germany, more than 50,000 in Argentina.

The NS Essay - A culture of pretence
By George Walden - 17 May 13:00

The British, far from enjoying a renaissance, are living a second childhood. George Walden thinks we

The NS Essay - How generals help the pacifists
By Geoffrey Wheatcroft - 10 May 13:00

History shows that battlefield disasters rather than peace rallies or pamphlets give wars bad reputa

The NS Essay - This country is not so special
By Staff blogger - 03 May 13:00

Linda Colley demolishes the historical myths about Britain, the US and Europe

The New Statesman Essay - No Americans, please, we're British
By Jonathan Freedland - 19 April 13:00

Jonathan Freedland laments his failure to shift an old left prejudice