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How Newsnight humiliated single mother Shanene Thorpe
By Samira Shackle - 29 May 17:47

Young mother asks for an apology after being misrepresented as "benefit scrounger".

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Money and morality
By Nelson Jones - 25 May 14:08

If everything has a price, does nothing have a value?

In search of the European dream
By Rebecca Omonira-Oyekanmi - 25 May 10:45

Undocumented migrants have skewed ideas about life in Europe.

Video: Theresa May declares support for gay marriage
By Samira Shackle - 25 May 10:11

The Home Secretary becomes most senior politician to take part in Out4Marriage campaign.

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A shed of one's own
By James Ball - 25 May 9:29

We need to be more open about issues facing men.

Alina Treiger, Germany’s first female rabbi.
What is it like to be a woman in Judaism?
By Rabbi Laura Janner-Klausner - 23 May 18:13

A female rabbi argues that Jewish women should not be denied an equal portion of participation.

David Baddiel at the premiere of The Infidel
David Baddiel: What it's like to be the world's sixth sexiest Jew
By David Baddiel - 23 May 17:51

Jewishness is in my bones, but I don’t want to make that much of a fuss about my ethnicity.

Will Self writes about whether he is Jewish
Will Self: Who are you to call me Jewish?
By Will Self - 23 May 17:00

Next they’ll be calling me a “British writer”.

An Israeli soldier at the separation barrier in the Occupied West Bank
Shhh! Don’t mention Israel
By Keith Kahn-Harris - 23 May 11:05

British Jews are beginning what will be a long and painful process – to recognise the existence of pluralism on Israel, says Keith Kahn-Harris.

Maccabi Lions football team in their changing room
Who speaks for British Jews?
By David Cesarani - 23 May 11:03

Contrary to the “clannish” stereotype, dissent comes naturally to Jewish people in Britain, says David Cesarani.

The Second Sexism: don't judge a book by its press
By Ally Fogg - 23 May 9:15

David Benatar's book has valid comments to make about the position of men.

New Statesman
No, I will not "grow a pair"
By Steve Baxter - 22 May 8:17

Men need to admit their vulnerability.

New Statesman
Better porn with de Botton
By Nichi Hodgson - 21 May 10:19

There is scope to re-think the porn industry.

New Statesman
The men's rights zeitgeist
By Rhiannon and Holly - 21 May 10:11

Don't buy into this pretend battle of the sexes.

New Statesman
John Sentamu and the acceptable face of bigotry
By Mic Wright - 18 May 10:46

To deny that gay people do not have equal rights is to be on the side of evil, no matter how twinkly

New Statesman
Disability and the return of blame culture
By Frances Ryan - 17 May 15:21

From newspaper columnists, to politicians, to nightclub owners, myths and distortions are spreading.

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Editor’s Note
By Jason Cowley - 16 May 18:30

21st-century educational apartheid, the new few and our weird weather.

New Statesman
Wine not alcopops, anti-Tory views: my children are turning out well
By Nicholas Lezard - 16 May 17:51

Brrng! Brrng! Another call from BBC Radio Wales. As is their occasional custom, they wish me to help the good people of the Valleys who have a phone and time on their hands at lunchtime make their minds up about the burning issues of the day.

New Statesman
The age of the Evil Genius
By Charles Leadbeater - 16 May 14:03

Explaining the success of Simon Cowell, Jose Mourinho and the rest.

A child sex abuse case has put Rochdale in the media spotlight. (Getty Images.)
Was race a factor in Rochdale?
By New Statesman - 16 May 13:46

Simon Danczuk, the town's MP, and Myriam Francois-Cerrah discuss the relevance of race and religion

New Statesman
The NS Interview: Rem Koolhaas, architect
By Samira Shackle - 16 May 11:13

“I consider myself a socialist. I’m aware of the ambiguities”

New Statesman
God, the Queen and Tony Blair
By Nelson Jones - 15 May 12:37

The British are uncomfortable with a politician who "does God", but don't mind when the monarch does

Donations of food are stacked on shelves at a foodbank centre in Salisubury.
The rise and rise of the food bank
By Rowenna Davis - 12 May 10:34

They call it a "bank" for a reason.

BNP members protest outside Liverpool Crown Court.
Anglo-Saxon attitudes
By Nelson Jones - 11 May 16:09

Sexual double standards are not the preserve of conservatively-minded ethnic minorities.

Make way for girls at the top
By Uta Frith - 11 May 14:57

I couldn’t help smiling at the tweet from the spoof @Henry_Wellcome, founder of the Wellcome Trust, which arrived soon after the list of new fellows of the Royal Society (FRSs) was made public at the end of April. “Can’t believe women are allowed to join the Royal Society now.

Halal hysteria
Halal hysteria
By Mehdi Hasan - 09 May 10:59

The British “debate” about meat, animal cruelty and ritual slaughter has become a proxy for deeper fears.

New Statesman
The NS interview: Russell Kane, comedian
By Samira Shackle - 09 May 10:53

On the "smashing" of grammar schools.

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The story of our stomachs
By Sophie Elmhirst - 09 May 10:45

In 1947, kippers and condensed milk were among Brits’ top food buys. Today, we stock up on flavoured