New Statesman
The Beeb under fire, drone strikes and small hope for republicans
By Peter Wilby - 06 June 14:41

“Why WERE they left to shiver in rain for 4 hours?” demanded a Daily Mail headline.

A partridge lies dead in the snow
The beauty of roadkill
By John Burnside - 06 June 12:58

John Burnside's nature column.

Scotland's First Minister Alex Salmond.
Editor's Note: England, Scotland, Britain?
By Jason Cowley - 06 June 12:40

An independent Scotland would be viable but why break up Britain?

Ken Clarke on Jeremy Hunt and Baroness Warsi
Of lynch-mobs and witch-hunts
By David Allen Green - 06 June 11:50

How powerful people see opposition.

Police independence is under threat
Police independence is under threat
By Ian Blair - 06 June 11:43

Commissioners will be elected on tribal lines, warns former Met chief Ian Blair.

Katie Price.
Katie Price to found free school for special needs children
By Samira Shackle - 05 June 10:12

The former glamour model will work with other local parents to open a school for the visually impaired.

New Statesman
Bring me the brain of Heinrich von Kleist
By Will Self - 30 May 16:30

I emailed my friend Zee who is half German, half Pakistani, but was raised in Britain and now lives in Cologne. “I’ll be on your hof next week,” I wrote.

The royals: bigger than Mao
By Sophie Elmhirst - 30 May 14:14

Prince Philip nears the height of the Oxo Tower; Andrew’s teeth are the size of windows.

Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip stand onboard the Spirit of Chartwell.
Queen of the spinners
By George Pascoe-Watson - 30 May 13:28

How Elizabeth and the Windsors became a top brand for the 21st century.

A sand sculpture of Queen Elizabeth II
The left should love the Queen
By Sunder Katwala - 30 May 13:23

Republicanism is the least successful democratic project in my lifetime, says Sunder Katwala.

Queen Elizabeth in 1955
The royal soap opera
By Malcolm Muggeridge - 30 May 11:26

Malcolm Muggeridge's famous - and controversial - 1955 essay.

New Statesman
Why we need the Queen
By Nelson Jones - 30 May 11:12

What's unusual is the role the monarchy plays as part of the national brand.

New Statesman
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".

New Statesman
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.

New Statesman
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.