Muslim worshippers in Paris
France: a country at war with itself
By Andrew Hussey - 30 March 10:53

In the poor outer suburbs of France's major cities, a generation's alienation has erupted into viole

High Streets First: a response to Eric Pickles
By Rowenna Davis - 29 March 17:29

Don't be fooled by claims that the number of betting shops is decreasing.

Polly Harrar
The NS Interview: Polly Harrar, founder of Sharan Project
By Samira Shackle - 29 March 17:07

“Honour killing is murder in cold blood”

Champion chips from the land of chicks
By Will Self - 29 March 16:33

I consider chicken again - and gladly! At night, in sweat-basted sleep, I slip and slide over chicken-skin terrain, popping juice-engorged blisters with my toecaps.

Leader: The loveliness of spring
By new-statesman - 29 March 14:21

Clear skies, honeyed light, lingering evenings: the spring equinox - when the sun moves across the celestial equator (an imaginary circle in the sky above the actual equator) - has announced itself with par­ticular beauty this

Land reform, planning law
Leader: Land reform remains one of the great progressive causes
By new-statesman - 29 March 12:57

The government needs to be much more rigorous about taxing wealth and static assets.

New Statesman
The riots: local leaders are the answer
By Alan White - 28 March 12:37

It's rather hard to attack people that are so obviously a part of your community.

Chris Morris, mexxy, Brass Eye
Legal high "mexxy" banned
By Samira Shackle - 28 March 11:48

Let's remember Brass Eye.

New Statesman
Why Cameron fears a fuel strike
By George Eaton - 28 March 9:25

The 2000 fuel protests turned a 15-point Labour lead into a four-point Tory lead.

Where art thou, "big society"?
By Rowenna Davis - 26 March 16:15

Why Cameron's pet project has disappeared down the back of the political sofa.

New times, new thinking
New times, new thinking
By Nick Pearce - 26 March 1:00

How to create a fairer society in an age of austerity.

By Sophie Elmhirst - 26 March 1:00

Researchers at Western Illinois University recently published a study in the journal Personality and Individual Differences (my kind of journal) showing a correlation between the number of friends you have on Facebook

Olivier Giroud and Mathieu Debuchy kiss after a goal.
Homophobia, football, and the French kiss making headlines
By Daniel Jacobius Morgan - 25 March 11:58

A clip of two footballers kissing in front of a stadium full of fans raises questions about homophob

How feminism excludes working class women
By mcpetersfriedtydcx - 25 March 11:03

You might wonder what stops Razia Yilmaz getting a job.

The real abortion scandal? That two doctors must testify a woman's sanity
By Nichi Hodgson - 24 March 11:54

Andrew Lansley is "shocked and appalled" at doctors pre-signing consent forms -- but the medical pro

Rob Brown on Ireland
The last boom industry
By Rob Brown - 22 March 12:07

Strumpet City is what Dublin was dubbed during British imperial rule because of the huge number of prostitutes who serviced British soldiers and others - notably the young James Joyce - in its dark lanes and alleyways.

Things can only get bitter
By Alwyn W Turner - 22 March 9:38

The 1992 general election was the moment when a generation gave up on politics.

New Statesman
The only thing the mousetrap has caught recently is my finger
By Nicholas Lezard - 20 March 11:23

Mousey is back. Or should that be micey? One steps into the kitchen and sees a little grey flash scuttling guiltily away. Over the chopping board.

Mary Roach
The NS Interview: Mary Roach, author
By Helen Lewis - 15 March 21:13

“Nasal congestion is an erection of the nose”.

The marriage business
By Jemima Khan - 15 March 10:41

Muslim men bring 12,000 brides to Britain each year. That leaves their female peers with a dilemma —

Occupy is an education if we care to look
By Pete Wright - 14 March 17:25

When faced with horrific abuse we Brits display an embarrassment of moderation in our protest.

The meaning of the F-word
By NS staff writer - 14 March 14:46

We asked the following writers, activists and politicians the same question: if feminists could camp

Is feminism sexist?
By Nichi Hodgson - 13 March 17:28

While British feminist campaigners explicitly try to address the gender iniquities faced by all, sho

Chart of the day: gay marriage
By George Eaton - 12 March 13:56

Where do the public stand on Cameron's plan to introduce same-sex marriage?

The silent crisis engulfing our pubs
By Rowenna Davis - 12 March 11:17

Pub workers are battling against a corrupt set of markets rigged against them.

New Statesman
Power of the “girl effect”
By Andrew Mitchell - 12 March 0:00

Two years ago, women from the Democratic Republic of Congo and Rwanda joined together on the bridge uniting their two countries to show that women can build bridges of peace and hope for the future.

Chart of the day: homelessness surges
By George Eaton - 08 March 15:52

Number of homeless families increases to 48,510, the biggest rise for nine years.

The meaning of the F-word: Protecting welfare
By Selma James - 08 March 14:28

Selma James, co-ordinator, Global Women’s Strike

The meaning of the F-word: Education
By Rob Delaney - 08 March 14:26

Rob Delaney, comedian