Feminism is not about women, it is about power imbalances
By Stella Creasy - 08 March 10:34

To change Britain for the better, we must dispute the right's depiction that feminism is about "issues".

Leader: What about the men?
By NS staff writer - 08 March 9:26

Has feminism left men behind? The Blue Labour thinker Jonathan Rutherford is concerned that the loss of old certainties has left many men - particularly among the young working class - feeling alienated.

Michael Rosen
Out of the toy cupboard
By Michael Rosen - 05 March 0:00

Children’s authors are rarely asked for their opinion on how to get children reading. Why not?

For whom the bell dings
By Will Self - 05 March 0:00

My old friend the writer and academic David Flusfeder and I arrived early at the Ebury Hotel in Canterbury for a dinner after a literary event at the University of Kent.

Justifying infanticide
By Nelson Jones - 01 March 12:43

Both logically and emotionally, the line between abortion and infanticide is less clear-cut than it

Police corruption, the duck house of Hackgate and King Lear for girls
By Helen Lewis - 01 March 8:08

Rebekah Brooks's horse is the £1,645 duck house of Hackgate.

Michael Chanan's video blog: After the Eviction
By Michael Chanan - 29 February 18:18

FILM: Occupy activists talk about their protest at St Paul's.

Michael Chanan's video blog: After the Eviction
By Michael Chanan - 29 February 18:06

FILM: Occupy activists talk about their protest at St Paul's.

Occupy London: the eviction and the backlash
By George Eaton - 28 February 8:48

Protesters angered by apparent collusion of St Paul's with the police.

Five to a room
By Edward Platt - 27 February 10:48

A poignant series of images exposes the reality of what it is like to be a poor child living in Brit

I won’t forgive, because I can’t forget
By Will Self - 27 February 0:00

Saturday Live is an innocuous enough Radio 4 magazine programme that goes out - duh! - live on Saturday mornings. I listen to it in a desultory fashion.

An Open Letter to the St Paul’s Protesters
By David Allen Green - 24 February 17:39

What is the significance so far of "Occupy LSX"?

What do you do with a vile advertisement?
By David Allen Green - 23 February 18:02

Commercial freedom, trans issues, and the struggle for respect.

What community organising can teach workfare
By Rowenna Davis - 23 February 14:30

The left can't afford to seem snobby about opportunities, but employers have obligations too.

Militant secularists, tragic bathtubs and Biggles on Newsnight
By Helen Lewis - 23 February 11:55

In these troubled economic times, isn't it good to know that some parts of our export market are thriving?

The forward march of culture
By Melvyn Bragg - 23 February 11:55

Over the past century, we have increasingly come to define ourselves by our leisure habits rather th

Sex selective abortion is morally wrong, but it is not the norm
By Samira Shackle - 23 February 9:20

A <em>Telegraph</em> investigation has found doctors willing to abort babies on the basis of their g

Civil disobedience and the Rule of Law
By David Allen Green - 22 February 15:28

Why breaking the law should not be the first resort.

Gang crime: another approach
By Alan White - 20 February 17:16

Charities like Aasha Gang Mediation provide the things that working parents and the state can't.

Can’t take a joke? Too right
By Laurie Penny - 19 February 11:19

Racist, sexist or homophobic banter draws its lazy humour from exclusion.

Video: Bristol bus driver uses "vehicle as weapon"
By Samira Shackle - 17 February 10:47

Shocking video shows bus driver swerving to knock cyclist off his bike.

Does minimum pricing work?
By Samira Shackle - 15 February 12:56

The PM will indicate support for the measure to reduce problem drinking. But does it make sense?

Webbs on the Web
By Alice Gribbin - 13 February 18:55

The diaries of NS founder and social reformer, Beatrice Webb, tell a fascinating personal and politi

The turning of the tide
By Juliet Jacques - 13 February 16:57

The media's monstering of transgender people is finally being challenged.

You don’t know what you’ve got til it’s gong
By Will Self - 12 February 0:00

I once asked the late J G Ballard if he'd been offered an honour.

Rewriting history will not atone for the mistreatment of Alan Turing
By Nichi Hodgson - 09 February 15:52

If we pardon Turing, there are thousands more due the same. Never returning to those times should be

Low rise and shallow fall
By Edward Platt - 08 February 11:14

In the second of his English Journeys, Edward Platt visits the Essex hinterland where he was born, a

Compassion, a subversive idea
By Laurie Penny - 08 February 10:53

Britain is being refashioned into a nation which believes that helping the needy is morally and fisc

Atos is "black and white" on fitness and disability
By Mathew Little - 02 February 18:31

One man's experience of successfully appealing a Work Capability Assessment ruling.

Occupational hazards
By Laurie Penny - 01 February 10:10

As eviction looms at St Paul’s, the protesters are struggling with the hardship of months spent slee