It’s spending season in the public sector as workers attempt to use up their budgets by the end of t
The big society. The BIG society. The big SOCiety. The big . . . SOCIETY!
We have an uprising that's far bigger and more social than Cameron could have imagined.
"The truth is that AV is a system that no one actually wants."
The Universal Credit will make work cost, not pay.
“The most ambitions, fundamental and radical changes to the welfare system since it began.”
"The era of big government is over," Bill Clinton memorably declared in his 1996 State of the Union address, and few disagreed with him. But since the financial crisis, Leviathan has risen from its slumber.
The urban elite don’t realise how hard rising fuel costs are hitting the country.
For the past few weeks I've been out filming the growing protest movement against the coalition government's programme of cuts. I've now been invited by the New Statesman to become its first video blogger.
It didn't take long for the western media to decide that, with Hosni Mubarak still in office and the traffic in Cairo starting to move again (in so far as traffic ever moves in Cairo), the Egyptian uprising had run out of stea
<em>Fight Back! A Reader on the Winter of Protest</em> is free to download.
As youth unemployment figures approach one million, an analysis of this seemingly intractable proble
We must ignore the siren calls of fence-sitting cynics and forge a foreign policy based on our value
Strait-laced Captain Iain Duncan Smith is a shy cutter.
The government's complacent approach risks creating another lost generation.
How can Britain avoid going down the US path where for the last generation the majority of the gains
It’s the policies that matter, not the presentation.
FILM: Lecturers go on strike in Bristol.
Helping DC with the #BS.
As the conflict in Afghanistan enters its tenth year, a report by War on Want exposes the truth behi
The former MP and his wife release a picture re-creating the famous pottery scene from <em>Ghost</em
"It’s about being more dynamic, in our economy, and in our public services."
On entering the Lords, and joining the debate on arts funding.
The coalition’s proposed fire sale of English woodland will leave parliament powerless to decide on
A new index by the <em>Economist</em> gives an evidence-based insight into unrest in the Arab world.
The Yes to AV campaign reportedly plans to capitalise on the royal wedding – but this tactic is unli
Many provisions in the English NHS reform plan will tilt the system in favour of private-sector prov
“Stagflation” is the buzzword of the day in London, but with over 70 per cent of FTSE earnings comin
Pleas for the banks to show "restraint" over pay have largely gone unheeded.