"These reforms aren't about theory or ideology - they are about people's lives."
No political party can now promise social mobility – instead politicians push the rhetoric of revenge.
Not long ago I wrote an essay about Tony Blair and matters related for an estimable American journal.
Cable argues in this week’s New Statesman that the famous economist would back the coalition’s econo
Tory apparatchiks should choose more carefully next time they pick a hideaway for Cameron.
A recent 8-point lead over the Tories, sharing public feeling over the VAT increase and bankers’ pay
Fuel price protests rattled Blair. The 10p tax row dogged Brown. Is David Cameron ready for the stor
Vince Cable argues that although everyone claims to be a Keynesian, the coalition’s strategy of libe
The WikiLeaks founder talks to John Pilger.
The introduction of the English Bac will push money away from those children who need it most.
Don’t underestimate Cameron and get lucky.
The efforts of the police to undermine democratic protest expose the ugly political realities of Bri
If Cameron is serious about creating jobs, he should cut National Insurance – not workers’ rights.
David Cameron continues to preach to the converted.
A report from Netroots UK.
Evgeny Morozov versus Netroots UK.
Is an English Tea Party on the way to exploit middle-class discontent?
The Deputy Prime Minister's speech on "restoring British liberty".
Arnie Graf will conduct a “year zero” review of Labour’s organisation and campaign structures.
Roy Hattersley pays tribute to the former <em>New Statesman</em> editor and leaker of secrets from S
The reporting of Joanna Yeates’s murder rode roughshod over legal convention.
British politics seemed to correspond to some unusually temporal seasons last year. The coalition mu
John Hotham, MP for Beverley (1625-43), had the dubious civil war distinction of being a traitor to both the king and parliament.
An informant dismissed Nick Clegg’s supposed prowess between the sheets.
Control orders have the potential to split and realign all three political parties.
The Liberal Democrats are now the constructive party of progressive politics, writes Simon Hughes, a
Miliband must offer a vision of the kind of society and economy he would wish to create.
In his New Year message, the Prime Minister claimed to have all the answers. He clearly doesn’t.
The Attorney General may warn newspapers to “reflect carefully”, but reports on the Joanna Yeates ca