Diary: Anthony Howard
By Anthony Howard - 02 April 12:47

How I became TV’s memory man...

Far from a circus of nihilists
By Anthony Barnett - 02 April 12:47

Anthony Barnett denounces Conor Gearty’s attack on the Convention on Modern Liberty as a gathering o

Wheeler welcome your money
By Nigel Farage - 31 March 18:48

The UKIP leader on why he's happy to take Stuart Wheeler's cash - even if he plans to vote Tory at t

Marching out of the crisis
By Kate Blagojevic - 30 March 17:39

World Development Movement's Kate Blagojevic
shares her experience of marching with thousands to pr

What G20 countries want
By George Eaton - 30 March 15:48

As the leaders of the world's biggest economies gather in London we look at some of the competing de

The Crash - a view from the left

We have to remake democracy and rediscover our capacity for collective change. We need a new sociali

Put the people first
By Benedict Southworth - 27 March 13:11

G20 leaders must decide to turn this crisis into an opportunity. We want to see radical change that

A brotherhood of bloggers...
By Paul Evans - 27 March 12:53

A thin silver pencil

I was pleased to knock back some free plonk at the Orwell Prize debate on Wednesday, at which the shortlist for the inaugural blog award was announced.

Interview: Ed Balls
By Gloria De Piero - 26 March 10:11

‘‘Do I want to be chancellor? Of course I do. I’d love it’’
Gloria De Piero spends the day with Ed

Ed Miliband must resign
By Peter Wilby - 26 March 10:11

. . . on political heroes, nationalised banks and family confessionals

Hello, Mr President
By Sebastian Shakespeare - 26 March 10:11

Observations on Obamania

A dangerous paranoia
By Sigrid Rausing - 26 March 10:11

The Home Office is attempting to sell the concept of ID cards to the public by claiming they are an

Diary: Vince Cable
By Vincent Cable - 26 March 10:11

One man thinks I’m a free tax accountant - the Lib Dem shadow chancellor on his week

We love to ride our bicycles
By Kevin Maguire - 26 March 10:11

Kevin Maguire brings you all the gossip from the Westminster Village

The rules are no excuse
By Staff blogger - 26 March 10:11

Tony McNulty is a good minister. At the Home Office, with responsibility for immigration and, later, policing and counterterrorism, his plain speaking brought a refreshing humanity to the government.

Chess in 20 dimensions
By Andrew Grice - 26 March 10:11

Gordon Brown knows that his last chance of staging another comeback rests not on the G20 summit, but

London calls the street rebels
By Paul Kingsnorth - 26 March 10:11

The global justice movement is back in town – and planning the biggest rally since the Iraq War marc

The Nudgeocon
By Gideon Donald - 26 March 10:11

I almost resigned after Campbell spiked me

Permission to dance?
By Nigel Farage - 24 March 14:52

We used to understand those who offered themselves on call to help in an emergency were a benefit to

How Cameron's failing the Clarke test
By James Macintyre - 24 March 12:23

By pressing ahead with his plans to lift the inheritance tax threshold David Cameron is marking the

The fictional minister for Cornwall
By Matthew Taylor MP - 20 March 13:59

The Lib Dem MP explains how he believes the Tories are targeting constituencies in which they are no

Blogging the licence fee
By Paul Evans - 20 March 12:32

The licence fee, Madagascan politics and Walford election fever, in our weekly round-up of the polit

Come down, check it out
By Daniel Finkelstein - 19 March 11:48

The internet has already profoundly changed politics, with the left finally waking up to challenge t

The void of understanding
By Philip Gould - 19 March 11:48

“The theme is leadership, but the subtext is betrayal.” <em>Philip Gould</em> on a great pollster’s

Time to up the game and win
By Alastair Campbell - 19 March 11:48

New Statesman guest editor Alastair Campbell is also this week's leader writer. Here he argues Labou

Loosening Labour’s golden straitjacket
By Vernon Bogdanor - 19 March 11:48

Economic crisis presents opportunities as well as stark threats for social democracy, writes the Oxf

Manifesto for renewal
By Staff blogger - 19 March 11:48

When Alastair Campbell agreed to be our guest editor, he invited readers of his <a href="http://www.

The Tories a joke in Washington
By Alina Palimaru - 19 March 11:48

Imagine a football match in which your team is performing formidably. It leads 3-0, then, inexplicably, it slows down, allowing the adversary to advance despite a weak, unconvincing performance and a desperate shortage of star players.