Dame Vera strikes back
By Paul Evans - 23 February 10:27

Praise for the Forces Sweetheart and fun at the expense of the FSA, in our weekly blog round-up

The David Miliband interviews
By Jason Cowley - 20 February 17:30

In extracts from his exclusive interviews with the New Statesman, David Miliband talks about his childhood, the current state of British domestic politics, and his outlook on foreign affairs.

Dying with dignity
By Michael Irwin - 20 February 12:10

"In the past three years, I have accompanied three terminally-ill individuals from the UK to Switzer

Call the bankers' bluff
By Vincent Cable - 20 February 10:26

It's time for a new framework which ensures bonuses are linked to long-term performance, argues Vinc

Determined not to be impressed
By Rachel Cooke - 19 February 12:02

Away from politics, Paxman's bulldog interviewing style hits a wrong note

<strong>The Victorian

Big in Bulgaria
By York Membery - 19 February 12:02

As Gladstone's bicentenary is marked, York Membery reports on the Grand Old Man's enduring popularit

Not just a donis but the donis
By Gideon Donald - 19 February 12:02

The cat is in the bag and the bag, like a Poohstick dangled over the edge of the Bridge of Sighs, is a mere moment from being in the river. Nothing has changed, yet everything is different.

Inside Westminster
By Kevin Maguire - 19 February 12:02

Why Big Gordie doesn't do pooches - all the gossip from the Westminster Village

The NS Profile: Phillip Blond
By Jonathan Derbyshire - 19 February 12:02

His “Red Tory” thesis is attracting support from left and right, and the man emerging as the Conserv

Shakespeare’s Globe
By Sebastian Shakespeare - 19 February 12:02

OK, I confess. It was me. I ran off with Darwin’s great-great-grand-daughter’s monkey

Notes on a post-Blair foreign policy
By Michael Harvey - 19 February 12:02

How the game has shifted

Pantomime liberals
By Brendan O'Neill - 19 February 12:02

<strong>Waiting for the Etonians: Reports from the Sickbed of Liberal England

</strong>Nick Cohen

''I never intended to challenge Gordon''
By Jason Cowley - 19 February 12:02

Caricatured as an über-Blairite and criticised for the leadership challenge that never was, David Mi

This week at the NS
By Ben Davies - 16 February 13:02

A round-up of some of the highlights from this week's New Statesman plus some of the things we're up

Scotland's biggest U-turn?
By Andy Kerr - 13 February 14:19

Ditching the council tax in favour of a local income tax swung the Scottish Parliamentary elections

Lords taking liberties?
By Paul Evans - 13 February 14:04

The best of the politics blogs brought to you by Paul Evans. This week read about the Geert Wilders

Britain's casino bankers
By John McFall - 13 February 10:19

The chairman of the influential Treasury select committee, which this week heard apologies from lead

Q&A Martin Jacques
By Staff blogger - 13 February 9:26

From this week Martin Jacques former editor of <em>Marxism Today</em> will be a regular NS columnist

If not Brown, is it Balls?
By James Macintyre - 12 February 10:29

The Schools Secretary needs to be more of a team player if he is not to alienate his colleagues and

Too good for the workers
By Owen Hatherley - 12 February 10:29

Observations on architecture

Look on the bright side
By Andrew Grice - 12 February 10:29

Labour's attempts to rally Britain with a Blitz-type spirit might just work if the Tories keep insis

It wasn’t the media’s fault
By Alex Brummer - 12 February 10:29

Observations on the financial crisis

The truth will protect us all
By Clive Stafford Smith - 12 February 10:29

How has a basically decent person such as David Miliband got himself into such a muddle over torture

No seat at the top for another Old Etonian
By Kevin Maguire - 12 February 10:29

All the gossip from the Westminster village...

Smith heads vulnerable MPs
By Staff blogger - 10 February 15:00

newstatesman.com looks at some of the Labour ministers whose seats look vulnerable at the next gener

A mutual crisis
By W Donald Patton - 09 February 11:01

In the first of our series on faith in a financial crisis the Presbyterian Church in Ireland's Moder

Worried Will Young
By Paul Evans - 09 February 10:27

The best of the politics blogs as brought to you by Paul Evans

''Soldiers don't trust a thing they're told''
By Stephen Armstrong - 05 February 10:09

The use of an inadequately armoured patrol vehicle has caused the deaths of 38 British troops in Ira

Interview: Charles Clarke
By James Macintyre - 05 February 10:09

One of Labour's most intellectually confident heavyweights would like to return to government. Charl

It's not all over, yet
By Steve Richards - 05 February 10:09

The Conservatives are ahead in the polls yet their isolationist policies could still be their undoin

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