Brownites and Brownies: the war starts soon
By Kevin Maguire - 21 May 13:00

All the gossip behind the New Labour succession

Blair and the guns that kill our sons
By Darcus Howe - 21 May 13:00

We West Indians tried, struggled, pleaded with our young people to keep the temperature down

Brown needs the left
By Martin Bright - 21 May 13:00

The premier-in-waiting has been dismissive of his challengers. But, as Martin Bright reports, Brown

Belching chimneys instead of solar panels
By Mark Lynas - 21 May 13:00

The truth of Blair's environmental legacy

A good start, but Gordon Brown will ignore the left at his peril
By Staff blogger - 21 May 13:00

What if General Galtieri had not invaded the Falklands 25 years ago? What if Neil Kinnock had not held his Sheffield rally in 1992? What if John Smith had not died in 1994? Counter-factual history invariably intrigues, but rarely guides.

On fantasy island
By Johann Hari - 21 May 13:00

Johann Hari reviews "Littlejohn's Britain".

Revolt of the middle classes
By Peter Wilby - 21 May 13:00

Peter Wilby on why inequality will top the agenda

What about the women?
By Anne Perkins - 21 May 13:00

It's now an established fact the female vote decides elections. Gordon needs more than a make-over:

Keep the powder dry
By Tara Hamilton-Miller - 21 May 13:00

The view from the other side: Cameron's plan is to wait for Brown to trip up

Who pissed on the parade?
By Marina Pepper - 18 May 18:12

Non-stop rain, an imprisoned cow and a Cameron that's actually in power

Don't you love the Tories?
By Ben Davies - 18 May 13:10

Brady's bunch of fives and other matters...

No brownie points for grammar
By Adam Haigh - 18 May 11:03

Adam finds that the Tory turn around on grammar schools has not gone unnoticed in the blogosphere th

Brady's stance on Grammar Schools
By Graham Brady - 16 May 16:08

Read the newstatesman.com article that led to Tory frontbencher Graham Brady quitting as shadow Euro

More of the same is not an option
By John McDonnell - 15 May 14:27

John McDonnell says New Labour has left large parts of the electorate alienated or disappointed - th

Lord Levy's 'persecution'
By Brian Coleman - 14 May 17:41

Millions have been spent on chasing e-mails ... but then Lord Levy like Dame Shirley Porter before h

Trade Unions
By Brendan Barber - 14 May 16:32

TUC chief Brendan Barber gives his view on the state of the trade union movement after 10 years of T

The thinking: Needed: courage and ingenuity
By Peter Wilby - 14 May 13:00

Peter Wilby on why education remains the priority

The politics of excitement
By Jason Cowley - 14 May 13:00

The Blair decade began with an exuberant rush of energy and sense of possibility. How can politics r

"A heroic campaign"
By Philip Gould - 14 May 13:00

Labour will recover from its Scottish setback, insists its top pollster

All best friends again
By Red Box - 14 May 13:00

Tony heaps praise on Gordon, Gordon heaps praise on Tony; Cherie compliments Sarah and Sarah complim

Spinners and spooks
By Chris Ames - 14 May 13:00

Chris Ames on the Iraq dossier and his dogged pursuit

Shazia's week
By Shazia Mirza - 14 May 13:00

Revealed: Tony Blair was the sixth Spice Girl

When Mr Brown goes to Washington
By Andrew Stephen - 14 May 13:00

The success or failure of Gordon Brown's prime ministership will lie across the Atlantic. So how wil

Whispers
By Kevin Maguire - 14 May 13:00

Will Jack be back? And who's Mad Mrs Rochester?

Return to sweated labour
By Anthony Blair - 14 May 13:00

A young Tony Blair argues for the repeal of Margaret Thatcher's anti-union laws

Friends in unexpected places
By Brian Cathcart - 14 May 13:00

Which newspaper declared that "whatever happens, Gordon Brown will be one day remembered as a great

The second coming
By Martin Bright - 14 May 13:00

As Tony Blair departs, Gordon Brown will launch a plan to transform Labour's style through constitut

Culture vultures
By David Lammy - 14 May 13:00

Will the Olympics really be bad for the arts? David Lammy outlines his plans for the 2012 "Cultural

Revolution isn't easy
By Marina Pepper - 11 May 18:38

Spanking, mascara and a range of other thorny topics

Education
By Paul Ellis And Ambrose Smith - 11 May 15:05

Dr Paul Ellis and Dr Ambrose Smith give us their views on the last ten years under Tony Blair.

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