A hodgepodge approach to housing
By Marina Pepper - 25 May 18:40

Some unfortunate words about immigrants, the government's peculiar approach to green energy and the

Spending the day with Gerry Adams
By Patrick Belton - 25 May 11:35

Patrick Belton spends the day with Sinn Fein's president and reflects on the possible deals that wil

Eco Warriors Hit Heathrow
By Martin Bright - 24 May 15:13

Evening Standard exclusive fails to credit the New Statesman

Interview: Dick Spring
By Tom Marchbanks - 24 May 13:45

Veteran Labour politician Dick Spring talks to newstatesman.com about the Irish election, Bertie Ahe

A brief guide to the Irish elections
By Tom Marchbanks - 24 May 12:44

Here are some of the key facts about the Irish elections including key players, parties and issues

Chagos: Dirty tricks and delays
By Robert Bain - 24 May 10:44

A British court again upholds the right of the Chagossian people to live in their homeland four deca

An unholy alliance of Tories and Labour
By Menzies Campbell - 23 May 18:50

The Lib Dem leader explains that when it comes to Freedom of Information there shouldn't be one rule

Celebrating England's radical history
By Ted Vallance - 23 May 11:39

How a bunch of lefties head each year to the 'Tory Cotswolds' to remember the Levellers

Meeting the next deputy leader
By Tom Marchbanks - 22 May 13:48

Tom Marchbanks meets the people who want to be the next leader of the Labour Party - well except for

Labour's record on official secrecy
By Martin Bright - 21 May 14:33

Check out Index on Censorship's latest issue...

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

Stalin's biographer signs new contract
By Red Box - 21 May 13:00

Gordon begs Kylie to take a job, Hilary begs Gordon to give him a job and Cherie takes on a global j

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