Pulling the puppet’s strings
By Gideon Donald - 24 September 6:50

Writing Cameron's speech has become a Babelian muddle

Retiring Rhodri
By Tom Lewis - 24 September 6:50

Corrections were made to this article on 25 September.

"This will be a 'big choice' election"
By Mehdi Hasan and James Macintyre - 24 September 6:50

On the eve of the Labour party conference in Brighton, Mehdi Hasan and James Macintyre talk exclusiv

A well-intentioned mess
By Tim O Toole - 17 September 12:12

Public-private partnerships on the London Underground have provided a cure worse then the disease, a

Where the axe should fall
By Staff blogger - 17 September 6:48

Caroline Lucas, Jon Cruddas, Peter Tatchell and others tell us where spending cuts should be made

John Pilger on how the Labour party conference has failed on Afghanistan
By John Pilger - 17 September 6:48

For the Afghan villagers blown to pieces in our name, one craven motion at Labour’s conference is too late.

Beware of the blog
By Adam Bienkov - 17 September 6:48

Boris underestimated the web

Leader: A very long engagement . . .
By Ken Livingstone - 17 September 6:48

The New Statesman supported me when I was being battered from pillar to post by the tabloid press

Bring it on
By Ed Balls - 17 September 6:48

We can and will expose Cameron Conservatism to be as out of touch and unsuited for these times as La

Why we should scrap Trident
By Jarvis Cocker - 17 September 6:48

How can we demonise other countries for daring to have nuclear weapons development programmes while

Leader: Labour must change to survive
By Ken Livingstone - 17 September 6:48

The Labour government remains a superior option to the Tories but it needs credible policies to meet

Questions for Ken
By Staff blogger - 17 September 6:48

Pop, politics, and what he’d do with his hour on the plinth – New Statesman readers ask, Ken Livings

The original spin
By Alastair Campbell - 17 September 6:48

Journalists are being spun big style; they cover Cameron as though he were PM-elect

The gathering storm
By James Macintyre - 17 September 6:48

Climate change hits the poorest people hardest. Rich countries got us into this mess. Now they must

Fight the far right
By Salma Yaqoob - 17 September 6:48

BNP racism is becoming more open, more direct and more vicious. It must be confronted head-on.

Emission impossible?
By James Macintyre - 10 September 8:56

Ed Miliband will need all the political skills he can muster to get a deal in Copenhagen

Meet the candidate – a complete fruitcake
By Gideon Donald - 10 September 8:56

So damned fluid are the classes these days, I had seemingly mistaken mistress for maid

Leader: Have we learned nothing from the economic catastrophe of 12 months ago?
By Staff blogger - 10 September 8:56

Without a proper reassessment of the role of finance in our economy, the crash could easily happen a

The story from the inside
By David Blanchflower - 10 September 8:56

In this exclusive account of decision-making at the Bank of England, David Blanchflower reveals how

Vince Cable: Beneath the halo
By Mehdi Hasan - 10 September 8:56

Vince Cable is hailed by right and left as a prophet who predicted the crisis. But is he quite the informed economist of repute? And what about his time at Shell?

BNP on BBC wrong, wrong, wrong
By James Macintyre - 10 September 8:56

Question Time was discussing inviting Nick Griffin on long before the BNP's "breakthrough"

Enter a daredevil
By Alex Brummer - 10 September 8:56

The chairman of the troubled Financial Services Authority, Adair Turner, is courting political contr

Eat canapé, avoid catastrophe
By Peter Wilby - 10 September 8:56

. . . on the 10:10 luvvies, Keith Waterhouse, and football’s castrati

Citizens or subjects?
By James Burgess - 07 September 16:15

Should Americans in Britain have the right to vote in UK general elections? A report from a debate a

Questions for Ken
By Staff blogger - 03 September 11:10

In two weeks' time the former mayor of London Ken Livingstone will attend a high-level NS editorial summit and we want you to set the agenda.

Leader: In Afghanistan, political success remains as elusive as military triumph
By Staff blogger - 03 September 8:19

The leaders of the coalition are now ignoring allegations of fraud and corruption that they have not

An ideological map
By Stuart White - 03 September 8:19

How can we build a “good society”? Four evolving strands of progressive thought and the guiding spir

Sell off the Roads!
By Peter Wilby - 03 September 8:19

. . . on James Murdoch’s bananas, political dynasties and a game of cards

Notting Hell of Osborne’s celebrity dinner
By Gideon Donald - 03 September 8:19

At dinner Osborne placed me between Dominic Mohan and someone called Alan Davies

The new progressives
By Stuart White - 03 September 8:19

There is a common belief across the four new ideological trends that the state must be restructured