A partnership approach to compassion
By Andrew Mitchell - 09 December 11:52

How will Lord Ashdown’s review sustain and improve our response in delivering humanitarian aid?

A new model for life
By Andrew Simms - 09 December 11:52

To make life on this planet sustainable for us all, we need to completely rethink how we measure eco

The NS Interview: Frances O’Grady, deputy general secretary of the TUC
By Samira Shackle - 09 December 11:47

“Britain is going to be a much meaner, nastier, scarier place”

A Londoner’s diary
By Anne McElvoy - 09 December 11:47

Paternity is destiny, Blair battles, BBC’s men at the top, WikiLeaks . . . and what next for Peter M

WikiLeaks and diplomats, Derby and the Daily Mail
By Peter Wilby - 09 December 11:44

Are ambassadors worth it? Should I become a consultant? And what use is the <em>Mail</em>?

Leader: Labour cannot afford to be left behind by today’s protesters
By Staff blogger - 09 December 7:11

The party must reach out to a new generation of activists.

Something Wiki this way comes
By Alan B'stard - 09 December 7:11

I don't speak very much Hawaiian. I like to break "taboos", I can't abide the "ukulele", and that's about it.

Porn-star politicians and public school pride
By Kevin Maguire - 09 December 7:11

The rightward trajectory of Tony Blair, multimillionaire, has led him to an American la-la land inhabited by Sarah Palin, the Tea Party and Fox News.

Don’t shoot the messenger, Mervyn
By David Blanchflower - 09 December 7:11

The governor of the Bank of England has had a terrible recession. The WikiLeaks revelations only add

No escaping the ghost of Gordon
By Steve Richards - 09 December 7:11

Brown is at the heart of David Cameron's strategy for winning the next election.

American bullies and leggy Russians
By Peter Wilby - 09 December 7:11

Washington clamps down on the leader of WikiLeaks, spy paranoia in London, to Oldham for a by-electi

Tuition fee plans simply don’t add up
By Aaron Porter - 09 December 7:11

Increasing fees and loans saddles graduates with 30 years of debt. There is another way: the NUS’s p

Sharing the pain?
By Jeremy Gilbert - 07 December 15:53

Why the coalition's cuts agenda draws on a masochistic streak in English culture.

Music and meritocracy
By Duncan Robinson - 06 December 13:29

The charts are dominated by public school pop stars. What does that tell us about meritocracy in Bri

The day the teenagers turned on Topshop: Laurie Penny reports
By Laurie Penny - 03 December 13:51

What has been stolen from this angry generation? Hope.

Gordon Brown “abysmal” and a “political disaster”, according to US
By Duncan Robinson - 03 December 11:38

Leaked documents reveal Washington’s low estimation of the former prime minister.

John Pilger’s message to the students
By Daniel Trilling - 02 December 15:52

“Your courageous actions have shocked and frightened a corrupt political class.”

Welcome to New Socialism
By Neal Lawson and John Harris - 02 December 15:22

After its defeat in May, Labour moved to elect a new leader. It was just the beginning of the overha

A reply to David Cameron
By Matthew Hall - 02 December 14:08

Contrary to what the Prime Minister believes, we students know exactly why we are protesting.

Andrew Adonis on the May 2010 behind-the-scenes coalition negotiations
By Andrew Adonis - 02 December 8:58

Labour's Andrew Adonis, author of 5 Days in May, reviews 22 Days in May, a behind-the-scenes account of the Lib-Dem/Conservative negotiations by the Lib Dem MP David Laws.

Leader: This is no time to be complacent, Mr Osborne
By Staff blogger - 02 December 7:22

The coalition's plans make a stagnant recovery unavoidable.

David Laws on why the Lib Dems rejected Labour in the May 2010 coalition negotiations
By David Laws - 02 December 7:22

The Lib Dem MP and author of 22 Days in May responds to 5 Days in May author Andrew Adonis' review of his book with a behind-the-scenes account of why the Lib Dem/Labour coalition negotiations failed.

Don’t subsidise the drones
By Alan B'stard - 02 December 7:22

Older readers may dimly recall an almost forgotten prime minister whose mantra was "education, education, education".

The Returning Officer
By Stephen Brasher - 02 December 7:22

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Too big to fail becomes too big to bail
By David Blanchflower - 02 December 7:22

With the debt crisis heading towards Portugal and after that to Spain, the whole collapsing banking

How head boy Teddy left “Newkie” browned off
By Kevin Maguire - 02 December 7:22

No minister has dropped as far down the cabinet league table as the Education Secretary, Michael Gove.

The unelected King
By Mehdi Hasan - 02 December 7:22

So much for the governor of the independent Bank of England not straying into party politics.

The NS Interview: Julia Neuberger, rabbi and Lib Dem peer
By Samira Shackle - 02 December 7:12

“I have been shocked to see people spit at Muslims”

David Cameron: England’s number one fan
By Duncan Robinson - 01 December 17:04

So you thought David Cameron was just faking being a football fan . . .

It’s the “squeeze”, not the “middle”, that matters
By Richard Darlington - 01 December 16:27

Labour needs to ignore definitions of the “middle” and focus on policies that address the “squeezed