The dinosaurs, right all along
By Martin Bright - 13 September 13:00

The Inside Track with Martin Bright at the TUC plus <a href="/200709130016">Tara Hamilton-Miller</a>

British citizens of history
By Ziauddin Sardar - 13 September 13:00

Jack Straw's green paper <em>The Governance of Britain</em>, published in July, has provided the bes

Green Tories? Not likely!
By Sian Berry - 13 September 10:09

Sian Berry reports from the Green Party conference on the day David Cameron's 'Quality of Life' revi

A day in the life
By Billy Hayes - 12 September 14:21

CWU chief Billy Hayes gives us a glimpse of how he spends his time at the TUC annual conference and

Union chief's warning to Brown
By Tony Woodley - 12 September 10:39

In the latest in newstatesman.com's 'Posh in 2007' series union boss Tony Woodley warns Gordon Brown

The vision of the Hip Hop generation
By Anthony Thomas - 11 September 18:45

Hip Hop is heir of slave rebellions, abolitionist, civil rights and Black Power movements and the si

Where next for the suburbs?
By Brian Coleman - 11 September 13:20

Tory politician Brian Coleman mourns what he sees as the deterioration of London's suburbs

We were right to strike
By Bob Crow - 10 September 12:00

As the TUC gets underway, RMT boss Bob Crow uses a newstatesman.com article to attack critics in the

The Spectator - they're giving it away
By Ben Davies - 06 September 18:56

A surprise subscription, visiting the homeland and more on being posh...

The gagging of the mandarins
By Edward Clay - 06 September 13:00

How the Foreign Office systematically silences critical civil servants

Malcontents and moustaches
By Tara Hamilton-Miller - 06 September 13:00

Dave returns to the fray to face twin charges of lurching to the right and shedding Tory principles

Nothing left for Protestants
By Tristram Hunt - 06 September 13:00

In his earnestness and abstemiousness, the new Prime Minister is drawing on roots deep in the Labour

Poorer children should do better
By Peter Wilby - 06 September 13:00

Schools will have to change more radically

Citizen's advice
By Martin Bright - 06 September 13:00

When is the new politics really new, and when is it merely a device to distance <strong>Gordon Brown

Our world of rough-and-ready ethics
By Brian Cathcart - 06 September 13:00

Journalists in the US agonise about the smallest details, but here we prefer to use the broad brush,

The BoJo, Ken and Bri show
By Tony Travers - 06 September 13:00

London in 2007 is Hogarth's city, the global capital of money, sex, booze and who-cares attitude. In

The hard facts about pay
By Alex Brummer - 06 September 13:00

Unfortunately, Gordon Brown has left himself little choice but to stand firm in the face of growing

Sweet charity?
By Joe Treasure - 06 September 13:00

When a government fails its poor, giving can become a radical act

Britain on the way out
By Richard Beeston - 06 September 13:00

Observations on Iraq

Shooting Michael Ancram?
By Owen Walker - 06 September 10:38

Owen Walker's round-up of the best of the politics blogs finds arguments to the left and arguments t

A happy reunion eludes the retired spinmeisters
By Kevin Maguire - 06 September 1:00

All the gossip from the Westminster scene

Legalise medicinal cannabis!
By John Pring - 03 September 18:20

The editor of <em>Disability Now</em> argues the case for cannabis accepting there are some risks as

Sian gets sucked into Facebook
By Sian Berry - 03 September 13:37

The power of Facebook to the politician plus Ken Livingstone impersonators and other issues

Guns - where are they all coming from?
By Martin Bright - 30 August 13:00

The Conservatives blame Labour for the rise of armed violence. But, as Martin Bright reports, Mersey

Hypocrisy at the highest level
By Alex Brummer - 30 August 13:00

Untrammelled capitalism has been allowed to set its own rules for far too long - and by a Labour Cha

Politics and the pound
By G D H Cole - 30 August 13:00

<strong>Taken from The <em>New Statesman</em> 29 August 1931</strong>

In August 1931, the Great D

How the rich keep the poor in their place
By Staff blogger - 30 August 13:00

The easiest way to redistribute wealth is via the tax system

The pitfalls of pride
By David Marquand - 30 August 13:00

David Marquand asks whether hubris is an occupational hazard for modern politicians. Should we be qu

Cameron: the gloves are off
By Tara Hamilton-Miller - 30 August 13:00

The Tories are readying for battle; social breakdown will be their weapon against Brown

Britain's role in the new cold war
By Matthew Holehouse - 30 August 13:00

For years the Soviet Union and the US managed an uneasy balance of power. Now Russia is challenging

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