Tactical Briefing
By Jesse Armstrong - 14 August 11:03

From: The Unit

To: GB

Subject: Reshuffle

Big-shed nation
By Joe Moran - 14 August 11:03

They sit by the road, windowless and vast. But what are they for? Joe Moran on the warehouses, logis

England's ageing population
By Ivan Lewis - 13 August 17:21

The challenge we face is to decide where responsibility for care and support will lie in the future

New Statesman investigates...
By Staff blogger - 13 August 11:53

We want you to get involved in a first in British journalism by voting for the next New Statesman in

Brown and Miliband Left Standing
By Martin Bright - 12 August 17:10

As Nicolas Sarkozy races to Tbilisi with his foreign minister Bernard Kouchner, Britain is stuck in

New Statesman Ownership Battle
By Martin Bright - 12 August 13:13

A diary entry from January 1976 demonstrates the prominent part the NS has always played in UK polit

What is quality of life?
By Martin O'Neill - 12 August 13:05

The challenge of deciding how we should decide who deserves treatment from an NHS of finite resource

Caring for Japan's elderly
By Manami Hori - 12 August 11:03

Professor Manami Hori, of Tokai University explains how they approach care for the elderly in Japan

Caring for the vulnerable
By Jane Campbell - 11 August 18:08

Over-reliance on family members can seriously weaken the very relationships we are going to need. Pl

Labour's deep hole
By Nick Raynsford - 11 August 10:33

Ex-minister Nick Raynsford compares Labour's plight to the Tories in 1990 when the Thatcher governme

Sunday Roundup - 10 August 2008
By Martin Bright - 11 August 0:09

A weekly look at the politics stories in the Sunday newspapers

Woolly minded hippies?
By Rowena Macdonald - 08 August 15:16

Rowena Macdonald went to Climate Camp fearing "woolly-minded hippydom" but found a serious and commi

Where now for the people’s party?
By Ian Gibson - 08 August 10:36

Backbencher Ian Gibson attacks the "faceless" Blairite plotters who brief behind the scenes and urge

Rats to NHS patients!
By Paul Evans - 08 August 10:30

Could vermin infestations in Britain's hospitals be turned to the advantage of the nation's sick?

Provocative policing
By Caroline Lucas - 07 August 15:04

It's hard to see the police approach to this year's climate camp as anything other than a bid to pro

Why Prudence needs Justice
By Martin Bright - 07 August 10:21

Labour could again become the party of justice, but not while inequality is on the increase and soci

In a league of their own
By Peter Wilby - 07 August 10:21

The testing regime in schools does pupils no good

Interview: Clara Osagiede
By Rowenna Davis - 07 August 10:21

The cleaner who convinced London's Tory mayor of the justice of her cause

Tactical Briefing
By Jesse Armstrong - 07 August 10:21

From: The Unit

To: GB

Subject: Take Off Your Jacket

The fight for a living wage
By Catherine Howarth - 07 August 10:21

Campaigns for fair pay are fast gaining strength, attracting the kind of supporters Labour should be

Too soon to celebrate Alzheimer's drug
By Paul Donovan - 07 August 10:21

There is no standard procedure for helping those with dementia; it is largely a case of families fig

Let Muslims choose their own committee
By Ziauddin Sardar - 07 August 10:21

The right to disagree and be critical of your government is what is known as democracy, a right cher

Looking back on Doha
By Gareth Thomas - 06 August 19:04

UK minister Gareth Thomas looks back on the failure of world trade talks in Geneva that he believes

The Other Conservative Ads
By Martin Bright - 06 August 14:17

The Tories' ad campaign is well-judged - right down to the traditional dog-whistle policies they are

Tories sail into stormy waters
By Ben Davies - 06 August 14:00

What's going on on newstatesman.com plus devastating news of a Tory split. Or is it just a big Camer

Participatory Democracy: The Way Forward
By Martin Bright - 06 August 13:59

An article on a new book on Democracy sparked some real discussion and debate

Dangerous times for Labour
By Barbara Roche - 06 August 11:58

The minimum wage, a better deal for working families, 10 years of economic stability were not an acc

Trots Get the Boot from City Hall
By Martin Bright - 05 August 14:32

Ken Livingstone's Socialist Action cronies have finally left City Hall, but not without fat cat pay-

UN backs Rape Crisis
By Darlene Corry - 05 August 13:54

The Women's Resource Centre's Darlene Corry welcomes international recognition, at UN level, that th

Evil twin?
By Anonymous - 05 August 10:50

Poor Gordon - perhaps soon to be replaced by one or another Miliband. They’re twins. What happens if