Cuts, consultants and book-buying
By Peter Wilby - 24 September 6:50

The failure to address the underlying causes of crime, drugs and family breakdown costs the UK econo

The fight of their lives
By Steve Richards - 24 September 6:50

A Labour conference would not be the same without a debate over its leader, but not since 1982 has t

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

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

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

Boris underestimated the web

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

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

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

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.

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.

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

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

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

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.

The drowned world
By James Macintyre - 03 September 8:19

Time is running out in Bangladesh where floods caused by climate change threaten to engulf entire is

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

Quango pickle
By Leo McKinstry - 03 September 8:19

Observations on housing

The socialist’s guide to camping
By G A Cohen - 03 September 8:19

Just because humans are selfish, should we give up on the ideals of equality and community? Oxford p

Labour's Crisis
By Jon Cruddas - 03 September 8:19

Labour is in the middle of its gravest crisis in 30 years. It needs to rediscover the radicalism tha

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