Civilised debates at the ICA and the RCP...
By Martin Bright - 13 February 12:48

A good tempered debate prompts memories of being hijacked by the Revolutionary Communist Party

Is there a mole in Downing Street?
By Martin Bright - 12 February 16:36

A well-placed Labour source says the police have a mole in Number 10

Permission to brag
By Ben Davies - 12 February 15:47

newstatesman.com breaks the 125,000 hits barrier and continues to climb

A deal that shames Blair
By Andrew Mitchell - 12 February 12:00

Observations on fraud investigation

Pigeons for a purpose
By Red Box - 12 February 12:00

Tony abolishes disgrace, Gordon abolishes suffering, Cashpoint abolishes posterity, while Margaret h

Birmingham: the questions remain
By Shiv Malik - 12 February 12:00

In Sparkhill, Shiv Malik finds that scepticism and "agendas" surround the alleged plot to kidnap and

The guilt trip
By Mary Riddell - 12 February 12:00

A revolution in crime policy is being put forward to ministers in which criminals are encouraged to

Wanted: leader with a ruthless streak
By Martin Bright - 12 February 12:00

Ming Campbell continues to underperform. As senior Lib Dems jockey for position, they ask whether t

Capitalism's dirty business
By Peter Wilby - 12 February 12:00

We need to know about private equity: it sacks staff, cuts wages, sells off assets, outsources, scre

Are we good - or a freaking shambolic dirge?
By Gary Lightbody - 12 February 12:00

The rest of the band were smartly dressed for our meeting with Peter Hain. But I looked like a vagra

And then there were four
By Kevin Maguire - 12 February 12:00

Mrs Two Shags wants a hairy chap as ghost-writer. Diary secretaries need not apply

Miliband: gaffe or ploy?
By Adam Haigh - 09 February 11:36

Friendly fire caught on video, the police state plus booing Brown

Gold Orr
By Martin Bright - 08 February 18:08

Nick Cohen's new book

Not Bright's Blog III - Guido j'accuse!
By Justin McKeating - 07 February 10:21

Bright hands over his blog to Chicken Yoghurt who accuses fellow blogger Guido Fawkes of hypocrisy a

How Party Animals went down
By Martin Bright - 06 February 11:54

A new TV series about life in Westminster has hit the airwaves prompting much comment in the blogosp

Ken's letter
By Martin Bright - 05 February 13:38

The London mayor responds to Bright's blog

Trust us. We're journalists
By Brian Cathcart - 05 February 12:00

This is a world where ethical lines are neither defined nor observed, yet we keep telling people tha

Brown feels Blair's pain
By Paul Whiteley - 05 February 12:00

Observations on polling

How the left went wrong
By Nick Cohen - 05 February 12:00

In early 2003, the largest co-ordinated protests in history took place against the Iraq war. This, a

More questions than answers
By Esther Rantzen - 05 February 12:00

What is to be done about child abusers? Are a paedophile's drawings a useful outlet? If we invent mo

Still the best of enemies
By John O'Farrell - 05 February 12:00

Observations on Northern Ireland

Interview: Jon Cruddas
By Martin Bright and John Kampfner - 05 February 12:00

Tony Blair's former aide is standing as the people's choice and has little time for his cabinet riva

Britain's child army
By Stephen Armstrong - 05 February 12:00

Stricken by Iraq and low morale, the British army is on a desperate recruitment drive. Its new targe

Can I go to a casino when I grow up?
By Red Box - 05 February 12:00

The cardinal talks of sweet babies, Tony talks of sweet opportunities, John and Tessa talk of sweet

A new credibility and a new scrutiny
By Martin Bright - 05 February 12:00

Loans for honours has led to a cold fear gripping Labour. But the more electorally credible Cameron

Pink chocs for the squeeze
By Kevin Maguire - 05 February 12:00

The Mouth of the Mersey tells Steve McClaren she won’t pack her bags until July

Waco, popular culture and newstatesman.com
By Ben Davies - 02 February 18:08

Where we are at newstatesman.com and the extraordinary story of David Koresh

Poor old Blackpool
By Owen Walker - 02 February 17:41

The decision to deny Blackpool the Supercasino leaves bloggers baffled, whilst others take a stab at

We want a leadership contest
By Kate Belgrave - 01 February 15:08

How young socialists in the Labour Party are demanding a leadership contest when Blair finally goes

Blockading Faslane
By Harry Giles - 31 January 12:57

News from the frontline - the battle against Trident

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