Having Gordon for dinner
By Jeremy Dear - 09 September 13:10

The argument against striking is that we will help bring down the Labour government – frankly they d

No dogma like old dogma
By Billy Hayes - 09 September 12:09

They keep on trying to privatise and it's time for the public to prevent asset strippers from acquir

By Victoria Brignell - 08 September 17:19

'I dreamt that I saw Iain Duncan Smith riding on an ostrich through Parliament Square. Make of that

Where the Hard Left and Extreme Right Meet
By Martin Bright - 08 September 16:29

One of the world's most notorious anti-Zionists takes aim at critics of a fellow Holocaust-denier

Weekend Round-Up -- 8 September 2008
By Martin Bright - 08 September 15:19

Following Charles Clarke's intervention in the New Statesman last week, the commentariat turned up t

Charles Clarke, the New Statesman and the future of the Labour Party
By Martin Bright - 05 September 16:08

The former Home Secretary's article in this week's New Statesman whipped up a storm, but what's the

Palin is the new Chuck Norris
By Paul Evans - 05 September 12:21

Curbing Scottish drinking, being named after a favourite fishing spot and giddy excitement over Bris

Hidden lives, public voices
By Staff blogger - 04 September 11:29

Broadcaster Esther Rantzen reads Morgan's story - part of our <em><a href="http://www.newstatesman.c

Five stark truths
By Martin Bright - 04 September 11:11

The summer did not bring a coup against <strong>Gordon Brown</strong>, but during this time some ine

Wisdom teeth
By Neil Clark - 04 September 11:11

Can't find an NHS dentist? Don't despair, it may soon be easier than you think. Private dentists, it

Time to end Just William politics
By Charles Clarke - 04 September 11:11

In a New Statesman exclusive Charles Clarke takes on critics who abuse the word Bla

Inequality kills
By Peter Wilby - 04 September 11:11

Politicians take heed: social injustice is, literally, deadly

“The detainees have got pain in their eyes”
By Meltem Avcil - 04 September 11:11

In my school report this summer, they said I was an excellent student. I am making a new start and o

Dave's fat-wa downsizes the Tories
By Kevin Maguire - 04 September 11:11

Pickles has taken to opening his suit jacket to show he's downsizing although, I hear from one under

“My dreams are not important to anyone”
By Staff blogger - 04 September 11:11

'Our first night in Yarl's Wood was just terrible. We couldn't eat and we couldn't sleep. There were

Fairness - or nothing
By Sunder Katwala - 04 September 11:11

Labour must face down the Tories on the "fair" agenda with concrete policies that they can't follow

A pointless and brutal practice
By Natasha Walter - 04 September 11:11

Natasha Walter introduces the shocking cases of two young girls detained at Yarl's Wood

Tactical Briefing
By Jesse Armstrong - 04 September 11:11

From: The Unit

To: GB

Subject: Speech

No place for children
By Sir Al Aynsley-Green - 04 September 11:11

The UK has one of the worst records in Europe for detaining children but accurate figures on how man

Helene’s testimony
By Staff blogger - 04 September 10:59

'They put me and my baby in a kind of cage in the back of a van, like we were animals'

Juliet's testimony
By Staff blogger - 04 September 10:56

'I hated to see my baby being locked up. They put you in one tiny room and there is not even a bed

Danielle's testimony
By Staff blogger - 04 September 10:55

'Yarl’s Wood is a living hell, especially for children. They don’t have the right kind of milk for

The wrong voting system
By Ken Ritchie - 03 September 12:31

Not only does our electoral system need an overhaul but fraud is too easy thanks in particular to po

Taking a lead
By Caroline Lucas - 01 September 16:38

The race is on to be the first ever leader of the Green Party. Here candidate Caroline Lucas MEP set

A barn conversion cabinet
By Jonathan Calder - 01 September 16:02

England is a palimpsest of Medieval churches, ruinous Gothic institutions and follies built by mad a

London's loss, Caracas' gain
By Simon Hooper - 29 August 17:49

Ditched by Londoners, it's nice to know that someone stands to benefit from Ken's years of experienc

And the winner is...
By Martin Bright - 29 August 15:46

newstatesman.com users vote overwhelmingly for an investigation into Britain's asylum crisis

While Cameron was on holiday...
By Paul Evans - 29 August 12:37

Paul Evans takes a look at how the Tories could tackle the obesity crises

Why capitalism creates a throwaway society
By Peter Wilby - 28 August 10:22

How to deal with waste is the great policy failure of our age

Is Gordon going crackers?
By Kevin Maguire - 28 August 10:22

In this summer of suspicion, nothing is regarded as confirmed until it is officially denied