Ruth Kelly's masking tape won't stick
By Darcus Howe - 14 June 13:00

The ill-conceived Commission on Integration and Cohesion is a weight around our necks

Do Fergie, Monty, Tanni and Dickie have a special secret?
By Kevin Maguire - 14 June 13:00

Big Gordie's game of chicken with Druggie Dave over anti-terror laws divides the shadow cabinet

Poor robbed of justice
By Louise Christian - 14 June 13:00

A move to fixed fees risks undermining our legal aid system

A man who appreciates the malaise and the need for change
By Staff blogger - 14 June 13:00

Brown must understand the depth of anger over Iraq. For that reason, we are backing Jon Cruddas for

British Day? Let's have lots of them
By Sian Berry - 11 June 15:01

A British Day would mean an extra day off work, so why should we stop at just one?

The loss of a good man
By Brian Coleman - 11 June 12:38

When the perks are so attractive, it's no wonder our public servants are tempted by retirement

Complete Control
By Martin Bright - 07 June 18:39

The New Statesman's political editor finds himself overwhelmed by the New Labour machine

The leader's leaders
By Clive Stafford Smith - 07 June 13:00

<strong>Courage: Eight Portraits</strong>

Gordon Brown <em>Bloomsbury, 288pp, £16.99</em>


Party politics
By Robert Service - 07 June 13:00

Communism destroyed millions of lives, but its critics are now branded "neocons". Why has the left's

Not nice. Hair fall out. Glow in dark. Drop dead
By Red Box - 07 June 13:00

Angela raises a toast to global warming; George raises a toast to himself; Cherie raises a toast to

Druggie Dave's first choice for spinner
By Kevin Maguire - 07 June 13:00

Druggie Dave's appointment of the shamed Screws of the World editorix Andy Coulson as his £275,000 Ali Campbell triggered guffaws in Westminster.

Eco-towns? Bad idea!
By Sian Berry - 06 June 11:20

Could Gordon Brown's eco-town plans combine the worst bits of his bias towards multi-national busine

Whites march to the eastern front
By Darcus Howe - 04 June 13:00

The 'ever-widening hellhole, from the sound of Bow Bells eastwards, all the way to Essex'

The whispers
By Kevin Maguire - 04 June 13:00

The real reason why Ali C has gone soft on Big Gordie

Let them eat charcoal-grilled quail
By Red Box - 04 June 13:00

An expletive would never so much as enter Tony's head as he embarks on a valedictory interview and a

Don't blame Mrs Miggins
By Mark Lynas - 04 June 13:00

It's a shame the government doesn't trust ordinary people to come up with the right answers

A deal for all the talents
By Adam Boulton - 04 June 13:00

The Inside Track with Adam Boulton, <a href="">Kevin Maguire

50 ideas for Brown's Britain
By Staff blogger - 04 June 13:00

We ask the five leading think tanks of the left to suggest ten-point plans for the Brown premiership

The thinking: When politicians use their brains
By Peter Wilby - 04 June 13:00

Peter Wilby on telling the truth about grammar schools

How migrants really live
By Brendan O'Neill - 04 June 13:00

Margaret Hodge thinks newcomers to Britain take housing which should go to the indigenous population

The view from Scotland: Still hanging on the telephone
By Douglas Fraser - 04 June 13:00

Despite the silence from London, Alex Salmond is getting to grips with his fiefdom.

A law the government is subverting
By Brian Cathcart - 04 June 13:00

Instead of enforcing the Contempt of Court Act and protecting defendants from trial by headline, min

Armpits of the universe
By Tara Hamilton-Miller - 04 June 13:00

Tara Hamilton-Miller on Dave's modernising woes

Sentenced to a life on death row
By Haydn Lewis - 01 June 13:28

During the 1970s and 1980s nearly 5,000 people were exposed to Hepatitis C. Of these more than 1,200

Swinging doors
By Adam Haigh - 01 June 11:42

Andy Coulson’s appointment shocks the blogosphere

Is poverty relative?
By David Green And Guy Palmer - 30 May 11:16

We pitch Civitas's David Green against the New Policy Institute's Guy Palmer to discuss just what we

Grammar School fury won't go away
By Brian Coleman - 29 May 11:03

I have yet to find a Conservative MP, London Assembly member, Councillor, or activist who thinks Mr

Can things only get better?
By James Medhurst - 29 May 10:02

History isn't necessarily a tale of unremitting progress...

Exalt the slap, Euston!
By Dan Hancox - 28 May 13:00

Observations on manifestos

Substance, not style
By Simon Sebag Montefiore - 28 May 13:00

<strong>Sir Robert Peel: a biography</strong>

Douglas Hurd<br /><em>Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 416pp,