Darcus Howe goes before a magistrate
By Darcus Howe - 11 October 13:00

Even our judges are more open-minded about race than our politicians

Why we must never tolerate torture
By Staff blogger - 11 October 13:00

Torture and England do not mix well. Uniquely in medieval Europe, English common law forbade the extraction of confessions with torture.

Put the people back in the picture
By Ferdinand Mount - 11 October 13:00

Land campaign - Forget new taxes. Getting rid of our present draconian planning laws is the best way

Charlie Whelan says . . .
By Charlie Whelan - 11 October 13:00

Don't believe it - "Tony Blair to stay on for full third term"

Pay women fairly to put an end to poverty
By Staff blogger - 04 October 13:00

Let's not get prim about the bickering rivalry between our Prime Minister and Chancellor of the Exchequer. It may appear to distract from more important matters, but there was never any chance of Labour's leaders dealing with those anyway.

Andrew Billen - Trouble at the top
By Andrew Billen - 04 October 13:00

Television - The issues of the week are hit on the head: trust and Brown. By Andrew Billen

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Charlie Whelan says . . .
By Charlie Whelan - 04 October 13:00

Don't believe it - "Labour must keep Tony Blair"

Why we need a Who Owns What
By Antony Mack - 04 October 13:00

Land campaign - Today, in the age of electronic communication, we know less than the Victorians abou

Stepping into Labour's gap
By Neal Lawson - 04 October 13:00

Observations on citizens' groups

The NS Interview - Michael Howard
By John Kampfner - 04 October 13:00

The Tory leader says Blair lied about Iraq and argues that Labour's core beliefs make it powerless t

A very tactical merger
By Paul Routledge - 04 October 13:00

Observations on political plots

Amanda Platell cringes for Ed Balls
By Amanda Platell - 04 October 13:00

I blame Jack Straw's faux pas, shaking Robert Mugabe's hand, on his new contact lenses

Politics - John Kampfner on Labour's deep unfashionability
By John Kampfner - 04 October 13:00

New Labour is no longer the party of shiny, happy people, and it is no longer fashionable. This may

The business - Patrick Hosking predicts a pre-Christmas election
By Patrick Hosking - 04 October 13:00

The property party is finally over. This means that, in pure economic terms, the government should h

NS Essay - 'We can and should take action if the earnings of the rich set them apart from society'
By Anthony Giddens - 27 September 13:00

NS Labour conference 2004 - Anthony Giddens argues that new Labour needs to embrace a new egalitaria

Charlie Whelan says . . .
By Charlie Whelan - 27 September 13:00

Don't believe it - "A party of sheer naked opportunism"

Reflected glory
By Margaret Cook - 27 September 13:00

The Goldfish Bowl: married to the prime minister (1955-1997)

Cherie Booth and Cate Haste <em>Chatt

NS Interview - Jack Straw
By Jack Straw - 27 September 13:00

The man who tried to prevent the Iraq war now goes through contortions to justify it. This is the un

The real Tony Blair
By Rory Bremner - 27 September 13:00

Nothing now counts for the PM except his own self-belief. To accuse critics of tackling the man, not

Watch us wreck your telly
By David Cox - 27 September 13:00

NS Labour conference 2004 - Britain could be the first in the world to go over wholly to digital TV.

NS Essay - 'Without ideology, the role of politicians is no longer to persuade, merely to sell'
By Richard Reeves - 27 September 13:00

NS Labour conference 2004 - Because it governs without a clear set of principles, new Labour's polic

Politics - John Kampfner on Blair's sixth war
By John Kampfner - 27 September 13:00

Blair's announcement of a new war - his sixth in seven years - did not go down well with his guest,

Is Tony Blair a Tory on education?
By Francis Beckett - 27 September 13:00

NS Labour conference 2004 - Is there anything at all left-wing about the government's approach to sc

If you want to change the world, just forget Brighton
By George Monbiot - 27 September 13:00

NS Labour conference 2004 - As its conferences now show, Labour has acquired focus but lost enthusia

Will the US now attack Tehran?
By Staff blogger - 27 September 13:00

If you think that even George W Bush would not be foolish enough to start a war in Iran, think back to how unlikely an invasion of Iraq seemed three years ago.

The revolution that started in a library
By James Crabtree - 27 September 13:00

NS Labour conference 2004 - How did a book with an impenetrable title, written by an obscure America

Amanda Platell feels sorry for a Labour lefty
By Amanda Platell - 27 September 13:00

Greg Dyke's daughter is wrong about her dad: his tears on Channel 4 were pure TV gold

On the road to recovery
By Wilf Stevenson - 20 September 13:00

<em>NS</em> business voices dinner - The Department of Trade and Industry seemed to have lost all pu

She likes a free tennis racket
By Philip Stephens - 20 September 13:00

Observations on Cherie Blair

How car dealers can run state schools
By Francis Beckett - 20 September 13:00

If you've got £2m, you can "sponsor" one of new Labour's academies, and control teachers and curricu