Clouds over Corsham
By Tim Lezard - 21 June 13:00

The Cotswolds' first BNP councillor faces an angry backlash

Rise of the yes-men
By Becky Hogge - 21 June 13:00

Government IT projects fail because ministers don't like to be told "No"

Identity crisis
By Peter Wilby - 21 June 13:00

Peter Wilby finds plans for integration wanting

A future of fair-trade bananas and tyrant-busting
By Red Box - 21 June 13:00

Tony feels the hand of history. Peter offers his old friend a chance to front the . . . shh, don't

Giving Dave a headache
By Tara Hamilton-Miller - 21 June 13:00

Just when the Tories have a real strategy to announce, a banana skin presents itself

Crazy paving causes flood woes
By Sian Berry - 18 June 10:48

Will it take a British New Orleans before we take flooding planning seriously?

Enough is enough
By Paul Cann - 15 June 14:53

Elder abuse remains a taboo subject but older people must not be denied justice

Victory in Gower Street
By Sara Hall - 15 June 12:54

Student campaign forces UCL to back down over arms trade investments

Harman in sense of humour shock
By Adam Haigh - 15 June 10:55

The verdict on the Labour deputy leadership candidates' Question Time performances - and bloggers un

Integration, not assimilation
By Ajmal Masroor - 14 June 14:47

I'm ready to integrate. But are you ready to accept me?

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

It takes one to know one
By Martin Bright - 14 June 13:00

Tony Blair denounces the media for manipulation - while still denying his own addiction to spinning.

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

Inequality is a middle-class issue
By Peter Wilby - 14 June 13:00

Peter Wilby says income disparity should worry Gordon Brown

Brown's Britain: A story in photographs
By Nick Danziger - 14 June 13:00

As the prime-minister-in-waiting ponders the nature of British identity, the <em>New Statesman</em>

Whisper: no surrender
By Tara Hamilton-Miller - 14 June 13:00

The Tories' new "bland" Euroscepticism faces its first challenge

Pay for it twice? It's not a Saudi arms deal
By Red Box - 14 June 13:00

Gordon and little John set up a charity shop to raise money for Africa. But for Cherie, parting with

Waiting for a change of owner
By Jon Cruddas - 14 June 13:00

Skyrocketing fares, worsening services and government subsidies higher than ever - all prove that pr

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

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.

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

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