The support of the perennial candidate for President will boost Macron's morale but won't transform his electoral standing.
A deal to relocate refugees across the EU has been forced through against the wishes of four eastern European states.
Laurie Penny reports from a refugee centre in Berlin.
Anna Grodzka discusses the future of the euro, the Polish left, and her autobiography describing her gender transition.
Antonia Costa's socialists face an unpalatable choice: grand coalition with the right, or cohabitation with die-hard communists on the left.
In the wake of the re-election of Alexis Tsipras, Thomas Piketty answers questions on what happens next.
Syriza have won the Greek election with 35 per cent of the vote.
The Islington North MP's first week as Labour leader hasn't gone as planned, but his position will improve.
The image of a drowned child is not a successful way of satirising western capitalist decadence.
When the lights go out, and the word “refugee” once again becomes unpopular, unsexy and uninteresting, what will happen then?
This week's First Thoughts from the New Statesman's former editor.
No country has ever left the EU before, so there's no map for where we're going.
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