The country's treatment of the US student shows its growing unpredictability.
The UN’s targets on gender equality are not just a matter for “developing” countries.
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.
If the British and others are right, then much of what has looked immovable in the Middle East is going to be very different.
By refusing to join the EU resettlement programme, the Prime Minister has also undermined attempts to achieve a balanced, continent-wide approach.
Hong Kong has long been home to sexism and inequality with little protest. But things are starting to change.
Despite land taxes, subsidies and falling dairy prices, Britain’s young farmers are looking on the bright side.
The asylum system that Britain has ended up with is not just inhumane, it is impractical for anyone who wants to reduce net migration.
The President of the European Parliament had to pause proceedings to ask Gianluca Buonanno to remove his mask of the German Chancellor.
David Cameron's callous surrender of moral responsibility cuts me to the quick in more ways than one.
The Zombie PM