In an age of fear about immigration, the success of the Bangladeshi population in Britain has a deeper resonance.
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 five Gulf countries, the majority of which have significant wealth, have taken zero refugees.
We notice you have ad blocking software enabled. Support the New Statesman’s quality, independent journalism by contributing now — and this message will disappear for the next 30 days.
If we cannot support the site on advertising revenue, we will have to introduce a pay wall — meaning fewer readers will have access to our incisive analysis, comprehensive culture coverage and groundbreaking long reads.