Charlotte Simmonds is a writer and blogger living in London. She was formerly an editorial assistant at the New Statesman. You can follow her on Twitter @thesmallgalleon.

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The Staggers
15 November 2012
The plot against the BBC “If the BBC has often fallen short of its high ideals, one should at least be...
Culture
12 November 2012
Here are 17.2 things you might not know about him.
Sci-Tech
12 November 2012
The NS Interview.
The Staggers
08 November 2012
“Although there was no repeat of the euphoria that greeted his victory four years ago, the world still has good...
Cultural Capital
05 November 2012
In an impassioned open letter in Sunday’s Observer, “Britain’s cultural elite” implored the...
The Staggers
01 November 2012
Why America stands on the edge of the precipice.
Culture
30 October 2012
Bridget Riley, one of Britain’s most acclaimed modern painters, was this week awarded the 2012 Sikkens Prize, an...
The Staggers
25 October 2012
For this week’s cover story, the New Statesman reflects on the crisis of British Institutions. From banks to big...
Cultural Capital
16 October 2012
The startling, sensual work of two photography mavericks arrives at the Tate Modern.
The Staggers
11 October 2012
Highlights from this week's New Statesman magazine
Cultural Capital
08 October 2012
We want your thoughts on the Rothko defacement.
Star Spangled Staggers
04 October 2012
Obama lost the debate for lack of enthusiasm.
The Staggers
04 October 2012
In this week’s New Statesman: The Tory Conference Special
The Staggers
27 September 2012
Jon Cruddas: Building the new Jerusalem After a summer of confidence, MP Jon Cruddas reminds us of Britain’s...
Cultural Capital
26 September 2012
If the museum means to forge an understanding between the west and Islam, it has played too safe.

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