15 May 2014
Recalling the great activist.
05 March 2013
Everyone is still talking about the lessons of Eastleigh. But the worst lesson that any mainstream political party...
06 May 2012
He was a pioneering politician.
21 September 2010
David Cameron's idea of the "big society" has been widely derided. It is commonly seen - even by other Tory...
27 March 2008
London needs Ken Livingstone for many reasons. The first is that he is far and away the most qualified candidate. First...
Both Richard Branson and Peter Jay have mastered the art of fooling most of the people most of the time
06 November 2000
Saturday: I and my son are sitting on a Virgin Train in the middle of a field. It hasn't moved for two and a half hours...
12 March 1999
I am sitting here at five in the morning laboriously typing out this, my first New Statesman diary. My brilliant...
Women urinating on the street in the small hours: the mark of a Britain in crisis, or the ultimate bonding experience?