Helen Lewis is deputy editor of the New Statesman. She has presented BBC Radio 4’s Week in Westminster and is a regular panellist on BBC1’s Sunday Politics.
Sex-swapping the lead role provides a fresh insight into Shakespeare's classic tragedy.
This might be the hardest thing to digest about Trump’s presidency: not how outrageous it is, but how banal.
She was nicknamed Trump’s “secret weapon”; now she's on her father's transition team. Yet campaign observers have questions about Ivanka Trump.
Its 1.7 billion users were treated to articles about how the Pope backs Trump and Clinton is dying. It's time to accept Facebook is a force in politics.
A narrative that attributes Trump's triumph to the "working class" forgets the role of racism, sexism and the right-wing media.
For 30 years, Frances Crook has being trying to reform Britain’s prisons. So why does change feel as far away as ever?
Today's announcement of extra officers is welcome, but overall there will still be fewer staff than there were in 2010.
Get ready for the new culture war: the question of how old children should be before they're allowed to change gender.
Benedict Cumberbatch’s well-honed turn in Doctor Strange is enjoyable, but the film isn't one you'd ever fall in love with.
After an “us and them” narrative this strong is established, often any empathy for “them” gets lost.
From Trump to Brexit, the world is changing fast - and we need intelligent, incisive journalism more than ever.
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