03 October 2011
Do not adjust your Newstatesman.com but there's one bit of George Osborne's speech to the Conservative party conference...
27 September 2011
I know it's the season for political kite-flying but I have to confess that I'm completely taken aback by the idea of...
14 September 2011
Johann Hari has admitted to altering quotes from interviewees, in a "personal apology" posted on the...
TV and Radio
12 September 2011
11 September 2011
In the morning of September 11, 2001, 19 hijackers took control of four commercial airliners, piloting two in to the...
10 September 2011
Tony Blair has sparred with John Humphrys over his prime ministerial record.The BBC Today interviewer asked Blair...
01 September 2011
In the darkness appears a flickering image: a flower blooming. Crude as it is, this grainy film from the 1890s is the...
26 August 2011
Martin Kettle has an interesting piece on Comment Is Free today, arguing that "the current satirical onslaught...
22 August 2011
10 August 2011
08 August 2011
Are violent video games ever to blame for acts of real-world violence? The question came up again in the wake of Anders...
04 August 2011
I don't like to boast but, in my time, I've scored a goal in the World Cup Final, got a hole-in-one at St Andrews and...
03 August 2011
And so the serpent of news eats its own tail. On Monday's Daily Show, the host, Jon Stewart, reacted to the fact that...
01 August 2011
The video game
01 August 2011
I'm Feeling Lucky: the Confessions of Google Employee Number 59 Douglas EdwardsAllen Lane, 432pp, £20Perhaps I've been...