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.
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The Oxford professor and former adviser to the Bank of England is rewarded for taking political economy to a lay audience.
A discussion about women's "choice" gets us nowhere. Caring labour should be supported by the state.
The shadow chancellor criticises the party's national executive committee for its expulsion of members and supporters from the leadership election.
The joy of the Olympics is how easy it is to drop in and form strong opinions about the best way to win in any discipline.
Whether it's tweeting about his enemies, or using his children as advisers, Donald J Trump is not a conventional president. We need a strong media to hold the new US president - and other world leaders - to account.
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