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.
Now I'm running regularly, I find myself wondering what we could do to make exercise an appealing habit from childhood – and, more importantly, give people the space to do it.
As the prospect of Brexit looms, the Eurovision song contest can tell us a lot about our place in Europe.
The Scottish Labour leader goes into the Holyrood elections pledging a penny on income tax, and to restore the 50p tax rate. Conventional wisdom says that's electoral suicide.
Let’s not weep for a US trade deal.
The "Undressed" exhibition at the V&A reveals a social dimension to bras, pants and corsets.
Why did the prime minister's tax affairs, first revealed in 2012, become a huge news story four years later? One word: Europe.
First thoughts on Cameron and the Panama Papers, Caitlyn Jenner, and The Archers.
If Donald Trump’s casual sexism makes him an icon to men who feel robbed of their birthright, female voters aren't won over.
Sexist cities, Obama’s killer bathtubs and why you should be listening to the New Statesman podcasts.
The Work and Pensions secretary has resigned from the Cabinet, as the Treasury says that plans to cut PIP disability benefits have been "kicked into the long grass".
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