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.
It's an old trick: smother anything in enough jargon and you can avoid being held accountable for it.
The people who asked why I hadn't written on the attacks weren't really interested in my opinion - they wanted me to say what they wanted to hear.
There are hard choices and conflicting rights that we need to navigate when updating the law on gender.
Whether you’re alive or dead, Sue Black knows who you are – as dozens of murderers and war criminals have discovered.
Bob Crow was a bully for securing better pay deals for Tube workers; a CEO who delivers bigger profits for his shareholders is a hero.
The unfortunate truth is that charities have become a victim of the government’s continued mania for outsourcing.
What happened on the New Statesman website this year.
In weeks like this, I wish that I had the ability to switch off and didn’t find myself reading angry blogs about Labour on my phone at 11.30pm.
I have to admit my eyebrows lifted at Marlon James' assertion that “if I pandered to a cultural tone set by white women, particular[ly] older white female critics, I would have had ten stories published by now”.
The minister, formerly party chairman, has resigned over allegations of bullying and blackmail made against a Tory activist.
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