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.
Five world-class political economists vie for the prize, which is announced in September.
Nothing feels more artificial than doing live television, and last weekend was even stranger than usual.
The Leave camp promised us all a unicorn and now claim they merely hinted at the possibility of a pony.
From the family courts to the US election campaigns.
Why so few women turn to Islamic extremist terror is just as interesting a question as why some men do.
Politicians don't deserve slavish adoration, and they don't deserve an "easy ride" from the press. But they also deserve an acknowledgement that they are avatars of ourselves, chosen by us to work for us.
Both Leave and Remain have suspended their campaigns, and the BBC has cancelled Question Time tonight.
For a second time, this prize - a collaboration between the New Statesman and Sheffield University - will recognise the most exciting scholarship in the field of political economy.
Kat Banyard's new book make a strident case against the sale of sex.
Mary saw her colleagues at the charity shop every day, but she didn't tell them she was sleeping on the 31 bus.
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