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.
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.
Islamic State's cheerful media images seem incongruous to us in the West. But the group are committed to showing an "idealistic caliphate".
“Hi Enda,” one tweet began chirpily. “My ovulation day was a week ago today. 11 more days of freedom. And then it’ll be a bloody nightmare.”
France has declared a national state of emergency after a series of shootings and explosions - the deadliest attacks in Europe since the 2004 Madrid bombings.
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