Books
21 January 2010
In ancient Sparta, a traditionally austere way of life gave rise to a sparse mode of speech. When the sophist Hecataeus...
UK Politics
03 December 2009
In June, David Cameron pulled his party out of the centre-right European People's Party (EPP). He has argued that...
International Politics
30 November 2009
Porfirio Lobo of the right of centre National party has been elected as president of Honduras, in elections marred by...
Human Rights
27 November 2009
The crisis in Honduras reaches another landmark this weekend, with the country's presidential elections scheduled for...
Cultural Capital
24 November 2009
Last night Slavoj Žižek, the Slovenian philosopher and subject of a New Statesman profile last month,...
Politics
07 September 2009
The Green Party, building on recent successes in the local and European elections, and with an expanding membership,...