Jason Cowley is editor of the New Statesman. He has been the editor of Granta, a senior editor at the Observer and a staff writer at the Times.
Anthony Sher takes on the great role of Lear, skilfully capturing the king’s transition from demagoguery to haunting collapse.
“I know what it’s like, so I’m more forgiving of people who hold the position of prime minister.”
The former prime minister on Trump, Brexit, Corbyn and his return to public life in an attempt to revive “the progressive centre”. Will anyone listen?
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The election of Donald Trump to the US presidency is yet another blow to the liberal world order.
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The world according to Martin Jacques, the return of the state, and why we're tackling the new “New Times”.
With essays by David Miliband, Paul Mason, John Harris, Lisa Nandy, Vince Cable and more.
Blair and Brown's young advisors were intelligent, metropolitan, and destined for power. What went wrong for the party's best and brightest?
The outgoing prime minister is one of the guilty men of Brexit.
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