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.
Approaching every conflict with fixed, preconceived notions doesn't just reduce the complexity of foreign policy to student slogans - it's dangerous, too.
Since retiring in 2013, the storied former Manchester United manager has reinvented himself as something of a guru of leadership.
From the clips I have seen, this latest BBC version is being promoted as if it were some kind of upmarket bodice-ripper: Lady Chatterley meets Poldark.
On Andy Beckett's Promised You a Miracle: UK 80-82, a long view of an often misunderstood decade.
Osborne on foreign intervention, his favourite MPs and the minimum wage.
George Osborne’s mission to capture and reshape the centre ground.
Can Jeremy Corbyn really lead the Labour party? NS editor Jason Cowley meets the potential leader to talk campaigns, the media, and how he'd handle PMQs.
The Rihanna video is a prime exhibit in what J G Ballard called modern society’s Atrocity Exhibition.
Burnham's populist pitch is disingenuous. In truth, he's part of what George Osborne calls the “guild” of professional politicians.
New Statesman editor Jason Cowley gives his election post-mortem.
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