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.
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.
In their different ways, Cameron and Ed Miliband are both ultimate party insiders. We face a hell of a muddle.
If Labour are ever again to win an absolute majority, it must start by winning back working-class voters in constituencies like Harlow.
Last night’s debate made for good television but told us little we didn’t know and changed nothing. And so the jamboree goes on.
In an exclusive interview with NS editor Jason Cowley, the former First Minister says that the Scottish National Party would vote down a Tory government at the first opportunity.
Binoche’s Antigone is easier to respect than to pity and, for some reason, one never really feels the pathos of her struggles.
The UK's ancient constitution must be reformed to spread power more evenly.
It’s almost as if we are yearning for politicians of greater and diverse experience who know something of life beyond Westminster.
We notice you have ad blocking software enabled. Support the New Statesman’s quality, independent journalism by contributing now — and this message will disappear for the next 30 days.
If we cannot support the site on advertising revenue, we will have to introduce a pay wall — meaning fewer readers will have access to our incisive analysis, comprehensive culture coverage and groundbreaking long reads.