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.
If it’s a narrow No, the campaign for a second Scottish independence referendum will begin on Friday 19 September.
Alex Salmond, whose political mission from the outset was to destroy Great Britain, might end up creating the conditions in which it can be remade and thus saved.
The Gaza conflict has raised the important question of empathy. Would that both sides were capable of greater empathy and, indeed, imagination.
It shouldn’t be a question of either you support Israel, no matter what it does, or you are on the side of the Islamists.
Football is a supreme instrument of soft power and can unite people as little else can. But allegations of Fifa corruption have tarnished the image of the beautiful game. Can anything be done to save it?
With just 100 days to save the Union, Alistair Darling fights back.
That a 690-page treatise on inequality has become an international bestseller is surely a symptom of our anxieties and of a yearning for something better.
The response of some Labour MPs to Javid’s promotion was idiotic.
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