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.
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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