19 June 2006
Second week of the new-look magazine, and what a combination. Noam Chomsky, an exclusive interview, a brilliant piece...
12 June 2006
The new-look New Statesman magazine launches this week. It's bigger, with a radical new design, more features and a...
05 June 2006
So, we reach the end of the road! Well, just a junction... This week's NS is the last in its current format, but I hope...
24 May 2006
To football or not to football? That was the question we have pondering. Should the NS simply ignore the World Cup on...
International Politics
22 May 2006
In the morning it was the boss. At lunchtime it was his nem esis. Or was it the other way round? To spend some time in...
UK Politics
15 May 2006
As he battles from his bunker to fend off the foe, Tony Blair has a diminishing coterie to turn to. One who has stood...
Politics
10 October 2005
It was a valiant attempt at a joke. "We were hoping that John would be here tonight, but we couldn't afford his fee."...
UK Politics
29 August 2005
Have both the spirit and the soul of the Labour governing project died this month? It is tempting to answer with a...
UK Politics
25 July 2005
On the morning of the London bombs, Patricia Hewitt was one of the key ministers who attended the first meeting of the...
International Politics
06 June 2005
The task of putting Europe back together falls to a man who has become Tony Blair's best friend. It might help the...
UK Politics
16 May 2005
So much for favours: three times in the past two years the Chancellor has bailed out the Prime Minister. Each time, on...
UK Politics
09 May 2005
The Blair era is drawing to a close. The personal rejection of the Prime Minister took many forms. The Labour vote...
Politics
02 May 2005
The referendum Tony Blair never wanted - the verdict on his leadership - is about to take place. The dilemma facing the...
UK Politics
25 April 2005
There has been no deal between Tony Blair and Gordon Brown. There has been no promise on the succession, verbal or...
Politics
18 April 2005
It is May 2009. A general election has been called. Michael Howard, the Prime Minister, has just handed over to his...

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