01 August 2014
We’re no antelopes.
09 May 2013
Il Grillo canta sempre al tramonto Beppe Grillo, Dario Fo and Gianroberto Casaleggio Chiarelettere, 208pp, €13...
21 February 2013
I and others who supported the invasion of Iraq a decade ago did so because we thought that Saddam Hussein’s...
20 March 2006
In a Guardian column last Monday, Max Hastings observed: "Those of us who opposed military involvement in early-1990s...
The case for freedom. For a few on the left, Tony Blair's determination to take a stand against tyranny has been a source of admiration rather than despair. John Lloyd explains why, when it comes to foreign policy, he is no longer ashamed to be called a "
12 December 2005
To review these two books for the New Statesman is to have a small irony in attendance. Two and a half years ago, John...
14 April 2003
A farewell article for the New Statesman - to which I have been at least a fortnightly contributor for the past seven...
03 March 2003
Terrorism seldom achieves its goal in modern democratic societies. As Michael Ignatieff reminded us in his fine series...
17 February 2003
As the time nears for a decision on the invasion of Iraq, support for that invasion within the European left has...
03 February 2003
In the polemics between Europeans and Americans on the need for a war on Iraq, one large component of the US view is...
27 January 2003
Three things can be said about Vladimir Putin, president of Russia, as he enters the fourth year of his presidency....
06 January 2003
Mass immigration will be among the most urgent issues facing rich countries this year. They will deal with it by...
16 December 2002
This is what we, the media, are doing. We are making of public life a goldfish bowl from which, at intervals, we pluck...
16 December 2002
On 22 August, Le Monde led its front page with a story about the publication of a book of fewer than 100 pages. The...
25 November 2002
The political right is in power in much of the rich world - and it looks like staying there. This is because it is...
The interview as humiliation. Jeremy Paxman is the champion of an insidious form of journalism. John Lloyd on why his dispute with John Birt is symptomatic of a wider crisis in our political culture
11 November 2002
The British news media thrive on the notion that politics is in decline, or in crisis. It vindicates the contempt that...