Jonn Elledge edits the New Statesman's sister site CityMetric, and writes for the NS about subjects including politics, history and Daniel Hannan. You can find him on Twitter or Facebook.
If any silly kids’ show can say something about the country's changing view of itself, it’s this one.
It's about time for a female Time Lord.
Winter is, as ever, coming.
I could be wrong (I often am) but are the main party leaders polarising the electorate?
Supporters of fees may be right on the policy – but they're way off on the politics.
The Brexit minster's stance shows a man not overly burdened with self-awareness.
I auditioned for Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, for the part of “Young Hagrid”. Except I didn’t.
Nobody consciously chose to harm those at the bottom of society, but governing in the interests of the rich has done it nonetheless.
Services for the poor become poor services.
About time somebody did.