Jonn Elledge edits the New Statesman's sister site CityMetric, and writes for the NS about subjects including politics, history and Brexit. You can find him on Twitter or Facebook.
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.
Whatever happened to the national interest?
Tribalism is one hell of a drug.
The very last Hannan Fodder of all.