Human Rights
22 January 2009
As the the dust and white phosphorus settle over Gaza, two questions present themselves immediately. What happens if...
UK Politics
19 January 2009
David Cameron owes it all to Ken Clarke. Although it's pretty certain he doesn't see it that way, there is no doubt...
UK Politics
15 January 2009
Just before the Second World War, the Works Progress Administration, one of Franklin D Roosevelt’s New Deal...
Politics
08 January 2009
Everyone seems to be talking about the New Deal. The Prime Minister's Christmas book recommendation in the Guardian was...
Politics
08 January 2009
Chuka Umunna recently bumped into the veteran Liverpool MP Peter Kilfoyle at the Palace of Westminster. Umunna...
Politics
18 December 2008
The New Statesman doesn't do political awards. I've always thought it a shame to leave the field clear for Channel 4...
Human Rights
15 December 2008
I usually have a rule not to make political predictions but I made an exception for last year's Christmas issue: The...
UK Politics
11 December 2008
As the recession nights of winter 2008 grow longer, thoughts in Westminster turn to parlour games to bring festive...
Politics
04 December 2008
So why didn't the police go for David Davis? This is one of the questions hanging in the air after the arrests of the...
Politics
01 December 2008
I had the pleasure of speaking at the final plenary session of the Progress conference yesterday. The subject of the...
UK Politics
27 November 2008
So the government has ripped up the new Labour rule-book with a return to redistributive taxation, nationalisation and...
Politics
25 November 2008
Some interesting speculation from the Spectator's boy wonder, James Forsyth, about the Brownites pushing for a 2009...
Politics
24 November 2008
Prime Minister's Questions has been increasing in volume recently, making me think that parliament is already in...
UK Politics
20 November 2008
During the Labour party conference in September, one big beast was doing the rounds of the parties with a plan for...
UK Politics
16 November 2008
With a colossus-like Gordon Brown still striding around the globe, tributes being paid by world leaders and nobel prize...

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