27 February 2012
Letter of the WeekMock the weakI suspect that only a BBC lifer such as Melvyn Bragg could think that someone describing...
Books
27 February 2012
The Divine ComedyCraig RaineAtlantic Books, 192pp, £15.99In an interview with the New Statesman in 2010, Craig Raine...
Culture
27 February 2012
Happy birthday to the Barbican. On 3 March 1982, the Queen opened the Barbican Centre, proclaiming it to be "one...
The Staggers
24 February 2012
1. Which tax cuts would be best for the economy?Property taxes are the least economically harmful, notes Jonathan Jones...
Cultural Capital
24 February 2012
ArtTate Britain, London SW1, Has the Film Already Started?, until 26 FebruaryA series of galleries illuminating ways in...
Star Spangled Staggers
24 February 2012
1. Moralizer in Chief? (Wall Street Journal) ($)Americans are open to candidates of faith. Less so to any hint they...
The Staggers
24 February 2012
1. Tax England's green and pleasant land (Financial Times)The case for a land tax is one of the oldest and least...
The Staggers
23 February 2012
1. Ten weeks to London's election: where Ken needs to improveKen needs to reassure Labour supporters that he can...
Star Spangled Staggers
23 February 2012
1. Who Decided That This Election Should Be About Sex? (New York Times)David Brooks and Gail Collins discuss the...
Media
23 February 2012
Sky News special correspondent Alex Crawford was named RTS journalist of the year for an unprecedented fourth time last...
Cultural Capital
23 February 2012
In the Critics section of this week's New Statesman, our Critic at Large is architect Amanda Levete, recent winner of a...
Politics
23 February 2012
Before the general election David Cameron could claim, without fear of ridicule, that the NHS would be "safe in...
Transport
23 February 2012
How much of the world's energy consumption is accounted for by transport?
UK Politics
23 February 2012
Robert Adam, one of Britain's best-known architects, was born in Kircaldy in 1728 and went to Edinburgh University,...
The Staggers
23 February 2012
1. Marie Colvin: fearless, committed, essential (Daily Telegraph)Peter Oborne writes that the courage and self-...

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