UK Politics
26 March 2009
As the heads of government of the G20 nations prepare to convene for the crisis summit in London’s Docklands on...
Politics
17 April 2008
For the past 15 years I have been an environmentalist and campaigner for social justice. I have been a road protester...
Books
17 July 2006
A young, idealistic American aid worker is sent to Africa to establish clean water supplies in a remote village. There...
UK Politics
08 May 2006
Nearly two years ago I was fighting my way through a vast conference hall in London, in a very bad mood. It was the...
International Politics
06 March 2006
I'll bet that, as a New Statesman reader, you have at some stage used the word "empire" to refer to the world dominance...
Books
12 December 2005
Is Karl Rove the Antichrist? Normally such a question would seem absurd, but reading the dark truth about Rove's...
Business
28 November 2005
It is a bitterly cold night in the depths of Suffolk. Anyone with any sense is inside, in front of the fire with their...
Business
07 November 2005
Paul Kingsnorth on pubs Farewell, then, to the smoky old pub. As a ban on smoking in most pubs looks set to become law...
Books
31 October 2005
We live in turbulent times. Tens of millions are rising up against neoliberalism. Here in the UK, more than a million...
World Affairs
03 October 2005
I'm an environmentalist, and I'm all right. For over a decade, I have been working for what we all now call "...
Politics
05 September 2005
So, it's agreed: we're all patriots now. From the New Statesman to the Daily Telegraph, we concur - a revived sense of...
Economics
11 July 2005
It was known as the ring of steel. Eight feet high and embedded in concrete, it ran for miles through Genoa, encircling...
Books
30 May 2005
Thomas Friedman is a big man in more ways than one. This moustachioed bear of a journalist counts many of America's top...
Society
15 November 2004
It was Gap that made me snap. I was passing my local outlet, when my eye was caught by a poster in the window. It...
Books
08 November 2004
It has always been hard to take Noreena Hertz, self-appointed "It-girl of the anti-globalisation movement", seriously....

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