Sophie Elmhirst is features editor of the New Statesman

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Ideas
11 November 2010
Here it is - the night of overlarge fires that crisp up your face, wayward fireworks and anxious health and safety...
Film
11 November 2010
Russell Brand
Ideas
04 November 2010
There was a certain unity among the ladies and gentlemen of the press in their descriptions of George Osborne's...
Culture
25 October 2010
There was an intriguing sentence in the letter sent to the Telegraph by all those mighty businessmen recently. About...
The Staggers
17 October 2010
Benefits crackdown
Politics
15 October 2010
You must be delighted that two Manchester physicists have just won the Nobel Prize.Everyone feels a great sense of...
Politics
14 October 2010
Probably the most unfortunate aspect of the word "quango" is the way it rhymes so perfectly with "tango...
Lifestyle
14 October 2010
The Daily Mail columnist Jan Moir recently described Ed Miliband as "dweebish". Being slighted by Moir surely...
Ideas
14 October 2010
What are you trying to convey on the NS cover?That art and culture are dead - it's the state that Britain is in...
The Staggers
10 October 2010
In an interview with the Observer published today, Alan Johnson has voiced criticisms of the coalition's economic...
The Staggers
10 October 2010
Tuition fees U-turn
The Staggers
10 October 2010
Peter Mandelson has been issuing (unasked for?) advice to Ed Miliband. Speaking at the Cheltenham Literary Festival...
Cultural Capital
08 October 2010
Tracey Emin had just woken up when I interviewed her over the telephone for Melvyn Bragg's guest edit of the New...
International Politics
05 October 2010
In Douglas County, Colorado, lives Lu Busse - mother, grandmother, activist and the original "mama grizzly"....
The Staggers
30 September 2010
On 'mama grizzlies'

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