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The Prime Minister has indulged her party’s Europhobic faction, a force now exposed as a paper tiger; while the Labour leader’s belated call for a second referendum is a purely cynical move.
What changed this week to prompt Corbyn to announce his support for another vote? The creation of, and surge in the polls for, the Independent Group.
In the year since British Jews protested outside parliament against racism in Labour, things have got worse, not better.
The Brexit debacle has revealed what was already evident: that the UK is fragmenting and both our electoral and party systems are broken.
Your weekly dose of gossip from around Westminster.
From self-experimentation in the Sixties to scientific breakthroughs in mental health, the psychedelics pioneer is still pushing the boundaries.
The Chelsea manager’s name has become a punchline for abject powerlessness.
The free-market model is broken: merely trying to tweak it, as the Independent Group proposes, is futile.
The new left-wing party aspires to remake Poland as a secular, diverse and egalitarian country.
Both Trump and Corbyn demonstrate zero concern in trying to separate unfair, hostile headlines from legitimate scrutiny. The only conclusion is that they do not believe legitimate scrutiny can exist.
The Duchess of Sussex was meant to be an icon of a new progressive monarchy. But is she fated to become yet another human sacrifice?
The New Statesman editor remembers the Talk Talk frontman, who died this week aged 64.
Searching the war-ravaged country for Western hostages, Isis prisoners and jihadi brides.
Is the newly formed centrist grouping just New Labour 2.0 — or a truly different kind of political force?
Plus: The Satanic Verses: 30 Years On.
How Henry Hardy single-handedly transformed Berlin into one of our best known intellectuals.
Episodes cover everything from the beginnings of downhill skiing to the invention of the sports bra.
Lauded by critics and colleagues alike, Colman has slowly but surely gained a glittering reputation.
For the Good Times is a book that blasts into consciousness in Belfast in the 1970s, the era of the Troubles, of relentless sectarian violence and military occupation.
Plus violent Polish mafia blockbuster Kobiety Mafii 2.
Risk and excitement drive many surgeons, but most don’t choose to operate in the world’s most dangerous places.
Plus: I’m a Phoenix, Bitch by Bryony Kimmings.
Arthur Miller saw the Great Depression and the years after as a period of moral catastrophe. His understanding of American hucksterism, greed and shame could hardly be more relevant in Trump’s world.
Why the emotions of animals will be the next great area of study for behavioural science.
In the US and Europe, politicians are once again reckoning with monopolies.
Essays, speeches and meditations from America’s most decorated living novelist.
The judge talks Angela Merkel, standing to be an MP, and Modern slavery.
The clubs are clearly struggling. I was shocked when they only managed to give retiring chairman Richard Scudamore £5m as a parting present. Cheapskates.
In 2016, Public Health England recommended everyone take vitamin D supplements, yet increasing evidence suggests the actual health benefits are limited.
Having read up on it, I can tell you that silage is actually alcoholic.
David Duchovny’s moves make his project feel personal – so unpolished, so lumbersome, so unedited and exposed.
After particularly grand storms, that is.
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