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The genetic data around human difference is inconclusive – but that does not stop right-wing thinkers using it to excuse profound social inequalities
While the Act made more difference in theory than in practice, its repeal represents a shift of power from the legislature to the executive.
A new Chinese digital currency could help the country forge an alternative to the US-led global financial system.
Through his shameful conduct, the Prime Minister has debased his office and trashed Britain’s global reputation.
The historian and author of Twilight of Democracy on the meaning of the US election result and whether the age of progress is over.
The easing of the coronavirus crisis would make it harder for the government to disguise the economic pain of a no-deal Brexit.
The arguments deployed against Covid-19 measures show how attached Germans are to constitutional patriotism.
The New Statesman's World Review podcast with Emily Tamkin and Ido Vock.
Millions of people are entering the benefits system for first time.
When influenza hit in 1918, US public health experts weren't clear and political leaders didn't know better. Ours should.
The government department's unpredictable and inhumane policies suggest something in its culture is going badly wrong.