New Times,
New Thinking.

  1. Election 2024
28 December 2010

The 20 most-read articles of 2010

What got you clicking this year.

By New Statesman

Student protests, political songs, the Taliban and Carol Vorderman. That’s what you were reading about in 2010, according to our list of the 20 most-read articles and blogs. Why not let us know your favourites below?

1. Preview: NS Interview with Gore Vidal by Daniel Trilling

2. Inside the Whitehall kettle by Laurie Penny

3. Exclusive: Ted Hughes’s poem on the night Sylvia Plath died by Daniel Trilling

Select and enter your email address Your weekly guide to the best writing on ideas, politics, books and culture every Saturday. The best way to sign up for The Saturday Read is via saturdayread.substack.com The New Statesman's quick and essential guide to the news and politics of the day. The best way to sign up for Morning Call is via morningcall.substack.com
  • Administration / Office
  • Arts and Culture
  • Board Member
  • Business / Corporate Services
  • Client / Customer Services
  • Communications
  • Construction, Works, Engineering
  • Education, Curriculum and Teaching
  • Environment, Conservation and NRM
  • Facility / Grounds Management and Maintenance
  • Finance Management
  • Health - Medical and Nursing Management
  • HR, Training and Organisational Development
  • Information and Communications Technology
  • Information Services, Statistics, Records, Archives
  • Infrastructure Management - Transport, Utilities
  • Legal Officers and Practitioners
  • Librarians and Library Management
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • OH&S, Risk Management
  • Operations Management
  • Planning, Policy, Strategy
  • Printing, Design, Publishing, Web
  • Projects, Programs and Advisors
  • Property, Assets and Fleet Management
  • Public Relations and Media
  • Purchasing and Procurement
  • Quality Management
  • Science and Technical Research and Development
  • Security and Law Enforcement
  • Service Delivery
  • Sport and Recreation
  • Travel, Accommodation, Tourism
  • Wellbeing, Community / Social Services
Visit our privacy Policy for more information about our services, how Progressive Media Investments may use, process and share your personal data, including information on your rights in respect of your personal data and how you can unsubscribe from future marketing communications.
THANK YOU

4. 20 new ideas in science by Michael Brooks

5. Return of the natives by Slavoj Žižek

6. Top 20 Political Songs by Ian K Smith and Jennifer Thompson

7. Christopher Hitchens v Tony Blair: the full transcript by Jon Bernstein

8. The economist manifesto by Amartya Sen

9. The ghastliness of Carol Vorderman by James Macintyre

10. Inside the Parliament Square kettle by Laurie Penny

11. 50 People Who Matter 2010

12. Inside the Milbank Tower riots by Laurie Penny

13. Gilbey on Film: casting Kurt Cobain by Ryan Gilbey

14. The party game is over. Stand and fight by John Pilger

15. Why the Taliban are winning in Afghanistan by William Dalrymple

16. Beware those Black Swans by Nassim Nicholas Taleb

17. The danger of Sarah Palin by Andrew Stephen

18. The NS Interview: Noam Chomsky by Alyssa McDonald

19. Books of the Year 2010

20. Young and wasted by Francis Beckett

Content from our partners
Peatlands are nature's unsung climate warriors
How the apprenticeship levy helps small businesses to transform their workforce
How to reform the apprenticeship levy