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New Statesman magazine

The broken state

Britain’s descent into political warfare, by John Gray.

Plus Hilary Freeman on why she became a German citizen, Roy Greenslade on the British media’s neglect of events in Northern Ireland, and Amelia Tait on choosing comfort over style.



Media, Tech and Digital Culture

The rise of scheduling free time

People are attempting to optimise their days by scheduling in free time. But with time limits and cancellations, free time becomes a task to be achieved – and then is it really free?