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Gavin Jacobson is commissioning editor for the New Statesman
Often heralded as the best decade ever, the 1990s brought dark warnings about the future – and many have come to pass.
The film-maker’s new series Can’t Get You Out of My Head explores why the age of individualism has left us uncertain, anxious and distrustful.
The celebrated LRB editor, who has stepped down after nearly 30 years in the role, became a quiet salonnière for a fading journalistic sensibility.
It wasn't only in his pseudonymous spy fiction that the late novelist practised the art of invention – from childhood, David Cornwell's life was defined by deception.
How Alfonso Cuarón’s 2006 dystopian masterpiece became the cultural exemplum of apocalypse, and a cardinal citation in the time of coronavirus.
Andrew Murray, the committed communist and Corbyn adviser, on Labour’s defeat, reclaiming patriotism and the End of History.
How Jean-Paul Sartre’s philosophy began with the nativity.
The secular faith of Martin Hägglund.
Since its founding in 1843 the Economist has radiated an aura of omniscience. But its days of playing God may be over.
The influential Bulgarian intellectual Ivan Krastev reflects on the fall of the Soviet Union in 1989 and on the crisis of the liberal West.