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Lola Seaton is assistant editor of the New Statesman.
A French memoir of sexual abuse created a political storm – but is it, as its author suggests, “first and foremost a piece of literature”?
How the cultural critic, four years after his death, became one of the most influential thinkers and writers of our times.
The economic historian and social theorist discusses automation and the future of the left.
How the American essayist captured the left’s awakening and disillusionment through the power of talk.
How football's auteur transformed the English game.
The movement’s stated ambition to “go beyond politics” sits uneasily with its pursuit of parliamentary legislation.
As a child our writer dreamed of being a professional footballer, but she always wanted to play not with women but men.