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Ed Smith is a journalist and author, most recently of Luck. He is a former professional cricketer and played for both Middlesex and England.
After six years as a New Statesman columnist, it’s time for an exciting new direction.
Playwright and director Conor McPherson is always dancing with Dylan but never stepping on his toes.
What would we stomach paying for separately and explicitly that currently comes bundled as a “free” public service?
Corbyn’s survival brings new vitality to the Tory extreme: Labour are doing it, perhaps we should too.
Thanks to the influence of social media, anyone trying to exercise power through old-fashioned channels faces a daily opinion poll.
The game has retained the architectural grandeur of the old structure – but it is rotting away.
The “lucky country” has sailed through the global financial downturn – the only developed economy to have avoided any annual recession since 1991.
In sport, a critical mass of right-handers are required to make left-handers look good.
The narrative that western governments are systematically failing is taken as a given, rather than confronted.
Instead of over-preparing for the future, under-prepare for now.