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George Eaton is senior online editor of the New Statesman.
The Dutch historian discusses the political consequences of Covid-19 and his new book Humankind: A Hopeful History.
As the UK heads for recession, the answer is not to end the lockdown but to provide support for jobs and living standards.
The former Greek finance minister on Boris Johnson’s recklessness, Keir Starmer, and why he believes the UK should now pursue a no-deal Brexit.
As unemployment threatens to exceed three million, ministers must remember the high cost of inaction.
There is no need for Britain to impose dramatic spending cuts in response to the debt surge caused by coronavirus.
Rather than a burden, the welfare system is a form of collective insurance against life’s hazards.
As the world contends with multiple threats, only the much-maligned state can guarantee prosperity and security.
After years of accusing Labour of economic irresponsibility, the Tories have embraced higher spending.
The slowest economic recovery in history and the threat of a no-deal Brexit mean Britain is in a dangerously fragile position.
Why the Democratic presidential frontrunner may be best described as a “class-struggle social democrat”.