Helen Lewis is deputy editor of the New Statesman. She regularly appears on BBC Radio 4’s Week in Westminster and the News Quiz, and BBC1’s Sunday Politics.
Finally arriving in London, the rap masterpiece turns the story of a forgotten founding father into a Shakespearean drama of ambition and revenge.
Bryan Cranston stuns in Ivo van Hove’s dazzling theatre update of the 1976 film.
How can we really heal the rift between young and old?
To internet hoaxers, making left-wingers argue with each other is good sport. But to state-sponsored trolls, it’s a front in their propaganda war.
At a time when women are refusing to be silenced, the US writer is a powerful voice.
Away from the current scandals, the government is still pursuing its largest negotiation in decades.
Cabinet minister admits his behaviour has “fallen below the high standards” expected of a minister.
Those who want to report abuse and bullying are often warned that it will damage “our side”.
The tech giant could turn off its taps and whole news outlets would die of thirst.
Using starkly different tones, they eventually come to the same conclusion.