Helen Lewis is associate editor of the New Statesman. She regularly appears on BBC Radio 4’s Week in Westminster and the News Quiz, and is writing a history of feminism for Jonathan Cape.
The former is oddly depoliticised, while the latter wants to make political points, but never quite lands them.
In 2002, Nepal outlawed indentured labour for children. Now, girls taken from their families are trying to make up for missing out on education.
If the evidence so far has not convinced you that the Labour leader has a blind spot on prejudice against Jews, then nothing will.
No set hours, no guaranteed income, and with limited ability to negotiate their working conditions or pay.
Why the likes of Nigel Farage and Piers Morgan aren’t funny any more.
The Lib Dem deputy leader, currently on maternity leave, says the government promised to cancel out her vote on Brexit amendments tonight - but went back on its word.
At last, after another turbulent week in politics, Theresa May has called the bluff of the Brexiteers. If they want to topple her, they need two things – a convincing candidate and a workable alternative plan.
My three rules for criticism: Is it true? Does it need to be said? And would I say it to their face?
How watching the Rocky Horror shadowcast made me rethink a dramatization of Norman Mailer’s The Town Hall Affair.
Ultimately, the poison of Brexit is arsenic – that old favourite of vengeful nephews in Agatha Christie stories.