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.
From gammon to centrist parties, 2018 has been a rollercoaster from start to finish. And, quite frankly, we’re glad to get off.
David Miliband spent another year persistently refusing to move back to Britain and found a new centrist party.
Rough sleeping is only the most visible symptom of a larger crisis.
Hadestown turns the myth of Orpheus and Eurydice into a folk-opera with New Orleans jazz influences.
In her autobiography, Michelle Obama shows she is adept at weaving together the personal and political.
Vulnerable women – many of them survivors of violence – should not be locked up when they have not committed a crime.
Either his team did not feel confident enough to mention the coat, or they did – and he ignored them.
Why are we so unable to deal with female intellectuals as complicated humans?
Together, our courts and our press should make sure that justice is not only done, but seen to be done.
Ibsen and #MeToo: Robert Icke's rewriting of the classic tragedy suggests a way to reckon with the art of monstrous men.