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Jason Cowley is editor of the New Statesman. He has been the editor of Granta, a senior editor at the Observer and a staff writer at the Times.
It was a moment of magical mutuality, a public coming together of a kind one seldom if ever experiences.
A national government may become inevitable.
None of us will emerge unchanged from the present crisis.
Statistical analysis can’t measure courage or tell you which individual has the capacity to lead.
Gillian Darley on snobbery and the many landscapes of London’s neighbour.
No other major Western country has allowed so many of its strategic industries, assets and pre-eminent companies to fall into foreign ownership.
The New Statesman was founded as a weekly review of politics and literature, and though it was of the left it was not dogmatically on the left.
Alex Niven on lost futures, Englishness and Corbynism.
The ex-prime minister was brought down by his gambler’s instinct and an elevated sense of superiority and entitlement.
Johnson is no fool. He may act the fool, but he knows how to get what he wants.