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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.
Starmer's cool, competent leadership has won him plaudits, but he remains troubled by one defining issue: what's the party for and who should it represent?
Why Neil Ferguson of Imperial College London – the so-called Professor Lockdown – believes he has been vindicated and his team’s work has saved many lives during the coronavirus pandemic. But he still has serious regrets.
A former government target to send 50 per cent of the population to university has led to “elite overproduction”, with graduates educated to expect jobs that simply don’t exist.
Marcus Rashford, Raheem Sterling and the rise of the activist super-players.
The crisis has revealed the Prime Minister's painful limitations as a national leader, with his incompetence alarming even his allies.
Over a four-week period, 17 residents of the Essex home and one member of staff died.
Our contributors Laura Spinney, Dr Phil Whitaker and Professor Michael Barrett joined Jason Cowley to discuss pandemics past, present and future.
The new Labour leader has patience and is collegiate, and though he lacks charisma he does not lack authority.
The crisis will force us to change. The question is whether we can find a new national story to tell us who we are and to maintain our renewed sense of solidarity.