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.
Following news that the great American author has died at the age of 85, we republish an essay by New Statesman editor Jason Cowley on the writer’s 2004 novel The Plot Against America.
According to the Saudis, Qatar is a sponsor of terrorism and is too close to Turkey and Iran.
The first in a New Statesman series examining the reality of the age of austerity – and how it is affecting people’s lives.
As the Arsenal manager announces his departure from the club after more than two decades, the New Statesman editor, Jason Cowley, appreciates English football’s first true cosmpolitan.
A broadcaster, politician, author and poet, Magee once occupied many prominent roles. Now, in old age, he lives in one room in a nursing hospital – yet his mind still roams restlessly free.
Because they are fashionable and we like their products, these multinational companies have been grotesquely indulged.
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The founder of Souvenir Press lived a varied, fulfilling and, in many ways, thrilling life.
Labour is no longer a party of centre-left social democracy.
The former Ukip leader is often described as the most successful politician of his generation – even by those who despise him. As Brexiteers speak of betrayal, will he settle for life as an alt-right shock jock, or return as the head of a new English nationalist movement?