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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.
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.
What Edmund Burke called “just prejudice” has been replaced by the unjust prejudice of an ideological and anti-intellectual right-wing political and media culture.
The Prime Minister never recovered from her decision to call a snap general election during which she campaigned without charm or courage.
After the trauma and suffering of Hillsborough we were witnessing an expression of extraordinary solidarity between rival fans, a kind of rapturous mutuality.
The Foreign Secretary is on a mission to unite his fractured party – and the country.
Tasnime Akunjee on his quest to bring the Isis bride back to the UK.
May’s Sisyphean fate is to have pursued a project in which she never truly believed, testing it to the edge of destruction.
The Brexit debacle has revealed what was already evident: that the UK is fragmenting and both our electoral and party systems are broken.
The New Statesman editor remembers the Talk Talk frontman, who died this week aged 64.