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Sophie McBain is North America correspondent for the New Statesman. She was previously an assistant editor at the New Statesman.
After being declared the winner of the Iowa caucus, the 38-year-old former small-town mayor is gaining momentum in the presidential race
A vivid and disturbing memoir sheds light on our cultural anxiety about sleep.
Social isolation is a growing modern phenomenon. But can we treat it as a disease?
The behind-the-scenes story of Harvey Weinstein’s fall.
When one her closest friends died midway through a 10k run – and later came back to life – Sophie McBain was determined to get to the heart of the matter.
The administration also plans to cut funding for English classes and recreational activities, saying they are "not directly necessary" for traumatised, locked-up children.
Looking at our climate crisis with pessimism is neither constructive nor fully deserved.
The president may appear in his element as a royal guest of honour, but he must be feeling jealous too.
Female presidential candidates are pushing issues such as reproductive rights, maternal mortality, parental leave and childcare to the front of the political agenda.
A number of groups are helping American women access safe medical abortions at home, and as abortion rights are threatened their work is becoming even more vital.