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Sophie McBain is a special correspondent at the New Statesman. She was previously an assistant editor.
Why Democrats are pinning their hopes on Joe Biden’s running mate.
How an ultra-conservative mother of seven rose to become Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee.
The Harvard professor on how most claims about human nature are based on people from “Western, educated, industrialised, rich, democratic societies”.
Who are the self-styled gang of Western chauvinists Trump asked to “stand back and stand by”?
How extreme attitudes have escaped from the online manosphere and infected society.
After realising our ancestors would never have chosen to work out, the evolutionary biologist wrote “an anti-bullshit book” on health and exercise.
With huge numbers of nurseries closing, the UK is now suffering the consequences of decades of failure to respect one of the most important jobs in society.
In an era of hostility towards the press, strong investigative reporting is harder than ever.
Acts of courage in the age of Covid-19.
New York based journalist David Brand on how the pandemic has accelerated the crisis facing US local news.