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Sophie McBain is a special correspondent at the New Statesman. She was previously an assistant editor.
Stuck indoors, many of us yearn for green spaces. But scientists are only beginning to grasp how the natural world helps us make sense of our own lives.
Kate Bowler, the religious historian with a tough message about suffering.
How New York's state governor became a coronavirus-era political icon.
The notoriously high prison population in the US is starting to decline – so why is the number of jailed women rising?
Twenty-seven million Americans do not have health insurance and many more have insufficient insurance coverage; the US could be sleepwalking into a public health catastrophe.
Sally Howard’s The Home Stretch and the politics of housework.
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.