Charles Masterman and the condition of England

Power leaks from Corbyn and May

March 1 2019 / New Statesman

Mark Hollis: The Sound of Silence

​A musician of extraordinary depths

February 27 2019 / New Statesman

Ten Years as Editor of the New Statesman

​Getting the balance right

December 6 2018 / New Statesman

This is Emery's Arsenal now

​You cannot be an innovator twice

December 1 2018 / Spear's Magazine

Paul Collier: We are living a tragedy

​How to heal deep rifts in society

November 29 2018 / New Statesman

National Populism: The Revolt Against Liberal Democracy by Matthew Goodwin and Roger Eatwell

An age of upheaval

October 21 2018 / Sunday Times

The Art of Selection

​Ed Smith is getting a lot right - for now

October 1 2018 / Spear's Magazine

Why the left are now more forgiving of Ed Miliband

It was poignant sitting opposite the man whose ambition it had been to remake capitalism for an age of austerity

September 5 2018 / New Statesman

John McDonnell: The Hard Man of the Left

From Marxist ideologue to shadow chancellor, Corbyn’s intellectual guru and closest ally has long been reviled. But now that power is in sight – and faced with a possible Labour split – his passion is turning to pragmatism

September 5 2018 / New Statesman

VS Naipaul: The king of literary rootlessness

Not since Conrad had a novelist so completely absorbed himself in the shifting complexities of his age, or written more sharply about the dark places of the world.

August 13 2018 / New Statesman

England Rising

How the World Cup and Gareth Southgate’s young, diverse team reawakened a sense of progressive English nationalism

July 4 2018 / New Statesman

England Dreaming

​A World Cup summer stirs a deep nostalgia in the English

June 20 2018 / New Statesman