In the end, the great spy novelist remained an enigma even to himself.
December 12 2020 / Salt Publishing (republished New Statesman)
Orwell wrote Animal Farm at a time of global crisis as a warning about oppressive state power. Its message is as relevant as ever, says the New Statesman editor in a new introduction to the seminal book.
December 4 2020 / Macmilln Publishers
The long shadow of the Norman Conquest
December 2 2020 / New Statesman
George Floyd, Black Lives Matter and Heroism
November 25 2020 / New Statesman
The fallen intellectuals
November 18 2020 / New Statesman
As Margaret Thatcher’s political revolution unfolded, a group of style-obsessed misfits brightened troubled times.
October 28 2020 / New Statesman
The so-called Professor Lockdown, a hate figure for the libertarian right, on epidemiology, saving lives during the coronavirus pandemic and his sudden resignation
July 30 2020 / New Statesman
Sub-prime degrees and elite overproduction
July 22 2020 / New Statesman
Marcus Rashford, Raheem Sterling and the rise of the activist super-player
June 24 2020 / New Statesman
The prime minister stokes the flames of the culture wars
June 17 2020 / New Statesman
A summer without cricket
June 6 2020 / New Statesman
People are dying at the Essex care home
May 20 2020 / New Statesman
An archive of selected articles by the journalist, magazine editor and writer, Jason Cowley.