Barnhill, Isle of Jura, where George Orwell wrote 1984.

Scottish Nationalists have become Masters of Doublethink

Let’s be fair, however, UKIP have not cornered the market in weirdness. One of the odder elements of the Scottish…

George Orwell: friend or foe of the New Statesman? Photo: PA

Down the memory hole for Orwell Week

Amid much Twitter self-congratulation, the New Statesman has declared this ‘Orwell week‘. Oddly, however, it has yet to mention some…