Anoosh Chakelian, New Statesman

Anoosh Chakelian

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Past articles by Anoosh:

Turnips over tomatoes? My taste of Brexit Britain’s withering food culture

As supermarkets ration salad, the Environment Secretary suggests Britons turn to turnips. But even that is a distant dream. → Read More

Is Mick Lynch working class?

Rishi Sunak has accused trade unions of a “class war” – but class is not clear-cut in Britain’s new era of strikes. → Read More

The story behind Labour’s “Reagan Question”

Does Britain work better today than it did 13 years ago? Labour thinks its future lies in the answer. → Read More

What are the salaries of workers going on strike in the UK?

Rail workers, nurses and paramedics aren’t paid as much as people think. → Read More

The truth about the worst NHS crisis

Most of the carnage unfolding is the result of political decisions, not Covid-19. → Read More

In my great-great-grandfather’s poetry, I glimpse the Britain I report on today

George Lattimer, a trade unionist in Victorian London writing about fair pay and the workhouse, would still have plenty of material now. → Read More

What are the salaries of workers going on strike in the UK?

Rail workers, nurses and paramedics aren’t paid as much as people think. → Read More

Does your salary mean you’re rich? What makes you upper, middle or working class? We asked the British public

In exclusive polling for the New Statesman by Redfield & Wilton Strategies, voters tell us what they think are high and low incomes, and which jobs and lifestyles dictate our social class. → Read More

What are the salaries of workers going on strike in the UK?

Rail workers, nurses and paramedics aren’t paid as much as people think. → Read More

Can’t pay, won’t pay: Britons face energy bill dilemma as the cold bites

A quarter of a million people plan to cancel their direct debits, while two million are in debt to energy firms – and winter has only just begun. → Read More

How the housing crisis shaped modern Britain

The country is blighted by landlordism, homelessness and Thatcher’s legacy. → Read More

Most Labour voters want Keir Starmer to reverse Brexit

An exclusive poll reveals the party’s supporters are still Remain-minded, but may be aware of the political risks. → Read More

Britain braces itself for the devastation of austerity 2.0

Britons on low incomes dread the Liz Truss government’s “reverse Robin Hood” plan, which prioritises bankers over benefit claimants. → Read More

“I’m not cutting down on cups of tea”: the Brits refusing to pay their energy bills

The Don’t Pay UK protest movement is gathering momentum ahead of an 80 per cent rise in gas and electric prices in October. → Read More

Did Tory MPs really vote to dump raw sewage in Britain’s rivers and seas?

Not quite, but their government is responsible for our polluted waterways. → Read More

How the housing crisis shaped Britain

Two new books show the country is blighted by landlordism, homelessness and Thatcher’s legacy. → Read More

Inside the Tory grassroots: what do Conservative Party members really want?

In Beaconsfield, one of the largest Conservative associations in the country, activists are frustrated by the choice before them and fearful of election defeat. → Read More

Chinese-owned care home in Rishi Sunak’s seat is one of 64 in Britain

Exclusive: Brits are paying thousands of pounds in care fees that end up in China, thanks to the UK’s opaque company ownership rules. → Read More

Could Boris Johnson call a snap election?

At PMQs today, Keir Starmer called for a general election. Now, with his government collapsing, Boris Johnson seems to be considering it. → Read More

Rishi Sunak’s resignation letter heralds the return of austerity

Beware the language of sacrifice from a man wishing to be the next prime minister. → Read More