Morning Call: pick of the papers
The ten must-read comment pieces from this morning's papers.
For all the malfunctions of the past few years, it's assumed the structure of British society can't possibly be refashioned, writes Marina Hyde.
2. Four Questions for Barclays (Bloomberg)
A Bloomberg editorial lays out what Barclays needs to tell us before the rate fixing scandal can go away.
If the Chancellor won’t deign to focus on the economy, give the job to someone who will, says Charles Moore.
Jonathan Sacks, the chief rabbi, writes that we’ve discovered that we can’t live without a shared code of ethics; regulation can never be a substitute.
5. Labour has to voice public anger, before it's too late (Guardian)
As pillars of national life like banks and police crumble, our fury needs an outlet. It may well find one beyond conventional politics argues Jonathan Freedland.
6. It's time to stop playing poker with Lords reform (Independent)
Such purity of aspiration at the election is replaced with crude calculation, the Indy writes in its leader.
7. Having 'vision’ won’t help the Army win wars (Telegraph)
I’m sure I’d object to what they’re doing to the Army – if only I could work it out, writes Vicki Woods.
8. Beeb’s new leader and an empire under siege (Financial Times)
George Entwistle “has risen without trace” through the BBC ranks, writes Howard Davies. He will now have the opportunity to leave an indelible mark on British broadcasting.
The Lib Dem leader must back down on his shameless Lords reform ultimatum. Matthew Parris thinks he is overplaying his hand.
10. A £13bn boost to the economy? I don't think so (Independent)
Ian Birrell writes on the Olympics' reverse midas touch.
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