Web Only: the best of the blogs
The five must-read posts from today, on nationalised banks, electoral reform and paywalls.
At Stumbling and Mumbling, Chris Dillow argues that nationalising the banks may be preferable to "better regulation".
Sunny Hundal reports on a Tory plan to make any referendum on electoral reform subject to a threshold of 40 per cent approval from the electorate.
Elsewhere, Next Left's Sunder Katwala urges the Labour leadership contenders to adopt a clear position on the referendum.
Over at Liberal Democrat Voice, Tim Farron explains why he is the best choice for deputy leader.
Daniel Finkelstein reponds to criticism of the Times's decision to charge for access to its website, and predicts that rivals which fail to do the same will struggle to stay in business.