Politics 16 June 2010 CommentPlus: pick of the papers The ten must-read pieces from this morning’s papers. Sign up for our weekly email * Print HTML 1. Bloody Sunday: Saville missed the chance of deeper healing -- seeing killers admit the truth (Guardian) Northern Ireland's justice system now must try to balance priorities of peace and justice. But, says Jonathan Freedland, that dilemma would have been avoided if the inquiry had been less more like South Africa's Truth and Reconciliation Commission. 2. For many, Saville has fallen short (Independent) The report addresses some of the demands of the victims' families, says Henry Patterson. But there will be disappointment that the terms "murder" and "unlawful killing" don't appear. Read the CommentPlus summary. 3. The truth. And anything but the whole truth (Times) Yes, says Daniel Finkelstein, soldiers were guilty on Bloody Sunday. But the price of peace is that they must get the same leniency as the IRA. Read the CommentPlus summary. 4. A programme to horrify politicians, but save Britain (Daily Telegraph) Simon Heffer makes the case for extreme measures on the economy, endorsing a specimen Budget by the think tank Reform that calls for VAT on food and severe NHS cuts. Read the CommentPlus summary. 5. We need new means to control deficits (Independent) What is happening here is an attempt to recast government decision-making on fiscal policy, Hamish McRae explains. We're moving towards an extra-democratic body taking a long view of fiscal responsibility. Read the CommentPlus summary. 6. Oil addiction is suicidal. It's also pointless (Times) BP's real crime is wasting billions on risky exploration when new technologies are obviously the future, says Anatole Kaletsky. Read the CommentPlus summary. 7. We should all have a say in how banks are reformed (Financial Times) John Kay maintains that the value of banks lies in what they do for the rest of the economy, not for themselves. The separation of retail from investment banking would be a prelude to addressing the conflicts within investment banking itself. Read the CommentPlus summary. 8. Football: a dear friend to capitalism (Guardian) Terry Eagleton argues that if the Cameron government is bad news for those seeking radical change, the World Cup is even worse. The opium of the people is now football. 9. Too many forms to fill in? Welcome to our world, MPs (Times) MPs are complaining about the hassle inflicted on them buy the new Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority. Alice Thomson points out that we've put up with bureaucracy and incompetence for years. 10. Merkel's paralysis (Guardian) Sabine Rennefanz describes how Germans are awaiting the fate of their hopeless coalition -- similar to Britain's, though it never had a honeymoon period. The obituaries are in. Sign up now to CommentPlus for the pick of the day's opinion, comment and analysis in your inbox at 8am every weekday. › Fabian Society hustings: are you a socialist? Subscribe from just £1 per issue More Related articles The Tinkerbell theory: I wish politicians would stop blaming their failures on my lack of belief Is the Unite general secretary election over already? What is Penelopegate?