Morning Call: pick of the papers

The ten must-read pieces from this morning's papers.

1. Blaming a moral decline for the riots makes good headlines but bad policy (Observer)

The country's problems stem from too many dysfunctional households, argues Tony Blair.

2. Now it's payback for the love we looted (Sunday Times) (£)

Prince Charles should be applauded for identifying the underlying problems that led to young people rioting across the country, writes Jenni Russell.

3. Why are the failings of capitalism only being exposed by the right? (Observer)

It used to be Labour that fought against the moral inadequacies of the free market. It must rediscover its voice, says Julian Coman.

4. You say you'll flee higher taxes, Mr Filthy? We call your bluff (Sunday Times) (£)

The mega-rich may have everyone else over a barrel for now, but perhaps it's not long before they belong to the controllable classes, argues Minette Marrin.

5. A bewildering tale of everyday English justice (Observer)

For the father of one young man arrested during the riots, a day in court has done nothing to cement his faith in our legal system, writes Nick Cohen.

6. UK riots: The end of the liberals' great moral delusion (Telegraph)

The Left has gone into overdrive in its attempts to rewrite the history of the riots, but the public knows the truth, argues Janet Daley.

7. A class imprisoned by tribalism, lack of work and filthy food (Independent on Sunday)

We don't need to lock up deprived kids, writes Janet Street-Porter, we need to help them.

8. Ken's Adolf jibe was a joke - remember those? (Sunday Times) (£)

Finally, at least we can have a laugh at something after a summer which has, quite frankly, been non too impressive, writes Rod Liddle.

9. What should the Tories do about the euro crisis? (Telegraph)

The Eurosceptic Right want to exploit the crisis - but George Osborne's options are limited, says Tim Montgomerie.

10. Clever talk costs livelihoods (Independent on Sunday)

Riots in Britain, earthquakes in Japan, panic in the eurozone... and capitalism is a survivor every time, writes John Rentoul.

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New Digital Editor: Serena Kutchinsky

The New Statesman appoints Serena Kutchinsky as Digital Editor.

Serena Kutchinsky is to join the New Statesman as digital editor in September. She will lead the expansion of the New Statesman across a variety of digital platforms.

Serena has over a decade of experience working in digital media and is currently the digital editor of Newsweek Europe. Since she joined the title, traffic to the website has increased by almost 250 per cent. Previously, Serena was the digital editor of Prospect magazine and also the assistant digital editor of the Sunday Times - part of the team which launched the Sunday Times website and tablet editions.

Jason Cowley, New Statesman editor, said: “Serena joins us at a great time for the New Statesman, and, building on the excellent work of recent years, she has just the skills and experience we need to help lead the next stage of our expansion as a print-digital hybrid.”

Serena Kutchinsky said: “I am delighted to be joining the New Statesman team and to have the opportunity to drive forward its digital strategy. The website is already established as the home of free-thinking journalism online in the UK and I look forward to leading our expansion and growing the global readership of this historic title.

In June, the New Statesman website recorded record traffic figures when more than four million unique users read more than 27 million pages. The circulation of the weekly magazine is growing steadily and now stands at 33,400, the highest it has been since the early 1980s.