Politics 16 October 2011 Pick of the week Best of NS in print and online. Sign up for our weekly email * Print HTML From the magazine 1. Strictly come learning Samira Shackle meets the new head of Ofsted, Michael Wilshaw. 2. Cameron has outsourced worrying about compassion. He'll regret it Iain Duncan Smith's fretting about poverty is no replacement for an empathetic prime minister, writes Rafael Behr. 3. Don't be deceived by the myth of Mitt Romney's moderation The former Massachusetts governor defends the interests of the rich and powerful at all costs, writes Mehdi Hasan. 4. Why aren't women funny on TV? All-male panel show line-ups are making me lose my sense of humour, says Helen Lewis-Hasteley. 5. The NS Profile -- Claire Tomalin The award-winning writer and former New Statesman literary editor hangs up her biographer's coat with a life of Dickens . . . and contemplates one of her own. By Sophie Elmhirst. From the web 1. There was too much mystery for Downing Street to bear Rafael Behr on Liam Fox's protracted departure. 2. Obama: Mr 99%? Gavin Kelly says the US president needs to recognise the resentments that have sparked the 99% movement. 3. The world according to Paul Dacre The Daily Mail editor on corrections, self-regulation and liberals who loathe the tabloids. By Steven Baxter. 4. NHS reform is a never-ending nightmare for Cameron The Prime Minister could end up with a reputation as the man who broke the NHS, writes Rafael Behr. 5. Hitchens: "I'm not going to quit until I absolutely have to" Writer makes first public appearance for months in Texas, notes George Eaton. › Fox affair: the alleged links to Mossad and US radical right Subscribe from just £1 per issue More Related articles Sooner or later, a British university is going to go bankrupt Why I slept on the street outside Downing Street When is the Budget 2017?