Politics 18 January 2012 Morning Call: pick of the papers The ten must-read pieces from this morning's papers. Print HTML 1. The unions' no-cuts agenda is delusional (Guardian) Some on the left inhabit a fantasy utopia, writes Alan Johnson. But this week Labour showed it is a credible alternative. 2. Expel Germany, not Greece, to save the euro (Times) (£) The truth is slowly dawning about Europe's real odd-man-out, writes Anatole Kaletsky. France, Italy and Spain should form their own club. 3. Canada's cautionary tale for Scottish secessionists (Financial Times) Scotland must negotiate, not dictate a divorce, writes Michael Ignatieff. 4. How will the Coalition cope with a year of living fractiously? (Daily Telegraph) Cameron and Clegg are discovering how little they actually have in common, writes Benedict Brogan. 5. Ed Miliband, welcome to the coalition - but don't stay too long (Guardian) The Labour leader's sanity on cuts is what the economy needs, says Simon Jenkins. But long term, a healthy democracy needs real opposition. 6. Why the super-Marios need help (Financial Times) The costs of failure are so large that the possibility of domestic and eurozone reform must be kept alive, says Martin Wolf. 7. And still the banks' vandalism goes on... (Daily Mail) In the case of RBS, the politicians are custodians of our shares. So when will they practise what they preach, asks a Daily Mail editorial. 8. China's success challenges a failed economic consensus (Guardian) It's public ownership that has allowed Beijing to ride out the west's crisis, says Seumas Milne. Without it, recovery will be harder everywhere. 9. David Cameron going overboard for fatcat friends (Daily Mirror) The PM's revealed his priority is the cushiest 1%, with the other 99% condemned to sink or swim on their own, says Kevin Maguire. 10. SOPA unites the internet in protest (Daily Telegraph) The Stop Online Piracy Act is the modern-day equivalent of smashing the Gutenberg press, writes Adrian Hon. › Women world leaders: in pictures Subscribe More Related articles Peter Mandelson: I pray every day for an early election to end Labour's awful state Jeremy Corbyn to tell members: "Prepare for a 2017 general election" What will Labour's new awkward squad do next?