The Staggers 28 September 2013 Morning Call: pick of the papers The ten must-read comment pieces from this morning's papers. Print HTML 1. A new populism is shaping politics in Britain and beyond (Financial Times) There is a profound ignorance among the powerful as to the depth of anti-elite feeling, says John McDermott 2. The 'white widow', like the black, looms larger in the imagination than in fact (Guardian) Samantha Lewthwaite is 'world's most wanted' despite any hard evidence. How Clouseau-like we must seem to al-Shabaab, says Marina Hyde 3. Free societies can never be completely safe (Times) We cannot protect every local school and shopping centre from terrorists — and we should not try, argues Janice Turner 4. Labour's energy price freeze chimes with the spirit of 1997. It's not 'back to the 70s' (Guardian) Our plans are in line with the hugely popular windfall tax on privatised utilities. The Tories scorned that too, says Douglas Alexander 5. Make Sochi 2014 the gayest Olympics ever (Times) If we are going – if our solidarity is in our very presence – how can we ramp up that solidarity to the max, asks Caitlin Moran 6. To win the battle for the consumer, Cameron must cut taxes soon (Daily Telegraph) Labour’s complaints about the high price of energy should prompt a bold free-market response, says Charles Moore 7. Cameron’s patronising attitude towards women will cost him the election (Independent) Ninety five years after women got the vote, the Tory Conference will see 128 fringe meetings at which not a single woman is due to speak, says Chris Bryant 8. The new Pope is bringing glasnost to the Vatican (Financial Times) No one knows how his ideas will fare – but everybody senses they challenge conservative power says David Gardner 9. Ed Miliband's new populism doesn't have to end with energy prices (Guardian) Jonathan Freedland: From banks to railways, even welfare and immigration, Labour can go much further and still keep the public onside 10. Global lukewarming need not be catastrophic (Times) There’s a middle way between those who deny climate change is real and those who say it’s disastrous, says Matt Ridley › Five problems with the Tories' marriage tax allowance The ten must-read comment pieces from this morning's papers. From only £1 per week Subscribe More Related articles The Fire Brigades Union reaffiliates to Labour - what does it mean? John Gray on the future of the state on the NS Podcast Could Labour lose the Oldham by-election?