The Staggers 16 November 2013 Morning Call: pick of the papers The ten must-read comment pieces from this morning's papers. Print HTML 1. We can’t afford to ignore climate change (Financial Times) As the Philippines recovers, fossil-fuel lobbies focus on the short term, writes Jeffrey Sachs. 2. Why even atheists should be praying for Pope Francis (Guardian) Francis could replace Obama as the pin-up on every liberal and leftist wall, says Jonathan Freedland. He is now the world's clearest voice for change. 3. Steady at the helm there, Mr Cameron (Times) If the PM is feeling the pressure from the Tory right, he needs to quell the ranks and steer the ship, writes Matthew Parris. 4. If Labour want to start apologising, it shouldn't be over economic migration (Guardian) Jack Straw's admission of guilt over deciding to allow economic migration in 2004 is disingenuous, and sidesteps the real mistakes they made, says Deborah Orr. 5. A glasnost moment? Unlikely. The Chinese remember what happened to the Soviets (Independent) Shining through the new document is Mr Xi’s determination to retain and bolster the Communist Party’s hold on power, writes Peter Popham. 6. The coalition is steadily coming undone (Independent) Ed Miliband's pledge last month to freeze energy prices has not only dominated headlines, it has driven a wedge between the Tories and the Lib Dems, says Andrew Grice. 7. Is the economic recovery built to last? (Times) Instead of a Germanic economy built on manufacturing, our recovery risks resembling Spain’s property boom, says Stephen King. 8. The lessons gone unlearnt at Westminster (Daily Telegraph) The fallibility of MPs Nadine Dorries and Nadhim Zahawi is regrettably familiar, writes Vicki Woods. 9. A bet against London is no sure thing (Financial Times) There is far more to the British capital than hot money and hot air, writes Tim Harford. 10. Why does a brush with death make people turn to religion? (Daily Telegraph) Sir John Tavener’s final broadcast brought home with force the truths of faith, argues Charles Moore. › Sponsored post: Essential tips for maintaining eye health 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?