1. Orthodox economists have failed their own market test (Guardian)
Students are demanding alternatives to a free-market dogma with a disastrous record, writes Seumas Milne. That's something we all need.
2. It’s no coincidence the MPs found guilty of fiddling are all Labour (Daily Telegraph)
The party may take the moral high ground, but lying and cheating are deep in its DNA, says Peter Oborne.
Slashing the welfare state and cutting taxes on the wealthy was never going to play well, says Owen Jones.
Francis has won the Left’s admiration but this 'pro-lifer' opposes abortion as much as poverty, writes Tim Montgomerie.
5. Accurate forecasts suit Osborne for once (Financial Times)
Expect a warts-and-all account of the OBR’s inability to see the recovery, says Chris Giles.
6. Has pride in public service had its day? (Daily Telegraph)
Ordinary people are being let down far too often by those who put their own interests first, says Sue Cameron.
7. China will keep its leaders busy (Financial Times)
They have set themselves a formidable task that will have far-reaching consequences, writes David Pilling.
8. You can’t have an amnesty for murder (Times)
As Northern Ireland becomes increasingly like the rest of Europe it must observe the same legal principles, says David Aaronovitch.
The Republicans are on a hot streak thanks to Obamacare's false start, writes David Usborne.
Every generation has its Kennedy moments, writes Martin Kettle. From 9/11 to Iraq, history moves on.