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Morning Call: pick of the papers
By Staff blogger - 24 October 8:53

The ten must-read pieces from this morning's papers.

A grassroots lesson for Labour
By Rowenna Davis - 23 October 14:34

How the party is leading the fight to save Cromer's crab factory.

The government must engage with Muslim students
By Nabil Ahmed - 23 October 12:07

Islamic student societies are challenging extremism.

Support for the small parties is surging
By George Eaton - 23 October 11:33

Support for minority parties stands at 16 per cent, with UKIP on 6 per cent.

Morning Call: pick of the papers
By Staff blogger - 23 October 10:00

The ten must-read pieces from the Sunday papers.

How inequality has soared in the US
By George Eaton - 22 October 12:43

The top 1 per cent now take home 23.5 per cent of all income.

With Gaddafi gone, we must support the re-building of Libya
By Zamila Bunglawala - 22 October 11:22

The UK and France should offer their help in training Libyan officials.

When Clegg supported an EU referendum
By George Eaton - 22 October 10:28

The Lib Dem leader was in favour of an in/out referendum before he was against one.

Morning Call: pick of the papers
By Staff blogger - 22 October 9:31

The ten must-read pieces from this morning's papers.

£10m: the price of democracy?
By Richard Morris - 21 October 17:39

In the General Election Lottery, the best funded parties always deliver the most votes.

St Paul's closes doors to public
By Alice Gribbin - 21 October 17:03

Occupy London demonstration forces Cathedral to close out public for first time since WWII.

Web Only: the best of the blogs
By Staff blogger - 21 October 16:57

The five must-read posts from today, including the Tory MP calling for Libyans to refund Britain the

Gaddafi's death: pick of the comment
By Samira Shackle - 21 October 16:09

A selection of commentary at home and abroad.

The coalition that never was
By David Mills - 21 October 15:00

"Confidence and supply" in May 2010 could have led to a Lib-Lab government.

Successful primaries give French socialists momentum
By Emma Reynolds and Axelle Lemaire - 21 October 12:10

François Hollande secured a clear victory in France's unprecedented open socialist primaries. Now he

The SNP's Clause IV moment
By James Maxwell - 21 October 10:19

Is Alex Salmond preparing to water-down his party's traditional opposition to nuclear weapons?

Gaddafi's death: the front pages
By Samira Shackle - 21 October 9:39

What today's papers have to say about the dictator's capture and death.

Morning Call: pick of the papers
By Staff blogger - 21 October 9:01

The ten must-read pieces from this morning's papers.

The failed culture of our capitalism
By Marc Stears - 20 October 18:03

Responsible capitalism can be innovative and profitable. Britain's businesses must lead the change.

Gaddafi's death: voices from Libya
By Sophie McBain - 20 October 17:05

"I've been waiting for this my whole life." Young Libyans who have never known anything but Gaddafi'

Osborne's year of failure
By George Eaton - 20 October 16:48

How the Spending Review has left Britain a poorer country in almost ever way.

Gaddafi and the war in Libya: a reader
By Samira Shackle - 20 October 14:44

The former dictator has been killed. Here's the best of the NS archive.

Gaddafi killed, say Libyan officials
By Samira Shackle - 20 October 13:35

Major news agencies reporting that the former dictator has died after being arrested. Warning: conta

In this week's New Statesman: The art of lying
By Alice Gribbin - 20 October 13:21

Robert Trivers on self-deception | Jeffrey Sachs | Rob Brydon interview | Martin McGuinness

New Statesman success at Comment Awards
By Staff blogger - 20 October 12:23

Peter Wilby named Media Commentator of the Year at Editorial Intelligence Awards.

Cable warns of trouble ahead
By George Eaton - 20 October 10:20

Business Secretary refuses to rule out possibility of a double-dip recession.

Morning Call: pick of the papers
By Staff blogger - 20 October 8:52

The ten must-read pieces from this morning's papers.

PMQs sketch: "Calm down, Dave"
By Peter McHugh - 19 October 17:41

When Ed finally got around to the economy, the PM could only flounder loudly.

PMQs sketch: Calm Down, Crimson Tide
By Peter McHugh - 19 October 17:19

Dave has the unfortunate habit of reddening from the neck upwards when faced with uncomfortable fact

New Statesman cover | 24 October 2011
By Staff blogger - 19 October 17:13

A sneak preview of tomorrow's New Statesman cover.

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