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Happy Easter from The Staggers
By Staff blogger - 22 April 9:28

We’ll be taking a short break over the holiday period.

Morning Call: pick of the papers
By Staff blogger - 22 April 9:04

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

What of our long-resident irregular immigrants?
By Tim Finch - 21 April 19:42

Tim Finch and IPPR find “no easy options”.

Kennedy hasn’t yet “learned to love” the coalition
By George Eaton - 21 April 19:28

But he has learned to tolerate it.

Web Only: the best of the blogs
By Staff blogger - 21 April 17:00

The five must-read blogs from today, on revolutions and bread prices, Clegg’s speech and Charles Ken

What South Park can teach us about Oxford
By Duncan Robinson - 21 April 15:39

The furore over black students at Oxford won’t die down until schools listen to the wisdom of Eric C

Clegg’s attack on Labour marrs Yes to AV speech
By George Eaton - 21 April 14:22

The Lib Dem leader is alienating the voters Yes to AV needs to win over.

The SNP heads for victory on 5 May
By George Eaton - 21 April 11:57

New poll puts Alex Salmond’s party 11 points ahead of Labour.

Two award-winning photojournalists killed in Misurata
By Samira Shackle - 21 April 11:45

Two photographers are killed and two injured. Both Tim Hetherington and Guy Martin worked closely wi

Does the government care about drug addicts – or just cutting its welfare bill?
By Samira Shackle - 21 April 10:09

The DWP releases figures showing 80,000 claiming incapacity benefit for addiction and obesity. It lo

Morning Call: pick of the papers
By Staff blogger - 21 April 8:59

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

Dirtier than Watergate
By Ryan Gallagher - 20 April 18:32

The Reagan-era espionage system that has managed to stay under the radar.

Web Only: the best of the blogs
By Staff blogger - 20 April 17:00

The five must-read blogs from today.

Why a Yes vote depends on Labour voters
By George Eaton - 20 April 16:34

The party’s voters are split exactly 50:50 on whether to back the Alternative Vote.

Tories are out of touch on immigration
By Donna Covey - 20 April 16:12

80 per cent believe that helping vulnerable people is an intrinsic part of being British.

Why do you believe in God?
By Andrew Zak Williams - 20 April 15:45

In last week’s <em>New Statesman</em>, I asked 30 leading public figures why they believed in God. H

There’s nothing “non-partisan” about No to AV
By Duncan Robinson - 20 April 13:59

No to AV should come clean: it’s a Conservative campaign – just admit it!

The New Statesman endorses the Alternative Vote
By Staff blogger - 20 April 12:02

Why you should vote Yes to AV on 5 May.

In this week’s New Statesman: Easter Special
By George Eaton - 20 April 11:57

David Attenborough: the dangers of overpopulation | Yvette Cooper interview | A new poem by Clive Ja

The coalition’s NHS headache gets bigger
By George Eaton - 20 April 10:54

Waiting times reach a three-year high following the decision to relax targets.

Morning Call: pick of the papers
By Staff blogger - 20 April 9:00

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

The Tory plan to sabotage a Yes vote
By George Eaton - 19 April 18:59

Conservative MPs could block AV by delaying the coalition’s boundary changes.

New Statesman cover | 25 April 2011
By New Statesman - 19 April 17:06

A sneak preview of tomorrow’s New Statesman cover.

Web Only: the best of the blogs
By Staff blogger - 19 April 17:00

The five must-read blogs from today, including Vince Cable in trouble, the Purple Bookers and Joe Bi

Cameron and Miliband at odds over Brown’s IMF bid
By George Eaton - 19 April 13:27

Labour leader insists Gordon Brown would be a “strong candidate” after PM vows to block any bid.

The coalition’s tuition fees plan remains in chaos
By George Eaton - 19 April 12:13

70 per cent of universities now plan to charge £9,000 a year.

AV poll shows 16-point lead for the No campaign
By Samira Shackle - 19 April 9:58

Support for a Yes vote is collapsing, if a new <em>Guardian</em>/ICM survey is to be believed.

Morning Call: pick of the papers
By Staff blogger - 19 April 8:57

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

Web Only: the best of the blogs
By Staff blogger - 18 April 17:00

The five must-read blogs from today, including the book that will infuriate Cameron and Clegg.

Doctors told to keep up “momentum” on NHS reform
By Samira Shackle - 18 April 16:33

Department of Health writes to GPs telling them to press on with reforms, despite the government’s l

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