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Israel's law keeping Arab families apart
By Anonymous - 15 January 12:24

The human consequences of the decision to ban thousands of Palestinians who are married to Israelis

Why prostitutes are living in a "climate of fear"
By Nichi Hodgson - 15 January 11:48

Police crackdowns on brothel-keeping mean that sex workers are unwilling to report intimidation and

You win nothing in politics just for being right
By John Whitting QC - 15 January 11:29

If the Tories were a private company, their shareholders would be furious. So why are voters more le

Ed Miliband's home for recycled jokes
By Helen Lewis - 15 January 10:10

The Labour leader practises gag austerity.

Owen Jones: Ed Balls' surrender is a political disaster
By Owen Jones - 15 January 9:48

The shadow chancellor's capitulation on cuts and public sector pay offers vindication for the Tories, says Owen Jones.

Morning call: the pick of the papers
By Staff blogger - 15 January 9:05

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

Eurozone crisis: ratings agency downgrades nine countries
By Helen Lewis - 14 January 12:22

Standard & Poor's deals heavy blow to French economy by removing AAA credit rating.

Ed Balls makes concessions on austerity and pay restraint
By Helen Lewis - 14 January 10:04

The shadow chancellor has endorsed Osborne's public sector pay freeze and said that Labour would not

Morning Call: pick of the papers
By Staff blogger - 14 January 9:36

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

What would Scottish independence mean for Trident?
By George Eaton - 13 January 18:25

The UK would struggle to find a new home for its nuclear weapons system.

France to lose AAA credit rating
By George Eaton - 13 January 16:02

Standard & Poor's set to downgrade France's credit rating at 8pm tonight.

Web Only: the best of the blogs
By Staff blogger - 13 January 15:56

The five must-read blogs from today, including Mitt Romney's lies and David Cameron's child benefit

Labour, the West Ham United of politics
By Richard Morris - 13 January 15:47

The party that eschews the long ball.

Why we need a new understanding of "Islamism"
By Samira Shackle - 13 January 13:18

As Islamic political parties take power in the Middle East, outdated and static perceptions are unhe

Would Scotland be forced to join the euro?
By George Eaton - 13 January 11:53

Osborne uses the most devastating weapon in the No campaign's arsenal.

Cameron hints that child benefit cut could be eased
By Samira Shackle - 13 January 9:03

"We always said we would look at the steepness of the curve," says PM, as worries over the female vo

Morning Call: pick of the papers
By Staff blogger - 13 January 7:56

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

Why the boundary changes won't devastate Labour
By George Eaton - 12 January 17:42

Labour will still win more seats than the Tories on an equal share of the vote.

When is a Scottish Bank not a Scottish Bank?
By Rafael Behr - 12 January 16:44

In 2008, Alex Salmond hailed RBS as the pride of the "Celtic Lion" economy that he envisaged for an

Web Only: best of the blogs
By Staff blogger - 12 January 16:10

The five must-read blogs from today, including a Miliband re-launch that might have worked.

In this week's New Statesman: The battle for Britain
By Alice Gribbin - 12 January 14:00

Race in the media special | Cameron v Salmond | Steve Hilton: A guru's diary | Stuart Maconie on Th

Can Labour ever win without Scotland?
By George Eaton - 12 January 13:18

History suggests that it would be difficult but not impossible for Labour to win.

Can men be feminists?
By Nicky Woolf - 12 January 11:20

Male supporters of women's rights risk looking like "white knights" riding to the rescue.

Victory for sick and disabled as Lords reject welfare reforms
By Samira Shackle - 12 January 9:31

Peers have voted against reducing support for cancer patients and young disabled people. Where next

Morning Call: pick of the papers
By Staff blogger - 12 January 8:03

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

Will the Lords come to the defence of the poor and disabled?
By George Eaton - 11 January 17:34

Coalition may be defeated on plan to remove support for 7,000 cancer patients after 12 months.

Exclusive report: Are the media racist?
By Alice Gribbin - 11 January 16:27

New Statesman survey shows ethnic minorities are still largely absent from opinion pages, senior roles and staff.

PMQs Sketch: Ed was right said Dave and Dave was right said Ed
By Peter McHugh - 11 January 16:23

The Alex effect that brought the two leaders together.

Web Only: the best of the blogs
By Staff blogger - 11 January 16:00

The five must-read blogs from today, including David Cameron's Flashman tendency, and death in Tehra

New Statesman cover | 16 January
By Staff blogger - 11 January 15:41

A sneak preview of tomorrow's cover.

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