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How not to get to the truth about UK complicity in Gaddafi-Era abuse
By Benjamin Ward - 11 September 11:36

Why human rights organisations have withdrawn their co-operation from the inquiry into torture alleg

Morning call: the pick of the papers
By Staff blogger - 11 September 10:42

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

A 9/11 reader
By Helen Lewis - 11 September 9:50

Ten of the best articles on the tenth anniversary of the attack.

America's skills crisis carries lessons for Britain
By James Plunkett - 10 September 12:30

There are few US ills that don't owe something to its faltering educational attainment.

Radical Islamism goes deeper than we think, says Tony Blair
By Helen Lewis - 10 September 12:09

In a forensic and measured interview by the BBC's John Humphrys, the former Prime Minister defends h

Winning over the "strivers" is key to the next election
By David Skelton - 10 September 10:35

Thatcher and Blair both understood the importance of aspirational voters - but do any party leaders

Morning call: the pick of the papers
By Staff blogger - 10 September 9:35

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

Web Only: the best of the blogs
By Staff blogger - 09 September 17:04

The five must-read posts from today, including America's job problem, and the 50 per cent tax rate a

Friday caption competition
By Staff blogger - 09 September 16:22

Cameron gets sporty.

What is the lasting legacy of 9/11?
By Helen Cleary and Jerry Latter - 09 September 13:05

Ten years after the twin towers fell, research indicates that it has not had a lasting effect on peo

Tony Blair calls for regime change in Iran and Syria
By Samira Shackle - 09 September 9:50

"Regime change in Tehran would immediately make me more optimistic about the whole of the region."

Morning Call: pick of the papers
By Staff blogger - 09 September 9:00

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

Tea and kittens deployed to defeat Daily Mail and Express
By Jason Stamper - 08 September 18:16

Browser add-on blocks “unpleasant” papers

Web Only: the best of the blogs
By Staff blogger - 08 September 17:14

The five must-read posts from today, including 50p tax, the Perry-Romney face-off, and Osborne's mis

Danny Alexander on coalition tensions, the economy, and ginger-hair
By Rafael Behr - 08 September 12:51

I've interviewed Danny Alexander, Chief Secretary to the Treasury, for this week's magazine.

In this week's New Statesman: Cameron vs the shires
By Alice Gribbin - 08 September 12:30

Danny Alexander interview | Trade union guide and Len McCluskey | David Blanchflower's Bank of Engla

Osborne's joke misfires at GQ awards
By Samira Shackle - 08 September 12:05

Chancellor "lowered the tone" as he accepted his Politician of the Year award.

No decision on 50p tax this year, says Downing Street
By Samira Shackle - 08 September 9:59

Official figures show that the tax could raise nearly £13bn over five years, as PM says there will b

Morning Call: pick of the papers
By Staff blogger - 08 September 8:56

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

Where were you on 9/11?
By Staff blogger - 07 September 17:59

It is an event etched into our collective memory. We asked writers, politicians, and activists to re

PMQs sketch: Dave's Darling
By Peter McHugh - 07 September 17:30

"He's on another planet," said Ed of the PM, with the look of a man who wished he could join him.

New Statesman cover | 12 September 2011
By Staff blogger - 07 September 17:27

A sneak preview of tomorrow's cover.

Web Only: best of the blogs
By Staff blogger - 07 September 17:00

The five must-read blogs from today, including why the NHS bill threatens freedom of information.

PMQs review: Don't mention the economy
By George Eaton - 07 September 14:19

Ed Miliband avoids the economy at PMQs following the publication of Darling's book.

Political sketch: committee round two and beyond
By Peter McHugh - 07 September 13:00

Four dull, suited men take to the stage; eyes now turn to Leveson.

Will Osborne pick the wrong tax cut?
By George Eaton - 07 September 10:22

Rather than abolishing the 50p rate for the few, Osborne should reduce VAT for the many.

Morning Call: pick of the papers
By Staff blogger - 07 September 8:58

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

Web Only: the best of the blogs
By Staff blogger - 06 September 17:00

The five must-read blogs from today, including what we can expect from the Boundary Commission next

The pressure rises on James Murdoch
By George Eaton - 06 September 14:31

The conclusion from today's evidence is clear: either Murdoch is lying, or Tom Crone and Colin Myler

Boris: we don't need water cannon and rubber bullets
By George Eaton - 06 September 12:26

"Common sense, traditional" British policing worked during the riots, says the Mayor.

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