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Supporting Palestine is supporting an anti-racist struggle
By Hugh Lanning - 02 November 17:01

The PSC replies to Rob Marchant's blog on anti-semitism and the left.

New Statesman cover | 7 November 2011
By Staff blogger - 02 November 16:50

A sneak preview of tomorrow's New Statesman cover.

PMQs sketch: An irrelevant sideshow
By Peter McHugh - 02 November 16:40

Ed may have had a blustering Dave on the ropes, but he couldn't land the K.O.

Web Only: best of the blogs
By Staff blogger - 02 November 16:00

The five must-read blogs from today, including why the Tories are underestimating Ed Miliband.

PMQs review: Cameron turns Brown and Miliband turns red
By George Eaton - 02 November 13:15

Cameron is sounding ever more like Gordon Brown, while Miliband is turning left.

The bloodless Arab Spring
By Zamila Bunglawala - 02 November 11:15

Qatar provides a lesson for all as it moves from oligarchy to democracy.

The turbulent priest intervenes
By George Eaton - 02 November 9:41

Rowan Williams calls for a Tobin tax and other measures to address the protesters' "moral agenda".

Morning Call: pick of the papers
By Staff blogger - 02 November 7:58

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

Political bust-ups: the worst moments
By Mark Jenner - 01 November 17:17

A list of recent parliamentary punch-ups. Warning: contains violent scenes.

Web Only: the best of the blogs
By Staff blogger - 01 November 16:00

The five must-read blogs from today, including the inevitablity of a jobs recession, and the crimina

What the anti-immigration lobby doesn't tell you
By George Eaton - 01 November 14:08

Immigration has been stable since 2004 and Britain is far from "full".

The UK hasn't grown at the same rate as the US
By Will Straw - 01 November 12:54

The Treasury's spin is at odds with the facts.

GDP figures offer little relief for Osborne
By George Eaton - 01 November 9:38

Growth of 0.5 per cent in Q3 was less than half of what Osborne needed to meet the OBR's forecasts.

Morning Call: pick of the papers
By Staff blogger - 01 November 7:56

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

What makes an EDL supporter tick?
By Samira Shackle - 31 October 17:04

A study of the far-right group has found that supporters are pessimistic about the UK's future.

Web Only: the best of the blogs
By Staff blogger - 31 October 16:00

The five must-read blogs from today, including why Occupy LSX need to quit St Paul's.

Dean of St Paul's Cathedral resigns
By Samira Shackle - 31 October 14:36

Graeme Knowles steps down with immediate effect, following the resignation of Giles Fraser last week

The coalition's latest immigration blunder
By Matt Cavanagh - 31 October 14:12

A guest worker programme would be bad for migrants and bad for the economy.

Why VAT really does hit the poorest hardest
By George Eaton - 31 October 11:54

The data that proves Osborne was wrong to describe VAT as a "progressive" tax.

Cameron and Clegg have no plan to save growth
By George Eaton - 31 October 9:32

A relaunched Regional Growth Fund won't be enough to get the economy moving again.

Morning Call: pick of the papers
By Staff blogger - 31 October 7:53

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

Who does David Cameron fear more, the Lib Dems or Ukip?
By Rafael Behr - 30 October 10:54

The PM is using coalition as an excuse not to be more bellicose in Brussels. It could backfire

Morning Call: Picks from the papers
By Staff blogger - 30 October 9:34

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

Occupation protests and poppies can mix
By Leon Boardman - 29 October 12:19

The St Pauls demonstrators are remembering how the peace was won after the great wars of the 20th Ce

Morning Call: pick of the papers
By Staff blogger - 29 October 10:49

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

Pick of the Week
By Staff blogger - 28 October 19:34

A selection of posts made on newstatesman.com this week.

How bad is this recession?
By Tony Dolphin - 28 October 19:01

This is shaping up to be the longest recession the UK has ever experienced.

Web Only: best of the blogs
By Staff blogger - 28 October 17:00

The five must-read blogs from today, including how inequality has soared.

Friday caption competition
By Staff blogger - 28 October 16:12

Berlusconi draws a blank.

Occupy London "empty tents" claim exposed as bogus
By George Eaton - 28 October 15:39

Why thermal imaging doesn't prove that the tents were empty.

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