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The government prepares to “stand idly by” on bankers’ bonuses
By Samira Shackle - 10 January 9:07

Nick Clegg waters down his rhetoric and gives no indication of measures to enforce restraint in payo

Morning Call: pick of the papers
By Staff blogger - 10 January 7:51

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

Losing the argument on cuts
By Jonathan Derbyshire - 09 January 12:59

David Cameron continues to preach to the converted.

The shooting of Gabrielle Giffords
By Jonathan Derbyshire - 09 January 11:32

America reacts.

Building a multiracial society
By Sholto Byrnes - 09 January 10:33

Lessons from a “model” country on how to, and how not to.

Morning Call: pick of the papers
By Staff blogger - 09 January 9:19

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

Hacktivists of the world unite
By Duncan Robinson - 08 January 13:22

A report from Netroots UK.

Internet activism: for and against
By Jonathan Derbyshire - 08 January 12:07

Evgeny Morozov versus Netroots UK.

Anger in Acacia Avenue
By Jonathan Derbyshire - 08 January 9:24

Is an English Tea Party on the way to exploit middle-class discontent?

Pick of the Week
By Staff blogger - 07 January 17:29

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

Authoritarian control orders are corrupting our justice system
By Paul Donovan - 07 January 17:01

It’s time to end control orders and detention without trial – and restore the rule of law.

Web Only: the best of the blogs
By Staff blogger - 07 January 16:00

The five must-read blogs from today, on Labour and the deficit, crime and Eric Pickles.

Expenses MP David Chaytor jailed for 18 months
By Duncan Robinson - 07 January 14:29

The former Labour MP is the first MP to be sentenced over the expenses scandal.

Clegg impresses on libel reform
By George Eaton - 07 January 13:24

Deputy PM announces a series of measures to curb Britain’s “chilling” libel laws.

The optimism of Mark Stevenson
By Helen Lewis - 07 January 11:35

The former pop star and cryptographer who knows how to save the world.

The Lib Dems hit another poll low
By George Eaton - 07 January 9:18

How support for the Lib Dems fell from 34 per cent to 7 per cent in just ten months.

Morning Call: pick of the papers
By Staff blogger - 07 January 8:00

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

Web Only: the best of the blogs
By Staff blogger - 06 January 15:54

The five must-read blogs from today, including the Oldham by-election and looks in politics.

Miliband hires Obama’s mentor to revive Labour
By Dan Hodges - 06 January 15:18

Arnie Graf will conduct a “year zero” review of Labour’s organisation and campaign structures.

Things that look like Eric Pickles
By Jon Bernstein - 06 January 14:10

Yes, it’s a giant thumb.

Labour’s plan to defeat the Tories on prisoners’ votes
By George Eaton - 06 January 12:32

A tactical alliance between Labour and the Tory right could force David Cameron to backtrack.

Lessons to be learned from the Chris Jefferies case
By Peter Wilby - 06 January 11:57

The reporting of Joanna Yeates’s murder rode roughshod over legal convention.

Remembering Salman Taseer
By Raza Anjum - 06 January 11:57

The death of Taseer is a huge blow to all those working for a peaceful and modern Pakistan.

When religion becomes a disorder
By Sholto Byrnes - 06 January 11:52

A question of scrupulosity.

In this week’s New Statesman: The great squeeze
By George Eaton - 06 January 9:34

David Attenborough interview | Sweden: the dark side of utopia | Laurie Penny: our foul appetite for

Morning Call: pick of the papers
By Staff blogger - 06 January 8:00

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

Preview: NS Profile with David Attenborough
By Sophie Elmhirst - 05 January 18:28

David Attenborough talks about life, God and the BBC.

Congress set for a frantic 20 days as Republicans announce their comeback
By Felicity Spector - 05 January 17:50

Republicans set to launch plans to cut spending and overturn health-care reform as they take charge

New Statesman cover | 10 January 2011
By George Eaton - 05 January 16:16

A sneak preview of this week’s front cover.

Web Only: the best of the blogs
By Staff blogger - 05 January 16:00

The five must-read blogs from today, on the Lib Dems, Oldham East and the coming NHS crisis.

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