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Why the UCU is right to strike
By Sally Hunt - 13 June 17:06

The government is playing to the gallery and trying to avoid the legitimate grievances of teachers.

Web Only: the best of the blogs
By Staff blogger - 13 June 17:00

The five must-read blogs from today, including Miliband's power blindness.

A Married Man in Edinburgh
By Emanuelle Degli Esposti - 13 June 15:02

The author of the blog A Gay Girl in Damascus has been revealed to be a middle-aged American man bas

Why Osborne's cuts aren't "soft"
By George Eaton - 13 June 14:20

The misleading claim that Osborne is only cutting spending by one per cent a year.

Gay Free Zone conviction is disturbing
By Peter Tatchell - 13 June 12:17

Why did a few anti-gay stickers in East London provoke an outcry by gay groups, while far worse homo

It's too early for the Lib Dems to declare "victory"
By George Eaton - 13 June 10:55

The battle over Andrew Lansley's NHS reforms isn't over yet.

Morning Call: pick of the papers
By Staff blogger - 13 June 8:49

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

David Miliband makes a statement
By Jonathan Derbyshire - 12 June 15:06

Former Foreign Secretary says it's time to get behind his brother.

More unsolicited advice for Ed Miliband
By Jonathan Derbyshire - 12 June 12:49

The Labour leader's style is under scrutiny.

Canterbury tales
By Jonathan Derbyshire - 12 June 11:24

More comment on the Archbishop's NS guest-edit.

Morning call: pick of the papers
By Staff blogger - 12 June 9:47

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

No, the knives are not out for Ed Miliband
By Jonathan Derbyshire - 11 June 14:41

Talk of a co-ordinated attempt to unsettle the Labour leader is risible.

The poorest deserve a change from our broken benefits system
By Iain Duncan Smith - 11 June 13:27

Iain Duncan Smith says the coalition’s plans for reforming welfare are based on a sound new social c

David Miliband: the speech that never was
By Jonathan Derbyshire - 11 June 12:04

What the elder Miliband would have said if he'd been elected leader.

Getting loud about aid
By Jonathan Tench - 11 June 11:10

The government should keep giving aid because it is the right thing to do.

Morning call: pick of the papers
By Staff blogger - 11 June 10:17

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

Tweet of the day
By Duncan Robinson - 10 June 18:56

Tom Harris MP gets a little angry at IPSA.

Volvo: don't sully our brand with Gordon Brown's image
By Jason Stamper - 10 June 18:37

Car maker says Volvos are dynamic, and other similar words to that effect

Web Only: the best of the blogs
By Staff blogger - 10 June 17:00

The five must-read blogs from today, including why Blair is a fool to dismiss Blue Labour.

PZ Myers: "I compared religion to knitting - a hobby"
By Henrietta Hitchcock - 10 June 16:43

Richard Dawkins and PZ Myers discuss life, religion AC Grayling's new university.

The mystery of Amina Arraf
By Emanuelle Degli Esposti - 10 June 16:26

Questions have been raised about the identity of the Syrian blogger since news broke of her abductio

Balls and Miliband respond
By George Eaton - 10 June 14:10

Shadow chancellor rejects claims that he "plotted" to oust Blair.

Top Ten Christian Blogs
By Emanuelle Degli Esposti - 10 June 12:37

The Staggers presents its list of top ten Christian blogs from around the world.

Operation Target Ed Balls
By George Eaton - 10 June 10:50

The key question is why these documents were leaked now.

Comments of the week
By Staff blogger - 10 June 10:35

A selection of the best comments left on the site this week.

Morning Call: pick of the papers
By Staff blogger - 10 June 8:58

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

Tory MP arrested on suspicion of sexual assault
By George Eaton - 09 June 19:15

Andrew Bridgen arrested after allegedly assaulting a 29-year-old woman.

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

The five must-read blogs from today, including why inequality kills and why Cameron needs "a people"

Terror prevent strategy is muddled - and potentially dangerous
By Matt Cavanagh - 09 June 15:51

Despite the radical spin, the strategy is mostly evolutionary rather than revolutionary – and all th

In this week's New Statesman: Rowan Williams guest-edit
By Duncan Robinson - 09 June 13:37

Philip Pullman, Iain Duncan Smith, Chief Rabbi Jonathan Sacks, and Gordon Brown all feature in this

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