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Miliband’s U-turn on Clarke
By Duncan Robinson - 20 May 10:34

The Labour leader has distanced himself from his call for the Justice Secretary to be sacked.

Morning Call: Pick of the papers
By Staff blogger - 20 May 9:06

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

Web Only: the best of the blogs
By Staff blogger - 19 May 17:19

The five must-read blogs from today tackle Ken Clarke’s comments, youth unemployment and Britain’s r

The UK and its partners must commit to Afghanistan
By Rebecca Barber - 19 May 17:13

The Afghan people were promised a country where human rights are respected and protected. We cannot

House of Lords breaks superinjunction
By Duncan Robinson - 19 May 15:18

Lord Stoneham asks a question about the superinjunction of the former RBS boss Sir Fred Goodwin. A f

Strauss-Kahn resigns – but who will replace him?
By Duncan Robinson and Harry Key - 19 May 13:51

The <em>New Statesman</em> runs through a list of the IMF chief’s potential successors.

In this week’s New Statesman: Obama 2.0
By Duncan Robinson - 19 May 12:48

How Barack got his swagger back | The 535 people blocking peace in the Middle East | Osborne’s need

Clarke won’t go – thanks to Miliband
By Duncan Robinson - 19 May 9:58

The Justice Secretary’s resignation wouldn’t have been good news for Labour in any case.

Morning Call: Pick of the papers
By Staff blogger - 19 May 9:00

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

Web Only: the best of the blogs
By Staff blogger - 18 May 17:24

The five must-read blogs from today on Clarke’s car crash, Lords reform and academic selection.

Crisis? What crisis?
By Duncan Robinson - 18 May 17:17

The Liberal Democrats have been in far worse situations than this and recovered, argues Olly Grender

New Statesman cover | 23 May 2011
By Staff blogger - 18 May 16:59

A sneak preview of tomorrow’s front cover.

Ken Clarke is wrong on rape – but many seem to agree with him
By Duncan Robinson - 18 May 14:15

The Justice Secretary’s latest comments on rape reveal a depressingly common prejudice.

PMQs review: Miliband doesn’t miss an open goal
By George Eaton - 18 May 14:09

Ken Clarke’s comments on rape made this the easiest of wins for the Labour leader.

One year in jail, Bradley Manning is a hero
By Peter Tatchell - 18 May 12:23

Blowing the whistle on war crimes is no crime.

Clegg hits out at Cameron over NHS reforms
By George Eaton - 18 May 10:21

Deputy PM attacks Cameron for undermining the NHS while declaring that he loves it.

Morning Call: pick of the papers
By Staff blogger - 18 May 8:58

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

Web Only: the best of the blogs
By Staff blogger - 17 May 17:35

The five must-read blogs from today on the “progressive majority”, Scotland and Liam Fox.

The next financial crisis
By Anthony Painter - 17 May 15:36

We’ll crash again unless global leaders answer some fundamental economic questions.

Gordon Brown rallies support for his IMF bid
By George Eaton - 17 May 14:28

Cameron is powerless to veto his old rival’s appointment.

Liam Fox on aid spending: going too far and too fast
By George Eaton - 17 May 10:03

The Defence Secretary says he cannot support Cameron’s aid pledge “in its current form”.

Morning Call: pick of the papers
By Staff blogger - 17 May 8:58

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

Why I signed the WikiLeaks NDA
By Becky Hogge - 16 May 17:06

Becky Hogge offers some thoughts on the WikiLeaks gagging order story.

Web Only: the best of the blogs
By Staff blogger - 16 May 17:00

The five must-read blogs from today, including possible replacements for Chris Huhne.

Egg (and much else) on their face
By Duncan Robinson - 16 May 14:41

Ten years after John Prescott landed a punch on an egg-throwing protester, the <em>New Statesman</em

Huhne’s future remains uncertain
By George Eaton - 16 May 14:01

David Cameron refuses to express full confidence in Huhne during Q&A session.

European solutions and progressive problems
By Simon Reid-Henry - 16 May 13:20

The left has the answers to Europe’s problems, but it is failing to persuade.

Clegg is the winner from Chris Huhne’s woes
By George Eaton - 16 May 10:52

The Lib Dem leader will no longer face a challenge from within the cabinet.

Morning Call: pick of the papers
By Staff blogger - 16 May 8:49

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

Rally Against Debt? It was more of a long queue
By Lisa Hamilton - 15 May 19:18

Lisa Hamilton, who observed the pro-cuts demonstration, was not impressed.

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