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A Lib Dem leaflet oversteps the mark
By George Eaton - 20 January 13:12

Labour MP considering legal action over Lib Dem expenses leaflet.

It’s time for Steve Jobs to go with his dignity intact
By Jason Stamper - 20 January 11:55

Jobs should go in order to save his own health – and bring clarity and consistency to Apple’s leader

Making an example of Edward Woollard
By David Allen Green - 20 January 11:19

Has there been a miscarriage of justice?

Stop banning Pastor Terry Jones
By Sholto Byrnes - 20 January 9:45

Yes, he’s a bigoted, deluded Islamophobe – but can’t free speech cope with that?

In this week’s New Statesman: State of emergency
By George Eaton - 20 January 9:25

Front-line workers speak out | Mehdi Hasan: Don’t blame Blair alone | Laurie Penny: Disrupt the roya

Morning Call: pick of the papers
By Staff blogger - 20 January 8:00

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

Obama’s health-care bill continues to polarise US voters
By Felicity Spector - 19 January 18:13

Can the “new civility” survive in the world of political reality?

“Vote Lib Dem!” says Gove (sort of)
By Duncan Robinson - 19 January 17:33

Education Secretary appears to implore voters to back Lib Dems when the Tories have no chance of win

New Statesman cover | 24 January 2011
By George Eaton - 19 January 16:23

A sneak preview of this week’s front cover.

Web Only: the best of the blogs
By Staff blogger - 19 January 16:00

The five must-read blogs from today, on the NHS, the EMA and gay couples.

David Owen: Lib Dems must “call a halt” to Conservative health reforms
By Duncan Robinson - 19 January 15:59

The former leader of the SDP attacks current Lib Dem policy in an essay in this week’s <em>New State

Tales from the front line: public-sector workers speak out
By Samira Shackle - 19 January 15:34

In this week’s New Statesman, six key workers speak out about their fears for 2011.

PMQs review: Miliband zeroes in on Cameron’s NHS gamble
By George Eaton - 19 January 13:29

The PM is still unable to justify the scale of the coalition’s health reforms.

Which way will Hughes turn on the EMA?
By Ben Ferguson - 19 January 11:59

Labour is attempting to persuade the Lib Dem deputy leader to vote against the abolition of the EMA.

How the Tories broke their promises on the EMA
By George Eaton - 19 January 9:57

In January 2010 Cameron said: “We don’t have any plans to get rid of them.”

Morning Call: pick of the papers
By Staff blogger - 19 January 8:00

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

Cameron faces first Commons defeat
By Duncan Robinson - 18 January 18:22

David Davis and Jack Straw manage to secure a debate on giving prisoners the vote.

Strasbourg rules on privacy and conditional fees
By David Allen Green - 18 January 16:20

A mixed day for the UK mainstream media.

Web Only: the best of the blogs
By Staff blogger - 18 January 16:00

The five must-read blogs from today, on the Lib Dems, the EMA and drinking.

David Laws’s defence of spending cuts doesn’t stand up
By George Eaton - 18 January 14:20

The former cabinet minister is wrong to argue that the cuts will enable a strong recovery.

Ed Miliband finds his voice but loses his message
By Dan Hodges - 18 January 11:06

Saturday’s speech mattered, but for a sense of direction you need to look further back.

The Sarah Palin Battle Hymn: video and lyrics
By Samira Shackle - 18 January 10:05

“She’s stomping out the wretches where the evil lies in store”, apparently.

How Cameron disguised the true level of cuts
By George Eaton - 18 January 9:15

The Prime Minister attempted to hide extra cuts by the coalition in his speech on public service ref

Morning Call: pick of the papers
By Staff blogger - 18 January 8:00

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

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

The five must-read blogs from today, on Alan Johnson, the EMA and Clegg’s Scottish discomfort.

The government’s inaction on swine flu threatens lives
By Dominic Ponsford - 17 January 15:30

The coalition’s refusal to offer the under-fives vaccination could develop into a crisis.

Keynes and the coalition: the great economic debate
By George Eaton - 17 January 14:43

Vince Cable’s claim that Keynes would have backed the coalition has enabled a more honest debate.

Clegg’s paternity plan: a small step forward
By Nick Pearce - 17 January 12:00

To encourage more men to care for children, the coalition must tackle the gender pay gap.

Cameron refuses to deny Coulson resignation offer
By George Eaton - 17 January 9:36

PM insists Coulson is doing a “good job” but refuses to comment on resignation rumours.

Morning Call: pick of the papers
By Staff blogger - 17 January 8:00

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

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