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This house believes whistleblowers make the world a safer place: Part II
By Staff blogger - 10 April 17:28

Pictures, audio and reaction from the second half of Saturday’s Frontline Club <em>New Statesman</em

“If we had a full-blown Tory government, we’d all be crying regularly . . .”
By Staff blogger - 10 April 12:16

How the columnists reacted to the <em>New Statesman</em>’s interview with the Deputy Prime Minister.

This house believes whistleblowers make the world a safer place: Part I
By Staff blogger - 10 April 11:34

Pictures, audio and reaction from the first half of Saturday’s Frontline Club/<em>New Statesman</em>

Morning Call: pick of the papers
By Staff blogger - 10 April 10:25

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

Julian Assange debate – live blog
By George Eaton and Samira Shackle - 09 April 17:42

Minute-by-minute coverage of the <em>New Statesman</em>/Frontline Club debate on whistleblowing.

How austerity and the financial sector broke Portugal
By Benjamin Fox - 09 April 12:11

It did everything the fiscal hawks wanted – and still had to ask for a bailout.

Morning call: the pick of the papers
By Staff blogger - 09 April 10:20

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

“A child is supposed to love learning”
By Liam McLaughlin - 08 April 17:26

Katharine Birbalsingh made her name when she wowed the Conservative Party conference last October. H

Web Only: the best of the blogs
By Staff blogger - 08 April 17:18

The five must-read blogs from today, on phone-hacking, electoral reform and Andrew Lansley.

News International apologises for phone-hacking
By George Eaton - 08 April 16:41

<em>News of the World</em> owner admits liability for a number of cases and agrees to set up a compe

How radical will the coalition be on banking reform?
By George Eaton - 08 April 16:07

Vince Cable wants to see “fundamental surgery”, but will Osborne give way?

“It was about the potential slaughter of citizens”
By Ryan Gallagher - 08 April 15:32

Katharine Gun discusses her arrest in 2003 for leaking US plans to illegally bug countries opposed t

Comments of the week
By Staff blogger - 08 April 12:24

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

Labour, not the Tories, would now suffer under AV
By George Eaton - 08 April 10:46

A new poll shows that the party would win 13 fewer seats under the Alternative Vote.

Morning Call: pick of the papers
By Staff blogger - 08 April 9:00

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

Is it better for parliament to be distrusted or irrelevant?
By Tom Mludzinski - 07 April 18:59

The more the public knows about parliament, the less it seems to like it.

Julian Assange debate – live chat
By New Statesman - 07 April 17:57

Sign up now to join the live chat ahead of tomorrow’s debate.

Why Britain is not Portugal
By George Eaton - 07 April 17:34

George Osborne is wrong to argue that Portugal’s woes make the case for his spending cuts.

The fall of Egypt’s symbol of progressive Islam
By Osama Diab - 07 April 17:25

Joining itself with an authoritarian regime caused harm to the millennium-long history of al-Azhar U

Why dissident groups will fail in Northern Ireland
By Liam McLaughlin - 07 April 17:20

The ideology of terror is a fading force.

Web Only: the best of the blogs
By Staff blogger - 07 April 17:18

The five must-read blogs from today, on social mobility, Portugal and the NHS.

In this week’s New Statesman: Jemima Khan guest edit
By George Eaton - 07 April 13:19

Phone-hacking: Hugh Grant exclusive | Julian Assange defends WikiLeaks | Oliver Stone: Barack’s betr

The Lib Dem retreat
By George Eaton - 07 April 10:42

The party will fight fewer seats on 5 May than in 2007 after struggling to find candidates.

Morning Call: pick of the papers
By Staff blogger - 07 April 9:00

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

Web Only: the best of the blogs
By Staff blogger - 06 April 17:25

The five must-read blogs from today, on AV, Benjamin Zephaniah and Andy Coulson.

Preview: Nick Clegg and Jemima Khan interview
By George Eaton - 06 April 17:06

“Why are the students angry with you, Papa?”

Eight modern-day whistleblowers (part II)
By Ryan Gallagher - 06 April 15:49

Concluding our run-down of some of the most prominent whistleblowers in recent memory . . .

Measuring marriage won’t stop child poverty
By Dalia Ben-Galim - 06 April 14:42

The government’s new policy of using the relationship status of parents/carers to measure child pove

Why AV might not happen even if the vote is Yes
By George Eaton - 06 April 13:23

The Alternative Vote will only be used if the new boundaries are implemented.

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