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Why the coalition will struggle to make its cuts
By George Eaton - 04 November 15:14

Osborne will have to raise taxes or slash front-line services as “efficiency savings” of £35bn fail

Has the Information Commissioner’s Office lost its bottle?
By Jason Stamper - 04 November 13:33

Google breached Data Protection Act but faces no fine.

David Cameron’s China visit
By Sholto Byrnes - 04 November 11:14

He won’t find many of his kind of liberal there.

In this week’s New Statesman: Israel divided
By George Eaton - 04 November 10:50

Israel’s identity crisis | Russell Brand interview | Noam Chomsky on the betrayal of Gaza.

Cable and Murdoch: it’s war
By George Eaton - 04 November 8:58

Expect Murdoch and his henchmen to unleash the forces of hell on the Business Secretary.

CommentPlus: pick of the papers
By Staff blogger - 04 November 8:00

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

The morning after
By Felicity Spector - 03 November 17:34

Democrat losses weren’t a Tea Party victory: this election was Barack Obama’s to lose.

New Statesman cover | 8 November 2010
By George Eaton - 03 November 16:18

Sneak preview of this week’s front cover.

Web Only: the best of the blogs
By Staff blogger - 03 November 16:02

The five must-read blogs from today, on David Cameron’s photographer, the Tea Party and bankers’ bon

A killing joke?
By David Allen Green - 03 November 14:26

The evidence of firearms officer AZ8.

PMQs verdict: Miliband gets the better of frustrated Cameron
By George Eaton - 03 November 13:43

The Labour leader’s attack on the coalition’s “broken promises” will resonate.

Lib Dem MPs have a duty to vote against higher fees
By George Eaton - 03 November 11:09

Rebellion grows as Michael Gove announces new cap of £9,000 on tuition fees.

The Sunday Times takes a fresh approach to election-night tweeting
By Samira Shackle - 03 November 10:09

“It’s the witch. Burn her!” proclaims the paper’s Twitter account as Christine O’Donnell takes the s

John Boehner gets emotional
By George Eaton - 03 November 8:36

Watch: the man set to become speaker of the House couldn’t hold back the tears.

CommentPlus: pick of the papers
By Staff blogger - 03 November 7:54

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

Web Only: the best of the blogs
By Staff blogger - 02 November 16:09

The five must-read blogs from today, on votes for prisoners, Yemen and Tony Blair.

Law breakers and lawmakers
By David Allen Green - 02 November 15:44

Why prisoners should be able to vote.

The US midterms: protest voting or conservative revival?
By Felicity Spector - 02 November 13:12

What can we expect from today’s election results?

How support for electoral reform has plummeted
By George Eaton - 02 November 13:03

First-past-the-post now has an 11-point lead over the Alternative Vote.

Child detention – the answer is justice, not tougher measures
By Samira Shackle - 02 November 10:41

Pilot scheme giving families a fortnight to leave the UK “voluntarily” has not been successful so fa

The successes and failures of the Times’s paywall
By George Eaton - 02 November 10:14

The paper has won 50,000 digital subscribers but print sales have continued to fall.

CommentPlus: pick of the papers
By Staff blogger - 02 November 8:00

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

Ted Sorensen, 1928–2010
By Rob Higson - 01 November 16:46

In praise of the man whose words gave us hope.

Web Only: the best of the blogs
By Staff blogger - 01 November 16:00

The five must-read blogs from today, including benefit fraud, Gordon Brown and the Republicans.

Nadine Dorries and her blog
By David Allen Green - 01 November 15:57

Is Nadine Dorries MP using social media to both mislead and attack constituents?

Rally to Restore Sanity: in pictures
By Samira Shackle - 01 November 15:08

Highlights from Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert’s rally in Washington, DC this weekend.

Davis fires a warning shot over control orders
By George Eaton - 01 November 14:53

Top Tory rebel vows to resist “Kafka-esque” control orders.

The coalition’s boundary changes will disenfranchise millions
By George Eaton - 01 November 12:07

The new boundaries will ignore the 3.5 million voters not on the electoral register.

Russia and the US: friends at last?
By Ursula Donnelly - 01 November 11:44

The former rivals form a politically symbolic alliance over a shared problem: Afghanistan.

A new line of attack for Labour on welfare
By George Eaton - 01 November 9:30

New study shows that 63 per cent of welfare and benefit cuts will hit working families.

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