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Why Labour has it wrong on elected police
By Ian Loader & Rick Muir - 14 September 16:29

A manifesto for progressive police and crime commissioners

How can we tackle youth unemployment?
By Fred Turok - 14 September 15:58

The government's Work Programme will fall short unless employers are incentivised.

PMQs review: Miliband attacks on the economy
By Samira Shackle - 14 September 13:39

Cameron mounted a robust defence, but the Labour leader landed some blows over today's unemployment

The real way that Twitter can change society
By Charles Leadbeater - 14 September 10:51

How we use social media may be up to us but it is also shaped by our culture, politics and governmen

Voters cannot see Ed Miliband in power
By Samira Shackle - 14 September 9:34

The latest poll highlights the challenges that the Labour leader faces in Liverpool.

Morning Call: pick of the papers
By Staff blogger - 14 September 8:58

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

Web Only: the best of the blogs
By Staff blogger - 13 September 17:11

The five must-read posts from today, including uncertainty over boundary changes, and Rumsfield's pe

Why Ed Miliband wanted to be booed at the TUC
By Samira Shackle - 13 September 16:13

This piece of political theatre allowed Miliband to separate himself from the unions.

Full transcript | Ed Miliband | speech to the TUC congress | London | 13 September 2011
By Ed Miliband - 13 September 13:17

"While negotiations were going on, I do believe it was a mistake for strikes to happen. I continue t

Poverty isn't an excuse for the riots. It's a reason
By Victor Adebowale - 13 September 12:15

Why we must stop ignoring the bottom five per cent in society.

What do the boundary changes mean for each party?
By Samira Shackle - 13 September 10:25

As Vince Cable and Iain Duncan Smith face major changes, here is a breakdown of what the boundary pr

Morning Call: pick of the papers
By Staff blogger - 13 September 8:57

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

Web Only: the best of the blogs
By Staff blogger - 12 September 16:50

The five must-read posts from today, including the cost of the bank bail-out, and David Cameron's KG

Boundary changes: the rumours
By Samira Shackle - 12 September 15:53

Could Vince Cable and Chuka Umunna lose their seats? Here is a full list of the rumours circulating

Osborne faces drugs claims
By Samira Shackle - 12 September 13:43

"He took [cocaine] on a regular basis", alleges Natalie Rowe, a former friend of the Chancellor's.

Recognition for Staggers in Total Politics Blog Awards
By Staff blogger - 12 September 13:02

Rolling blog ranked third, while four NS bloggers also win plaudits.

What does the Vickers report mean for British banks?
By Samira Shackle - 12 September 9:53

In a major reorganisation, banks are to separate their retail and investment arms.

Morning Call: pick of the papers
By Staff blogger - 12 September 8:57

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

How not to get to the truth about UK complicity in Gaddafi-Era abuse
By Benjamin Ward - 11 September 11:36

Why human rights organisations have withdrawn their co-operation from the inquiry into torture alleg

Morning call: the pick of the papers
By Staff blogger - 11 September 10:42

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

A 9/11 reader
By Helen Lewis - 11 September 9:50

Ten of the best articles on the tenth anniversary of the attack.

America's skills crisis carries lessons for Britain
By James Plunkett - 10 September 12:30

There are few US ills that don't owe something to its faltering educational attainment.

Radical Islamism goes deeper than we think, says Tony Blair
By Helen Lewis - 10 September 12:09

In a forensic and measured interview by the BBC's John Humphrys, the former Prime Minister defends h

Winning over the "strivers" is key to the next election
By David Skelton - 10 September 10:35

Thatcher and Blair both understood the importance of aspirational voters - but do any party leaders

Morning call: the pick of the papers
By Staff blogger - 10 September 9:35

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

Web Only: the best of the blogs
By Staff blogger - 09 September 17:04

The five must-read posts from today, including America's job problem, and the 50 per cent tax rate a

Friday caption competition
By Staff blogger - 09 September 16:22

Cameron gets sporty.

What is the lasting legacy of 9/11?
By Helen Cleary and Jerry Latter - 09 September 13:05

Ten years after the twin towers fell, research indicates that it has not had a lasting effect on peo

Tony Blair calls for regime change in Iran and Syria
By Samira Shackle - 09 September 9:50

"Regime change in Tehran would immediately make me more optimistic about the whole of the region."

Morning Call: pick of the papers
By Staff blogger - 09 September 9:00

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

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