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The four big tests for Nick Clegg
By Jon Bernstein - 28 November 11:08

And tuition fees is not among them.

CommentPlus: pick of the papers
By Staff blogger - 28 November 9:00

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

Was this a mounted police charge on Whitehall? You decide
By Jon Bernstein - 27 November 11:47

"Anybody who knows anything about equestrian activities will see perhaps a trot followed by walking

Get charged to see your own news coverage? Yes you can
By Jason Stamper - 27 November 11:12

Court rules Newspaper Licensing Agency can charge organisations to see their own coverage.

What Miliband will tell his party today
By Jon Bernstein - 27 November 9:06

"More of the same from us won't work"

Web Only: the best of the blogs
By Staff blogger - 26 November 16:01

The five must-read blogs from today on socialism, Silvio Berlusconi and the defence "black hole".

Breaking: Sinn Fein wins Irish by-election
By George Eaton - 26 November 14:50

Sinn Fein victory leaves Irish government with a majority of two.

Why Ed Miliband is vulnerable on tuition fees
By Duncan Robinson - 26 November 12:36

The failure to offer a better deal for students leaves Labour little room to attack the coalition.

Labour's dinosaurs shift the odds against electoral reform
By George Eaton - 26 November 9:04

Prescott, Blunkett, Beckett and Reid join the No to AV campaign.

CommentPlus: pick of the papers
By Staff blogger - 26 November 8:00

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

Small fines for a big problem
By Jason Stamper - 25 November 18:06

With identity theft the UK's fastest growing crime, the ICO needs to take a firmer stand against dat

Gove reforms are far from radical
By Duncan Robinson - 25 November 16:54

Gove's White Paper promised real reform, but consists of reheated policy and headline grabbing gimmi

Web Only: the best of the blogs
By Staff blogger - 25 November 15:48

The five must-read posts from today on the student protests, Labour's in-fighting, and Palin's popul

A burning issue
By David Allen Green - 25 November 13:57

The US and UK approaches to free expression

Tory peer: benefits encourage the poor to "breed"
By Samira Shackle - 25 November 12:50

Downing Street quick to distance itself from new Conservative peer's remarks.

Will today's by-election bring the Irish government down?
By George Eaton - 25 November 12:45

Victory for Sinn Fein could make it impossible for the government to pass its austerity budget.

Anger at "enhanced" airport pat-downs continues
By Felicity Spector - 25 November 12:00

"All of a sudden grandma goes through and she's getting groped."

In this week's New Statesman: Congo - the world's worst war
By George Eaton - 25 November 11:02

Nicholas Nassim Taleb's aphorisms | David Blanchflower: Spain could be next | Andrew Adonis on David

CommentPlus: pick of the papers
By Staff blogger - 25 November 8:00

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

Student protests: in pictures
By Ursula Donnelly - 24 November 16:23

Despite some clashes with police, it does not look like there will be a repeat of 10 November's riot

New Statesman cover | 29 November 2010
By George Eaton - 24 November 16:20

Sneak preview of this week's front cover.

Web Only: the best of the blogs
By Staff blogger - 24 November 16:03

The five must-read blogs from today on Ireland, social mobility and strikes.

PMQs verdict: Miliband outclasses haughty Cameron
By George Eaton - 24 November 13:44

Labour leader pins Cameron down on school sports and bankers' pay.

Speaker blocks New Statesman question at PMQs
By George Eaton - 24 November 12:46

John Bercow objects to question on Ed Balls and Yvette Cooper's plan to "kill" Ed Miliband.

Why the Irish bailout may not work
By George Eaton - 24 November 9:32

Ireland needs debt relief if it is to avoid economic collapse.

CommentPlus: pick of the papers
By Staff blogger - 24 November 7:52

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

Why we're occupying
By James Meadway - 23 November 16:40

Students at SOAS explain why they have taken over one of the college's buildings.

Web Only: the best of the blogs
By Staff blogger - 23 November 16:01

The five must-read blogs from today including Andy Coulson's imminent departure and the Lib Dems' ma

Climate loans threaten rerun of Copenhagen
By Nick Dearden - 23 November 12:10

UK loans to low income countries will make the poor pay twice for climate change

What Nick Clegg doesn't know about equality
By George Eaton - 23 November 10:34

The most equal countries also have the highest social mobility.

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