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Cameron is right not to censor Facebook
By George Eaton - 15 July 14:13

The government is right to resist populist calls to censor the Raoul Moat tribute page.

Tories hit 2010 poll high as Lib Dems flatline
By George Eaton - 15 July 13:12

But how long will the honeymoon last?

Is the graduate tax actually fairer?
By Samira Shackle - 15 July 12:08

Paying for education indefinitely is more likely to act as a deterrent to poor students.

In this week’s New Statesman: Godless Britain
By George Eaton - 15 July 10:58

Rowan Williams interview | Raoul Moat: the real shame | Alain de Botton on atheism.

CommentPlus: pick of the papers
By Staff blogger - 15 July 9:00

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

MPI: a progressive approach to poverty
By Tom Phillips - 14 July 19:17

The Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative has created an innovative system of poverty meas

Class action
By Chris Smith - 14 July 17:12

Michael Gove needs to find some better advisers fast.

Web Only: the best of the blogs
By Staff blogger - 14 July 16:53

The five must-read blogs from today, on President Gordon Brown and the BNP’s finances.

Credibility is Labour leader’s hygiene factor
By Richard Darlington - 14 July 16:26

New leader needs to convince people that the deficit was not mismanagement but a way of avoiding a d

Curious George and the Guardian’s contrarian columnist
By Jason Cowley - 14 July 15:12

For once, Simon Jenkins is behind the curve as he expresses doubts about the coalition’s austerity m

Will Boris and Cameron go to war over the Budget?
By George Eaton - 14 July 14:34

Mayor warns that London must be spared from “dramatic and deep cuts”.

New York: clashes over Islamic centre near Ground Zero
By John Guenther - 14 July 14:16

Opponents say an Islamic and interfaith centre aimed at promoting tolerance will be a “monument to t

The clash of civilisations will not be with Islam
By Sholto Byrnes - 14 July 13:28

“Don’t panic!” says distinguished Cambridge academic.

300 EU officials earn more than the Prime Minister
By Caroline Crampton - 14 July 13:12

Latest revelation about the EU gravy train shows that some of our officials earn £142,500+.

Would Clegg’s head be the price of a Lab-Lib coalition?
By George Eaton - 14 July 10:29

Shadow cabinet minister John Denham suggests that the Liberal Democrats would need a new leader.

CommentPlus: pick of the papers
By Staff blogger - 14 July 8:58

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

Tea Party billboard sets Obama between Hitler and Lenin
By Caroline Crampton - 13 July 18:59

A billboard erected in Iowa has “crossed the line”, some local activists have said.

Web Only: the best of the blogs
By Staff blogger - 13 July 16:54

The five must-read blogs from today, on NHS rhetoric lessons, Scottish Tories and why Mandelson didn

Jon Gaunt’s defeat is a blow against a British Fox News
By George Eaton - 13 July 13:41

Radio presenter loses legal attempt to defend “Nazi” slur.

Will Japan can Kan?
By Tina Burrett - 13 July 12:30

Just six weeks into the job, poor election results have put Japan’s prime minister at risk of losing

EU hashes terrorist data deal
By Mark Ballard - 13 July 12:13

Human rights and personal privacy sacrificed once more in the name of collective government security

“One in five Britons will be ethnics”, says the Daily Express
By Daniel Trilling - 13 July 11:45

Stop me if you’ve heard this one before . . .

Will the coalition go to war with the banks?
By George Eaton - 13 July 11:35

Ministers “actively exploring” plans for a permanent tax on bank pay and profits.

Lansley’s NHS reforms will undermine fairness
By Samira Shackle - 13 July 10:33

Another organisational shake-up does not surprise doctors, but this is a much bolder move towards pr

CommentPlus: pick of the papers
By Staff blogger - 13 July 9:01

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

Raise corporation tax to abolish tuition fees
By Sally Hunt - 12 July 18:02

Business must make its contribution to removing the fear of debt from our education system.

In defence of the Digital Economy Act
By John McVay - 12 July 17:22

To repeal this law would put jobs at risk across the board.

Web Only: the best of the blogs
By Staff blogger - 12 July 17:00

The five must-read blogs from today, including Boris Johnson, the Iraq inquiry and Trident.

Ed Balls declares: Labour’s cuts would have been too savage
By George Eaton - 12 July 16:18

Balls is right. Labour’s spending plans would have meant cuts of 20 per cent.

What did Boris do to Joanna?
By Caroline Crampton - 12 July 15:33

Something went amiss when Johnson went to shake Joanna Lumley’s hand.

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