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Getting the Assange issue wrong
By David Allen Green - 10 December 17:15

Some illiberal thinking by well-meaning liberals.

An atheist in the White House? Why not? It’s happened before
By Tony Hudson - 10 December 17:02

A quick glance at American history could give non-believers hope for the future.

Web Only: the best of the blogs
By Staff blogger - 10 December 16:01

The five must-read posts from today, including student protests and generation wars.

Lib Dems fall out over fees
By Eduardo Reyes - 10 December 15:29

The party’s grass roots are engaged in a frantic dialogue as tuition fees threaten to destabilise th

Who would benefit most from a Lib Dem meltdown?
By George Eaton - 10 December 15:04

The Tories are in second place in 39 of the Lib Dems’ 57 seats. But Labour could still benefit most.

Degrees and working-class culture
By David Allen Green - 10 December 12:08

Why the rise in tuition fees could be making a bad problem worse.

Atheists not allowed
By Sholto Byrnes - 10 December 10:24

What do you do in a country where you have to belong to a religion?

A question of restraint
By David Allen Green - 10 December 10:22

What prevents police officers from killing protesters?

The royal attack has distracted attention away from fees
By George Eaton - 10 December 9:09

The public sympathy the students deserved will now go to Charles and Camilla.

CommentPlus: pick of the papers
By Staff blogger - 10 December 7:53

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

Tuition fees bill passes with slim majority
By George Eaton - 09 December 17:45

Coalition’s majority cut from 84 to just 21.

Web Only: the best of the blogs
By Staff blogger - 09 December 16:01

The five must-read blogs from today, including tuition fees and Nick Clegg’s £9,000 bill.

WikiLeaks cables – now available on Amazon
By Ed Ballard - 09 December 15:28

Site accused of double standards for selling a Kindle version of the diplomatic files – a week after

Tar sands test Obama’s green credentials
By Ed Ballard - 09 December 14:02

New pipeline is another indication that the US has failed to curb its oil addiction.

The NUS plan to betray the poor
By Duncan Robinson - 09 December 12:12

Aaron Porter, NUS president, secretly proposed cutting maintenance grants by £800m to avoid a hike i

Lib Dems hit a new poll low
By George Eaton - 09 December 11:20

Support for Clegg’s party falls to just 8 per cent – the lowest level in 20 years.

In this week’s New Statesman: The Radical Jesus
By George Eaton - 09 December 9:57

Mehdi Hasan on Jesus the lefty | The new age of protest | Will Self on Greggs.

CommentPlus: pick of the papers
By Staff blogger - 09 December 8:00

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

Obama’s deal with the GOP exposes two sad truths
By Tony Hudson - 08 December 17:22

President sacrifices key campaign promise for the sake of political expediency.

New Statesman cover | 13 December 2010
By George Eaton - 08 December 16:11

A sneak preview of this week’s front cover.

Web Only: the best of the blogs
By Staff blogger - 08 December 16:01

The five must-read blogs from today, on Julian Assange, Obama’s tax policy and Sarah Teather.

WikiLeaks, a forgotten people, and the record-breaking marine reserve
By Sean Carey - 08 December 15:43

The British government used “marine-protected areas” as a means to preserve the Chagos Archipelago a

PMQs review: Miliband fights back – and wins
By George Eaton - 08 December 13:05

Cameron frustrated as Miliband pins him down on tuition fees.

Cancún is climate change groundhog day
By Andrew Pendleton - 08 December 12:29

Nowhere in the world is battling climate change a priority.

A test for the “greenest government ever”
By George Eaton - 08 December 11:29

Chris Huhne must not be withdrawn from Cancún to vote for tuition fees.

Alan Johnson u-turns and backs graduate tax
By George Eaton - 08 December 8:43

Shadow chancellor advocates system he previously described as unworkable.

CommentPlus: pick of the papers
By Staff blogger - 08 December 7:48

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

Web Only: the best of the blogs
By Staff blogger - 07 December 16:00

The five must-read blogs from today, on Oxbridge, Gordon Brown and more swearing.

Julian Assange arrest: why both sides are wrong
By George Eaton - 07 December 15:28

The pursuit of Assange may be politically motivated but don’t dismiss the charges so quickly.

Clarke is right: prison doesn’t work
By George Eaton - 07 December 12:35

The Justice Secretary is right to challenge a system that has made reoffending rates soar.

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