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How Ed can counter the Tories’ attack lines
By George Eaton - 25 September 21:02

It wasn’t the “union barons” who elected Ed, it was thousands of ordinary workers.

How the NS foresaw Ed’s victory
By George Eaton - 25 September 18:54

We identified Ed as “Labour’s next leader” as early as January.

Ed Miliband elected Labour leader
By George Eaton - 25 September 17:55

The younger Miliband wins with 50.65 per cent of the vote.

Live blog: Labour leadership
By George Eaton - 25 September 17:07

Minute-by-minute coverage as the new Labour leader is announced.

Labour’s voting system: the case for reform
By George Eaton - 25 September 12:29

The vote of one MP is worth the votes of 608 party members.

The perils of prediction
By George Eaton - 25 September 10:53

Remember when Sky News reported that Alan Johnson had won the deputy leadership?

Hancock lets one off half-cocked
By Patrick Osgood - 24 September 19:05

Another day, another folio of folly from the Tory econopseud.

Could you vote for Boris?
By Sholto Byrnes - 24 September 18:41

Ken shouldn’t have another turn as mayor of London just because he’s the Labour candidate.

Axing quangos is really about political capital
By Caroline Crampton - 24 September 17:33

As the spending review approaches, a leaked list of doomed quangos suggests that these cuts are about political gains more than financial savings.

Web Only: the best of the blogs
By Staff blogger - 24 September 16:58

The five must-read blogs from today, on Ed Miliband, Ken and Boris, and Ed Balls.

Shadow cabinet elections: runners and riders
By George Eaton - 24 September 15:29

Your guide to all the confirmed candidates for the shadow cabinet elections.

Ken is Labour’s new mayoral candidate
By George Eaton - 24 September 11:36

Ken Livingstone beats Oona King to win the party’s London mayoral nomination.

Ed Miliband now bookies’ favourite to win Labour leadership
By George Eaton - 24 September 10:34

Both the punters and the pollsters now predict an Ed Miliband victory.

A brief guide to the Twitter Joke Trial
By David Allen Green - 24 September 9:28

What to watch out for in the Paul Chambers case today.

CommentPlus: pick of the papers
By Staff blogger - 24 September 9:00

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

Mehdi Hasan on BBC Question Time
By New Statesman - 24 September 0:38

Join the post-programme debate

Home economics
By Patrick Osgood - 23 September 19:30

Why do austerity advocates employ homely analogies?

Breaking up is hard to do
By Patrick Osgood - 23 September 17:57

Likening the British economy to a marriage is a sure way to D-I-V-O-R-C-E.

Web Only: the best of the blogs
By Staff blogger - 23 September 17:00

The five must-read blogs from today, on the German Greens, Andy Burnham and the Quran.

Clegg fails to charm UN audience
By George Eaton - 23 September 16:08

Diplomats choose to talk over Clegg’s speech.

Have the Tories got a poll boost from the Lib Dem conference?
By George Eaton - 23 September 13:00

Conservatives rise 4 points to 43 per cent in latest poll, with the Lib Dems on 14 per cent.

In this week’s New Statesman: the 50 people who matter
By George Eaton - 23 September 10:48

Harriet Harman interview | Laurie Penny: curves aren’t progress | John Pilger on WikiLeaks.

CommentPlus: pick of the papers
By Staff blogger - 23 September 9:00

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

New Statesman | 27 September 2010
By New Statesman - 22 September 18:13

A sneak preview of this week’s front cover.

Cuts won’t do the arts any good
By Sholto Byrnes - 22 September 18:02

Don’t fall for the romance of the “struggling artist”.

Web Only: the best of the blogs
By Staff blogger - 22 September 17:00

The five must-read blogs from today, including “Red Vince” and shadow cabinet elections.

A knock on Betjeman’s door
By David Allen Green - 22 September 16:28

Why the CPS prosecution of Paul Chambers matters.

Cable follows The Staggers and cites Adam Smith
By George Eaton - 22 September 14:31

Business Secretary adds reference to economist as suggested by the New Statesman.

Why Vince Cable is no Marxist
By George Eaton - 22 September 10:42

The Business Secretary’s arguments owe more to Adam Smith than they do to Karl Marx.

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