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CommentPlus: pick of the papers
By Staff blogger - 02 November 8:00

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

Ted Sorensen, 1928–2010
By Rob Higson - 01 November 16:46

In praise of the man whose words gave us hope.

Web Only: the best of the blogs
By Staff blogger - 01 November 16:00

The five must-read blogs from today, including benefit fraud, Gordon Brown and the Republicans.

Nadine Dorries and her blog
By David Allen Green - 01 November 15:57

Is Nadine Dorries MP using social media to both mislead and attack constituents?

Rally to Restore Sanity: in pictures
By Samira Shackle - 01 November 15:08

Highlights from Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert’s rally in Washington, DC this weekend.

Davis fires a warning shot over control orders
By George Eaton - 01 November 14:53

Top Tory rebel vows to resist “Kafka-esque” control orders.

The coalition’s boundary changes will disenfranchise millions
By George Eaton - 01 November 12:07

The new boundaries will ignore the 3.5 million voters not on the electoral register.

Russia and the US: friends at last?
By Ursula Donnelly - 01 November 11:44

The former rivals form a politically symbolic alliance over a shared problem: Afghanistan.

A new line of attack for Labour on welfare
By George Eaton - 01 November 9:30

New study shows that 63 per cent of welfare and benefit cuts will hit working families.

CommentPlus: pick of the papers
By Staff blogger - 01 November 7:46

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

Obama’s odyssey
By Felicity Spector - 31 October 13:14

The president hares from state to state, but are the Democrats heading for a “historic bloodbath”?

Theresa May’s dilemma
By Jonathan Derbyshire - 31 October 11:37

Is the Home Secretary being played by the securocrats?

Jon Stewart’s Rally for Sanity
By Jonathan Derbyshire - 31 October 9:26

American TV satirist attracts more than a quarter of a million people in Washington, DC.

CommentPlus: pick of the papers
By Staff blogger - 31 October 8:47

The ten must read pieces from the Sunday papers.

The coalition will produce a farce of fairness
By Sholto Byrnes - 31 October 8:36

Exclusive: the philosopher Ted Honderich calls for a general strike and mass disobedience to protest

The pupil premium: don’t celebrate just yet
By Jonathan Derbyshire - 30 October 13:34

Michael Gove wasn’t the “winner” in the Spending Review many proclaimed him to be.

Yemen: the American connection
By Jonathan Derbyshire - 30 October 11:48

Are US citizens helping al-Qaeda?

EU success for Cameron? Get real
By Ben Fox - 30 October 10:19

The Conservative leader is caught between a rock and a hard place over Europe.

Would a “No” on AV keep the Lib Dems in the coalition?
By Caroline Crampton - 29 October 19:05

If the Alternative Vote system is rejected in May’s referendum, it could mean greater unity for the

Cameron’s double standards on benefits
By Oliver Willmott - 29 October 18:29

The Prime Minister’s response to criticisms of child benefit betrays a worrying classism.

An update on the London FBU’s Bonfire Night strike
By David Allen Green - 29 October 18:23

Is this industrial dispute an abuse of power?

Web Only: the best of the blogs
By Staff blogger - 29 October 17:01

The five must-read blogs from today, on housing benefit, the EU and the Lib Dems.

Does the world really want a credible United Nations?
By Sholto Byrnes - 29 October 16:40

No more mediocrities for the post of secretary general would be a good start.

Cameron: BBC cuts are “delicious”
By George Eaton - 29 October 15:30

“We’re all in it together, including, deliciously, the BBC,” says David Cameron.

The crafty political logic of the coalition’s war on universality
By Matthew Partridge - 29 October 13:43

Labour has to find a credible counterargument to defend this key progressive principle.

Why Tory MPs might save the hunting ban
By George Eaton - 29 October 13:01

At least 20 new Conservative MPs are opposed to the repeal of the ban.

Another housing headache for the coalition
By George Eaton - 29 October 10:45

New warning that coalition’s housing policy will increase welfare dependency.

CommentPlus: pick of the papers
By Staff blogger - 29 October 8:54

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

China and Iran vie for the subcontinent
By Catriona Luke - 28 October 18:49

Iran’s destabilising influence in Afghanistan is just the tip of a geopolitical iceberg.

Web Only: the best of the blogs
By Staff blogger - 28 October 16:58

The five must-read blogs from today, on the bankruptcy myth, Boris <em>v</em> Dave and nuclear power

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