George Eaton is political editor of the New Statesman (@georgeeaton)

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The Staggers
16 October 2009
David Brooks is one of the most thoughtful conservative journalists in America, so it's a pity to see him fall for...
The Staggers
16 October 2009
In the Guardian, Naomi Klein argues that Obama's progressive image has allowed European countries to join him and mask...
The Staggers
15 October 2009
For the sake of his (admittedly tenuous) relationship with the left, Tony Blair must hope that a man is not judged by...
The Staggers
14 October 2009
After the Guardian's victory over Carter-Ruck yesterday, there's more good news for the cause of free expression today...
The Staggers
14 October 2009
Nick Clegg's intervention in today's Daily Telegraph is a welcome one. It's hard to disagree with him when he argues:...
The Staggers
13 October 2009
I am instinctively against the form of retrospective justice being applied to MPs' expenses. Sir Thomas Legg's review...
The Staggers
12 October 2009
In recent weeks Labour ministers have stepped up attacks on the Conservatives over their grossly regressive pledge to...
The Staggers
12 October 2009
In the Washington Post, Fareed Zakaria says that Obama should reject General McChrystal's demand for a troop surge in...
The Staggers
09 October 2009
Among those who will relish Silvio Berlusconi's present woes is Rupert Murdoch. The media mogul has reserved a special...
The Staggers
09 October 2009
The Guardian's Martin Kettle argues that David Cameron's strident anti-statism raises questions about his suitability...
The Staggers
08 October 2009
When not blogging for Free Speech, I also run the NS polls guide, and the YouGov/Sky News poll released a few minutes...
The Staggers
08 October 2009
The Guardian's Timothy Garton Ash warns that Europe risks losing the attention of the US unless it acts as a united...
Books
08 October 2009
Before he returned to Russia in 1917, Lenin spent nearly two decades in exile in Europe. The death of his elder brother...
Books
08 October 2009
Samuel Johnson may have said of biography that "no species of writing" was more "worthy of cultivation...
The Staggers
07 October 2009
In a typically pugnacious column, Simon Heffer urges the Tories to junk Labour's 50p tax rate as soon as they take...

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