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

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The Staggers
21 October 2009
Jonathan Freedland is right to call the media out in his column today on their shameful silence over the Conservatives...
The Staggers
21 October 2009
Is Gordon Brown really considering raising MPs' pay to appease their anger over expenses curbs? At a time when the...
The Staggers
20 October 2009
A new Ipsos/MORI poll has just been released that shows the Tories rising 7 points to 43 per cent, Labour up 2 points...
The Staggers
20 October 2009
Has the BNP claimed its first parliamentarian? Early stories on the leaked membership list, which can now be seen on...
The Staggers
19 October 2009
Some good news from Iran, where the journalist and film-maker Maziar Bahari, held without charge since 21 June, has...
The Staggers
19 October 2009
When I suggested a couple of weeks ago that Gordon Brown had much to gain from televised debates between the party...
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...

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