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

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The Staggers
06 August 2009
Salon's Mike Madden explodes five right-wing myths about 'socialised medicine'.Turning America socialist apparently...
The Staggers
05 August 2009
Simon Heffer's assertion in today's Daily Telegraph that the free market will recover once politicians "stop...
The Staggers
04 August 2009
The tale of British success remains a potent one. Britain launched the industrial revolution; emerged victorious from...
The Staggers
03 August 2009
The debate over the possibility of a Mandelson premiership remains little more than a Westminster parlour game but a...
The Staggers
30 July 2009
Why has David Cameron, an ostensible moderniser at home, aligned himself with a ragbag of far-right parties abroad?...
The Staggers
29 July 2009
Paul Krugman is the most influential columnist in the US. That's according to the website Mediaite, which ranks...
The Staggers
28 July 2009
Geoffrey Wheatcroft has a fine piece in today's Guardian drawing together a range of concerns over David Cameron. He...
The Staggers
27 July 2009
It has been clear for some time that the Murdoch press, so assiduously courted by New Labour, will throw its weight...
The Staggers
24 July 2009
The self-styled 'Red Tory' Phillip Blond appeared to be in the ascendancy earlier this year as David Cameron appeared...
The Staggers
24 July 2009
Today's Daily Telegraph includes a story suggesting that if the Conservatives win power they won't abolish the 50p tax...
The Staggers
22 July 2009
Tony Benn has a history lesson for those who depicted Gordon Brown as Lenin after the government announced its decision...
The Staggers
22 July 2009
Hamish McRae is one of the few economic commentators to emerge from the financial crisis with his reputation enhanced...
Culture
21 July 2009
Does God hate women?
The Staggers
20 July 2009
The most important section of James Purnell's piece in today's Guardian concerns the delivery of public services. From...
The Staggers
18 July 2009
Christopher Hitchens savages Gordon Brown in the latest issue of Vanity Fair and calls on the Labour Party to dispose...

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