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

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The Staggers
18 November 2009
Libertarianism is the ideology of the future, judging by the new Prospect/YouGov poll on the "twitterati"....
The Staggers
17 November 2009
On Monday the alarming news emerged that Baroness Buscombe, the new chair of the Press Complaints Commission, is...
The Staggers
17 November 2009
The latest ICM poll offers some good news for Labour. The party has cut the Conservatives' lead by 4 points, rising to...
The Staggers
16 November 2009
There's a fascinating piece on Twitter in the latest issue of Wired, highlighting the creative tension between the site...
The Staggers
16 November 2009
Boris Johnson writes today: "[T]he 50p tax is not far, in its political motive, from Stalin's assault on the...
The Staggers
13 November 2009
Channel 4 has just launched a smart new website on political cliques, Who Knows Who, to tie in with its screening of...
The Staggers
13 November 2009
So, despite the vehement campaign against him by Britain's biggest-selling daily paper, this has turned into a good...
The Staggers
12 November 2009
The most startling headline this year? He may have been able to handle Nick Griffin, but David Dimbleby has fallen foul...
The Staggers
12 November 2009
Gordon Brown has made it to number 29 in Forbes's annual global power list. I won't quarrel with that -- Brown also...
The Staggers
11 November 2009
Lord Mandelson gave a bravura performance on the Today programme this morning, railing against the "crude...
UK Politics
11 November 2009
The flaws of first-past-the-post (FPTP) are well known: it penalises small parties, wastes votes and encourages...
UK Politics
11 November 2009
A bluffer's guide
The Staggers
10 November 2009
The Sun has never handled politicians with kid gloves. During the exchange rate mechanism crisis in 1992, the then...
The Staggers
09 November 2009
Rupert Murdoch may have indicated that News Corporation could miss its target of charging for all its news websites by...
The Staggers
09 November 2009
Jackie Ashley's column in today's Guardian includes this remarkable detail:Some Labour people may think I'm sounding...

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