Rafael Behr is political columnist at the Guardian and former political editor of the New Statesman

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The Staggers
04 December 2012
It is not at all surprising that the British press collectively rejects the idea of a law that might change the way...
The Staggers
30 November 2012
Taking on tabloid bullies.
UK Politics
29 November 2012
Shirkers v strivers.
UK Politics
28 November 2012
Power not all it's cracked up to be.
The Staggers
28 November 2012
In the latest edition of the magazine – on newsstands from tomorrow – I have interviewed shadow work and...
The Staggers
26 November 2012
Headline unemployment numbers have been falling in recent months, giving the coalition cause for cautious cheer. Tory...
The Staggers
24 November 2012
We know Labour loves the NHS. All British political parties are obliged to profess their undying devotion to the health...
The Staggers
22 November 2012
Sarah Teather rebels in vote.
The Staggers
21 November 2012
The government is due tomorrow to publish proposed legislation to address the European Court of Human Rights ruling...
UK Politics
21 November 2012
Formidable electoral obstacles.
The Staggers
16 November 2012
A classic Osborne wheeze.
The Staggers
15 November 2012
It is not a surprise to learn that some Tory backbenchers don’t like onshore wind turbines. Indeed, any...
Politics
14 November 2012
It is the noisy, knife-edge votes in parliament that furnish the drama. As a piece of theatre, the vote on 21 November...
The Staggers
14 November 2012
An obstacle to reform.
The Staggers
13 November 2012
Tory claims dismissed.

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