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

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The Staggers
16 April 2012
The government's elaborate confusion over tax breaks on charitable donations has distracted attention from another...
Politics
03 April 2012
Why this is a risky strategy.
Politics
03 April 2012
It is rare to find full-bodied enthusiasm for the European Union in British politics these days. The Liberal Democrats...
The Staggers
03 April 2012
David Cameron and George Osborne have not had a great couple of weeks. The Budget triggered a torrent of bad headlines...
30 March 2012
It is never a good sign in politics to be winning the gratitude of your enemies. Until very recently, Ed Miliband was...
The Staggers
30 March 2012
Bradford West is George Galloway's triumph and the Labour party's problem. There are many reasons why the...
The Staggers
27 March 2012
To change the subject
UK Politics
26 March 2012
Inside the online campaign group.
UK Politics
22 March 2012
George Osborne is admired in the Treasury for his capacity to delegate. Civil servants like to be left alone and...
The Staggers
22 March 2012
The Budget has blown most other political news off the agenda, so it is worth recalling that earlier in the week the...
The Staggers
22 March 2012
The crown slips
UK Politics
19 March 2012
Sarah Teather
UK Politics
15 March 2012
If the coalition needed romance to survive it would have ended long ago. It is almost impossible to avoid comparing...
The Staggers
14 March 2012
Sarah Teather
The Staggers
13 March 2012
What does it take to work in a nursery looking after young children? Answering that question is, broadly speaking, the...

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