Samira Shackle is a freelance journalist, who tweets @samirashackle. She was formerly a staff writer for the New Statesman.

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The Staggers
21 March 2012
The IT company to merge the new acquisition with NetCracker.
The Staggers
21 March 2012
You would be forgiven for thinking that George Osborne's Budget speech today is simply a formality, given the...
The Staggers
20 March 2012
If we didn't know it already, it has been confirmed again: George Osborne's decision to scrap the top rate of tax in...
The Staggers
19 March 2012
Since George Osborne became Chancellor in May 2010, the 50p rate of tax has been a political headache. Instinctively a...
The Staggers
16 March 2012
Think of the relationship between the Conservatives and the trade unions. What probably comes to mind is Arthur...
The Staggers
16 March 2012
The Archbishop of Canterbury, Rowan Williams, is to step down from his position to become master of Magdalene College,...
Star Spangled Staggers
15 March 2012
If you've watched the news, looked at a paper, or listened to the radio this week, you'll be well aware that David...
The Staggers
15 March 2012
On the first anniversary of the Syrian uprising, which has so far claimed the lives of 8,000 people, the Guardian has...
The Staggers
14 March 2012
In pictures
The Staggers
13 March 2012
Boris Johnson, no stranger to gaffes, is well-practiced in the art of laughing off any offence caused. However, the...
Star Spangled Staggers
12 March 2012
Abortion controversy
Cultural Capital
09 March 2012
In today's Guardian, Peter Bradshaw offers his impressions of new sci-fi flick John Carter. Might just be me but I don'...
The Staggers
09 March 2012
Chris Huhne has already withdrawn from the cabinet as he faces trial for allegedly perverting the course of justice --...
The Staggers
08 March 2012
The disabled have had a rough ride under the coalition, with welfare reform cutting their benefits and support. Now,...

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