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

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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Chris Huhne has already withdrawn from the cabinet as he faces trial for allegedly perverting the course of justice --...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,...
The Staggers
07 March 2012
In a remarkable leaked letter, the Business Secretary Vince Cable has ripped apart the government's strategy on growth...
The Staggers
06 March 2012
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The Staggers
02 March 2012
Steve Hilton, David Cameron's closest adviser, is to leave Downing Street to go on sabbatical for a year.A Number 10...
The Staggers
02 March 2012
The latest SHOCK DEVELOPMENT in Horse-gate is that David Cameron, long time riding buddy of Rebekah Brooks, did indeed...
The Staggers
01 March 2012
The big media story of the day yesterday was undoubtedly the announcement that James Murdoch is to step down as...
The Staggers
01 March 2012
This week's cover story profiles Vladimir Putin and his lust for power. Putin has stifled dissent throughout his...
The Staggers
29 February 2012
James Murdoch has announced that he will step down as executive chairman of News International, the trouble British...
The Staggers
29 February 2012
For months, the conventional wisdom was that the London mayoral race is already called for the Tories. But the polls...
Star Spangled Staggers
28 February 2012
As the Michigan primary approaches, the race between Mitt Romney and Rick Santorum remains tight. So tight, in fact,...
The Staggers
28 February 2012
Above, police remove a member of the Occupy London movement.A demonstrator holds a laptop showing a protest message...
The Staggers
27 February 2012
A video of a waiter spilling five glasses of beer on Angela Merkel has gone viral. The waiter serves her a glass of...
The Staggers
27 February 2012
The Sun appears to be riding high after the launch of a Sunday edition yesterday made the paper the first in the UK to...

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