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

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Politics
13 June 2012
Attacks are anything but impersonal.
Voices
13 June 2012
Which box do you tick on forms that ask for your ethnicity? I go for “Mixed [white/Asian]”. Because this is...
Lifestyle
11 June 2012
Introducing a themed week on the NS blogs.
The Staggers
08 June 2012
It is beyond doubt that a massacre took place in the Syrian village of al-Qubair. The British-based Syrian Observatory...
The Staggers
07 June 2012
An arrest warrant has been issued for a member of Greece's extremist far-right party Golden Dawn (Chrysi Avgi)...
The Staggers
07 June 2012
Last week, the Houla massacre shocked the world. In one of the worst moments of the Syrian war so far, 108 people...
The Staggers
06 June 2012
The next general election might be a good three years away, but that does not stop frequent speculation about what the...
The Staggers
05 June 2012
News about Katie Price tends to focus on her latest love interest, autobiography, or reality TV show. Yet the glamour...
The Staggers
05 June 2012
The PM's double standards.
Politics
01 June 2012
On going from GP to MP.
International Politics
30 May 2012
On Egypt's "Islamist experience".
Media
30 May 2012
ASA releases list of most complained about adverts.
The Staggers
29 May 2012
Misrepresented as "benefit scrounger".
29 May 2012
Pizza, corgis, and pants.
The Staggers
28 May 2012
Number 10's director of communications, Craig Oliver, was hired in part for his broadcast expertise. However, he...

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