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

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UK Politics
18 May 2012
On growing up with the Daily Mail.
The Staggers
18 May 2012
It all started with PMQs on Wednesday, when David Cameron said that the eurozone should “make up or it is looking...
Star Spangled Staggers
17 May 2012
US congressman offers out of date advice
The Staggers
17 May 2012
If there is one thing the Conservative Party has in ample supply at the moment, it is internal tension about the...
The Staggers
16 May 2012
At the best of times, PMQs can feel like little more than a sparring match, and there was nothing to disprove that...
Art and Design
16 May 2012
“I consider myself a socialist.”
The Staggers
16 May 2012
David Cameron barely makes a speech without referring to hardworking people who “do the right thing” and...
The Staggers
15 May 2012
Back in February, a New Statesman cover story asked: how long can David Cameron keep getting away with it?My colleague...
The Staggers
15 May 2012
With perverting the course of justice.
The Staggers
15 May 2012
Advisers stopped the former PM from using the sign off
The Staggers
14 May 2012
After rumours over the weekend and before, Peter Hain has confirmed that he will step down at shadow Welsh secretary....
The Staggers
14 May 2012
Half a million people could lose their disability benefits under government plans. In an interview with the Daily...
Politics
11 May 2012
Singing Girls Aloud - badly.
The Staggers
10 May 2012
"Only the little people pay taxes"
Middle East
10 May 2012
Dozens killed and injured in the Syrian capital.

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