The Staggers
23 January 2012
1. The other version of Ed Miliband's January 2012This month has seen the Labour leader flesh out his big idea of...
Star Spangled Staggers
23 January 2012
1. Last chance on mortgage mess (Poliltico)The financial sector has been the Obama administration's Achilles' heel,...
The Staggers
23 January 2012
1. Newt or Mitt? Both know where abroad is (Times) (£)Bill Emmott says that the slow grind of the US primary system...
The Staggers
22 January 2012
1. Words won't change capitalism. So be daring and do something (The Observer)Western governments must replace their...
The Staggers
21 January 2012
1. Britain has socialism in its psyche, too (Guardian)David Cameron's popular capitalism speech is a political move....
The Staggers
20 January 2012
The floppy-haired Mayor of London was in the news a lot this week. Firstly, a shock poll suggested his rival Ken...
The Staggers
20 January 2012
1. Debt And TransfigurationThe US is doing better at deleveraging than countries that talk much more about the evils of...
Star Spangled Staggers
20 January 2012
1. Taxes at the top (New York Times)The tax policy question of why the rich bear a light tax burden comes up with Mitt...
Cultural Capital
20 January 2012
ArtRoyal Academy of Arts, London W1, David Hockey RA: A Bigger Picture 21 January - 8 AprilHockney's landscape works on...
The Staggers
20 January 2012
1. Downgrade the rating agencies (Financial Times)After their ill-starred role in bringing the financial house down,...
The Staggers
19 January 2012
1. Why Boris Johnson has slipped behind Ken LivingstoneThe election is still very much Boris's to lose, but if he...
Cultural Capital
19 January 2012
In the history special in the Critics section of this week's New Statesman, Richard J Evans addresses Michael Gove's...
Politics
19 January 2012
Austerity has failed in the eurozone. This simple truth is grasped more widely than ever, including in the most...
19 January 2012
Hearty congratulations to John Burnside, poet, author and NS nature columnist. Not content with one major poetry...
The Staggers
19 January 2012
1. Who pays the Tesco CEO's wages of £6.9m a year? We do (Guardian)When low supermarket wages are supplemented by state...

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