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The five must-read posts from today, including the anti-cuts march, salary reductions and war crimes

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1. Crunch time on the cuts

At LabourList, Luke Akehurst looks ahead to Saturday's TUC march against the cuts.

2. Will white-collar state workers face 14 per cent fall in income?

FT Westminster's Jim Pickard discusses the coming pain for public-sector workers, with salaries decreasing and rates rising.

3. Big government and capitalism

Over at Stumbling and Mumbling, Chris Dillow argues that the increasing size of the state over time has often served the interests of capitalism.

4. Libya: what is the endgame?

Left Foot Forward's Matthew Pitt says William Hague needs to outline exactly what our ultimate goal is in Libya.

5. UN says attack on Ivory Coast civilians may have been a war crime

Mark Pack at Liberal Democrat voice comments on the situation in Côte d'Ivoire, which has received much less attention than Libya.

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