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1. David Cameron must show he is not powerless before the storm (Sunday Telegraph)

The Coalition's support could evaporate in an instant if it seems inadequate to the economic challenge, writes Matthew d'Ancona.

2. Why the conference season felt like three weeks in Lilliput (Observer)

Andrew Rawnsley says that at all of the party gatherings none of the politicians could find the words to match the scale of the challenges.

3. Seconds out: It's George v Boris (Sunday Times) (£)

In the absence of real rifts in the Conservative party, speculation about a contest between Osborne and Johnson is the court gossip, writes Martin Ivens.

4. If women won't spend their way out of the financial crisis, then we're doomed (Sunday Telegraph)

The only way to stimulate the economy is to return real money to the people who control the purse strings, argues Janet Daley.

5. A noble sentiment, but another Nobel error (Observer)

The Nobel committee has an unparalleled record for ignoring the true giants of literature, writes William Skidelsky.

6. The raging right's cardboard future (Sunday Times) (£)

Despite the Tea Party's energy and radicalism, the Republicans appear doomed to pick a dull phoney after Palin pulls out, says Andrew Sullivan.

7. Can David Cameron and George Osborne save the economy? (Sunday Telegraph)

The Prime Minister and Chancellor are determined to stick to their guns - but some of their party have other ideas, says Tim Montgomerie.

8. It's time to prove you are also an iron chancellor, Mr Osborne (Observer)

The chancellor must encourage demand and must stimulate banking lending, argues Will Hutton.

9. Think back, my lord, before killing the press (Sunday Times) (£)

Dominic Lawson finds that the erudite Sir Tom Stoppard has been gripped by the first sessions of the Leveson public investigation into press ethics.

10. Ken Clarke talks uncommon sense (Independent on Sunday)

The big beast among passed-over Conservative leaders poses more danger to George Osborne than to Theresa May, writes John Rentoul.