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20 May 2010

In this week’s New Statesman: Greece now, Britain next

Pilger on Greece | Inside Lib-Lab-Con talks | Labour leadership.

By Jon Bernstein

First up this week — and featured on the cover — are Newsnight‘s Paul Mason and our own John Pilger on the unfolding eurozone drama and why what’s happening in Greece today, will hit Britain tomorrow.

Elsewhere, we examine the fallout from the general election: Mehdi Hasan wages war on the defeatism within the Labour Party while our political correspondent, James Macintyre, tells the inside story of the failed Lib Dem-Labour talks. Meanwhile, in Commons Confidential, Kevin Maguire shares news of David Cameron’s “Operation De-Toff”.

In The Critics, Ryan Gilbey salutes the darkly eccentric Bad Lieutenant, starring Nicolas Cage, while Rachel Cooke indulges in some Eighties nostalgia in the Boy George biopic Worried About the Boy.

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