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2 February 2012updated 26 Sep 2015 9:01pm

Best of the NS: a reader

David Miliband's essay is the latest in a line of scoops here at the New Statesman.

By New Statesman

This week we published yet another scoop here at the New Statesman, an essay by David Miliband challenging Labour to reform. It has dominated the political conversation .

It’s the latest in a series of articles that have led to the New Statesman being voted newspaper and current affairs magazine of the year and consumer website of the year.

Here’s a selection of our agenda-setting journalism:

“No strategy, no narrative and little energy”

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“Never be afraid of stridency”

Christopher Hitchens’s final interview, conducted by Richard Dawkins.

“We are being committed to radical, long-term policies for which no one voted”

Rowan Williams, Archibishop of Canterbury, gives his verdict on the coalition government.

The bugger, bugged

Hugh Grant goes undercover to reveal all about phone-hacking at the News of the World.

“I’m not a punchbag — I have feelings”

Jemima Khan interviews the Deputy Prime Minister and Lib Dem leader, Nick Clegg.

“The Last Letter”

We discover and publish Ted Hughes’s lost poem about the night his wife Sylvia Plath committed suicide.