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Your essential weekend reader — my personal pick of the week’s must-reads

It’s Saturday evening, so here are twelve thought-provoking articles to stimulate your thinking juices culled from all those I’ve linked to this last week. You can follow me on Delicious here.

Political predictions: as the year ends, what does 2013 hold for the main party leaders? – Andrew Rawnsley sanely assesses the 12 months to come: ‘Nick Clegg and David Cameron face more of the same. Ed Miliband’s future is more complicated. He has choices.’

No longer the dunce – Anne McElvoy whispers the …

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Your essential weekend reader — 8 must-read articles you may have missed

It’s Saturday morning, so here are eight thought-provoking articles to stimulate your thinking juices…

Why don’t we trust politicians? – The BBC’s Nick Robinson takes politicians to task, doesn’t let the media off the hook either… while Labour’s Rachel Reeves mouths platitudes.

The BBC regains its honour – Nick Cohen links the Beeb’s problems with Newsnight and Jimmy Savile to the wider question of institutional trust: ‘We ought to be extending anti-managerialism into every private and public hierarchy.’

The Savile inquiries: giving truth a

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  • User AvatarPeter Martin 27th Jun - 11:28am
    @ George, "The IFS has said, “borrowing in 2009–10 is estimated to have been 11.8% of national income. ...................Peter quotes 10.8%, the IFS 11%. Who...
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    There is no such thing as a soft brexit. There's just leaving the EU or pretending you have left. By running on an anti-democracy ticket,...
  • User AvatarGlenn 27th Jun - 11:12am
    Frankie, More the sky is falling stuff and more unsupported assertions. As for the rest of it. I don't think so. I think as we...
  • User AvatarP. J. 27th Jun - 11:01am
    @ Arnold Not heard form you in a while. Missed your Germanic directness but this article does not disappoint. We are in a difficult position...
  • User AvatarRichard Underhill 27th Jun - 10:48am
    Novak Djokovic will compete at Eastbourne, although it is " a small town". Have a look at all the new housing, it is growing fast.
  • User AvatarMike S 27th Jun - 10:24am
    P.J. Exactly, what channels of communication are in place/being put in place to collate all this insight, ascertain patterns and use it?
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