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Your essential weekend reader — 12 must-read articles you may have missed

It’s Saturday evening, so here are twelve thought-provoking articles to stimulate your thinking juices culled from the 50+ I’ve linked to from my Delcicious account this last week…

Groundhog year – Peter Kellner examines the polls to find how 12 months’ political turmoil has shifted popular opinion. The answer — not at all: ‘public reaction this year to Britain’s continuing economic troubles has been remarkably static. 2012 has been groundhog year.’

What next? Osborne needs a change of direction – Adam Posen, a former …

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  • User AvatarMatthew Huntbach 16th Sep - 12:13pm
    In retrospect the way Right To Buy was implemented showed an incredulous lack of foresight from a party that loves property owners. Had the Thatcher...
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    The Rally was nothing to with The No Campaign, it was organised by Dan Snow, the Historian. None of the speakers were "Political" in the...
  • User AvatarChrisB 16th Sep - 12:08pm
    I like it, much more the kind of message that I hope will work, but I'm a sucker for Charles. He could tell me pretty...
  • User AvatarT-J 16th Sep - 11:50am
    No, I simply find myself disagreeing with Polly Toynbee as well. When you have a properly designed federal system, you have wealth transfers that take...
  • User AvatarMBoy 16th Sep - 11:46am
    "The rest of your article I agree with, especially right to buy. It should have been written into law that for every council house sold...
  • User AvatarT-J 16th Sep - 11:41am
    All lovely, except that it isn't the Scottish situation that's turning inwards and walking away. For that you need to look to the UK establishment...