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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 Avatarmatt 9th Dec - 3:03pm
    @AndrewR Whats the criterion of judging that sea of change? A couple of opinion polls, based on a couple of thousand responses to a telephone...
  • User AvatarCaracatus 9th Dec - 2:51pm
    Sadly 11% in one yougov poll could be normal variation, (although I hope its part of a trend) I wonder how much of a bounce...
  • User AvatarTom Papworth 9th Dec - 2:51pm
    @Jayne Mansfield No. The occupation of India was, over the long term, a massive drain on the UK's resources. It was neither "economically advantageous" nor...
  • User AvatarWilliam Ross 9th Dec - 2:37pm
    Psi I would have been "furious" if a Leave Parliament had triggered Article 50 against a Remain referendum win. I am a democrat after all....
  • User AvatarManfarang 9th Dec - 2:33pm
    Yougov- the Lib Dems gained two points to hit 11 per cent. Still low but moving in the right direction.
  • User AvatarP. J. 9th Dec - 2:22pm
    The first thing needed to establish a steady state economy is to balance the budget. Successive governments have got away with budget deficits and increased...