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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 AvatarJoseph Bourke 4th Jun - 7:56pm
    Peter Martin, yes, I agree there has to be a place for nuclear power as a major part of the mix too. Renewable energy only...
  • User AvatarJoseph Bourke 4th Jun - 7:51pm
    David Raw, the IFS report you cite notes "Real terms benefit spending, however, is forecast to be almost exactly the same in 2015–16 as it...
  • User AvatarMary Reid 4th Jun - 7:48pm
    Thank you, Richard!
  • User AvatarPeter Martin 4th Jun - 7:44pm
    @ Joe B, The article does acknowledge that the conditions were especially favourable for renewable power earlier this year. But there is no getting away...
  • User AvatarJoseph Bourke 4th Jun - 6:53pm
    Peter, Germany produced more than half of its electricity in the first quarter of this year with renewable power and is on track to meet...
  • User AvatarDavid Raw 4th Jun - 6:46pm
    And whilst we're at it, Joe, can you explain why the number of Trussell Trust food banks expanded from 56 in 2009 to 445 food...