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Monday March 14th 2011

Bagehot: The return of Europe
Coalition foreign policy
Public sector pensions
Bagehot: Whitehall woes
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The new census
The final count
This year’s big, complicated census may also be the last
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A policeman's lot
Britain's police are important allies for a government facing the prospect of unrest as spending cuts bite. But they are not immune from austerity More »
Aspiration, aspiration, aspiration
With the looming rise in tuition fees, the question of how to get more poor pupiles into good universities is more salient than ever More »
Bagehot's notebook
The right to burn poppies
How much longer must we tolerate the free speech of fanatical nutters over-ruling the sanctity of the Remembrance Day silence? A lot longer, I sincerely hope. More »
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Andrew Lansley and his imaginary evidence
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Too precious to destroy
Philip Pullman
The tyranny of conventional wisdom
Mehdi Hasan, New Statesman

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Jeremy Warner, the Telegraph

As the left sulks, the centre right have become the optimists
Julian Glover, the Guardian 
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