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What a month. In the newsagents you will find Prospect classified as a current affairs monthly. This month we are more current than usual—indeed, three of our main features (on the euro crisis, Britain’s new coalition and the Labour MP Jon Cruddas) were being rewritten to stay abreast of events as the deadline guillotine fell. The first two stories—the euro and British power sharing—are both about attempts to suspend, through acts of will, the normal rules of economics and politics respectively. Just because the eurozone has fallen back to earth does not mean the Lib-Con coalition will follow it: political…

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