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The Daily Briefing: Friday 27 September

The austerity verdict, old-fashioned diplomacy and Iran's ticking clock

By Prospect Team  

Has Osborne been vindicated?

Osborne has been proved wrong on austerity (FT, £) The fact that the economy grows in the end does not prove that needlessly weakening the recovery was a sound idea, writes Martin Wolf. Read the Prospect duel on austerity.

Ed is no more “red” than the Tony Blair who won the 1997 general election (Independent) The Labour leader’s freeze proposal is a fair and moderate step, writes Andrew Adonis. Read Adonis’s article on Boris Johnson in our latest issue.

The scale of Ed Miliband’s…

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