George's marvellous medicine, magical summer and the neo-liberal scriptby Prospect Team / October 7, 2013 / Leave a comment
Red Ed? If only it were true (Independent)
After three decades of free-market triumphalism, says Owen Jones, the right finds any deviation from the neo-liberal script unacceptable.
Washington’s rolling seizures short-circuit US soft power (FT, £)
It may be hard to pin down but you know when credibility is leaking, writes Ed Luce.
Prism and Tempora: the cabinet was told nothing of the surveillance state’s excesses (Guardian)
The cabinet was told nothing of the extent of GCHQ’s powers, says Chris Huhne.
The era of big government really is over (Times, £)
The long-term effects of the US government shutdown will be a further poisoning of attitudes towards the state, writes Tim Montgomerie.