George Osborne's advice from the International Monetary Fund is like the curate's egg - good in parts.
The government wants to ramp up Western involvement in the Syrian conflict but the cost will be more violence and instability in the region
Royal Mail has always had a strong public-service ethos.
Ken Keable (M Star May 17) said that the debate about the EU overlooks the issue of free movement of capital which undermines democracy and that the Strasburg parliament is powerless to change the Lisbon Treaty.
President Obama's legacy of his broken promise on the closure of Guantanamo doesn't have to define his term of office - he just needs the political will to walk the talk.
Ron MacKay claims (M Star May 2) that a breakaway Scotland would be good for us all, but under SNP policy Scotland is not going to be independent as the SNP wants to be part of Nato.
Gerrard Sables (M Star 20 May) calls for the left to campaign for withdrawal from the EU without the British people even being allowed to vote on the issue, on the basis that we cannot be trusted to vote the way he wants us to.
I note that Nigel Farage had to be locked in a pub after a protest against Ukip policies in Edinburgh.
Gerald Gilbert (M Star May 16) draws attention to the burgeoning use of food banks by increasingly desperate people whose social security payments have been delayed.
What is the definition of "hard-working families" that these arrogant Con-Dem MPs keep talking about. It makes my blood boil when I hear them say such words.
I think Gregor Gall's article, (M Star May 14) hit the nail on the head when he talks about the question of Scottish independence and the need for a proper debate within the left in Scotland.