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Let's Make History in the Senate This Week

Daniel Weeks | Posted 08.09.2014 | UK Politics
Daniel Weeks

The American people understand that politics should not be the preserve of men alone, of whites alone, or of a wealthy few. It is only a matter of time before we will overturn Citizens United. I urge all senators, Republicans and Democrats alike, to hasten history and vote in support of a Constitutional Amendment this week. Our democratic rights as a free people are at stake.

US Climate Change Deniers Targeted By Billionaire Environmental Activist

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 22.05.2014 | UK

NEW YORK -- For such a scientific country, America has an absurd amount of climate change deniers. How many? Around 23 per cent of the population, acc...

America for Sale: The Best Government Money Can Buy

Jon-Christopher Bua | Posted 03.06.2014 | UK Politics
Jon-Christopher Bua

With the latest Supreme Court ruling in McCutcheon v FEC the flood gates for personal wealth to influence the outcome of US elections have swung wide open and some would say American democracy itself is now up for sale.

We Look to Charities to Raise Money, Then Moan When They Spend It - Why?

John Coventry | Posted 13.05.2013 | UK
John Coventry

I've worked in charities of differing sizes and different incomes. I haven't, hand on heart, seen much in the way of waste. So why do we give charities such a hard time for spending money on 'administration'? It's worth looking at what administration actually is.

The US Elections Are A Seven Billion Dollar Scandal

Gareth Edmundson | Posted 07.09.2012 | UK Politics
Gareth Edmundson

To every American citizen that reads this article on Huffington Post and beyond, I just want to plant this thought. $7 billion is currently being spent on nothing more than hot air.

A Dog is for Life (Just Not for the Insurers)

Alice Wright | Posted 29.05.2012 | UK
Alice Wright

Big players in the insurance market Halifax, Lloyds and PetGuard have pulled out of their pet policies that offered 'Cover For Life', basically signing a death warrant for many loved family pets as owners struggle to pay ongoing vet bills or are left with now uninsurable pets