17 From '17: Kemi Badenoch: 'Left-Wing Teachers Told Me Oxbridge Wouldn't Take People Like Me'

The Huffington Post | Owen Bennett | Posted 03.08.2017 | UK Politics

It was one of the most plum seats up for grabs in the 2017 election - Saffron Walden in Essex. Having been represented by Sir Alan Haselhurst for 40 y...

How To Live In A Polar Opposite World

Dr. Bill Cloke | Posted 24.05.2017 | UK Politics
Dr. Bill Cloke

It appears that we are lacking in both. If we are to survive as a nation, one nation under God, then we must trust that our forefathers had it right. That equality, opportunity and inclusion are still what America stands for.

What If The Internet Had Been Invented Before Democracy?

Jon Barnes | Posted 25.11.2016 | UK Politics
Jon Barnes

It's not about Trump, Clinton or Brexit, but because the operating system, the process by which decisions are made which is like working on an old version of Windows 95 in 2016. We can do better. People have done better. It is happening in small pockets in Iceland, Estonia, Argentina, America, Australia, and Taiwan.

Denial's Democracy

David Zeff | Posted 24.11.2016 | UK Politics
David Zeff

Denial is a dangerous thing as anyone confronted with it can tell you. There is no way to argue with someone suffering from it. Disagreeing with a per...

Five Big Questions For The Next Year

Adam Isaacs | Posted 15.11.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Adam Isaacs

Have a scroll down your twitter timeline and you might find that everyone is still, at worst, professing about the apocalypse, or at best offering election post-mortems based on analysis of pundits who predicted a Hillary cakewalk. Seemingly contrary to popular belief, after Trump's election, the sun did not cease to shine and life has carried on.

The End Of Elites? How Technology Is Killing The Man

Quentin Bargate | Posted 10.11.2016 | UK Tech
Quentin Bargate

The defining characteristics of Elites have traditionally been threefold. The first is their institutionalised access to information. The second, their exercise of influence. Thirdly, they controlled opinion and expertise in the public sphere.

After Trump, What Next for the Left?

Richard Carr | Posted 10.11.2016 | UK Politics
Richard Carr

Let's concede something straight off: virtually no one expected this. Not the Trump campaign which, according to CNN, believed it had lost when the early returns started coming in. Certainly not the Clinton campaign, which was about ready to start its victory celebrations when the polls began closing on the East Coast.

Losing The Presidency: The Role Of Gender Politics In Hillary Clinton's Downfall

Dr Valerie Stead | Posted 09.11.2016 | UK Politics
Dr Valerie Stead

In spite of Trump's lack of political experience, by virtue of being a woman Clinton's positioning as a presidential candidate was much more precarious. Gender is a fundamental organising element and this has been starkly illuminated in this presidential election.

I Predicted Trump v Clinton Two Years Ago

James Thomas | Posted 08.11.2016 | UK Comedy
James Thomas

Who do you think this is? A larger-than-life, mega-rich, dangerous egotist who prided himself on being Number One. He and his glamorous wife were o...

Trump And Clinton - America's Socio-Cultural Schizophrenia

Tony Sobrado | Posted 02.11.2016 | UK Politics
Tony Sobrado

The United States of America is a vast country. It is inhabited by over three hundred million people and it's arguably the most diverse country on ear...

There's Nothing Post-Truth About Poverty

Declan Sean Kenny | Posted 18.06.2017 | UK Politics
Declan Sean Kenny

As Democrats and Republicans alike continue to exacerbate an already dilapidated business model, it is unsurprising that millions of Americans are entrusting an insolvency consultant, eager for a return on their initial investment in the American Dream.

Jimmy Fallon Hilariously Interviews Hillary... While Pretending To Be Donald Trump

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 17.09.2015 | UK Comedy

Jimmy Fallon's Donald Trump impersonation is fast becoming legendary as he gets the real estate mogul's mannerisms spot on, and this time he's used hi...

The Link Between Rising Antisemitism in Europe and the Jewish State

Hannah Gal | Posted 10.10.2014 | UK Politics
Hannah Gal

Former Secretary of State, Hilary Clinton is right in suggesting that Antisemitism might be fueling the current criticism towards Israel.

Len McCluskey and the Flat Earthers Are Wrong - Tony Blair Still Has Many Lessons For Today's Politicians

David Skelton | Posted 02.12.2012 | UK Politics
David Skelton

Is Blair ready to 'do a Clinton' and make an 'elder statesman' return to domestic politics? Of course, Clinton didn't fight a hugely unpopular war which, rightly or wrongly, has affected Blair's reputation. Equally, two of Clinton's biggest successes could be regarded as two of Blair's biggest failures. Clinton balanced the budget, whereas New Labour eventually lost their fiscal prudence.

Clinton Delivers Powerful Defence Of Obama

Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.09.2012 | UK Politics

Bill Clinton gave a rousing speech at the Democratic Convention last night, defending Barack Obama's leadership as the president was nominated for a s...

Female Intellect: A Renaissance?

Preetam Kaushik | Posted 30.09.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Preetam Kaushik

Intellect and power are words which by default we associate with masculinity. History records a long list of powerful people, political leaders, scientists, engineers, philosophers, writers, artists' et al, mostly male.

WATCH: Bush And Clinton Say The Strangest Things...

Huffington Post UK | Alastair Plumb | Posted 29.06.2012 | UK Comedy

The Bad Lip Reading team have been poking fun at folk for a good long while now, be it politicians or pop stars, but it's an exceptional bit of mickey...

Children, Borders and the Law: The Growing Toll of International Relationship Breakdown

Louise Halford | Posted 03.06.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Louise Halford

The increasing ease with which people can move abroad to live and work has led to a rise in relationships between individuals of different nationalities.

Slandering the Opposition; The Dirty Trick That Works No More

Hossein Abedini | Posted 14.03.2012 | UK
Hossein Abedini

Camp Ashraf is home to 3,400 members of the main Iranian opposition group, People's Mojahedin Organisation of Iran (PMOI/MEK) since 1986, as the clerical regime's wave of executions in Iran forced the Iranian opposition to exile in Iraq through Paris.

Half-Naked Man With Lit Torch Interrupts Hillary Clinton's Photo Op

Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.01.2012 | UK

As far as the pursuit of photobombing goes, there can be few bigger targets than Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. So it proved when a jovial fel...

WATCH: Clinton Learns Of Dictator's Death On BlackBerry

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 20.12.2011 | UK

Video has emerged of the moment that US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton learned of the death of former Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi via a messag...

Iran's Democracy Movement Deserves Support

Siavosh Rajizadeh | Posted 02.11.2011 | UK Politics
Siavosh Rajizadeh

While the people of Syria, Libya, Egypt, Yemen, Tunisia and Iraq have been rising up against their dictatorial regimes for freedom and democracy, the ...

Obama, Cameron, Merkel And Sarkozy Call On Syria's Assad To Step Down

Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.10.2011 | UK

The leaders of the US, Britain, Germany and France have called on Syria's president to step down as international pressure mounts on the regime after ...

Haiti: A Lesson for Supporters of NATO's Libya Campaign

Tom Stevenson | Posted 15.10.2011 | UK
Tom Stevenson

The idea that the same three powers -- the United States, France and Britain - who have punished Haiti so mercilessly are now bombing Libya as part of a tireless effort to promote a "democratic transition" is absurd.