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Report from North Carolina on the HB2 Bathroom Bill

Simon Phillips-Hughes | Posted 24.05.2016 | UK Politics
Simon Phillips-Hughes

Echoing history, this month the US Attorney General filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against North Carolina alleging that HB2, which requires indi...

Seven Ways Trump Follows in the Footsteps of Ronald Reagan

Simon Phillips-Hughes | Posted 27.04.2016 | UK Politics
Simon Phillips-Hughes

As we enter the general election Trump will increasingly resemble Reagan in any case, for the same negative claims made against him: that he is an extremist, that the White House is no place for a low-brow entertainer, that he is too unpopular with too many. The revival of the US probably rests on how the people react to that view, just as they did some thirty-five years ago.

We Can't Let the Leftist Cultural Onslaught Continue

Alan Grant | Posted 29.12.2015 | UK Politics
Alan Grant

It is tempting to sit and wait to see how far the absurdity will go and for us on the right to capitalise on the political gains to be made, but I care too much about our culture - something has to be done.

Life to the Full

Ally Paget | Posted 17.11.2015 | UK Politics
Ally Paget

This research comes at a watershed moment for the relationship between charities and government. Life to the Full represents our plea for both to be ambitious - ambitious for what they can achieve when they work together, and ambitious for this too-long-overlooked group of children.

Kneel or No Kneel, The Monarchy Still Doesn't Make Sense

Jess Readett | Posted 16.11.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Jess Readett

The idea that such a notorious feature of our country is ultimately a system based on the principle that some people are born superior to others undermines all our claims of a more 'equal and fairer Britain' at a time when we really do need it most. Kneel or no kneel, we are a democratic nation striving towards equality, so can we please follow Jez's lead and start acting like one?

An Open Letter to David Cameron (Cuts to the Arts)

Georgia Coan | Posted 29.06.2015 | UK Politics
Georgia Coan

You were lucky enough to have many things handed to you on a plate David. You do not know the struggle of trying to find where you fit in or feeling like a misfit in a society where you 'should' know where you want to be in 5 years time. Please think about the choices you are making.

The Overspending Myth Finally Exposed By the IMF, OECD, Treasury, ONS, OBR and IFS

Ramesh Patel | Posted 17.06.2015 | UK Politics
Ramesh Patel

"I never gave anybody hell! I just told the truth and they thought it was hell" ― Harry S. Truman As more and more people discover the truth on ...

Tessa Can Make Sure Every Child in Our Capital Has Every Chance

Fiona Twycross | Posted 12.06.2015 | UK Politics
Fiona Twycross

We need a Mayor with a proven track record in tackling inequalities, so a child's life chances are not decided just by accident of birth.We need a mayor who can make sure that every child in our capital has every chance. That's why we need Tessa, and that's why I'm backing her.

An Open Letter to Anyone Who Didn't Vote Tory

Alice Carder | Posted 12.05.2016 | UK Politics
Alice Carder

Politics of fear and hate cannot survive long in the hearts of those who have love and hope. Do not let this election divide and conquer. Unite and survive.

More Women in Parliament - But There's a Hitch

Katie Ghose | Posted 13.05.2015 | UK Politics
Katie Ghose

We need major reform to ensure May's increased representation of women doesn't become a new 'glass ceiling'. Reforming our archaic voting system, and encouraging wider citizen participation in parties and democracy more generally, could help ensure that the progress we are likely to see this May is not the end of the story.

Legal Aid Access 'Worse Than 1949'

Maya Esslemont | Posted 23.03.2015 | UK Politics
Maya Esslemont

Access to legal advice is scarcer now than it was in 1949, a damning report by the General Bar Council has claimed. The study, published by the regulatory body last year, claims that cuts to legal aid have left "devastating" implications for those hoping for a fair trial within Britain's criminal justice system.

The Pictures That Show It Was A Big Night On The Town In Scotland

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 19.09.2014 | UK

After pubs were granted special licences to keep serving alcohol all night and into Friday morning, many in Scotland were always going to feel a littl...

To Criminalise Domestic Violence We Need the Public Vote

Rhea Gargour | Posted 19.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Rhea Gargour

Psychological abuse and coercive control are just as damaging as physical abuse and even though our laws don't yet reflect this, they now have a chance to catch up to the common morality. Moreover, our government is now aware of the fact that our laws are leaving victims of a domestic violence vulnerable at the hands of their abusers.

Dave Sacked The Guy Who Was Meant To Save The NHS From Privatisation

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 15.08.2014 | UK Politics

David Cameron no longer has a cabinet minister responsible for the controversial trade deal that critics fear could open up the NHS to "irreversible" ...

This Secret Trade Deal May Open Up The NHS To Profit-Making US Firms

The Huffington Post/PA | Posted 07.08.2014 | UK Politics

Most voters in key battleground constituencies want David Cameron to protect the NHS from a new trade deal which campaigners claim threatens privatisa...

Embarrassing News For Dave...

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 23.07.2014 | UK

The British Government has been accused of double standards over arms sales to Russia, after it emerged the UK is continuing to export tens of million...

Nick Clegg Has Perfect Response To 'Sexist' Daily Mail Reshuffle Coverage

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.07.2014 | UK

Nick Clegg has won the internet for the day. For once, the deputy prime minister has come out of a negative situation triumphantly, presenting the...

Esther McVey Defends 'Demeaning' Daily Mail, Paper's Own Staff Are Appalled

The Huffington Post UK | Charlotte Meredith | Posted 17.07.2014 | UK

Esther McVey has revealed she isn't fussed about the Daily Mail's fashion critique of the new "girls" on the Downing Street "catwalk," even though the...

Charlotte Meredith

'Heinously Sexist' Daily Mail Travels Back To 1950s With 'Thigh-Flashing' Reshuffle Coverage | Charlotte Meredith | Posted 16.07.2014 | UK

UPDATE: Esther McVey Defends 'Demeaning' Daily Mail, Paper's Own Staff Are Appalled You may have spotted some breaking news from the Daily Mail thi...

Esther McVey - So Close And Yet Not Far Enough Into Cabinet?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.07.2014 | UK Politics

Employment minister Esther McVey could be forgiven for having been left rather underwhelmed by the reshuffle, as the Liverpudlian former TV star was t...

Here Are The Results Of David Cameron's Massive Reshuffle

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 15.07.2014 | UK Politics

David Cameron has made his big changes for his last major reshuffle before the 2015 general election, with a raft of women promoted to some senior pos...

After 'Cull Of White Middle-Aged Men...' Enter Another White Middle-Aged Man

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.07.2014 | UK Politics

Philip Hammond has replaced William Hague as foreign secretary after Hague's shock departure from the cabinet, in a reshuffle dubbed the cull of "midd...

'Racism' Behind Calls To Impeach Obama, Says US Attorney General Eric Holder

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 14.07.2014 | UK

NEW YORK -- Growing calls for the impeachment of President Obama, most recently proffered by former vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin, are partl...

Which Blarites Love Ed, And Which Ones Really Hate Him?

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 14.07.2014 | UK Politics

Ed Miliband has sought to move the Labour Party on from Tony Blair's "mistakes", which has upset and annoyed some high-profile Blairites. Charles C...

Cheer Up, Your Boss Only Gets Paid 180 Times More Than You

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 14.07.2014 | UK Politics

Executive pay packets have now ballooned to nearly 180 times that of the average worker, a new report has found. The High Pay Centre think-tank use...