The Effects Of Climate Change Are Already Here, Says Head Of NGO

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 29.11.2011 | UK

“The prevalence of extreme weather is becoming more and more apparent,” says Ross Mountain, a former United Nations specialist on humanitarian and...

US Election: High Flying Cain Plagued by Irrelevant US Issues

Dan Ehrlich | Posted 05.01.2012 | UK Politics
Dan Ehrlich

Some pundits are claiming Herman Cain's infant political career is over. But it's not because of his lack of experience or even his singing at a press conference. Instead because years-ago he may have said some politically incorrect things to women, which today count as sexual harassment.

An Open Letter to Democrats

Jon-Christopher Bua | Posted 25.12.2011 | UK
Jon-Christopher Bua

As in my last blog "An Open Letter To Republicans" where I told them that they better get used to Mitt Romney -- here is my advice to you Democrats... Hold your nose and swallow hard Obama is your man!

An Open Letter To Republicans

Jon-Christopher Bua | Posted 06.12.2011 | UK
Jon-Christopher Bua

Dear Republicans, since you are all so terribly unhappy with your present cast of presidential candidates, here's what you are going to have to do - hold your collective noses and swallow hard.

The Romanticism of Neo Republicans

Tony Sobrado | Posted 25.11.2011 | UK Politics
Tony Sobrado

America as an epicenter of political and economic prowess has always been a fascinating case study. With a population of over 300 million, the inhabit...

Republicans and Conservatives

Alexander Wickham | Posted 22.11.2011 | UK Politics
Alexander Wickham

Louise Mensch has divided opinion this summer, but when she took to Twitter this summer to broach this subject she was absolutely correct. And all in 140 characters.

Dorries, Blears, Palin, Bachman : Will They do Anything for Free Publicity?

Steve Middleton | Posted 11.11.2011 | UK Politics
Steve Middleton

British MPs Nadine Dorries (Conservative) and Hazel Blears (Labour) along with former Alaskan Governor Sarah Palin (Republican) and Michelle Bachmann (Republican) are all major political figures who have recently been in the news. Why link them?

The Worrying Rise of Michele Bachmann

Scott Hill | Posted 19.03.2012 | UK Politics
Scott Hill

Ok, so Barack Obama may not be achieving the great things predicted of him in the White House, but let us get one thing clear: Mr Obama is - by a country mile - preferable to anything the Republican's have to offer

Weak Candidate Field is Bad News For American Democracy

Dan Ehrlich | Posted 18.10.2011 | UK Politics
Dan Ehrlich

The 2012 election will probably see Obama reelected mainly because there's no decent candidate to stand against him. Yet, the outcome will also indicate how sophisticated, unsophisticated or desperate the electorate is.

American Presidential Hopeful Warns Of 'Soviet Union's Rise'

USA Today | USA Today | Posted 20.10.2011 | UK

GOP presidential hopeful Michele Bachmann said today that Americans "fear the rise of the Soviet Union" during an appearance on a conservative radio t...

Tighten the Belt, not the Noose

Colleen Becker | Posted 30.09.2011 | UK Politics
Colleen Becker

The American national debt is extravagant, so vast as to be almost unimaginable. Everyone agrees that something must give and at this point, Republicans and Democrats face two options: raising taxes or cutting public programs.

"Family Values" Doctrine and the Economy in the U.S.

April Salchert | Posted 28.09.2011 | UK
April Salchert

Many people will hear this term "Family Values" without really understand its implications. "Family Values" is about as rhetorically ambivalent as "Terrorism". There are some frightening similarities of how these terms are used in political discourse.

Extremely Republican or Republican Extremism?

Colleen Becker | Posted 26.09.2011 | UK Politics
Colleen Becker

Observers of the American economic crisis might characterize Republicans' refusal to raise the nation's debt ceiling as mere brinkmanship orchestrated to undermine President Barack Obama's leadership.

Republicans Scramble To Rewrite Debt Plan Following Figures Bungle

Guardian | Posted 26.09.2011 | UK

The Republican Party has had to re-write its plans to lift the US debt ceiling after miscalculating the spending cuts included in their proposal by al...

World Markets Fall Over US Debt Deal Fears

Daily Telegraph | Posted 23.09.2011 | UK

European and Asian markets dropped as US lawmakers remained deadlocked over a deal to raise Washington's debt limit that is crucial to avoid a US defa...

Vince Cable Calls Republicans Right Wing Nutters... And Other Controversies

The Huffington Post UK | Dina Rickman | Posted 23.09.2011 | UK

Vince Cable this morning labelled those attempting to block the rise in America's debt ceiling as "rightwing nutters". He told the BBC "a few right...

The Certain World of Michele Bachmann

Paul Vale | Posted 14.09.2011 | UK Politics
Paul Vale

A Quinnipiac University poll released last week revealed that Michele Bachmann had consolidated her position as the second place candidate behind Mitt...