Sequester

Are 'Greedy Bankers' Really to Blame for Our Financial Problems?

Jack Peters | Posted 06.05.2013 | UK
Jack Peters

If we're going to blame others for the recession then lets not forget the various governments that sold us false dreams, the unscrupulous mortgage lenders, the irresponsible borrowers, the undiscerning ratings agencies, the impotent FSA and even Sarah Beeney.

Jessica Elgot

'I'm Not A Dictator, I Can't Block The Door, I Can't Use Jedi Mind Meld'

HuffingtonPost.com | Jessica Elgot | Posted 01.03.2013 | UK Politics

The frustration at his administration's failure to agree a deal on radical spending cuts, due to go into force at midnight on Friday, has finally got ...

Mehdi Hasan

U.S. Set To Repeat Europe's Austerity Mistake

HuffingtonPost.com | Mehdi Hasan | Posted 28.02.2013 | UK Politics

“Insanity,” as Albert Einstein is said to have once remarked, “is doing the same thing over and over again but expecting different results.” ...

The Sequester Asteroid Plunges Toward Washington as Congress Gets Out of Town

Jon-Christopher Bua | Posted 20.04.2013 | UK Politics
Jon-Christopher Bua

The sequester was a legislative tool designed to scare the Congress into doing its job. It clearly seems to have failed to produce this result. If it goes into effect, the sequester means across the board cuts in every agency of federal government with no ability to control what is cut and what is not.

UK Economic Recovery Hangs on Obama's State of the Union

Gareth Edmundson | Posted 13.04.2013 | UK Politics
Gareth Edmundson

At the State of the Union, it is expected that Obama will turn to setting out more gritty detail on domestic priorities for this second term. Undoubtedly, a large part of the speech will focus on how the United States can protect their economic recovery and create jobs.