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US Republican Targeted With 'Electile Dysfunction' Campaign Video

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.04.2014 | UK Politics

John Boehner, the Republican speaker of the United States House of Representatives, is facing a primary challenge in Ohio. His Tea Party opponent, J.D...

Venezuela Peace Talks Reflect the Further Isolation of the US in Latin America

Dr Francisco Dominguez | Posted 15.04.2014 | UK Politics
Dr Francisco Dominguez

The peace talks now underway in Venezuela to end the wave of violence that has the explicit aim of "The Ousting" of the elected government are a tremendous step forward for all who wish to see an end to violence...

Ernesto Canovas: A Mixed Media View of the US in the 60s

Lorenzo Belenguer | Posted 11.04.2014 | UK Entertainment
Lorenzo Belenguer

Ernesto Canovas, employs a multi-layered practice of painting, drawing, printmaking and photography. Canovas' artworks are heavily worked and only realised through careful contemplation

Countering the Systemic Bias on Wikipedia : An Interview With Emily Temple-Wood

Netha Hussain | Posted 01.04.2014 | UK Tech
Netha Hussain

"I love to collect information, and I love that I get to share that information with the world," says Emily Temple-Wood, a veteran editor on English Wikipedia. Emily, who likes reading encyclopedias from cover-to-cover, finds writing on Wikipedia a transition from being a consumer to a creator of knowledge.

Western Ineptitude and Weakness Has Handed Russia Ukraine on a Plate

Daniel W Smith | Posted 31.03.2014 | UK Politics
Daniel W Smith

To be brutally honest the approach by the Western Powers has been embarrassing, in the United Kingdom it was leaked to the press that the Britain would not put in place heavy sanctions against Russia because it was against our economic interests to do so. When this was leaked the Government suddenly changed its tune and announced it would enact sanctions against Russia.

Nuclear Summit in Holland Neglects Crucial Security Issues

Behnam Taebi | Posted 28.03.2014 | UK Politics
Behnam Taebi

Earlier this week, the Netherlands hosted the third Nuclear Security Summit (NSS). More than 50 world leaders where in The Hague to enhance international nuclear security...

Driving the World Insane

Jackson Bliss | Posted 24.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Jackson Bliss

Inside our cars, we stop valuing human life and simultaneously overvalue our own time and importance. And because many people who work in the city drive back to the suburbs where they spend all of their money (becoming agents of urban sprawl), cars have become the standard accessory of urban economic divestment.

You Say Tomato, I Say Tomato - One Brit's Love Affair with American Culture

George Gabriel | Posted 21.03.2014 | UK Universities & Education
George Gabriel

Readers of my very first blog will remember I couldn't have been more excited when preparing for my inaugural trip across the Atlantic Ocean back in the early stages of 2012. There I sat, carving out the words of my long-anticipated adieu to the green and pleasant land of my birth, to live my very own American dream...

EU Leaders Add 12 More Senior Moscow Figures To Sanctions List

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.03.2014 | UK

EU leaders have added 12 more individuals to its sanction list, following talks in Brussels last night. Senior figures from Moscow have been slappe...

Is Noam Chomsky Right That the US Doesn't Want Regime Change in Syria?

Ian Sinclair | Posted 12.03.2014 | UK Politics
Ian Sinclair

Noam Chomsky is probably the most influential leftist on the planet right now. So when he argues the US "has shown no indication it wants the rebels to win in Syria", as he did recently in an interview with the Voice of Russia, his opinion carries a lot of weight amongst progressives...

Russian Politicians Demand FIFA Throw USA Out Of World Cup In Brazil

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 11.03.2014 | UK Sport

Two Russian politicians have written an open letter to FIFA demanding that Sepp Blatter remove the United States Soccer Federation from the world gove...

Do You Really Know What's Going On in Ukraine?

Francisca Stewart | Posted 10.03.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Francisca Stewart

It is easy to point the finger and make automatic decisions on who is right or wrong. But with any normal family that has its fair share of dysfunction, there is usually no side that is completely free of blame...

Asia-Pacific Is Leading the World on Carbon Emissions Trading

Adam Matthews | Posted 10.03.2014 | UK
Adam Matthews

This article is co-authored with Terry Townshend who is Head of Policy at GLOBE International It is not well know that Kazakhstan -- a nation whose l...

The United States Is Selectively Slow, Too Bad for the Philippines

Francisca Stewart | Posted 13.03.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Francisca Stewart

Although the Philippine government is being criticized for not doing more, it is still difficult to find blame when it comes to natural disasters of this level. When it comes down to it, there is no one that can be directly blamed for this type of travesty, there is only so much anyone can do to prepare. The death tolls are nonetheless frightening and humbling.

2014 - Central Bankers Making Way for Politics?

Andy Langenkamp | Posted 16.03.2014 | UK Politics
Andy Langenkamp

2013 was the year of all-powerful central banks, fragile economic recovery, and financial market euphoria. 2014 will be all about politics: political economics, geopolitical developments, and electoral politics.

Edward Snowden: Friend or Foe?

Francisca Stewart | Posted 13.03.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Francisca Stewart

Edward Snowden is presently one of the most controversial figures. When I Google him, headlines labeling him an 'American Hero' pop up while others tout him as a traitor. He has opened up an important debate about a citizen's right to privacy...

Niagara Freeze! World Famous Waterfalls Stopped In Their Tracks (PICTURES)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK

It’s been plenty cold on the other side of the pond – so cold even the Niagara Falls were affected in the big freeze. Parts of the world famou...

'Guns Save Lives Day'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

America's firearms lobby has held a provocative 'Guns Save Lives Day' protest close to the anniversary of the Newtown massacre. As America took sto...

Tornado Rips Through US Midwest

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.11.2013 | UK

A tornado has left a trail of destruction in the US midwest, killing at least five people. Hailstones the size of tennis balls were reported, with ...

Baroness Warsi Slams 'Ignorant' Fox News

The Huffington Post UK | Ned Simons | Posted 15.11.2013 | UK Politics

Foreign Office minister Baroness Warsi has slammed "ignorant" Fox News and suggested the United States is not as "sophisticated" as Britain in how it ...

The Perks and Pitfalls of Studying Abroad

Luke McManus | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Luke McManus

When I discovered that my language degree required me to spend a year's study in the Middle East, I couldn't work out how I felt. Was it excitement or apprehension? Becoming an international student means many things; poor exchange rates, unfamiliar culture and language barriers are to name but a few.

China: An Economic Miracle Generously Seasoned with Aggression

Preetam Kaushik | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK
Preetam Kaushik

With about 1.4 billion mouths to feed, and the number growing every day, Chinese aggression can well be looked on humanitarian grounds too. But then, that would take an entirely different mindset that's removed from black and white approach. When it comes to China, grey seems to be the theme color. And the color grey comes in, probably, a million shades here.

Mexico Commentators Celebrate USA Win Vs Panama (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.10.2013 | UK Sport

Border tension was put to one side as the United States defeated Panama midweek to gift Mexico a frankly undeserved World Cup playoff qualifier with N...

Real Cancer Awareness and Why We Are More Than Pink

Laura Price | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Laura Price

There is nothing wrong with pink, and I am 100% supportive of breast cancer awareness, being a survivor myself. But there is a growing sense in the cancer world that so-called Pinkification and Pinkwashing are trivialising the disease.

Mehdi Hasan

The World Is Laughing At The United States Over The Government Shutdown

HuffingtonPost.com | Mehdi Hasan | Posted 15.10.2013 | UK Politics

WASHINGTON -- "When we get this moment of political silliness behind us," US Secretary of State John Kerry told reporters at at an Asia-Pacific leade...