US Congress

Donald Trump Declares War on Democracy

Charlie Proctor | Posted 01.03.2017 | UK Politics
Charlie Proctor

It has finally happened! Although it has been a long time coming, Donald Trump has officially declared war on democracy.

The Golden Thread of Justice: The Bangladesh International Crimes Tribunal

Toby Cadman | Posted 26.02.2017 | UK
Toby Cadman

On 2 November 2014, the Bangladesh International Crimes Tribunal convicted and condemned Mir Quasem Ali to "be hanged by the neck till he is dead, und...

Iran Deal: Now We Must Change Direction

Paul Ingram | Posted 16.07.2016 | UK Politics
Paul Ingram

For those Americans, diplomats and wonks following the Comprehensive Joint Plan of Action (CJPoA) over Iran's nuclear program agreed on July 14, atten...

'We Are Not Reptiles'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.07.2014 | UK Tech

Is the world secretly run by 12-foot-tall shapeshifting lizards? It's a surprisingly complex issue -- or at least it has been since David Icke fir...

'Aliens Are Coming' US Congress Quietly Informed

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 27.05.2014 | UK Tech

Alien life will be discovered 'within this lifetime', the US congress has been told. At a meeting of lawmakers and top scientists, America's legis...

Paul Vale

American Politicians Finally Come Together -- But Can The Truce Last? | Paul Vale | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Politics

In the five years since Barack Obama became the American president, the government has virtually come to a standstill. The daily business of Congress ...

Obama Won, Republicans Nil - Landing in the US During the Worst Political Storm Since the Civil War Is an Eye Opener

Laura Tenison MBE | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Politics
Laura Tenison MBE

My cabbie is well informed and I'm impressed. It's true I have asked his opinion of the extraordinary events which were taking place in this country, but once the subject is broached his response is erudite and I'm with him...

Mehdi's Morning Memo: Miliband's 'Wonga Tax'

Huffington Post | Mehdi Hasan | Posted 17.10.2013 | UK Politics

The five things you need to know on Thursday 17 October 2013... 1) MILIBAND'S 'WONGA TAX' Boom! First, the energy companies. Now the payday lend...

Watch The Skies (Because Nasa Isn't)

Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Tech

Among the many government agencies and functions shut down in the wake of the American Congress' stand-off with President Obama over healthcare, few c...

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.

SOTU: Obama's Main Event

Jon-Christopher Bua | Posted 09.04.2013 | UK Politics
Jon-Christopher Bua

Will it have thrills and spills of a NASCAR race? Or will it have the numbing predictability akin to watching partisan paint drying?

About Super Coins, Cliffs, and Ceilings

Andy Langenkamp | Posted 17.03.2013 | UK Politics
Andy Langenkamp

The next fiscal crisis is set for February or March. Paul Krugman is pleading for minting a $1 trillion platinum coin to avert gloom and doom. Ideas like these help put a smile on your face in difficult times, but how will the fiscal saga really evolve?

The Fiscal Cliff Deal Demonstrates Everything That's Wrong With the US Congress

Dr Matthew Ashton | Posted 04.03.2013 | UK Politics
Dr Matthew Ashton

If Congress appears divided, partisan and irrational then it is partly the fault of its electoral system and partly the fault of the voters. Until something is done about this the pattern will keep on repeating itself.

Huawei Accuses US Congress Of Bias After 'National Security Threat' Accusation

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 07.12.2012 | UK Tech

A Chinese tech company has accused a US Congress committee of 'bias' after it was labelled a threat to national security. The United States Congres...

US Congress: Chinese Tech Companies Are 'National Security Risk'

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 07.12.2012 | UK Tech

A United States Congress committee has claimed in a report that the Chinese tech firms Huawei and ZTE represent a 'national security risk'. The Hou...

HIGGS BOSON: The Resurgence of European Research and a Triumph for Physics

Preetam Kaushik | Posted 12.09.2012 | UK Tech
Preetam Kaushik

Obsession is a word that can be readily associated with physicists, probably more than any other species of scientists. Physics is one of the oldest disciplines that mankind has wrestled with, in our quest to understand this universe and us in it.

Melanie Hick

What Is SOPA And How Does The Blackout Work? VIDEO | Melanie Hick | Posted 18.01.2012 | UK Tech

You may have seen that Wikipedia and several other major websites are "blacked out" today in protest against the US Congress bill called SOPA. But...

Lamar Smith's Naughty Copyright Breach

Jamie Lee Curtis Taete | Posted 14.03.2012 | UK Tech

VICE: US Congressman and poor-toupee-color-chooser Lamar Smith is the guy who authored the Stop Online Piracy Act. SOPA, as I'm sure you know, is t...

US Set To End Ban On Openly Gay Troops

PA | Posted 20.09.2011 | UK

PRESS ASSOCIATION -- Pentagon chief Leon Panetta will on Friday end the ban on gays serving openly in America's armed services, certifying that repeal...