Frustration and anger at politicians and the Westminster village serves to turn ordinary people off politics altogether, rather
The five things you need to know on Sunday 20 October 2013... 1) HAS CLEGG FOUND HIS COJONES? The splash on the front of
Nick Clegg has warned that the UK could be driven by Tory "ideological extremists" into a government shutdown like that experienced
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After 16 days of shutdown and having come within a day of breaching the debt ceiling, Republicans and Democrats reached a
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Initially, there may seem to be few similarities between the University of Warwick and the USA, apart from: a. I've been to both, and b. they're both inexplicably fond of large financial corporations...
Michele Bachmann has called Obamacare the 'crown jewel of socialism' For Dr Jonathan Bell, a specialist on US social change
The current US federal government shutdown - which is more of a slowdown - has merely set the stage for an even more nerve-racking deadline on October 17 when the US will cross their debt ceiling. At most the government could get by for another couple of weeks with $30bn cash on hand, but without a deal the US will in effect be in default in a couple of weeks.