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David Cameron

Bringing Gaddafi's Western Collaborators to Justice

Rabbi Shmuley Boteach | Posted 10.22.2011 | World
Rabbi Shmuley Boteach

As the world searches for Gaddafi's whereabouts, a day of reckoning must arrive for all the Westerners who supported him and kept him in power.

After the Riots, "Broken" Britain Grows Still More Fractured

Michelle Chen | Posted 10.21.2011 | World
Michelle Chen

You won't find the most troubling "moral breakdown" in London among its youth. It reveals itself in every humiliating police search, every shuttered youth club, every corruption scandal ingrained in a political structure that walls off ordinary people.

Water Cannons

Carolita Johnson | Posted 10.17.2011 | Comedy
Carolita Johnson


Joshua Hersh

Egyptian Activists See Hypocrisy In BART Shutdown, London Riots | Joshua Hersh | Posted 10.16.2011 | World

The Egyptian activists are calling it "muBARTak." When authorities from Bay Area Rapid Transit decided, last week, to cut off cell phone service in...

Patricia Field: David Cameron Is Way Too Fat

The Huffington Post | Ellie Krupnick | Posted 10.15.2011 | Style

Patricia Field has never been afraid to speak her mind. The costume designer famously came out in full support of John Galliano after his anti-Semitis...

Equal and Opposite Lunacy

Robert Koehler | Posted 10.11.2011 | Politics
Robert Koehler

As crashing economies and austerity measures slap ever more ferociously at the lives of the vulnerable and disenfranchised, the Western world, with all its hidden poverty and institutional racism, may continue to convulse.

Iran, British Riots and the Hapless Media

Dovid Efune | Posted 10.11.2011 | Media
Dovid Efune

The headline 'Iran Calls on Britain to Avoid Violence against Protesters,' is as outrageous as the fact that it was carried in all seriousness by mainstream outlets.

UK Prime Minister Considers Banning Suspected Rioters From Twitter, Facebook | Posted 10.11.2011 | Technology

David Cameron has told parliament that in the wake of this week's riots the government is looking at banning people from using social networking sites...

Twitter Ban Proposed For U.K. Riot Suspects

The Guardian | Posted 10.11.2011 | Technology

David Cameron has told parliament that in the wake of this week's riots the government is looking at banning people from using social networking sites...

Police and Thieves: Making Sense of the English Riots

Michelle Chen | Posted 10.11.2011 | World
Michelle Chen

Observers dismiss rioters as roaming bands of delinquents. Or well-organized, tech-savvy flash mobs. They're portrayed alternately as greedy opportunists or disaffected youth. Reflecting the diversity of urban Britain, they are everyone and no one. And they're just kids.

British P.M. Promises Vigorous Measures

AP/The Huffington Post | DANICA KIRKA and JILL LAWLESS | Posted 10.11.2011 | World

LONDON -- Prime Minister David Cameron on Thursday promised vigorous and wide-ranging measures to restore order and prevent riots erupting again on Br...

England's Ashes -- America's Future?

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 10.11.2011 | Politics
Richard (RJ) Eskow

London's fires are cooling into ashes, and with any luck they won't be rekindled. But even though the British economy is still a tinderbox, nothing that's happened has dampened some people's enthusiasm for doing the same thing over here.

And the Bands Played On

Bernard Rowan | Posted 10.10.2011 | World
Bernard Rowan

Whilst the Democrats and Republicans rail away at each other, and whilst the Mayor of London, Prime Minister, and all manner of others denounce thuggery and yobs, I am struck by troubling parallels that face America and Britain.

Crowdsourcing The London Clean Up

The Huffington Post | Tara Kelly | Posted 10.09.2011 | World

As David Cameron rushed home from his Tuscan holiday, Londoners bound together on Twitter and Facebook to start the clean up. The first person to o...

David Cameron Goes Unrecognized By Italian Waitress, Doesn't Leave Tip

AOL Travel News | Posted 10.01.2011 | Travel

David Cameron, on a two-week holiday with his family in Tuscany, went to coffee on Sunday with his wife, Samantha and was made to carry his own coffee...

David Cameron's Senior Adviser Suggests Cutting Maternity Leave in The UK

Posted 09.27.2011 | World

One of the British prime minister's most senior advisers has sparked a national row by proposing the abolition of maternity leave as part of a multifa...

Back in the Fold

Will Durst | Posted 09.21.2011 | Comedy
Will Durst

This country could still slip into default, leading to the worst possible scenario imaginable -- we have to move back in with England. You think it's embarrassing slinking home after graduating college, try waiting 235 years.

Media and Moral Values

George Mitrovich | Posted 09.20.2011 | Media
George Mitrovich

I find the saga in England absorbing. As a former press secretary to two U.S. senators and a press aide to Bobby Kennedy in the presidential campaign of '68, media are a significant part of my life.

Military-Industrial Journalism

Robert Koehler | Posted 09.20.2011 | Media
Robert Koehler

As a starting place, I place side by side the two extremes of Murdoch's exaggerated influence on our lives, our politics and our self-awareness.

Could Wall Street Ever Face a "Murdoch Moment"? Could Its Empire Ever Fall?

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 09.19.2011 | Business
Richard (RJ) Eskow

The Rupert Murdoch story holds a lesson for everyone who longs for justice against other seemingly invincible empires: Even when your opponents seem to hold overwhelming power, a change may be just around the corner.

The Politics of Murdoch

Chez Pazienza | Posted 09.17.2011 | Media
Chez Pazienza

While it was fear of retribution on the front page that kept many British politicians securely under Murdoch's thumb, it was Prime Minister Cameron's decision to invite the influence into the top echelon of British government and in the end he may pay dearly for it.

Fox News of the World Next?

Sunil Adam | Posted 09.10.2011 | Media
Sunil Adam


Murdoch's BSkyB Bid In Peril

Reuters | Posted 09.09.2011 | Media

By Paul Sandle LONDON, July 11 (Reuters) - British government lawyers are drawing up plans to block Rupert Murdoch's bid to buy out the broadcaster...

James Murdoch Defends News International Chief Executive Rebekah Brooks

Posted 09.07.2011 | Media

James Murdoch defended embattled News International executive Rebekah Brooks in a video posted on the Guardian Friday. Now serving as the current C...

Today's New Unemployment Numbers & Mitt Romney's Trip to England

David Helfenbein | Posted 09.07.2011 | Politics
David Helfenbein

For all of the pundits who say that Obama is beatable the question is, beatable by whom? Mitt Romney? What has he recently been up to? He has been meeting with the British Prime Minister and other high level British officials.