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Ed Balls

How to Create Inclusive Prosperity -- And Save Democracy

Larry Summers | Posted 03.18.2015 | World
Larry Summers

The primary challenge democracies face is neither military nor philosophical. Rather, for the first time since the Great Depression, many industrial democracies are failing to raise living standards and provide opportunities for social mobility to a large share of their people.

Lila Shapiro

While Labor Unions Show Their Might In U.K., Workers' Influence Remains Slight In U.S.

HuffingtonPost.com | Lila Shapiro | Posted 09.05.2011 | Business

To those prone to suggest that the power of organized labor is declining in advanced economies, Great Britain offered up a potent counter-argument las...

750,000 Public Sector Workers Go On Strike In Britain

AP | JILL LAWLESS | Posted 08.29.2011 | Business

LONDON — Thousands of British schools will close and travelers will face long lines at airport immigration Thursday when three quarters of a million...

This Is Not What the British People Voted for

Johann Hari | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Johann Hari

Elections are supposed to be an opportunity for the people to express the direction in which they want the country to travel. By that standard, this result is an insult.

Is Gordon Brown's Labour Party Eating Itself Before Dinner?

Cedric Perrier | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Cedric Perrier

Leadership challenges are not all that unusual in British politics; however, this turn of events does seem to re-write the history books. Cannibalizing the Labour Party could be a stroke of genius.

British Expense Scandal Claims Highlighted

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Britain's Parliament posted copies of lawmakers' expense claims online Thursday, weeks after uncensored files were leaked to a newspaper. Here are som...