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WATCH: Gordon Brown To Jon Stewart

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Gordon Brown, former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom during the global economic crisis of 2008, told Jon Stewart last night: "You've got to under...

Joseph Stiglitz on Gordon Brown

Robert Teitelman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Robert Teitelman

We may never know for certain whether former Prime Minister Gordon Brown was the great and magnanimous hero of Stiglitz's telling or a figure brought low by forces he failed to foresee.

Former British PM: U.S., Europe Should Tap Into Asian Middle Class Consumers

WHC Insider | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Gordon Brown, Former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, and wife Sarah, were in Washington this weekend to launch his U.S. book tour. The Browns we...

Gordon Brown US Book Premiere LIVE

White House Correspondents | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

WHC Insiders can watch the event starting at 5:30pm and see Gordon Brown's remarks here on WHC Insider at approximately 6:00pm....

Gordon Brown Might Just Have Found His True Calling

Christina Patterson | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Christina Patterson

Brown's face lit up at the sound of the students' cheers, as well it might after years of being publicly disemboweled in the media. He will be a hell of a lot happier as a community organizer than a politician.

TED, Solar Power, Windpower, and All Things Amerikana: A Conversation with Thomas Dolby

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

"Among other things I do," says the British musician, "I'm the music director of an organization called TED or Technology, Education and Design. That's an annual get together of people sort of figuring out how to save the planet."

Climate Change Action Is Economic Common Sense

Gordon Brown | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Gordon Brown

Low carbon technologies, renewables and balanced energy polices -- and their export potential -- represent a new way of living that can help free us from today's high unemployment and the specter of economic stagnation.

Insurgent Ed Miliband Ends the New Labour Era

Michael Carmichael | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Michael Carmichael

The election of 40-year-old Ed Miliband to lead the UK's Labour Party proves the existence of a vibrant progressive movement in Britain that mirrors Barack Obama's victory over Hillary Clinton in 2008.

How New Leader Ed Miliband Can Restore the Labour Family

Indra Adnan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Indra Adnan

Brothers David and Ed Miliband recently went head-to-head in the fight to become the new leader of Britain's Labour party. In the end, Ed won 50.65% of his party's votes to his older brother's 49.35%.

Tony Blair: Gordon Brown Has 'Zero' Emotional Intelligence

AP | JILL LAWLESS | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

LONDON — Tony Blair regrets banning fox hunting, but not invading Iraq. He was captivated by Princess Diana, intimidated by Queen Elizabeth II. ...

Tony Blair Memoir

AP | JILL LAWLESS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

LONDON — It's a political memoir with celebrity trappings – secrecy, security, a multimillion-dollar deal and, crucially, controversy. To...

Guardian: Bush White House Had 'Grave Doubts' About Gordon Brown

Guardian | Nicholas Watt | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The White House under George Bush reportedly told Tony Blair it harboured "grave doubts" about Gordon Brown's suitability to be prime minister....

The World's Biggest Emergency

Gordon Brown | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Gordon Brown

We must ask ourselves a big question: If we cannot be moved to do more when 20 million people are stranded, some under water, all homeless, then when will we do more?

Gordon Brown: The First Interview Since Leaving Office

Christina Patterson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Christina Patterson

We're back in the post-prime ministerial car. I am determined to squeeze more out of Brown. I was wondering, I say, what the biggest adjustments were for his new life?

Gordon Brown, Ousted British Prime Minister, To Publish Financial Crisis Book In November

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

LONDON — Former British Prime Minister Gordon Brown is publishing an insider account of the global financial crisis, his first book since being ...

A Call for New African Growth

Gordon Brown | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Gordon Brown

Africans have always inspired progressives with the heroism of their struggle -- against the wrongs of imperialism, against apartheid, against poverty. But it is time not merely to inspire us, but to lead us.

DK Matai | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
DK Matai

Editor's Note: This post has been removed from the Huffington Post....

DK Matai | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
DK Matai

Editor's Note: This post has been removed from the Huffington Post....

Afghanistan Is A Catastrophe, But We Will Have To Wait For Post-War Inquiry To Admit It

The Guardian | Simon Jenkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

American congressmen tear their generals apart when fighting stupid wars. The British prefer to avoid embarrassment....

UK Election: Conservatives, Lib Dems Report Progress In

AP | PAISLEY DODDS and DAVID STRINGER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

LONDON — British Prime Minister Gordon Brown made a dramatic bid to keep his beleaguered Labour Party in power after it was punished in election...

UK Voting System Could See Fundamental Reform

AP | ROBERT BARR | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

LONDON — Britain's messy, unresolved election may have created the conditions for fundamental change of a voting system that has inspired democr...

The Real Deal in London

Ann Pettifor | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Ann Pettifor

Cameron and Clegg have grabbed the post-election spotlight, and are doing deals behind closed doors to forge a coalition, and force out Brown.

Liberal Democrats Mull Pact With Conservatives To Form Government

AP | RAPHAEL G. SATTER and DAVID STRINGER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

LONDON — Within days, Britain may have something it hasn't seen since World War II – a coalition government. The first-place Conservative...

Bill Lucey

UK Election: A Fight Worth Losing | Bill Lucey | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

If the latest British election estimates hold, Conservatives have won 306 of the 650 seats in the House of Commons, short of the 326 needed for a majo...

Hung Out to Dry -- Britain's Limp Result

Alan Miller | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Alan Miller

What's missing on both sides of the pond are powerful ideas that dare to pose a different on about immigration, freedom, war and the economy and that do not fit in to easy soundbites.