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British Lawmaker Tried To Save The Life Of Policeman Stabbed In Parliament Attack

The Huffington Post | Marina Fang | Posted 03.22.2017 | Home

A British lawmaker tried to help save the life of a policeman who was fatally stabbed during Wednesday’s attack outside the United Kingdom’s House...

British Parliament To Debate Withdrawing Trump's Invite For State Visit

The Huffington Post | Kim Bellware | Posted 02.19.2017 | Home

British Parliament will debate on Monday whether the government should rescind its invitation to President Donald Trump for an official state visit. ...

Trump Is Not Welcome To Address Parliament, U.K. Speaker Declares

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 02.06.2017 | Politics

"I would not wish to issue an invitation to President Trump to speak in the Royal Gallery" - Commons Speaker Bercow https://t.co/jMieTX3YSP pic.twitte...

The Day That Christmas Died

Shayne Looper | Posted 12.23.2016 | Religion
Shayne Looper

The so-called "War on Christmas" has been prosecuted for the past few years around the United States. It started with community leaders removing nativ...

As Climate Time Bomb Ticks, This is No Time for Political Inaction

Charlie Wood | Posted 07.11.2016 | Politics
Charlie Wood

By Blair Palese and Charlie Wood, 350.org Australia The recent Australian election seems to have thrown up more questions than answers. Sure, we now ...

I'm With Stupid: Rest in P, Wizard Of Woo

Todd Hartley | Posted 07.08.2016 | Comedy
Todd Hartley

I've been running a kids camp this summer, and any time we go somewhere as a group -- to a museum or whatever -- we have huge fights over who controls...

Justin Trudeau Apologizes For ‘Manhandling’ Conservative Lawmaker

The Huffington Post | Lydia Oconnor | Posted 05.19.2016 | Home

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau came under fire Wednesday after grabbing one member of Parliament and elbowing another. Video footage from the ...

Inside Bernie Worrell's All-Star NYC Benefit

RollingStone.com | Brennan Williams | Posted 04.01.2016 | Black Voices

When word surfaced earlier this year that keyboard virtuoso Bernie Worrell — of Parliament and Funkadelic, the big-band version of Talking Heads, an...

The Case for Broadcasting the Egyptian Parliament

Joseph El-Cassabgui | Posted 02.25.2017 | Politics
Joseph El-Cassabgui

It is extremely important that the Egyptian parliament, despite the chaos that it is trying to hide from the eyes of the world, resumes broadcasting its sessions live for the public to view. Egypt is going through a critical period that will define its future path and determine its success or failure. The laws being ratified and the bylaws being approved will exist for the unforeseeable future, and it is only right that the public take part in this process.

When 300 People Sat Down in the Foyer of Parliament House

Charlie Wood | Posted 12.08.2016 | Green
Charlie Wood

Our message was simple: if we want a safe future, we must put people ahead of the big polluters. A sign of the growing power of the climate justice and fossil fuel resistance movement, the People's Parliament was diverse, its impact was deep and its legacy will be lasting.

Web Surveillance Bill Could Become Disturbing Reality For UK

HuffPost UK | Andy Campbell | Posted 11.04.2015 | Technology

British spies would be allowed to legally hack into smartphones and computers under the Tory government’s new surveillance law. Telecoms firms will ...

Erdogan Is Pursuing Turkish Self-Interests, Under the Guise of Fighting ISIS

Harut Sassounian | Posted 07.28.2016 | Home
Harut Sassounian

The Turkish President's self-serving fake war against terrorism could have the tragic consequence of escalating the violence throughout Turkey and neighboring countries. If Ankara is truly interested in countering the Jihadists, it should have done that long ago, instead of arming and abetting ISIS and other terror groups.

Britain's Lord Sewel Quits Over Cocaine And Sex Sting

AP | Nick Robins-Early | Posted 01.03.2017 | Home

LONDON (AP) — A member of the upper chamber of Britain's Parliament quit Tuesday, apologizing for causing "pain and embarrassment" after he was film...

Dear U.K. Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond

David Harris | Posted 07.19.2016 | Home
David Harris

In the end, if the current agreement goes forward and proves better than expected, Israeli leaders would, I hope, admit they erred and offer suitable apologies. But if it goes worse than advertised, then it will be Israel, plus its Arab neighbors, that will pay the heaviest price.

Myanmar's Constitutional Challenges

Dr. Nehginpao Kipgen | Posted 07.06.2016 | Politics
Dr. Nehginpao Kipgen

In what some thought could be a game-changer to Myanmar's political landscape, several constitutional amendments were voted down in the Pyidaungsu Hluttaw, or Union parliament, on June 25.

Looking to Sri Lanka's Parliamentary Election

Taylor Dibbert | Posted 06.30.2016 | Home
Taylor Dibbert

Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena recently dissolved parliament. The election will be held on August 17; a new parliament will gather on September 1. Yet what happens next is still far from clear.

Join the Funk Revival With Analog Son

Morena Duwe | Posted 06.29.2016 | Entertainment
Morena Duwe

As the world's shift to the digital era becomes more apparent, those who fight for the tangible authenticity of the analog era stand out in a world of computers and technology.

The Devolution Revolution

Benjamin R. Barber | Posted 06.09.2016 | Politics
Benjamin R. Barber

A governance revolution is underway, founded on the irresistible rise of cities and the ongoing decline of sovereign nation states. That revolution is already evident in countries from Italy and France to China and the United States and opens a chapter in the history of democracy in which public power is localized but not privatized and thus made more, rather than less, democratic.

Understanding Scotland's Historic Election Result

Jennifer Erickson | Posted 05.20.2016 | Home
Jennifer Erickson

The reality is that Scottish voters chose something markedly different than their English neighbors. But since more than 80 percent of UK voters live in England, the reality is that the UK will once again get the government that England votes for.

Conversation With George Clinton

Michael Nirenberg | Posted 05.08.2016 | Arts
Michael Nirenberg

For few hours I allowed myself to be an insufferable fanboy instead of my default Mr. Cool disposition when the opportunity to interview George Clinton came up. I've been listening to George Clinton/Parliament/Funkadelic since I was 15 or something. We mostly talk about music and drugs. What more could you want?

Hijab-Wearing, Fearless, Educated: Sayida Ounissi Is The Face of Tunisia's Changing Political Identity

HuffPost Maghreb | Monia Ben Hamadi | Posted 05.11.2015 | Home

“Managing to establish a dialogue and be taken seriously was a real challenge.” A young, modern and educated woman, Sayida Ounissi represents t...

Women in Parliaments Summit in Addis Ababa

Neven Mimica | Posted 03.24.2016 | Impact
Neven Mimica

The inspirational workers that I met there provided me with an even sharper reminder of how far we still have to go to protect women and girls (and boys) from violence and to help empower them to live a life without discrimination.

7 Key Points to Understanding the Greek Elections

Pavlos Tsimas | Posted 03.24.2015 | Home
Pavlos Tsimas

The upcoming elections in Greece are undeniably a global event, whose importance transcends Greece's borders.

7 Keys to Understanding the Greek Elections

Παύλος Τσίμας | Posted 03.24.2015 | Home
Παύλος Τσίμας

The upcoming elections in Greece are undeniably a global event, whose importance transcends Greece's borders.

Electoral Systems and the Democracy Gap in Southern Europe

André Corrêa d'Almeida | Posted 02.28.2015 | Home
André Corrêa d'Almeida

The discrepancy between the U.S. and Europe in what concerns direct democracy is shocking and absurd in this day and age. Current electoral systems in Southern Europe are an assault on the ideal of a modern democracy.