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The World Should Be Ashamed of the Failure to #BringBackOurGirls

Gordon Brown | Posted 04.15.2016 | Home
Gordon Brown

Two years on, and their parents still wake up each morning not knowing whether their daughters are alive or dead, married or single or violated as slaves. They surely deserve more than a forlorn hope. The girls are now a symbol of our apparent weakness to protect young lives.

Schools Can Be Front Line of Fight Against Ebola

Gordon Brown | Posted 12.03.2015 | Home
Gordon Brown

While in some extreme cases schools have to be closed when they are at the center of an outbreak, investing in safe schools -- and the return of pupils to receive regular temperature checks and health education -- may be the best way to combat Ebola's further spread.

It Is Time for an International Children's Court

Gordon Brown | Posted 12.03.2015 | Home
Gordon Brown

While no human rights treaty is more widely ratified than the Convention on the Rights of the Child, and while governments are required to report on their compliance on children's rights once every five years, little is done in practice to end the violation of children's rights. It is time for an International Children's Court.

Israeli Prime Minister Presents Obama With Unique Gift

The Huffington Post | Chelsea Kiene | Posted 03.21.2013 | Home

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu may have given President Barack Obama one of the most unusual gifts in history: a 2,000-year-old stone. B...

An Exclusive Conversation With Prime Minister Gordon Brown (VIDEO)

Baruch Shemtov | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Baruch Shemtov


WATCH: Gordon Brown To Jon Stewart

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

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...

Gordon Brown Might Just Have Found His True Calling

Christina Patterson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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.

BP Alleged Involvement in Lockerbie Terrorist Release Accelerates

Brian Ross | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Brian Ross

BP, facing mounting claims that it is not handling damage payments for the oil spill, is likely to face significant wrath from the Senate and the White House if the controversy over their involvement in Megrahi's release intensifies.

The Real Deal in London

Ann Pettifor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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.

Gordon Brown Out

Jeff Danziger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Jeff Danziger

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UK's First Televised Prime Ministerial Debates: Game Changers

Rome Hartman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Rome Hartman

The televised sessions have been crucial in changing the entire direction of the campaign. Gordon Brown and (especially) David Cameron must be kicking themselves.

Bigotgate: The Fallout From Gordon Brown's Gaffe

Huffington Post | Adam Taylor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

No matter what Gordon Brown hopes, his now notorious gaffe - nicknamed 'bigotgate' by the British press - is likely to play a pivotal role in the upco...

Gordon Brown Offered Role on 30 Rock

Ruth Fowler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Ruth Fowler

Gordon Brown's '30 Rock' moment was sublime. Like Liz Lemon ranting while still on mic, Gordon smiled and told the woman he had just visited, to "take care," before clambering into his limo to complain, "She is just a sort of bigoted woman."

Late to the Party: Britain Loses Its Debate Virginity

Alan Schroeder | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Alan Schroeder

This week, nearly 50 years after John F. Kennedy went mano-a-mano with Richard Nixon on live TV, the candidates for prime minister of the United Kingd...

Gordon Brown Interview: the Election, Blair and Family Life

Ginny Dougary | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Ginny Dougary

The general impression I had of Gordon Brown, while working on this piece, was that, despite, his mistakes, he is a man of substance in a shallow age. So the question is -- will we get the prime minister we deserve?

UK Election 2010: Let the Games Begin!

Eric Lurio | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Eric Lurio

The waiting is almost over. Now, the number number two most anticipated election -- next to the US's presidential one -- in the world gets going for real.

OPEC Meets Singing Hymnals to "Beautiful Prices"

Raymond J. Learsy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Raymond J. Learsy

Oil at $80 a barrel is an outrage and a reflection of this country's, as the world's largest consumer of oil, lack of leadership on matters oil pricing.

The UK: No Country for Old Men

June Sarpong | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
June Sarpong

Lately on both sides of the Atlantic we see our old stalwarts being eclipsed by younger models. Is choosing youth over experience going to be the norm in this fast paced mass media age?

Outlook From London: Crises Galore

Lord Weidenfeld of Chelsea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Lord Weidenfeld of Chelsea

Great Britain is the most intensively engaged European country in Afghanistan and yet Obama's America is cooler than ever towards London, and of course towards all Europeans.

Obama Finally Takes On the Banks -- Commodity Futures Trading Needs Be Next!

Raymond J. Learsy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Raymond J. Learsy

Since we'll never eliminate the commodity exchanges that trade oil futures, we must at least control speculation and trades.

Focusing on the Facile

Hannah Fisher | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Hannah Fisher

Political speeches in Britain now contain little more than empty repetition, all substance is lacking. The British public has lost respect and will not start listening until a new breed of politician arises.

Does Gordon Brown Attempt to Kill the City?

Georges Ugeux | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Georges Ugeux

While fighting a regulatory battle President Sarkozy and Chancellor Merkel, Prime Minister Gordon Brown is slowly but surely killing the City.

Gordon Brown, British PM, Faces "Bullying" From British News Corp Paper The Sun

Huffington Post | Adam Taylor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Gordon Brown's poor spelling and awkward telephone manner may have won him sympathy this week, as the British public begins to feel sorry for a prime ...

Gordon Brown, British Prime Minister, Mocks Rival David Cameron's Eton Past (VIDEO) | Philip Webster, Political Editor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Gordon Brown produced his most combative Commons performance for many months today as he mocked David Cameron as a smooth-talking PR man who dreamt up...

Gordon Brown Rogue tweet by three-year-old son taught Gordon Brown about internet supervision

Telegraph | Urmee Khan and Kate Devlin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

A rogue tweet by Gordon Brown's three-year-old son taught him "a big lesson" about the importance of parental supervision when it comes to the interne...