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The History of Anti-Semitism and the Shoah

Jonathan Greenblatt | Posted 05.04.2016 | Religion
Jonathan Greenblatt

As an organization dedicated to combatting anti-Semitism and fighting against all forms of bigotry, the Anti-Defamation League speaks often about the ...

Jeremy Corbyn and the New, Kind, Sincere, Embarrassing Politics

Christina Patterson | Posted 10.05.2015 | Politics
Christina Patterson

This week, the Tories meet in Manchester, safe in the knowledge that all the serious political opposition in this country appears to have been wiped out. Well, I suppose you can call that some kind of achievement. You could even call it "kinder politics". As long as by "kind" you mean a sincere desire to wash your hands of all responsibility, and power.

Is Corbyn's Victory an Accident?

David Hearst | Posted 09.13.2015 | World
David Hearst

Poison did not so much trickle out of the mouths of the commentariat this weekend. It gushed. Within hours of his victory in the Labour Party leadership contest , Jeremy Corbyn had been branded a "leftist Utopian, not fit for the real world."

The British Bernie Sanders

John A. Tures | Posted 09.08.2015 | World
John A. Tures

America's not the only place where the party of the Left is swinging toward the progressive wing of the party. In the United Kingdom of Great Britain and North Ireland, the Labour Party is going through a similar leadership battle. And in both cases the parties are nominating the most unlikely of characters.

Mark Blumenthal

Here's What the Polls Say About Today's UK Election

HuffingtonPost.com | Mark Blumenthal | Posted 05.07.2015 | Politics

Polls in the UK forecast a close outcome with both major parties short of a majority. Hillary Clinton 'takes a hit,' or maybe she doesn't. And Jeb Bus...

Don't Understand The U.K. Election? Here's the Simple Answer...

Paul Vale | Posted 05.05.2016 | World
Paul Vale

Britain is f*cked. Gone are the days when power was exchanged between the main political behemoths -- Labour and the Conservatives.

Withholding Child Abuse Emails Further Damages Tarnished Telegraph

Tom Watson | Posted 04.26.2015 | World
Tom Watson

The Telegraph might be withholding emails related to a ridiculous smear campaign to label Labour politicians as pedophiles: yet another example of the Telegraph pandering to its friends in the Conservative government.

The Pudding in Ed Miliband's Head

Christina Patterson | Posted 08.16.2014 | World
Christina Patterson

Confidence can be very nice, but when you go to see a brain surgeon, you care an awful lot more about skill. If Ed Miliband has the skills to run a country, he certainly hasn't shown it.

Schools Are Not Weapons of War -- in Nigeria or Elsewhere

Gordon Brown | Posted 12.03.2015 | World
Gordon Brown

The Boko Haram pattern of behavior makes it all the more important that the safe schools initiative launched by Nigerian business leaders last week gets off the ground quickly. While Boko Haram are a small extremist faction with limited demographic reach, it will take a tougher approach to school security and safety to reassure girls' parents and teachers that their school in the northern states is safe enough to attend. That is why foreign governments are now offering financial support for security guards and for proper fortifications and security equipment to give any school threatened by a terrorist attack the best possible chance of surviving it intact.

EU: The Liberal Democrats As The 'Party Of In'

Tim Farron | Posted 01.25.2014 | UK Politics
Tim Farron

Whilst the Tories squabble over EU membership and Labour shy away from the subject completely, Lib Dems are united in saying that across Europe we are "better together". We support an in/out referendum when the time is right and we campaign passionately for the UK to remain a member of the EU.

Ed's Miliband Party 'Not Fit To Govern'

PA | Posted 11.23.2011 | Home

Nearly three quarters of voters believe Ed Miliband's Labour is "not fit for Government", according to a survey released on the eve of the party's ann...