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5 Reasons David Cameron Is The Cersei Lannister Of Brexit

Jacob Plitman | Posted 06.24.2016 | World
Jacob Plitman

As Cersei Lannister did against the Tyrells, now-former PM David Cameron courted extremism in an attempt to secure his power -- and lost it all. Maybe...

Guy Raises Money For Homeless Man By Beatboxing On Harmonica

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 06.04.2015 | Good News

This man's an impressive beatboxer, but his musical skills aren't the only thing admirable about him. A video uploaded to Facebook features Jack G...

Nonprofits: Are Your Clients Integrated Into Your Organization?

Mark Horvath | Posted 09.28.2014 | Impact
Mark Horvath

By including clients in every aspect of a charity, the organization is transformed immediately into a nonprofit that can adopt to the real needs of the people they serve. Plus, clients will develop self-worth and ownership in their own lives and the charity.

Sunday Roundup

Arianna Huffington | Posted 05.26.2011 | World
Arianna Huffington

I was in London this week, where the news was filled with images of Finance Minister George Osborne pausing outside 11 Downing Street with a replica of the red "budget box" that has been used to carry budget papers for the last 150 years. Inside the box: a new budget calling for the slashing of government programs and an embrace of massive debt reduction -- even while the British economy continues to sputter. The next morning, in an editorial meeting at the Guardian, I listened as story angles were discussed: economic growth is slower than expected; unemployment remains higher than expected; the deficit will be higher than expected. I had a real feeling of déjà vu from across the Atlantic, and I thought I might send over some of America's headlines from last year and save them the time and aggravation of coming up with new ones. Isn't it time for governments to expect their expectations to be wrong?

U.K. Signals "Too Big To Fail" Banks May Be Broken Up

Wall Street Journal | Jeffrey Sparshot | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The WSJ reports (on-line): "The U.K.'s top treasury official Sunday said the government is starting a process to rebuild the country's banking system,...

Why We Are Subjected to Beatlemania, Again

Tamara Conniff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tamara Conniff

I love the Beatles, don't get me wrong. Paul McCartney in concert is a religious experience. But I'm over Beatlemania. I want it to stop. Why now? A little thing called copyright.

Rule, Britannia? UK To Lay Claim To Vast Swaths Of South Atlantic

The Guardian (U.K.) | Owen Bowcott | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Britain is preparing territorial claims on tens of thousands of square miles of the Atlantic Ocean floor around the Falklands, Ascension Island and Ro...