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The Pudding in Ed Miliband's Head

Christina Patterson | Posted 06.16.2014 | 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.

If You Want the American Dream, Go to Finland

Blake Fleetwood | Posted 02.13.2014 | Politics
Blake Fleetwood

The American dream --- the notion of equal opportunity for all, the chance to pull yourself up by your boot straps and make something of yourself --- is gone.

Don't Fight Anti-Semitism with Bigotry!

Carlo Strenger | Posted 01.23.2014 | World
Carlo Strenger

As Jews and human beings we must fight bigotry, racism and the violation of human rights wherever it is found. But we must never fight anti-Semitism by making use of the very trait that we are combating: bigotry.

Daily Mail Causes Political Firestorm In UK

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 12.04.2013 | Media

The Daily Mail may best be known in the United States for its addictive, gossip-filled, sensationalistic website. But back in its native Britain, the ...

Barclays CEO Quits Amid Mounting Pressure Over Rate-Fixing Scandal

AP | ROBERT BARR | Posted 09.01.2012 | Business

LONDON (AP) — Barclays Chief Executive Bob Diamond resigned Tuesday, the biggest scalp in a financial markets scandal that has ripped through the ba...

In London, Mitt Banks on the Wrong Horse

Michael Winship | Posted 08.31.2012 | Politics
Michael Winship

So, what do you get when you combine Mitt Romney, expensive horseflesh, fancy dinners and a financial scandal in the City of London?

Double Dip Recession in UK Proves Austerity Doesn't Work

Ben Cohen | Posted 07.04.2012 | World
Ben Cohen

After enacting extreme austerity measure in the UK with the promise that cutting spending would solve the economic crisis, the Conservative government has a lot of explaining to do after it was announced last week that Britain was falling back into recession again.

Pro-Logo: Can Global Brands Become a Force for Good?

Matt Browne | Posted 05.09.2012 | Business
Matt Browne

If better working conditions, sustainable production, or ethical supply chains are ways in which a brand can enhance its reputation, appeal and value, then doing good globally can be good for business.

Ladies, We Can't Leave all the Money and Clout to the Boys

Christina Patterson | Posted 02.04.2012 | Business
Christina Patterson

Women are being pummeled by the financial crisis. But that's because women are too dependent on the state. We haven't bothered to get the skills that might get us more money, and more clout. If men have been allowed to rule the roost, that's because women have let them.

A 'New Generation' Of Talent In Britain's Labour Party?

AP | By DAVID STRINGER | Posted 12.07.2011 | World

LONDON -- Britain's main opposition party promoted a host of new and mostly young lawmakers into senior roles Friday in an overhaul of its senior team...

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 ...

UK Prime Minister Calls For Emergency Session Of Parliament In Wake Of Phone Hacking Scandal

AP | JILL LAWLESS and CASSANDRA VINOGRAD | Posted 09.17.2011 | World

LONDON — Scotland Yard's assistant commissioner resigned Monday, a day after his boss also quit, and fresh investigations of possible police wro...

Closure Of Paper Brings No Relief To Murdoch As Pressure Mounts On All Sides

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 09.10.2011 | Media

The scandal surrounding Rupert Murdoch's British media empire has not lessened, even after the paper at the center of the controversy was closed for g...

Jason Linkins

WATCH: U.K. Labour Leader Miliband Takes Message Discipline To New Heights Of Absurdity

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 09.04.2011 | Media

More than 750,000 public employees went on strike in the U.K. last week over proposed austerity measures that would affect their pension system. What ...

Ed Miliband Gives 'Robot-Like' Interview

Posted 08.31.2011 | World

Long the butt of punchlines for his nasal-sounding voice and geeky demeanor, British Labour Party leader Ed Miliband has become a hot tabloid topic on...

750,000 Public Sector Workers Go On Strike In Britain

AP | JILL LAWLESS | Posted 08.29.2011 | Business

LONDON — Thousands of British schools will close and travelers will face long lines at airport immigration Thursday when three quarters of a million...

Cancún Climate Summit: Time for a New Geopolitical Architecture

Nikolas Kozloff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Nikolas Kozloff

As we approach crucial climate change negotiations in Cancún, Mexico, the key question on many people's minds is this: what nation will have the courage to stand up to the United States?

The New Brand of 'Human' Politicians

Christina Patterson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Christina Patterson

It almost makes you want to live in North Korea. At least there, when a swarthy younger brother is thrust on the nation, you don't have to endure mont...

UK Labour Leadership Elections: The Brothers Miliband

Larry Abrams | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Larry Abrams

For a politician who will need to confront both the hegemony and destructive immorality of the world political-economic order as well the furious, defeated neo-liberal wing of his own Party, this is clever.

Politicians Are Babies

Michael Wolff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Wolff

In the UK, there are the Miliband brothers, David and Ed. Both brothers--who, by all reports, have been particularly close--held senior positions in ...

Moving on from Blair: British Labour selects new leader

LabourList | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
LabourList

By Anthony Painter The British Labour party has ditched Tony Blair and his legacy. That is the simple message from Saturday's victory of Ed Miliband i...

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%.

Where Miliband Meets Obama

Indra Adnan | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Indra Adnan

Obama and Miliband have this in common: despite their strong left-wing credentials, neither are wholly committed to the historical, ideological frameworks of their parties.

Miliband vs. Miliband: Labour Leader After Gordon Brown Could Be A Family Feud

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

LONDON — Britain's humbled Labour Party has begun a potentially bitter race for Gordon Brown's successor following its ouster after 13 years in ...

Copenhagen Week #2: A Sign That Hope Is Not Yet Lost? (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The second week of the 2009 United Nations Climate Change Conference has seen sharper divisions between developing and developed countries. Many repre...