The Pentagon’s budget is anything but peanuts, yet one outspoken lawmaker says the US military is wasting its defense spending on produce and elephants, rather than weapons and technologies to ensure dominance in the world.
Children from poor families have been disproportionately harmed by Britain’s austerity policies, a parliamentary report has found. Youngsters' reduced access to legal aid will serve to blacken the government’s human rights legacy, it added.
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) is not a fan of the Republican budget that is working its way through Congress. The self-described democratic socialist believes the GOP budget helps the rich at the expense of the middle class and poor.
Prime Minister David Cameron has announced the creation of a government fund that will provide up to £20 million in its first year to five eastern European countries, including Ukraine, to support ‘stability in the region,’ citing Russian ‘intimidation.’
The first rule of broadcasting and politics is that the mic is always hot. Former Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano forgot that rule during a University of California regents meeting, calling a student protest against tuition hikes "crap."
Prime Minister David Cameron’s plans to cut benefits for those suffering from obesity if they refuse be treated has been branded “far from ethical” by a medical research group, which says the measures would cost more than they would save.
The Obama administration claimed an unmatched commitment to government transparency this week, even as it denied or delayed more requests for public information than ever, and claimed exemption from freedom of information laws.
Donald Trump has announced he plans to form an exploratory committee for a potential 2016 presidential campaign. The business magnate and reality-television star is adding political advisers to his staff in key primary and caucus states.
Anti-austerity protesters will stage a ‘pots and pans’ demonstration against any further cuts to public spending laid out in the budget on Wednesday, following revelations Chancellor George Osborne will unveil further tax cuts for the wealthy.