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Why I’m fighting the anti-democratic TTIP

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The role of politicians is to represent the interests of society, not corporations.

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Internet freedom on Edward Snowden’s flight path

Regardless of what you think of Edward Snowden’s actions (fairly honourable, in my view), the attempt to hide out in countries with some fairly questionable records on media freedom is raising eyebrows.

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A tale of two approaches to austerity

New data and projections from the OECD starkly portrays the differing approaches to austerity in the US and UK. The red line shows the US, the blue line shows the UK.

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UK performing worse than all but one G7 country in ‘global race’

The UK is experiencing a slower economic recovery than 23 of the 33 advanced economies monitored by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and is lagging behind all but one G7 country on exports, wage growth and manufacturing, according to new analysis published today by the TUC.

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George Osborne fails on George Osborne’s terms

George Osborne fails on his own terms.

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US Politics Digest: Hagelshambles; immigration reform; and more

The latest US politics news – including Chuck Hagel’s meltdown, the gathering momentum on immigration reform, and more.

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US Politics Digest: Obama inauguration glee; debt ceiling showdown deferred; and more

The latest US politics news – including reaction to President Barack Obama’s inauguration address, the deferring of the debt ceiling showdown, and more.

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US Politics Digest: Obama unveils gun control package; DC prepares for inauguration; and more

The latest US politics news – including legislators digesting Obama’s gun control package, Washington preparing for Monday’s inauguration, and more.

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Cameron warned over EU again, this time by the US

TweetDavid Cameron’s stance on Europe has come repeatedly under fire recently. Yesterday, Left Foot Forward reported on both business leaders and Ireland having criticised Cameron’s wish to renegotiate terms with the EU. Business leaders criticised the tenacity of his beliefs, saying that whilst they agreed on the need for some reform (for example, on the […]

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US Politics Digest: Boehner squeezes home as Speaker; GOP debt ceiling challenge; and more

The latest US politics news – including House Speaker John Boehner’s stiff re-election vote, the GOP debt ceiling challenge plot post-fiscal cliff, and more.

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