By Steve Parkhurst, Senior Editor, USDR.
Looking at the news and opinion out of London each day.
No, they aren’t Conservatives. And Cameron and co aren’t social democrats. But our Party now offers Mandelson & Co the least unpleasant home for them.
Brussels is offering no solutions to a continent-wide crisis, while gangsters grow rich on the illegal traffic in people
My hospital, the Royal Marsden, chose to cave in to angry GPs – and leave patients in my final study feeling abandoned
The Mayor seeks a middle way between his two differing views on inequality. But how long will he stick with his solution?
Kids Company staff and service users have been protesting outside Downing Street today after the charity announced it was closing its doors. But the Prime Minister isn’t there: he’s on holiday. He did, however, give this clip to broadcasters in which he defended his ministers’ decision to overrule officials’ concerns and give the struggling charity a further £3 million
Jeremy Corbyn doesn’t think defending the nation is ‘socially useful’. Just as with CND in the Cold War, our enemies will be cheering him on.
This major abortion provider is unethical and probably breaking the law. Yet it enjoys the loving protection of the Democratic Party and the White House
It’s been a less successful month for Boris, who achieves his lowest-ever rating.
The Chancellor’s appeal to the public sector to contribute ideas for the Spending Review is a good one – but let’s beef it up a bit.
The economic costs of the President’s ill-conceived climate change drive will dwarf any benefits
In the early 1960s a satirical combo called the Chad Mitchell Trio sang of the anti-communist paranoia of the John Birch Society (a forerunner of today’s Tea Party, as those among you who study the history of demagogic delusion will know).
Not only that, but Andy Burnham and Yvette Cooper need to get real about the threat they face – and unite against the hard Left
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Across The Pond is edited daily by Steve Parkhurst. Steve is a political consultant, a writer at his blog as well as a Senior Editor here at US Daily Review. Follow Steve on Twitter @SteveParkhurst