Political Parties & Movements

  • GOP rhetoric on Muslims seen as having little cost

    Some leading Republican presidential candidates seem to view Muslims as fair game for increasingly harsh words they might use with more caution against any other group for fear of the political cost. So far, that strategy is winning support from conservatives influential in picking the nominee.

    Associated Press
  • New Mazda Sports Car

    Mazda Unveils New Concept Model At Tokyo Auto Show.

  • America’s Tea Party movement has officially peaked

    The Tea Party—the hodgepodge of conservatives within the US Republican Party who favor lower taxes, lower national debt, and the notion that government power should be curbed as much as possible—is starting to sputter out. After a very vocal start in 2009, the political group is undergoing a steep…

  • Britain's Labour in disarray over Syria air strikes vote

    Top figures in Britain's main opposition Labour Party heaped criticism on their leader Jeremy Corbyn on Friday after he ruled out voting for the Royal Air Force to join air strikes in Syria. "This is very complex, it is very difficult and each individual in the end will reach their own decision…

  • UK government minister quits amid Conservative bullying row

    LONDON (AP) — A British government minister resigned Saturday amid a crisis over alleged bullying within the governing Conservative Party sparked by the death of a young activist.

    Associated Press
  • Conservatives at odds with Obama, and science, on climate

    US conservatives backed by the powerful gas and coal lobbies are at loggerheads with both the scientific world and President Barack Obama on the environment -- but have failed to block his path on climate change. Among them are several Republican White House contenders, who deny or downplay the…

  • Britain's Labour Party battles for soul and identity

    By Elizabeth Piper LONDON (Reuters) - In the 1970s, a trio of socialists joined a battle to steer Britain's Labour Party to the left. Almost 40 years on, the same three men, led by new party chief Jeremy Corbyn, are closer than ever to their goal of pushing the opposition party to the hard left.…