The 37-year-old Democratic mayor of South Bend, Indiana, is a graduate of Harvard, a Rhodes Scholar, a former Naval Intelligence officer and the first openly gay person to seek a major party’s presidential nomination.
Britain needs to make extensive changes to recover from its economy's failings, rising inequality and the destructive inheritance of the financial crisis, according to a new report.
“We want to send a message to the Tories that their austerity experiment has failed our country, failed our economy and failed our people – and it is time to end it."
Privatization of Britain's National Health Service has soared by 500% in the past year – one reason that tens of thousands of protesters are in the streets voicing outrage about Tory government policies.
Amid harsh welfare cuts, the economic downturn, and with winter fast approaching, the charity has been asked to step in and help Britain's starving families.