Via The Hill: Retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson won the presidential straw poll at the Southern Republican Leadership Conference in Oklahoma City on Saturday, beating out Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker and Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas). Carson won 25.4 percent of the vote, while Walker took 20.5 percent and Cruz received 16.4 percent. Show More Summary
Dear Liz, Re: Leadership of the Labour Party I noted the other day that leadership contests are that rare occasion when MPs and ordinary members are frank about the personalities and policies at the top of the party. Some also over egg the pudding and go for outright abuse. Show More Summary
Liz Kendall now clear 2nd favourite in Labour's leadership election pic.twitter.com/Yv716zxQM7 — Mike Smithson (@MSmithsonPB) May 24, 2015 Don Brind on how the battle might evolve I sat in a pub in Croydon a couple of days before polling day after an evening canvassing with Clive. We agreed that we had a brilliant Labour candidate […]
Carly Fiorina had a banner week. When Fox News announced the first debate among 2016 hopefuls would be limited to 10 participants, she confidently responded she would be there. In Oklahoma at the Southern Republican Leadership Conference she gave another skillful and winning speech that brought raucous applause. She began by comparing her record in taking […]
Australia's Conservative Prime Minister Tony Abbott and Opposition Labour Party leader Bill Shorten have each expressed their opposition to holding a referendum on gay marriage following proposals by senators to follow Ireland's lead on the matter, The Australian has reported.
Wally Bock: Stories and strategies from real life. The Telegraph in 2012: The chocolate cake diet. Kirsten Powers on the political bias of American journalists. Tanmay Vora: Deming on work, innovation, and leadership. The trailer: "The Farewell Party." John Steele Gordon: Warren Buffett and the minimum wage. Show More Summary
A new Pew Research Center poll shows that America is unhappy with the GOP led Congress.
Submitted by Raul Ilargi Meijer via The Automatic Earth blog, The present Chinese leadership appears to be trying to gain (regain?) more -if not full- control over the country’s economic system, while at the same time (re-)boosting the growth it has lost in recent years. Show More Summary
The global chief executive of the ad agency C.P.&B. and chief executive of the MDC Partner Network discusses how coaching gymnastics prepared her for leadership.
Democrats had opposed the President’s recent trade bill, but now Matt Drudge has lit in to Republicans for passing it as well. Internet-media mogul Matt Drudge heavily skewered Republican leadership
Scott Luxor tapped for International Men's Day leadership role The post New Leadership Role for International Men’s Day appeared first on The Good Men Project.
OKLAHOMA CITY—Chris Christie doesn't give speeches so much as engage in performance art. How he speaks is as much a part of his message as what he says. At the Southern Republican Leadership Conference on Friday, after explaining his...Show More Summary
Rep. Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) Sen. Maria Cantwell's very dubious trade for her "fast track" vote Thursday to allow the Trade Promotion Authority legislation to go forward. She demanded from leadership, and got, votes in both chambers to extend the Export-Import Bank, the federally backed lender that helps corporations sell products overseas. Show More Summary
At the beginning of 2016, leadership of the United Nations Human Rights Council will be given to a new nation. One party aggressively seeking that role is the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, a nation with one of the most deplorable human rights record on the planet.
LISTEN: A conversation with Gen. Stanley McChrystal This week our podcast is with Stanley McChrystal, the retired Army general who led U.S. and international forces in Afghanistan before his resignation in 2010. In this conversation,...Show More Summary
With due respect for your office and the tremendous responsibilities you face, I must take strong exception to comments you made at a recent Evangelical-Catholic leadership summit.
Hillary Rodham Clinton's announcement for entering the race to become the first female President of the United States has seen increasing calls to address a critical gender imbalance in world leadership. This campaign, which stands a...Show More Summary
Jeb Bush, speaking at the Southern Republican Leadership Conference, spent a few minutes talking about his immediate family, with special focus on his wife whom he met in Mexico. His purpose was clear: He’s a Bush, but he has had his own life experiences, including building a real estate company in Florida and a successful tenure as […]
Josh Duggar speaks at the Family Leadership Summit By now, the story is everywhere. Reality TV son Josh Duggar has had to step down as executive director of Family Research Council Action and apologize for having molested several underage girls, including his own sisters, when he himself was 14 years old. Show More Summary
Homophobia remains a real concern in sports, but attitudes on the field toward LGBT athletes are slowly changing. David Saunders reports that leadership on this issue is coming from unexpected places - including outer suburban football in Australia. The post Rainbows on the Field: Australian Footballers Combating Homophobia appeared first on The Good Men Project.