Topic: Gordon Brown

Across the Pond: Oh Brother, Where (Politically) Art Thou?

Across the Pond: Oh Brother, Where (Politically) Art Thou?

(Right now a big election is going on in Britain. At the forefront of the Labour race are two qualified candidates…who just so happen to be brothers. Our London correspondent Ria Tesia gives us a resident’s take on the events from across the pond.)

Ambition has always been a much lauded trait to possess. It enables one to broaden their horizons whilst striving towards their goal, be it monetary or holistic. But is there such a term as being over-ambitious and would you let family stand in the way of your true vocation in life?

Imagine if you were going head to head with your sibling, having voluntarily pitted yourself against them for a top job. Not just any top job, but the mother of all jobs – the chance to run the country (it doesn’t get any bigger than this). What does that say about you as a person? Don’t get me wrong. I’m all for healthy competition. But when do you hit the stop button? More »