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Liverpool TUC’s statement on day of Thatcher’s funeral

Margaret Thatcher died on 8 April 2013 and the vast majority of ordinary people greeted her passing with undisguised joy. The right wing media have tried to portray this response as the disrespectful behaviour of a minority. It isn’t. It … Continue reading

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Thatcher not quite dead: her legacy on the left

Commentaries on Margaret Thatcher’s death commonly claim that she polarised the UK. This ignores the fact that the UK was always polarised. It’s called class society. When the economy is in good shape the ruling class grant concessions to the … Continue reading

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The Tinplate Thatcher: Senedd’s latest insult

The decision to site a tinplate portrait of Margaret Thatcher alongside Nye Bevan in the Senedd has brought about predictable howls of outrage from all those who remember the devastation wrought on Welsh communities by the Tory governments of the … Continue reading

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