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today’s birthday: Margaret Thatcher (1925)


Margaret Thatcher (1925)

The first female prime minister of Great Britain, Thatcher served longer than any other British prime minister in the 20th century. She is noted for policies that dismantled many aspects of Britain’s postwar welfare state and privatized many state-run industries. Her introduction of a controversial “poll tax” met with widespread public disapproval and contributed, along with internal party disputes over European integration, to her 1990 resignation. Why was she called the “Iron Lady“? More… Discuss

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theGuardian: Ecuador raises Julian Assange case with Labour


the Guardian - Ecuador raises Julian Assange case with Labour

the Guardian – Ecuador raises Julian Assange case with Labour (click to access article at theGuardian)