June 18, 2014

Thatcher's Revolution Still Unfinished

Charles Moore, Daily Telegraph

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Mrs Thatcher believed economic liberty was at the heart of human worth. But it and political freedom are everywhere under threat

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TAGGED: UK, Margaret Thatcher


June 6, 2014
The Debt We Owe to Those Forever Young
Daily Telegraph
In Normandy today, we shall witness the passing of a generation. Seventy years after D-Day, the veterans from the 17 countries who took part will stage their final collective commemoration of the greatest seaborne invasion in... more ››
June 6, 2014
Scots, Grow Up & Back England in World Cup
John McTernan, Scotsman
Scotland’s economic, political and cultural self-confidence should now be matched in football. Like Alex Salmond, I’ll be supporting England in Brazil. (Though I reckon that for both our sakes we should stop at sharing two... more ››
June 6, 2014
A French Message to Britain: Stay Out of Europe
Michel Rocard, Guardian
The European Union is on its knees but you, the British, want to block even small steps to democratic legitimacy. more ››
June 6, 2014
The Not-So-Special Relationship
Cohen & Scheinmann, American Interest
Seventy years ago, D-Day marked the pinnacle of the U.S.-UK “special relationship.” Today British military power is a shell of its former self. more ››
June 7, 2014
Glasgow, the UK's Sickest City
Lucy Ash, BBC News
Babies born in Glasgow are expected to live the shortest lives of any in Britain. One in four Glaswegian men won't reach their 65th birthday. What is behind the "Glasgow Effect" and can it be prevented? more ››