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Thatcher is dead, Thatcherism persists

From the new May-June 2013 issue of News & Letters: Thatcher is dead, Thatcherism persists London, England–They gathered openly, in the streets, in the hundreds. They shouted. They cheered. Flags were waved, music was played. Yet this was not just … Continue reading

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Britain’s rulers keep failed policy of austerity

The “bedroom tax” will force those living in a property with a spare bedroom to take a cut in their housing benefit. Those in under-occupied properties can face a reduction of up to 14% in housing benefit for single rooms and 25% for two unoccupied rooms. Continue reading

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Massive London march against austerity

From the November-December 2012 issue of News & Letters Massive London march against austerity London, England—The leader of the opposition, Ed Miliband, was heckled on Oct. 20 at a mass demonstration here against austerity cuts. The Labour Party leader had … Continue reading

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