Sunday, 5 December , 2021

Thatcher Margaret

Margaret Thatcher’s reactionary legacy

Her ideological drive to tear up the post-1945 consensus and privatise our public services, sell-off our nationalised industries and smash trade union rights understandably made her the darling of the right not just here but around the world. But the single-minded determination of the “lady” to drive through her policies without compromise or consideration for the damage she was doing to working class communities will never be forgiven across huge swathes of the country.

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