Thatcherism

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John McDonnell’s bold workers fund plan is the kind of far-reaching thinking the left needs - first to overturn Thatcherism
If we are determined to ensure that further tragedies on the Grenfell scale never happen again, it is the responsibility of us all to ensure that we root out the Thatcherist cancer that has been mushrooming at the heart of our society for the past three and a half decades, returning to a 'people first' approach.
The incumbent Tory government of David Cameron and co. seemed to be under the illusion that since it scraped a majority at last year's general election, it could do what it liked to the country and the (post-political) 'what works' ideology of Thatcherism Redux could be freely imposed at will. Fast forward to the last few weeks and it becomes very apparent that that is not at all the case.
Margaret Thatcher has withdrawn from the Labour leadership contest due to fears that she is too radically left-wing to lead the Labour Party.
Blair's new Thatcherism and warmongering pushed me from Labour long ago, but still every new tory-lite policy Miliband's Labour announces seems like a fresh betrayal. It's high time the base support Labour takes for granted realised that continuing to vote Labour is not in their best interest. It's time for a real change, for the common good.
Margaret Thatcher's premiership was all about making capitalism popular, as Brits were encouraged to flock to buy shares
In order to counter the rise of Ukip Cameron is going to have to listen to those on his right and move the party back to where it was. If he doesn't, he is going to face sniping from his right flank for the next two years.
Whereas radicalism once polarised society between left and right, perhaps it is now apathy which polarises a society from its political class.
This week, everyone believes in the hero theory of history. There are no great or pivotal moments, only great people moving the inert masses by force of personality.