Monthly Archives: April 2013

Thatcher legacy debate – final thoughts

Sally N. •Apology accepted Keith. I should have seen the flippancy but, to be honest, I am beginning to resent having to defend my views which are not radical or indeed right-wing. I merely see Mrs T as necessary at … Continue reading

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Thatcher legacy debate – part 4

Emilio Valli •                        Soviet Union. Margaret Thatcher had been inspired by the Solidarity movement in Poland and she wanted to win the Cold War by encouraging the people in the Soviet Union and Eastern Europe, to rise up. She was … Continue reading

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Thatcher legacy debate – part 3

Emilio Valli •On the Falklands War, I agree, there are many questions not yet fully answered. But the fundamental question, from an observer like me, is the following: the issue had been on the table of British governments since 1965: … Continue reading

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Debating the Thatcher legacy – continued

The debate goes on… Emilio Valli •In her last official speech on Climate Change in 1990, Thatcher stated: “Our immediate task is to carry as many countries as possible with us so that we can negotiate a successful framework convention … Continue reading

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Debating the Thatcher legacy

A debate has started on the History Enthusiasts Group on the Linked In site about the political legacy of Mrs Thatcher who died recently. It was started by Emilio Valli by reference to an opinion piece in Spiegel online (Emilio Valli … Continue reading

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