Thatcherism


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Thatcherism

A term for deregulation, privatization and other conservative policies associated with Margaret Thatcher, who was prime minister of the United Kingdom between 1979 and 1990. Thatcherism promoted monetarism and free markets and is intellectually closely related to Reaganomics.
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I trust Ed Miliband has the same strength and courage to undo Thatcherism that the Iron Lady had to make this land a greedy rat race.
Although subtitled 'The Politics and Social Upheaval of the Thatcher Era', the location of the book is very much high political, while Vinen seeks to plot a methodological middle way between biographical approaches to Thatcher and sociological approaches to Thatcherism (p.
It is precisely the "implicitness" of this challenge that distances Leigh from other more strident critics of Thatcherism such as Derek Jarman or Ken Loach.
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And Thatcherism, after a rocky start, did seem to deliver on enough of its promises that its essentials now seem secure despite the return of Labour to power.
Over the last ten years Andrew Graham-Dixon has served as the art critic for The Independent, which for a while after its inception during the mid '80s height of Thatcherism, was London's freshest daily, the voice of an opposition that has since come to power.
The election result represents a massive rejection of Thatcherism and its stepchild, Majorism.
Thatcherism, in turn, "tended to produce an image of woman as either aggressive bitch or vulnerable outsider" (178-79).
Solidarity leader Tommy Sheridan said: "It's important to remember the many victims of Thatcherism.
Indeed, it was Tony Blair, or as John Prescott once called him, Tory Blurr, who announced that his Labour Party would take Thatcherism further.
The answer is they had decided Thatcherism could best be preserved if its progenitor were removed from the scene, and they were right.
We are returning to the days of Thatcherism when Margaret Thatcher snatched back school children's milk and has carried the name of the "milk snatcher" to this day.