Margaret Thatcher's Unintended Legacies
August 23, 2013
She wanted a return to a conservative, middle-class England. The country she created is anything but.
Deng Xiaoping and Margaret Thatcher: Kindred Spirits
May 11, 2013
Americans tend to have three preoccupations about the recent past: the rights revolutions of the 1960s; Ronald Reagan, his conservative movement, and its legacy; and American-led globalization.1 Remarkably, to an American reader, Strange Rebels: 1979
In Defense of Polarizing Politicians
April 12, 2013
Barack Obama's critics—and many of his supporters—assume a leader who polarizes the population has failed. Margaret Thatcher's many eulogists do not share that view.
The Importance of Being Prickly
April 11, 2013
How Margaret Thatcher ruled.
Margaret Thatcher Lingers on the British Stage
April 09, 2013
What a hit London play reveals about Margaret Thatcher.
The Irony Lady
April 08, 2013
Margaret Thatcher's foreign policy fluctated wildly.
February 27, 2013
The GOP, which once delighted in mocking Democratic sissies, is spending the winter complaining that President Obama is being mean to Republicans.
David Cameron, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, is in a bind. Not because recent opinion polls put his party a dozen points behind Labour and not even, really, because the British economy continues to splutter along in search of a long overdue recovery.