Margaret Thatcher

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.

Tea Time For Tories: What David Cameron and John Boehner Have in Common
January 17, 2013

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.

It's Not You, It's Me: Britain's Nasty Break-Up With Europe
December 04, 2012

The UK's accelerating drift from the EU.

Will Liverpool Ever Return to Glory?
September 21, 2012

Liverpool FC today is too big and loaded with history to be comfortable with mediocrity. But its American owners aren't making things better.