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Articles tagged thatcherism

Tuesday, January 14 2014

Monty Python vs. the Religious Right

The life of Life of Brian tells us much about a period when disparate cultural values were battled over in a dramatic tug-of-war on the frontlines of society -- and for Monty Python, the threat of prison loomed.


Sunday, June 2 2013

Tomorrow Belongs to Her: The Art That Rose Against Thatcher

Margaret Thatcher is dead, yet her influence is stronger than ever. What lessons can be drawn from the cultural response to Thatcherism, and can they be applied again?


Monday, March 8 2010

Walking on the Moon: The Untold Story of the Police and the Rise of New Wave Rock by Chris Campion

The Police certainly didn't cause Thatcherism or Reaganomics, and I don't think the band was a product of those policies, either.


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