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On August 14, 1889, workers on the London docks walked out on strike. Over 100,000 workers eventually struck and they won an incredible victory, one of the greatest achievements for organized labor anywhere in the world during these years. Dock workers lived terrible lives, as did much of the British working class. The British poor […]
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On September 10, 2017
Congratulations to the British. From fish and chips to the traditional roast dinner, us Brits love to elevate the simplest of dishes with the help of a good sauce. But when it comes to which one we like the most, change is afoot. For the first time ever, mayonnaise has toppled ketchup to become Britain’s […]

The Enemy Within

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On September 2, 2015

I was lucky enough to be sent a copy of The Enemy Within (in Britain it is going by Still the Enemy Within). This is a powerful documentary on how Margaret Thatcher busted the coal miners’ union

Thatcherism

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On December 18, 2014

The leaders of Thatcher-era Great Britain were really marked by high personal moral standards: London police say they believe a claim made by a man named only as “Nick,” who alleges he saw

False Balance

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On July 7, 2014

Huh. Imagine if CNN or other American networks followed the path of the BBC and had directives to stop bringing cranks on the air to present absurd and scientifically bogus arguments that human-caused

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