Friday 19 April, 7:00 pm for 7:30, Unity House, Fennel Street Loughborough.
When Margaret Thatcher came to power the economy was in difficulties. She oversaw some massive historical changes which were deeply damaging to many peoples lives. How much of this was inevitable?
She had strong principles, was an astute and hard working politician, a committed parliamentarian and above corruption. However she embraced and imposed the ideas of market fundamentalism.
The person has died, the ideology lives on.
John Greenwood adds:
Here is the figure I showed at the discussion. It shows how the income of the richest 20% almost doubled but that of the poorest 20% hardly changed:
Data came from:
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