Monday, 16 June 2008

UK recent history : Thatcherism

Commanding Heights: The Battle for the World Economy
Targeting state-owned industries
The economics of coal
Breaking the miners' strike
Socialism turned back
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A divided United Kingdom in conflict under a Conservative government during the 1980's.

Battle 4 Brixton pt1 of 6
April 11th 2008 sees the 27th anniversary of the Brixton Riots. The Battle for Brixton was a pitched battle, fought between disgruntled youth, members the community, the police and anyone who represented "the system". Witness this history as told by those who were on the front line.
Coverage of the 1990 riots in London against Margeret Thatcher's introduction of "poll tax". A peaceful demonstration turns into a major riot

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