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Margaret Thatcher: friend of apartheid

‘Every day the blood of our children flows. While all this is happening, Reagan and Thatcher continue to call themselves friends of black people while in effect they are the friends of racists.’ (Winnie Mandela,6 April 1986) Helen Yaffe writes: Winnie … Continue reading

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A tale of the homeless and ‘disarmingly cheery revolutionaries’

Last week I re-read an old magazine feature about the Non-Stop Picket.  The article was originally published in the Mail on Sunday‘s You magazine in late 1988, just as the Picket was about to celebrate its 1000th day and night outside … Continue reading

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