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Margaret Thatcher's First Visit to Washington of the Reagan Presidency

Charles Moore | Posted 07.21.2013 | Home
Charles Moore

Mrs Thatcher came to realize that Reagan's strengths and mental abilities were very different from her own, but she never lost her underlying admiration for him.

How Margaret Thatcher's Marriage Almost Ended In Divorce

Posted 04.23.2013 | Divorce

Former British prime minister Margaret Thatcher's marriage almost ended in divorce after her husband, Sir Denis Thatcher, suffered a nervous breakdown...

Maggie's Bag Is Seeing Double Sales

The Huffington Post | Lauren Leibowitz | Posted 04.17.2013 | Style

Margaret Thatcher may have been Britain's Iron Lady, but we remember Thatcher best for her inimitable style. Most iconic was her handbag, whose classi...

Margaret Thatcher -- Business Advocate

Nelson Davis | Posted 06.17.2013 | Small Business
Nelson Davis

As I read parts of her speeches and some of her most famous quotations, it became easily apparent that she understood the value of capitalism, enterprise, and the business community in a democratic society.

Tea & Bosnia With Lady Thatcher

Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey | Posted 06.17.2013 | Home
Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey

Lady Thatcher invited me to her home as the Special Envoy as well as BiH UN Ambassador. The home, conversation, and the tea served was what one would expect: neat, direct, and English.

Thatcher's Militant Democracy

David Miles | Posted 06.16.2013 | Home
David Miles

Unlike Chancellor Merkel of Germany, who has a reputation for only sticking her neck out when confident of victory, Margaret Thatcher sometimes had little choice in the timing of the battles she had to fight.

The Funeral Procession of The Right Honourable Baroness Thatcher of Kesteven, LG, OM, FRS*

Malu Halasa | Posted 06.16.2013 | Home
Malu Halasa

By the former headquarters of the BBC World Service in Bush House and the London School of Economics there will be echoes from the past of some of the harshest criticism against Thatcher policies that criminalized the poor and dissolved the unions.

Iron Man vs. Iron Lady

Robert Brenner | Posted 06.15.2013 | Comedy
Robert Brenner

Donning his famous red and gold armor, he transforms into the invincible Iron Man! Then he flies to 10 Downing Street, where he confronts... "Margaret Thatcher?"

Sunday Roundup

Arianna Huffington | Posted 04.13.2013 | Politics
Arianna Huffington

When I heard that Margaret Thatcher had died, I immediately flashed back to the afternoon of February 11, 1975 when, on my car radio in London, I first heard the news that Thatcher had been elected leader of the Tory Party. What had been almost universally assumed to be impossible -- the election of a woman from a modest background to the highest position of power within the conservative establishment -- now suddenly seemed to have had been inevitable. And love her or loathe her (the Trafalgar Square "party" to celebrate her death reminds us how many did the latter), Margaret Thatcher was the kind of conviction-driven leader who can bridge the chasm between the impossible and the inevitable. In a week when even an anemic gun control bill had to fight off a filibuster -- and still faces a long, uphill road -- those working for its passage should ask themselves: what would Maggie do?

What Can We Learn From Female Leaders?

Posted 04.12.2013 | Parents

This week's Family Dinner Table Talk, from HuffPost and The Family Dinner book: This week, the world lost of one of its most notable leaders when M...

WATCH: Margaret Thatcher's Anti-Gay Speech From 1987

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Video footage of Margaret Thatcher delivering an anti-gay speech in 1987 is going viral in the wake of the former British prime minister's death. ...

You'll Be Remembered When You Stand Against Something

Michael Drew | Posted 06.12.2013 | Home
Michael Drew

The death this week, at 87, of former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher led to the most divisive memorials I've ever seen. She was not a public...

Why This Spice Girl Deleted Her Tweet

Posted 04.12.2013 | Entertainment

Spice Girl Geri Halliwell had some kind words to say about Margaret Thatcher after the former prime minister passed away on Monday, but her comments d...

Remembering My Moment With Margaret Thatcher

Whitney Caudill | Posted 06.11.2013 | Women
Whitney Caudill

I will never know why she approached me out of all the people in the room. She was powerful, yet willing to ask for help, and she did not ask the most important people present that night, but arguably (and visibly) asked the very least important person.

Mentors Margaret Thatcher and Mother Teresa Remembered: 'Tough Cookies With Tender Spirits!'

Noel Irwin Hentschel | Posted 06.10.2013 | Impact
Noel Irwin Hentschel

My relationship with Margaret Thatcher began in 1989, thanks to meeting Mother Teresa. These pioneering leaders with a "tough and tender" entrepreneurial spirit inspired creation of The Noel Foundation "Life" Award.

Female Leaders Conflicted Over Margaret Thatcher's Legacy

Agence France Presse | Pierre-Henry Deshayes | Posted 06.10.2013 | Women

The first woman democratically elected as head of government in Europe, Margaret Thatcher inspired but also exasperated a generation of women politica...

Awkward: Margaret Thatcher's Death Made This Song's Sales Skyrocket

Posted 04.09.2013 | Entertainment

Sales of Judy Garland's "Ding Dong The Witch Is Dead" have skyrocketed in the wake of Margaret Thatcher's death, landing the "Wizard of Oz" song in th...

Not Sure How to Remember Margaret Thatcher? Look Around You

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 06.09.2013 | Politics
Richard (RJ) Eskow

Thatcher's credo of unashamed greed transformed the global economy. That meant transforming our culture and our politics -- and she did.

The Cost of David Brooks' Anglophilia and Thatchermania

Jim Sleeper | Posted 06.09.2013 | Politics
Jim Sleeper

I can't let today's column by David Brooks on "The Vigorous Virtues" of Margaret Thatcher pass without giving him what he deserves.

Remembering Margaret Thatcher, Britain's Unmaternal National Matriarch

Russell Brand | Posted 06.09.2013 | Entertainment
Russell Brand

When I was a kid, Thatcher was the headmistress of our country. Her voice, a bellicose yawn, somehow both boring and boring -- I could ignore the content but the intent drilled its way in. I am, safe to say, one of Thatcher's children. How then do I feel on this day of matriarchal mourning?

Margaret Thatcher's Soft Power?!

András Simonyi | Posted 06.09.2013 | Politics
András Simonyi

2013-02-04-CTRlogo.jpgReading the eulogies written in the last 24 hours, one wonders if the full measure of her legacy is really understood. Her strength was forged in her ability to wisely marry her pragmatism with her strong principles of freedom and democracy.

Mrs. T's Flawed Legacy

Ian Williams | Posted 06.09.2013 | Home
Ian Williams

To give her her due, she was determined and resolute in her ambitions. I suspect, however, that much of what the right see as ideological correctness was no such thing. Her motivation was not to dismantle the state so much as to ensure her continuing control of it.

Krugman Questions Thatcher's Legacy

Posted 04.10.2013 | Business

It was only a matter of time before Paul Krugman jumped into the Thatcher-legacy ring. The Nobel Prize-winning economist wrote in a Monday night bl...

Do Celebrities Really Die In Threes?

The Huffington Post | Mallika Rao | Posted 04.09.2013 | Celebrity

Given that Margaret Thatcher breathed her last in the London Ritz Hotel yesterday, we're due a round of a dark guessing game. That old “rule of thre...

Sarah Palin Sees Tie To Margaret Thatcher

Salon | Posted 06.08.2013 | Politics

Here's how a former half-term governor described Margaret Thatcher in National Review today. Sound familiar?...