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Meryl Streep As Margaret Thatcher In Role Of A Lifetime

Posted 11.14.2011 | Entertainment

Nominated 13 times for the Academy Award for Best Actress, more than anyone else in history, Meryl Streep is taking her penchant for standout performa...

PHOTOS: Margaret Thatcher's Purse Goes For Far Less Than Expected

The Huffington Post | Ellie Krupnick | Posted 08.28.2011 | Style

The Iron Lady apparently ruled not only with an iron first but with an iron handbag. Margaret Thatcher's famous Asprey handbag, an iconic symbol of ...

Famous Margaret Thatcher Handbag Brings In $40,000 For Charity

AP | Posted 08.28.2011 | Impact

LONDON -- One of Margaret Thatcher's famous handbags fetched 25,000 pounds ($39,953) at a London charity auction Monday. The boxy black leather Aspre...

Sarah Palin Called 'Nuts' By Thatcher Ally

Posted 08.08.2011 | Politics

Sarah Palin is looking to make a trip to Europe next month,The Sunday Times reports. “I am going to Sudan in July and hope to stop in England on ...

Ronald Reagan: The Father of CSR

Gregory Unruh | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Gregory Unruh

Corporate Social Responsibility is the inevitable consequence of getting government off of businesses' back.

Berlin Film Festival: The World in Upheaval

Vivian Norris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Vivian Norris

One way for us to travel and experience what our fellow human beings are going through, is through cinema. And the Berlinale film highlights these kinds of films better than the Oscars or Golden Globes.

Salinger Courted Fame After All

Tom Payne | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Tom Payne

We thought he was the tight-lipped, pap-menacing boffin who wrote The Catcher in the Rye, but it turns out that he was a media popsy who was desperate to make contact with people.

When Will Americans Emulate the Street Protests in Europe?

Danny Schechter | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Danny Schechter

When they do speak out, many prefer sending emails or organizing Facebook pages. Where is the outrage and sense of solidarity or militancy?

October Surprises Bring Drama to Brazil's Presidential Race

Eric Ehrmann | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Eric Ehrmann

Brazil's economy has been outperforming the United States and all the Euro zone nations, which is why it is attracting investment from so many globalist companies and speculators.

Palin Can Only See the 1980s From Her House

John R. Bohrer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
John R. Bohrer

Sarah Palin's seems indifferent to today's Republican Party, yet she finds the time to celebrate the milestones of yesteryear icons like Reagan and Thatcher. It shows a desire to occupy some grand podium in history, but an unwillingness to earn it.

The Tea Party's Wildest Dreams Come True -- in Britain. The Result? Disaster

Johann Hari | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Johann Hari

The government of David Cameron just took the Tea Party's deepest fantasies -- of massive budget cuts, introduced immediately -- and imposed them on Britain.

Meryl Streep As Margaret Thatcher?

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

LONDON — Cinema chameleon Meryl Streep's latest challenge: becoming the Iron Lady. Pathe Films says the two-time Academy Award winner has expre...

A Conversation With Creed's Mark Tremonti, Plus Robert Plant, The Black Crowes, and Freetime With Eef Barzelay of Clem Snide

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

MR: Even though it was released last year, Full Circle is going strong, and this tour is more or less a continuation of the reunion. What was it like getting back together with the other guys?

Samuel J. Wurzelbacher, Joe the Plumber: Fighting for the American Dream (Austin, Texas: PearlGate Publishing 2008) 192 pp.

Joseph A. Palermo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Joseph A. Palermo

Wurzelbacher's deep understanding of the intellectual umbilical cords of modern conservatism is why Mike Gallagher and Sean Hannity have offered their high praise of his work.

Lord Christopher Monckton Exposed Again As Fabulous Fabricator

Brendan DeMelle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brendan DeMelle

In another brutal take-down of Monckton's claims to royalty and relevance, The Guardian exposes the fabrications he has whipped up to endear Thatcher fans to his "work" as a climate skeptic.

Sarah Thatcher?

Sunil Adam | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Sunil Adam


The F Word: Iron Lady, Meet Pitbull in Lipstick

Laura Flanders | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Laura Flanders

It's a political cartoonist's dream: Sarah Palin is reportedly planning a trip to England to meet her political idol, Margaret Thatcher.

Sarah Palin, Margaret Thatcher To Meet In London

The Huffington Post | Elyse Siegel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sarah Palin reportedly has plans in the works to meet with former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher when she makes an upcoming trip across the ...

Bad Omen: Dave Of The Jackal!

Martin Lewis | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Martin Lewis

Dave "Damien" Cameron and the mother of his political philosophy "OK. Enough of that social justice crap... Let's get back to screwing the poor!"> ...

Labour Contender Under Fire For 'Kill Thatcher' Joke

AFP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A Labour leadership hopeful said on Tuesday he had not meant to upset anyone after claiming he wished he could go back in time and kill former prime m...

Falkland Islands Issue May Divide UK And US

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

By Matthew Hart LONDON, United Kingdom -- The "special relationship" between Britain and the United States has come under scrutiny here recently be...

In the Century of "Black Swans", Modern Economics Deserves "Creative Destruction"

Dr. Vladimir A. Masch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Dr. Vladimir A. Masch

Neoclassical economics must be replaced. Nobody can predict now the full scale of its radical replacement, and how beneficial would that replacement become, but its absence will surely be a tragedy.

UK Election Winner! Meet the New Toff (Same as the Old Toffs)

Martin Lewis | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Martin Lewis

You thought that George W. Bush was an ultra-rich kid with a sense of entitlement to rule and a mission to take care of fellow millionaires? Meet Britain's new Prime Minister!

With Justice for All: Human Rights and Civil Rights at Home and Abroad

Rev. Jesse Jackson | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Rev. Jesse Jackson

I want to say to you young people especially--keep reaching beyond your grasp, keep dreaming beyond your circumstances. Dream beyond your race and ethnicity; dream a new freedom.

Lord Norman Tebbit Attacks Child Dressed As Dragon

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Lord Norman Tebbit, a British Conservative politician, has apparently attacked a crowd celebrating Chinese New Year near his home in Bury St Edmunds. ...