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Iron Lady

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?"

Thatcher Haunts White House Budget

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 06.15.2013 | Politics
Leo W. Gerard

Democrats must exorcise the evil specter of Margaret Thatcher and promote a budget that respects Americans' time-honored commitment to each other and to community.

The Iron Lady I Knew Was Bendable

Michael Novak | Posted 06.08.2013 | World
Michael Novak

She was supposed to be an Iron Lady, and she was in the sense that when she asked you a question she expected a quick, accurate, and useful answer. But I know that what my wife and I enjoyed most about her was her warmth and simplicity when we sat at the table with her alone.

What Republicans Don't Want You To Know About Margaret Thatcher

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 04.09.2013 | Business

Margaret Thatcher may be best known in the U.S. for her intellectual and personal ties to Ronald Reagan. But despite her ideological closeness with th...

Thatcher: A Life In Photos

Posted 04.08.2013 | World

Margaret Thatcher, Britain's renowned former prime minister, has died from a stroke on Monday. She was 87. "It is with great sadness that Mark and...

Iron Lady Changed Face Of Britain

Reuters | Posted 06.08.2013 | World

(Adds details) * Britain's only woman prime minister * Transformed British economy and society * Led Brit...

The Secret to Aging Well -- Not Keeping It a Secret!

Vivian Diller, Ph.D. | Posted 05.28.2012 | Women
Vivian Diller, Ph.D.

One thing that continues to surprise me is how some people seem shocked when I admit my age.

Will Meryl Streep Play Hilary Clinton?

AP | By JOCELYN NOVECK | Posted 03.13.2012 | Entertainment

NEW YORK -- Meryl Streep is fresh off her Oscar win for playing Margaret Thatcher. But she had an entire theater at Lincoln Center wondering if an eve...

This Year's Oscar Movies Inspire Travels

Doris Gallan | Posted 04.28.2012 | Fifty
Doris Gallan

In years when we can't afford to travel, we can still journey for a couple of hours for the price of a movie ticket. We can go to Paris, England, New York, Los Angeles, Sweden -- anywhere we please and enjoy a story, the scenery, and the music. All this without the cost, hassle and jet lag of a trip.

A Pivotal Period in Britain's History

Sir Peter Westmacott | Posted 04.03.2012 | World
Sir Peter Westmacott

Few would deny that Margaret Thatcher brought the United States and United Kingdom closer together. As I begin my tenure as British Ambassador to Washington, I look forward to playing my own small part in keeping that relationship in the best possible repair.

The Dangerous Side of the Streep: Spiritual Lessons From Meryl and Margaret

Carol Orsborn | Posted 03.19.2012 | Fifty
Carol Orsborn

I would argue that the degree of courage Meryl brings to this role is exactly equivalent to the degree of resistance we have to aging as a whole, not only as expressed by popular culture but in the recesses of each of our own hearts.

Watching 'The Iron Lady' Melt

Karin Kasdin | Posted 03.18.2012 | Fifty
Karin Kasdin

The poor woman probably doesn't have many years left. Would it have cost anyone their livelihood to wait until her death to reveal her pitiful hallucinations to the world?

Meryl Streep Talks 'Jersey Shore' and Getting Physical

Posted 01.13.2012 | Fifty

Meryl Streep sat down with Jimmy Kimmel last night, the day before the release of "The Iron Lady," Streep's new film about former U.K. Prime Minister ...

The Iron Lady's Sex Appeal

Christopher Hitchens | Posted 03.13.2012 | Home
Christopher Hitchens

In this lost essay by the late Christopher Hitchens, he reveals his penchant for right-wing women. It is a brilliant, perfect jewel of an essay on politics and sexuality by a great writer.

Movie Review: The Iron Lady

Marshall Fine | Posted 02.26.2012 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

In Phyllida Lloyd's fascinating and even-handed portrait of Thatcher, her reign is recalled by the retired Thatcher, who is slowly loosing her grip on what's real and what's not.

The Meryl Streep Oscar Countdown Begins

Posted 12.26.2011 | Home

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The Iron Lady

Hunter Stuart | Posted 02.03.2012 | Home
Hunter Stuart

Progressives will likely take umbrage with the movie's glorification of Thatcher. But in the end, Thatcher's obstinacy becomes her downfall. No matter how the movie glorifies her rise to power, her fate is the strongest indictment of her character.

Meryl Streep Has Big Ben Coming Out Of Her Face

Posted 11.23.2011 | Entertainment

In case you forgot which prime minister Margret Thatcher was, The Weinstein Co. has come up with a quick solution: Silhouette the cityscape of London ...

New Files Show Margaret Thatcher Was At Odds With US On Iran

AP | ROBERT BARR | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

LONDON — Now we know why there were no Margaret Thatcher tea cups in 1979. The Iron Lady wouldn't have it. When her media adviser, Gordon Reece...