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The Iron Lady: The Margaret Thatcher Movie We Don't Need

Laura Flanders | Posted 03.07.2012 | Home
Laura Flanders

Today, in a new time of budget wars, The Iron Lady's depiction of draconian cuts as feminist guts is chilling. What Thatcher called "harsh medicine" meant one thing for the poor and another for the very powerful then, and it still does.

WATCH: Michele Bachmann 'Iron Lady' Spoof

Posted 01.04.2012 | Comedy

With the Iowa Caucuses happening today, each GOP presidential candidate has made his or her fair share of bold remarks this last week on the campaign ...

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.

Love The Iron Lady, Not Margaret Thatcher

Laurence Watts | Posted 02.12.2012 | Gay Voices
Laurence Watts

As I slowly became aware of politics, I admired Thatcher, like many others did, as a "strong leader." It was only after I discovered I was gay and studied politics that I realized her policies were, in fact, anti-gay.

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.