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Articles Tagged Margaret Thatcher


Life is where we live when we aren’t traveling. In my life as women’s historian and writer, I’m continually intrigued by the question of whether women’s professional careers are blocked a “glass ceiling” or any other impediments. The latest author to catch my eye on this subject is Alison Wolf, Professor of Public Sector Management

“THE LADY’S NOT FOR TURNING” – Margaret Thatcher, 1925-2013

Margaret Thatcher, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1979-1990, died last Monday, from a stroke.   She was 87 years old.   Her detractors are ecstatic – making “Ding Dong the Witch is Dead” from the Wizard of Oz near the top of the charts and holding celebratory “Death Parties.”  They hold her responsible for current