Hold On, Old Tories Can Save the Labour Party?
Apparently, David Cameron and George Osborne could save us from the sad death of Labour Party.
Margaret Thatcher’s Briefing on Punk for a 1987 Interview Is Pure Gold
"The 'PUNK' era which hit the music world between 1976-1978 was a very basic musical style" – an official document, which misspells the word synthesisers.
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Why Are People Comparing The Grenfell Tower Fire To The Hillsborough Disaster?
In the aftermath of the deadly fire in Grenfell Tower, parallels have been drawn to the deaths of 96 Liverpool fans at Hillsborough. Both disasters have their roots in institutional negligence and a lack of care for working-class citizens.
football and the tories
Remembering All The Times The Tories Failed To Understand Football
Over the past few decades, Conservative politicians have intermittently attempted to appropriate football and use it to their own ends. This has led to much embarrassment for everyone, but most of all them.
tory and labour footballers
A Potted History of Tory and Labour Footballers
From Sol Campbell to Mick McCarthy, Frank Lampard to Big Neville Southall, some footballers are willing to stick their heads above the political parapet, whether it’s wise or not.
Memoriam's Karl Willetts Is Leading the Death Metal Resistance
The former Bolt Thrower frontman reflects on new beginnings, the necessity of political resistance, and Margaret Thatcher
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The Sports Teams Who Defied The Apartheid Boycott of South Africa
While apartheid South Africa came under blanket boycott from many international sporting bodies, there were teams who defied the ban. Those included England cricket and rugby sides, which led to bitter acrimony at home.
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The Cult: Tony Stanger
In honour of the Six Nations, we’ve inducted an iconic rugby player from each country into The Cult. Here, we look to Tony Stanger, the oblivious hero of Scottish rugby.
Patriotism Watch: Uh Oh, Theresa May is the New Thatcher Now
Give us Brexit............... or else!
A Bawdy Margaret Thatcher Sculpture Upends British History
YBA Marcus Harvey shows us what he thinks it means to be British in 2016.
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‘High Dive’ Is a Surprisingly Sexual Novel About the Botched Plot to Kill Margaret Thatcher
We spoke to Jonathan Lee about his new book and the connections between fucking and fanaticism.
Remembering Mark Thatcher's Unplanned Desert Odyssey
In January 1982 the son of the British Prime Minister got lost on the Paris-Dakar Rally, thrusting the previously unknown event into the media spotlight.