margaret thatcher


I Went to a Japanese Cult's Séance to Hear What Thatcher Thinks of Brexit

Apparently the dead Prime Minister thinks Japan should attack China.


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.


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.


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.


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


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.


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.


‘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.