Tag Archives: Soldiers

Say No to the Poppy

The annual poppy stramash shows no signs of abating. My own position has been expressed perhaps less clearly (yes, really) than I’d have liked. Given that, for me, the poppy is about much more than some would have us believe, … Continue reading

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Did Thatcher Use Soldiers During the Miners’ Strike?

Photo by John Sturrock, Socialist Worker I was recently involved in a Twitter thread concerning the use of troops during the miners’ strike. It has long been rumoured that Thatcher sanctioned the use of the army and that squaddies were … Continue reading

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