Tag Archives: Soldiers

Say No to the Poppy

The annual poppy stramash shows no signs of abating. Add the England football team to the mix and the temperature was never going anywhere but up. It’s clear that the poppy means very different things to people. My own position … 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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