Monday, April 8, 2013

Ira Stoll: How Margaret Thatcher Brought Economic Freedom to Britain

Ira Stoll: How Margaret Thatcher Brought Economic Freedom to Britain:
Of all the possible ways to remember Prime
Minister Margaret Thatcher—victorious cold warrior, pioneering
woman politician, resolute American ally—the one that’s probably
most relevant today, writes Ira Stoll, is the way she transformed
Britain’s domestic policy and economy by cutting taxes and
privatizing government-owned gas, electric, coal, telephone, and
airline companies. It was a classic example of the benefits of
economic freedom.
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