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Thread #78659   Message #1417147
Posted By: alanabit
22-Feb-05 - 03:44 AM
Thread Name: BS: Why do we need poverty?
Subject: RE: BS: Why do we need poverty?
In the Thatcher scheme of things - economic liberalism as it was so charmingly called, there had to be a punishment for "failure". This was made clear in the speeches of Sir Keith Joseph and other acolytes years before she took power. The idea caught on, didn't it?