thatcher

Proud to be British?

Winston Churchill, tea, democracy. All things we consider fundamental symbols of ‘Britishness’. They are things, or rather people, in which we are supposed to find inspiration, pride and patriotism. We are taught that Britain is a place somehow on a pedestal above other countries, but why is this? Is this pride misplaced? If we look […]

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‘Thatcher vs Miners’- why we need to respect local heritage.

If you’re going to go to university in Durham, you need to respect the all-too-recent history of this incredible city, which is still fresh in the minds and impacting the lives of many of the people around you, without whom your university experience simply couldn’t happen.