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Can’t Pay, Won’t Pay (V): The Wall Comes Tumbling Down

November 13, 2013 4:48 pm0 comments
Can’t Pay, Won’t Pay (V): The Wall Comes Tumbling Down

Part Five in a series of ten articles on the history of the  ‘Anti-Poll Tax Campaign’. CHRIS ROBINSON looks at how the campaign developed at the local level in his own area of Northwich, Cheshire – reflected up and down the country as millions prepared to fight back against the […]

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Can’t Pay, Won’t Pay (III): Get Militant

November 5, 2013 11:35 am0 comments
Can’t Pay, Won’t Pay (III): Get Militant

Continuing with his series on the historic ‘Anti-Poll Tax Campaign’ that brought down Margaret Thatcher, CHRIS ROBINSON looks at how the political left were on the defensive in the face of the 1980s Tory government onslaught to end the post-war social consensus. With the Labour Party moving to the right, only the […]

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