Margaret Thatcher's spilt milk
For socially-conscious Jews growing up in Britain in the 1980s, the Iron Lady's dismantling of the welfare state was far more important than her pro-Israel stance.
With our pudding bowl haircuts and socks pulled up to our knees, we would stand in line every morning and wait for our little bottles of milk. Not just in the Victorian-era corridor of my local primary school on the edge of London, but in primary schools across Britain. This daily third-of-a-pint was once given free to all British school children. The postwar Labor government introduced this measure – a...
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