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Hanging with Nache Snow
"Hey. What's up and welcome to craft. Hang out I'm. ELISA CAPITAIN I'm Jesse Cats Greenberg. And I'm Lou Thatcher and let's hang up. Loop Lee. Now we're not gonNA, she's on mute. She wasn't. Here. Stupid. I. Wish I had a cow bell or something fun like a slide whistle. Lou. We've got to. Invest. tweets we. GotTa we gotTa have old school sound sound makers in the attic. We have from my own, Omega the nineteen in the nineteen fifties. They had these like New Year's Eve noisemakers. Those would have been great. was. Groggy. From there like the sound makers that. Yeah. Fun fact all right. Everybody. Last year, as you may remember, Jesse and I attended the makers conference craft -cation in California. And we met so many new friends. So one night, there was a bit of an east coaster meet up. and. I met a really cool crafter and fellow podcast with a show called studio seventy eight podcast, and she is fabulous and finally hanging with us right now. So please everyone. Let's give a warm craft hanging out. Welcome to New Shea Snow Welcome. So excited to be on your pie gas. You guys. Interviewed so many amazing guests on like I feel like honored. Show big time. Stop. So, let's just start off with the basics. Can you tell our craft? Reno's a little bit about who you are and what you do? Absolutely, my name's initiates now been a crafter for life since elementary school. My mom is a crafter to end up going to school for graphic design and my nine to five is billy me dealing with you know designers and web designers and all of that good stuff. Stuff. But on nights and weekends I, just loved to podcasts. Do My side hustles and I've had many many side hustles through the years. But I like making stuff just creating stuff and I'm just like you guys. I just love talking to people in sharing their stories and inspiring women to like pursue their passions be at full time or part time or all the time. So yeah, that's me in a nutshell. So. That podcast, you get to have lots of conversations with creatives and how does that inspire you? Oh. My goodness I mean, you know sometimes I feel like when I get off of an interview with him, like I need to step it up. Just. Wait a minute like, but it inspires me because you can throw around ideas because a lot of times you know people tell me like what marketing tips worked for them or how they ended up making connections in in order to get their Khumbu show line off, you know just started or maybe how they weren't. Initially, artists didn't go to school for design. But now they're like selling design in the narrow inspiring people to like just do what you love. Love in. So for me, I, feel like with each guest. I just pick up like a little tip a little trick, and it just inspires me to want to do more. You know some, that's super rats. I feel the same way with some of our guests. But okay, who's your favorite guest and Y ou? That's that's a hard one. That's a heroin. So if if any gas listened to listening to this and I don't name, you don't get offended. But I actually had her on for a second time. Her name is Nicole crowder. and. She's in the DC area with knee to, and recently she's actually just blown up but the pillow one. Yes. Mention Pillow, right? Yeah. Because she she does the meditation pillows and you know she first started out where she was, you know doing upholstery and teaching people how to upholster their old furniture in an her story. You know she talks about like working a nine to five. Then trying to do her love full-time, it didn't work out, went back to a nine to five, and then she started again when I first interviewed her and man she like learned from all the failures and then took what she learned and she's just being going going going and. And even when I interview her few months ago is wow. So just talking to her, I was so inspired, I love seeing her Kinda like blow up the last couple of months, and even how she did the meditation pillow, she initially was just giving them out for free because of cove nineteen everybody was going through a hard time and she was like, Hey, pay what you can, you can't pay anything. I'll I'll give these to you right analysis set, and this has become like heart of her business. So yes, she's like amazing.
Thatcherism and Reagonomics: lessons for economic recovery?
"Reaganomics shoot Australia's leaders today draw inspiration from the lady what the? Number is saying, is that he rather the Paul? Provided the Richmond Rich. And should we follow the great communicator commonsense told us that when you put a big tax on something that people will produce less of it. So, we cut the people's tax rates and the people produce more than ever before this week Treasury Freudenberg said the of free market policies associated with Margaret Thatcher and Ronald Reagan could help Australia recover from the COVID recision
Early climate prediction for 2020 'spot on'
"Climate Change forecasts issued decades ago made specific predictions on how much the earth would warm. One British team predicted. Global temperatures would rise half a degree Celsius from nineteen ninety two today. So how did that forecast turn out Jonathan? Watts is the guardians global environment editor. He's been tracking the British meteorological. Office climate forecasts hey. Jonathan welcome to climate cast high either get to be on. On the show, so the UK met Office Hadley Centre for climate. Science predicted in Nineteen, ninety that global temperatures would rise half a degree Celsius by this year by twenty twenty. How accurate was that forecast? Well, they just celebrated their thirtieth anniversary, and one of the things that they pointed out was that they go to spot on? The happy said to was setup to be on. On the cutting edge of climate, research, and the predictions have now been realized they were remarkably accurate, and what about Global Sea ice? You say they primarily focused on temperature, but as the years have gone by today's measurements, compared to predictions made in the last thirty years on Arctic Sea ice. If anything they'd been too conservative, they did not expect the ice melt as quickly as. As it has done at some numbers that they gave since the nineteen nineties are the yes, global temperatures won't buy Hoffa Degree Arctic Sea. Ice has shrunk by almost two million square kilometers. Sea Levels have risen by ten centimeters. Carbon Dioxide in the atmosphere has increased by sixty bucks per million so they they stress that we're living in a very different climate from the one. The that existed when this Hadley Centre started. Let's rewind back to Nineteen Ninety Jonathan. prime minister Margaret. Thatcher was considered a conservative. Did she support this work that the Hadley? Centre was doing on Climate Science Margaret. Thatcher was one of the most enthusiastic supporters of climate science. In the early days. She studied science Oxford University. She didn't need much convincing. There was a serious risk that that had to be face. She persuaded her Cabinet to put up the money. Will the Hadley Centre and she actually was there at the opening in her speech for the inauguration. She said they would be serious consequences of greenhouse gas emissions, and she said what they send to predict will affect at daily lives, governments and international organizations in every part of the weld, going to have to sit up and take notice and respond. How have the global climate predictions from the Hadley Centre from thirty years ago been received by you know both supporters and skeptics in the UK for the most part Britain does no cap, such a strong climate, skeptic movement as the US, and so there is widespread agreement in parliament in the public. Really. Serious action needs to be taken and I think highly sense the mets office. have a a part of the reason for that, because the very well respected it's, it's quite a conservative institution that these radical people they account so between bureaucrats and scientists. Very careful about the conduct predictions they make. And I think that has helped to convince a widespread of society that something needs to be
You like FaceID, even if I don't!
"Often you respond and that's great. Yesterday I spoke about my distaste for Apple's face ID uses biometrics open up access for iphones might take. It rarely ever works, and when you wear a mask, it never works, and that's my take. Several of you disagree with me. I'm Jefferson Graham. You're listening to talking, Tech. Thank you, Charles Thatcher, and others for reaching out on twitter, facebook and email now Charles finds face I D- D-. Every reliable and fast and says it works much better for him than touch ID might take again. Is the touch id you know where you put your finger on the home button was way more reliable. If nothing else it sure works while wearing a mask. To which pitcher says maybe having both methods woodwork best for everyone sounds good to me now. The photographer Brian Hawkins says that he always liked. Face ID up until now and the pandemic when it doesn't work with a mask quote I think it would be great if they would just make a phone that has an under display fingerprint reader in addition to face ide-, he says well the company one plus is already doing that on the new eight pro phone, and so a Samsung on the new galaxies. KEEP FACE ID? Lose the virus jokes Michael Markman from Seattle he adds quote. I only wear a mask when I'm shopping I'm not shopping all the time. In fact, I'm shopping just a small amount of time face idee is still great unquote. My friend Ed bag by a colleague from USA Today loves to argue with me so naturally. He weighs in favouring touch ID. He says the face I D works reliably most of the time even in the dark, and even when he's Dawning Shades, he contends that face ideas way more secure touch ID and he agrees with Charles
Oil gains, stocks rally on renewed recovery hopes
"Meanwhile stocks are up the S. P. jump more than one and a half percent after Lowe's and target reported sales that topped estimates the index plunged about one person the final hour yesterday after reports that cast doubt on the promise of a virus vaccine gains are broad with financials the industrial and energy groups leading check the markets every fifteen minutes throughout the trading day as B. five hundred is up one point seven percent of fifty the Dow is up one and a half percent up three hundred seventy three the nasdaq is up one and three quarters percent of a hundred sixty the ten year is down seven thirty seconds with the yield point seven one percent West Texas intermediate crude oil is up four point four percent at thirty three thirty six available comics gold is up a tenth of a percent to seventeen forty seven sixty an ounce the dollar yen stands at one oh seven forty eight the euro dollar nine eighty six the British pound a dollar twenty two sixty two Thatcher Bloomberg business
Boris Returns: British Prime Minister Returns to Work
"The British prime minister Boris Johnson is back at work on two two weeks convalescence following hospital treatment for coronavirus which included three days in intensive care his re emergence into public life comes at a time when there is pressure from within his own party I'm from business leaders to ease locked restrictions and reopen the economy but speaking outside his London residence number ten Downing Street Mr Johnson said he would resist that pressure the risk of a second outbreak was too great well I know it is tough I want to get this economy moving as fast as I can but I refuse to throw away all the efforts and the sacrifices of the British people and to risk a second major outbreak and huge loss of life and the overwhelming of the NHS what is because the Markham Rifkind a former British Foreign Secretary of served in the cabinets of Margaret Thatcher and John Major how significant in his view was Boris Johnson's return to work a Downing Street today well the government's work to perfectly well but it would say it's a very good coincidence in the sense that he is physically able to be back in the harness just as the government has to reach a decision on the fundamental question of the future of the lock out and whether we can ease the country's traditions of that is the sort of decision that really requires the prime minister's involvement as well as the cabinet as a whole do you see him as being a changed man in terms of his attitude towards the lockdown I mean he is said to it to be instinctively a libertarian and may be reluctantly embraced the lockdown but ten seems to have changed his mind I'm not sure that he's changed his mind and I think you you know you did never declared somebody with his views the same would apply to almost anyone who was prime minister is very reluctant to introduce a lock down which means the curtailment of people's civil liberties for an indefinite period of time that's a huge decision so I'm not surprised that there was a reluctance to do it until it became necessary once you've got it obviously the details different but the difficulties are not that different having got the status quo have beginning to see the policy working it's getting old in the right direction so you you then have to take that crucial decision and it's not an easy one so I'm not surprised that in his remarks today from ten Downing Street Hey he was reminding people we have to go but it gorgeous day he did not rule out of any early easing the law card I still believe that's what's likely to happen but he wanted to make sure that people just didn't assume that everything that was going to go back to normal it over the next few days of the next week because but undoubtedly his own experience of the corona virus must have changed his approach is attitude I'm not sure it would change his view on policy I am as a person of course you can find see your death in the in the in the face baited realize how your life's a tottering by somebody's uncertain their expectations without that having an impact on you as a customer but they they it if you've never got coronavirus the kind of decision you'd be having to take the day and my guess is is attitude to how we deal with it would not be very different to what we're saying there is that it would appear quite a debate going on within the Conservative Party as to the speed at which the actor lockdown should be eased well this is the big day out in the country is not peculiar to the Conservative Party are good members of parliament applies to all of us to price for you and me and every citizen of this country and now we are sitting most of the western countries I have begun a lot yeah I know in that case most of the day but with the the damage done by the virus began earlier I said since since not surprising there are beginning to ease up slightly earlier but the government said commitment at the moment is that the current restrictions continue for another ten days that is actually quite useful because over these ten days not in it does the government have the experience of what is happening in those countries that have already used to log in it also provides more time to be certain that the downward trend of the virus which we have seen now since April the eighth is continuing I may be going more slowly than we would like but it's all in the right direction will be another week closer to this be certain of that is the case and that's likely to be what happens but it also it it gives the government the time it needs to work out how you implement to the easing that they're almost certainly consider it I mean for example that people are getting back to work A. each industry is different as to the ways in which you can ensure social distancing what is going to be the best no people in terms of contact omitted with their families with the close friends is not just the in principle is that going to be eased but how could it be done what about the particular circumstances people mostly very very elderly people who are also people with serious illnesses are serious underlying health problems these are all issues of the to impact on the economy in matters of that kind so I'm not surprised you will want to take advantage of the next week Sir you remember some modicum of lady Thatcher's cabinet when the van health secretary Joe mole spoke of a move to a health care system based on private insurance similar to the American model it's seven it's difficult to imagine such an idea getting any traction today isn't it well yes but it was equally difficult in the government the just believe that was gonna happen and the government of John Major in which I served or the governments of the David Cameron or Theresa may we do have a healthy private sector in the relation to health it is a significant part of the health system but it also works very closely with an NHS indeed at this very moment quite a number of private hospitals are being used with their agreements by the NHS in order to quarantine people who have problems other than growing the virus from going into hospitals where they might get infected from the virus as well the former British Foreign Secretary Sir Malcolm Rifkind speaking to be before taking his daily constitutional walk in central
"thatcher" Discussed on Between The Lines
"thatcher" Discussed on Between The Lines
"Think illustrate y. He's a good leader in such times. You only need to think about the imaginable. We'll tentatives if this happened a year ago. We have had issues. May who's a very decent woman. But he would have been terribly depressing and an easy to have her in judge or if one had lost the last general election we would have had extreme. Left-wing EJECTOR MCCALL. Who's new sort of lead to so? I think we can thank our lucky stars. We've got him. Yes and I think in Venice to his political record he's never lost an election Certainly not if when you ran for mayor when he ran for the House how Sates Various House seats throughout he's Kalman's experienced meryl elections. You See London if it clearly but town bend. He won twice nevertheless which is a personal any hopefully the F. with the brexit success success in two thousand sixteen of course he had the landslide election last December and that arguably show is Boris can resonate with many traditional voters. What does that mean for the future of British conservatism? I mean how does a center right parties retain the support of lower income working class voters without sacrificing economic principles? Charles Moore that happened. Of course. That's exactly what happened with brexit because the lower middle class and working class voters are more patriotic. If you'd like to put it away then. The more highly educated voters and bricks appeal to them all and they felt very betrayed by a sort of a Labor party would should become almost empty position. It's attitudes and so that sort of the national strength of the Conservative Party came to the fore and there is a price for that. I think any prior to that. Which is that the same voters who voted for bricks at a great many of them will be more in favor of high public spending than a than a classical conservative. Would suppose that's an issue and I think we will continue on all of a sudden we will now with covert that high up expending however. I think it's sort of irreconcilable from a conservative point of view. People got very disillusioned with globalization since two as and donate crash and if we want free trade to continue to work which I hope to goodness we do do need to restore the basic confidence in the international institutions. That helped me things operate and think conservative. Tory point of view would say the way you do that building strong nations as the primary unit in all of this when a when a summation is confident he can make good deals and friendlier raisins with its with other nations and what went wrong with the EU and indeed the whole global order was wasn't stunned comp within the international institutions and that often flared from this at home so so the would be retreat from the world but to get your own house in order in order to the world. Better for example. What are we going to do about China? Brisson's weaknesses being exposed on this very much because of our Before it could be because of our while they contract. How much can the free Western World Unite and assert its practices? I lose and economic believe against China Semester. Challenge I think conservatives a better place with that the left but I didn't think the thinking has gone far enough yet. To what extent do British conservative ministers have doubts now about Boris Johnson's decision to allow while why into the Five G. Network? I think there was always a lot of anxiety. But it's in the reason that lobbies decision wasn't reversed was the perceived need to get on with who abandoned and there was no alternative that we was gonNA technical crap. I think now people would see it more politically and I. This is not a closed question at all I think people most most reluctant to have Y. You know getting anywhere close to privacy and to a national Secrets and this remains a very wide open issue. I think which will undoubtedly be looked at again highlights of China's behavior Kovic. And as you probably know Charles. The Australian government to nearly two years ago rejected the Y. bid to into the five G. Network. He my guess is Charles Moore. He's the biographer of Margaret Thatcher and Charles was scheduled to be in Sydney this month as a guest of the Ramsey Center for Western civilization. For obvious reasons. The trip has been postponed now. Talking about Western civilization. Charles there has been a backlash against Western culture on university campuses across America. Indeed Britain and Australia as it happens this month. April marks the two hundred fiftieth anniversary of captain. James Cook's trip to eastern Australia now. Before covered nineteen leftist activist groups. They were threatening to disrupt the commemoration on. The grounds of. The Cook was an imperialist in Vita. What do you make of these growing wave of historical revisionism this backlash against a Western culture particularly among the young well as a historian by trade? I think it's terribly misplaced. It's not the ones should be uncritical of one. Dentist as Bay Of course but the point of histories to understand what people do why they did it rather than just to strike attitudes about how wicked somebody was and we have our own traditions in our in civilization. It's possible tradition than positive civilization that are so critical but it should not be part of our traditions and civilization that we try to rip up Palestinians and and spit on it and we try the pass by the standards of the prison. The past will be found guilty every single time because values and messages change. I think that the the culture royal token badges fundamentally result of poor education. And it's been a pity that universities have been certainly in Britain to be in their response to it one of the things about the otherwise dismal experience of coverage. Is that some of these other more. Absurd manifestations of this stock thing of of really gone out of fashion people are getting serious again realizing that this nonsense and and feeling a greater reprints for their pasta history. Okay but what about socialism? Because if you look at the younger generation of Brits in date all the available polling evidence says the same thing about Australians and young Americans. They're not just skeptical of Western cultural though as you say that's fairly peripheral issue when you've got covered nineteen but they're increasingly supportive of socialism There's been plenty of polling evidence that show a clear majority of millennials. These young people born between the early eighties in the late nineties. They have a favorable view of socialism. Now Thatcher you'll subject once famously said the trouble was socialism's that you eventually run out of other people's Money Charles Moore. Yes well personally is subjective. I would say that socialism in Britain. It's recent high watermark in two thousand seventeen when Jeremy Corbyn led labor to a high. They don't really have to win. He led them too much. Lower Vote in plus election and he was trained by Boris Johnson. I think they said he was that way. But I think it's receding and I would feel quite confident about that actually but don't you think that in the wake of this covered nineteen crosses? There'll be more of an appetite for high levels of government spending and regulation perhaps even higher taxation. I'm not sure there'd be more of an appetite for it but there will be more of it. This is the unfortunate truth of the cost of living with the virus. So we will in that sense have a more state controlled society than before the hours. Personally regret that very much. But I didn't see a short term way out if however the lead by people who are not themselves socialists. I think that we have a better chance of not letting Socialist doctrines take over again. I think that's the way we are. I I feel that. The millennials that you've described these what you might call a boom phenomenon. A bit like green stuff is a booth phenomenon. You you strike these attitudes because you can afford it. You haven't got other things to worry about. And I think when when we realized that there's a real threat to our way of life which that is because of the virus because of the economic consequences of the virus then we tend to behave more sensibly..
BrainStuff Classics: Does 'Power Dressing' Actually Work?
"Brain stuff learn bomb here with a classic episode from our archives and from former host Christian savior this. This one was inspired by a book. Christian ran across about how to dress for success. It got him wondering can power dressing really make a difference socially or psychologically below their brain stuff. I'm Christian Sager and I've got a question for you. Do I look powerful. Well I I know you can't see me right now but I feel powerful. Some people even think that what you wear can produce this kind of confidence and who doesn't want to feel good about themselves. So what is this power dressing? And does it actually work well to answer that question? We have to take a trip to the smooth nineteen seventies when a guy named John Malloy came out with a series of books about dressing for success. He prescribed a uniform of sorts for both men and women. That would help them. Achieve Greatness in business professions for men Malloy recommended conservative business attire. That was high quality and fit well essentially a business suit in dark hue with a modest white shirt and a tie. Think Don Draper for women. He adapted this uniform. To include a skirted suit and a soft blouse with floppy or bowed. Neck pieces think Margaret Thatcher in order to achieve the kind of authority of the Iron Lady Malloy recommended. Women do two things. Don't look like a secretary and don't look too sexy. You couldn't wear waistcoats or contour jackets. Because they drew attention to the bust. Scarves were popular because they drew attention to the face and away from the breasts and floral prints and feminine colors like Salmon. Pink were out. But you didn't want to look to masculine either. Hence the skirt instead of trousers. This was the birth of power dressing and by the nineteen eighties. It became the way enterprising. Women learned to manage or limit the potential sexuality of their bodies and leave all that gross girl stuff like cooties at home but as they entered the corporate workforce in ever greater numbers. Some women wanted to modify this uniform while maintaining their professional appearance. One alternative model for breaking out of these fashion limitations was Princess Diana with her more glamorous outfits others were on TV and shows like dynasty designing women and Moonlighting enter broad shoulder pads wide lapels and a wider range of textures colors and accessories. Cut to the present day now. Most of these fashion fads have come and gone but you can still see their influence on politicians. For Example Take Hillary Clinton or Donald trump many of the tenets of power dressing are still employed. Today we just don't call it that anymore. But a twenty fifteen study reexamined the principles behind power dressing. It found that putting on formal clothing does indeed make us feel powerful and even makes us think differently. The authors of this study tested student participants in a series of experiments by rating their outfits and taking cognitive tests when the students switched out of sweat pants and into the kind of clothing. They thought they should wear to a job interview. The tests showed their cognitive processing became more abstract broader and holistic the authors. Also say that how often you actually wear. Formal clothes doesn't matter regardless of when you wear. These uniforms have become a symbol of power. There have been other studies into how clothing affects our cognition to for instance. When people wear white doctors coats
Jim Lehrer, Longtime PBS Anchor, Dies at 85
"News longtime newsman Wichita native Jim Lehrer has passed away longtime PBS newshour anchor and co founder Jim Lehrer has died Lehrer passed away peacefully in his sleep according to the network the anchor alongside Robert macneil founded the program in nineteen seventy five Clare served as anchor of the news hour for thirty six years before retiring in twenty eleven PBS president Pollock in a statement added Jim exemplified excellence in journalism a true giant in news and public affairs Lehrer interview numerous leading figures including Margaret Thatcher and Jordan's King Abdullah he moderated a total of twelve debates more than any other person in U. S. history author twenty novels three memoirs and several
Plan to Cut U.S. Troops in West Africa Draws Criticism From Europe
"Look look first at NATO the the actual military chiefs of rich Jew shortly to convene in Brussels the United States brost hat chairman of the Joint Chiefs General Mark Milley has burned one interesting acting item on the agenda in advance prefiguring a potential drawdown of American forces in West Africa. This is extremely likely to prompt and unenthused response from France in particular which is extensively deployed a theater which it believes not without reason is a key frontline in the ongoing global campaign against Islamist extremism. Mary what's what's going on here. Won't use the United States Losing interest abruptly in West Africa. Well I think there are two reasons. one of them is because president trump is specially I think The top brass in American intelligence. They are very fixed on what they see As the future threat coming from China and that they are increasingly concentrating their resources looking in that direction the other thing and is that trump came to office and this is often forgotten Saying that he wanted to stop American engagement in in foreign wars. And this I think was one of the one of the reasons why he was elected. It was very popular policy For a lot of Americans and it remains so but right through his time as president trump has faced quite a lot of opposition from the top brass about cutting back on Americans abroad have been various attempts. He tried to pull Americans out of Afghanistan. The top brass objected. He tried to pull Americans out of Syria. Immediate media outcry from all the allies and saying he was betraying the Kurds. He tried to pull out of Iraq. Similar things West Africa could have basinas. Gene is a sort of slightly soft touch because the only people he's going to offend particularly by that again to be the French as we've seen well on the subject of the French being offended Jonathan they going to be aren't they and not without reason France already has four and a half thousand troops deployed in West Africa. There's two one hundred twenty more due to go shortly And it's not like they've been doing nothing night. They have found somebody to fight once they got there. Oh Yes yes. They've been very active. There and suffered suffered quite a few casualties as part of that. But also this fits for the Frans into a broader attempt by president. Emmanuel McCall to reset reset France's relationship with its former colonies in Africa lens going ahead on the economic front and on other fronts And and I think the question here is how much France wants to take responsibility for this region of the world how much it sees this. Moore's wars an international global Issue which the. US should continue to be involved with Mary. You made the accurate point. The trump's big pitch in two thousand sixteen was that he would bring troops home that America would not engage itself in pointless ridiculous interminable wars overseas etc.. He he probably does understand that the best pitchy can make this. November Is along the same lines. He he walked a very narrow path. Victory in two thousand sixteen but if he can go back the American people in two thousand twenty and say the economy's all right. I haven't started any stupid. That's probably his best shot. That being the case Do we wonder how nervous other NATO military chiefs are going to be the prospect of trump actually. Winning this thing is then possible that the arrest of NATO really has to stop thinking about the United States as the cornerstone of the alliance. Well I think that quite a lot of NATO but especially in the European Union That sense has really been strengthening. Ever since trump came to office there was quite a lot of diffidence Shall we say through the campaign. When trump seemed to cast aspersions on the future of NATO suggesting that it wasn't necessarily in US interest to Continue to be in NATO And you saw the Russians from that right across Europe but especially interestingly in Britain of course but also in eastern Central Europe where they see the United States and NATO in particular the protector. The A big protector of their security against Russia. Now it seems to me talk though Trump seemed to have been brought round a bit Um about the sort of survivability and relevance of NATO nonetheless that Trepidation in Europe remains and we've seen seen just in the last few days With a paper I think originating in the British military Where they say the new British government? When it does it's it's promised Security and defence review has got to look ahead to a time when the United States may and not be Engaged as it is in Europe and when the UK will have to look to being more autonomous in defense security terms and that is a complete rethink For All the British military your finds itself in classically horns Komo whatever cliche One canoes there on the one hand they want the United States to remain Invoke very very involved in NATO and if one is on his to be the main pair in NATO and supplier of troops And so on but at the same time particularly with trump in the White House. They don't want America to dominate dominate. When NATO is going so you get this whole debate about where is NATO? After the end of the Cold War Matt calls from about it being brain dead and having to rethink its future. Sure and so on. But you're has first of all to decide what role it sees for the United States and whether that allies with what trump things a couple. Let's move on now to the rare problem of what a retired. Pope should do with his time. Pope's usually leave the office of course only when recalled all to barracks by the omnipotent overlord but benedict the sixteenth bucked. This tradition in two thousand and thirteen when he handed in the big hat voluntarily since then benedict addict has mostly maintained inappropriate silence but he broke it a few weeks back to speak up in defense of priestly. Celibacy apparently concerned by reports that his successor Pope Francis Francis favored the church taking a more relaxed attitude. Will it now appears that Benedikt is walking it back. His name will be removed from future editions of the book in which he made his feelings known Mary. First of all It's obviously not possible to know the mind of a retired Pope Benedict the sixteenth sixteenth. But why would he be assuming that this point that anybody cares what he thinks. Well I think because he still has the rank this extraordinary sort of rank of Pope Emeritus America's extraordinary thing. I'm opposed America's you think he keeps on these credit card. Well that doesn't the hotel upgrade but by keeping the title even emeritus That puts tim effectively on a par with the current pope And I think that was always going to create difficulties and it's probably remarkable really that we haven't seen gene similar difficulties until now But I think that's also when you when you look at the two characters when you look at Pope Benedict as being What appeared a very reticent very theologically based very traditional minded German pope hope? And you look at Pope Francis who's latin-american And this in fact is where this whole troubles risen. Because he's talking about parts of the Amazon Wurzburg ver-very difficult priests. This argument is being going on for quite a long time as to whether if lifted the celibacy requirement. Then maybe it would be easier to find priests for those very remote remote areas But it does seem to me that in terms of character as well as in terms of everything else you're looking at two very different people and also a church which house has still a very strong conservative. Whatever the president pope says tries to do has a very very conservative lobby Maybe majority he I don't know and which you know finds it useful to appeal to the power of the Pope Emeritus. Jonathan an ice will confess to our listeners that I am not myself in especially accomplished a Catholic theologian. But you think I am. I'm hoping you know more about about this than I do. Just benedict the sixteenth quoted views on the issue in question itself. He says it doesn't seem possible to realize both vocations by which he meant the priesthood and marriage simultaneously. Now other married people in my experience have jobs boy. Is this one any different because When you become? I'm a priest as I understand it celibacy is part of your Decision to remove yourself from the material every every day human world and become somebody somewhat different Maria. I would like to expand this conundrum to the more general principle. Here which is which is what happens happens when people leave high office once you should that be the end of it once you are off the stage as it were should you therefore just shut up. Well I think One of the reasons may be the reason Currently for the continued existence of the House of Lords in the UK. is exactly I'm going to give a sort of position and role For people who have I think the current terminology is stepped back from public life But they can also make trouble even when they're in the Lord's even in what is regarded as subordinate position. vis-a-vis the comments I mean. We saw That Margaret Thatcher Entre gave her successor. John Major very hard time when he was in office And it's been I think it's quite difficult for people who've been to that extent engaged engaged on the front line Actually to say nothing when they see or seems to them that they're successor is behaving behaving such a foolish way when you suddenly become used to that and when you're still relatively young I mean that's the one has a number of quite young a young presidents prime ministers and so on retiring. Tony Blair Bill Clinton others who I think will find it very difficult just to say ongoing off to rotate long walks in the countryside. And say nothing I mean I. I'm sympathetic to that to an extent because it must be the heck of it adjustment from having the sort of the world hang. Hang on your every word to suddenly you know. Once you've sort of signed a piece of paper handed off nobody caring anymore but is there Jonathan away that you can do you. I guess constructive backseat driving. I mean I've just come back from Australia. Where our current Prime Minister Scott Morrison has been weathering? The bushfire crosses to a chorus of criticism. Some of it from one of his predecessors Kevin Rudd who broke with the protocol of differential respect and sank the Bhuttan with what unmistakably like relish the way that you can actually be helpful as a former officeholder. Yes I mean you can bring the wealth experience that you've had and good judgement judgement etcetera etcetera To to bear if your success was wanted of course they may not want they may not want somebody who was there and was perhaps more successful than them sitting on their shoulder the whole time so. It's very very difficult situation. I think you'd have a lot of ex-leader pitas find their way into leading a foundation for good works and so on but almost inevitably they get caught up in in what they used to do. I mean I think one of the one of the strongest conventions about not interfering not even commenting on your successor was in the United States. where past presidents were not not supposed supposed to say a word about their successor? But that's been broken barrack Obama who has been quite voluble On the subject of what he seizes uses the errors of Donald Trump's ways and on the one hand you know that's a lot of us who would say well you know good on him quite right for doing that on the other hand. I I think there's a very a very sensible place for this convention that says actually you should find something else to do or just imagine. Donald Trump defeated in November. I don't think he'll go silent silent.
"thatcher" Discussed on 860AM The Answer
"Reilly update tomorrow morning at ten eleven and twelve noon on eight sixty eight AM the answer do you know who I am yeah you know my name you know my phone axes I grew up in England I grew up on the manga faction and the soul Ron Reagan as a hero so when I found this video on my YouTube feed two days ago it was spooky this is nineteen eighty eight they've known each other for a decade Ronald Reagan was presenting Margaret Thatcher in the White House think about the comparisons to today chilling in a wonderful way Ronald Reagan and Margaret Thatcher nineteen eighty eight I take you for because two things first the the decade would be less dangerous if the west maintain the strength required for peace I'm second that Britain and America would stand side by side in that endeavor those promises have been opponent and honored handsomely we thank you for being such a stone chip and loyal ally and friend to our country together all nations have faced the challenges of our time and have not flinched we forged ahead with strengthening the peace spreading prosperity and safeguarding liberty your conviction Mister president the the new sharp piece is one founded on a strong defense has enabled us to take a post historic step in the reduction of nuclear arms you also have presided over a period of economic expansion unparalleled in peace time in.
The Falklands War Explained
"This episode is on the Falcons will and so we get straight into the Falklands war was a ten week. Undeclared war which we Argentina and the United Kingdom in one thousand nine hundred ninety two over two different territories in the south Atlanta the focus on islands territorial dependency which is south Georgia and South Sandwich Islands. The conflict guy on the second of I pro. When Argentine forces invaded occupied the focus ORLANDS? This was followed by invasion of south Georgia the next day in an attempt to establish the sovereignty claim them over on the fifth of April. The British government dispatched a naval task force to engage each week the Argentine navy and Air Force before making them in February so come the island. This conflict lasted seventy four days and ended with the Argentine surrender on the fourteenth for June. Were turning the islands to British control in total six forty nine auditorium military personnel. It's now on two hundred and fifty richest personnel and three folklore owners died during the hostilities. The conflict was a major episode. In the protracted dispute over the territory's sovereignty Argentina selected our maintains that they were Argentine find territory and Argentine government. That's characterizes military action as the reclamation of its territory the British government regard the action As an invasion of in crime colony since eighteen forty one the folkman islanders who had inhabited the island since the early nineteenth century with predominantly descendants of British cyclists and strongly favored which is shocking Leave estate officially declared war. Although both the government declared the islands of warzone hostilities was almost exclusively limited to the territories UNDIS- disputes and the area South Atlantic where Louis the conflict had a strong effect in both cultures and has been the subject various books articles films on songs uh-huh patriotic sentiment ran high in Argentina. But the outcome prompted large protests against the military government hastened its downfall in the United Kingdom the conservative government boasted by the successful outcome was reelected increased majority the following year the the cultural and political effects of the conflict have been less than the UK done in Argentina where it remains a common topic for discussion. Diplomatic diplomats relations between the United Kingdom and Argentina were restored in one thousand nine hundred nine fallen meeting Madrid a which the two governments issued the joint statement. No change in either country's position regarding the sovereignty of the Falkland Islands were made explicit in Nineteen ninety-four Argentina's in times claim to the territory was added to its constitution in the period leading up to the wall in particular perform transfer of power between the military dictators. General Jorge Raphael Videla and General Roberto Eduardo Viola late in March nineteen eighty see what Argentina have been in the midst of a devastating economic stagnation and large scale civil unrest against the military Giunta that been governor the country since nineteen seventy six in December. One thousand nine hundred what there was a change in the audit time military regime bringing to office. It's a new GENTA headed by General Leopoldo Galtieri Acting President and Averick Adele Lameta an admiral. George Weah was the main architect and supporter of military solution for the long standing claim over the islands calculating and that the United Kingdom would never respond militarily by opt-in for military action the Galateri government hoped to mobilized choice along standard patriotic feelings of Argentines towards the islands. Their star the public attention from the country's current economic problems on the regime's James Ongoing Human rights violations of the dirty war such actions would also boast a dwindling legitimacy the new space last preceding speculated on a step-by-step plan beginning with cutting off supplies to the island and direct actions slate to nine thousand nine hundred two if the UN talks were fruitless ongoing tension between the couteau countries over islands increased the online from March where Military Group of Argentine scrap metal merchants. They actually infiltrated by Argentine Marines raised as the Argentine flag at South Georgia Island. A not that would like to be seen as the first offensive action in the war. The blow navy ice patrol vessel H- H must endure. It was dispatched from standing to South Georgia on the twentieth in response the Argentine Ministry Genta suspect in the UK would reinforce his Atlantic forces ordered the invasion of the fulcrum islands to be brought forward to the second-ranked The UK was initially taken by surprise by the Argentine attack on the South Atlantic islands. Despite repeated wouldn't wooden royal naval captain Nicholas Barker it commanded. They're enjoying anivers- Balka believed that the Defense Secretary John Not Nineteen Nineteen eighty-one review in which knots described plans to rejoin the joins. The Yolk case only naval presence in the in the South Atlantic at center signal not Argentines that UK was unwilling would soon be unable to defend his territories subjects in the Falkland Islands on the Second Night Nineteen eight thousand nine hundred. The Argentine forces mounted on Fabius London's known as Operation Rosario on the Falkland Islands the invasion was met with nominal defense organized by full. Didn't governor Sir. Rex Hunt giving command to Major. Might Norman of the Royal Marines brings the events invasion included end of life. Talent commander Admiral Sanchez supply. Thomas I'm fabulous commanders. Group the attack on Moody Brook Barracks. The engagement between troops of Hugo Santelli on bill trip at Stanley on the final engagement and surrender government. Government has worthy invasion. I reach the U. K.. From auditing solstice. A minister defense operative in London had a short tally tax. Conversation with Governor. Hunt's telex operation confirmed that Argentines on the island and in control later that day BBC journalists Lorrimore Golez spoke with an Orlando at goose green via average rage of who confirmed the presence of a large oftentimes entire fleet and the Argentine forces had taken control of the island richest military operations in the Fulcrum Wolf were given the code thing Operation Culpa and the commander of the Task Force was Melissa. John fieldhouse operations lasted from first of all April nineteen thousand nine hundred to the twentieth of June nineteen ninety two. The British undertook a series of military operations as a means of recapturing the fortunes from Argentine Argentine occupation the British royalty taken prior in second April invasion in response to the events on South Georgia the submarines henchman splendid and H- H Mess Fox and was ordered to South to south on twenty nine March whereas the store ship Royal Flea Cle- exonerate for Austin was dispatched from the western Mediterranean H Messengers North Carrington. I wish to send a third submarine but his decision with deferred due to concerns about the impact on operational commitments coincidentally on the second of March suckering suckering hikmet superb after broke up and it was just seemed was in the press to be heading south that has been since been speculation. The effect effect these reports were panic. The Argentine Genta into invading the Falkland Islands before nuclear powered submarines could be deployed the following day. Join a crisis. Meeting headed by Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher. The Chief of Naval Staff at Henry Leach advise that quote written could send Taskforce Skip. The islands were invaded and on the first April sent orders to a royal naval force. CARRINA LENA exercises in the Mediterranean to provide south-south Phony invasion on the second of April after emergency meeting of the cabinet approval was given to form a task force to retake the islands. This was backed in an emergency session of the House of Commons. The next day on the six by the British government set up a war cabinet to provide today political oversight the campaign this was the CRISCO instrument crisis-management to the British with his remittance to keep under review political or military development relating to the South Atlantic and to report as necessary to Defense Overseas Policy Committee. The Wall Cabinet Matt at least daily until it was dissolved on the twelfth of August although Margaret Thatcher is described as dominating the wool cabinet Lawrence Friedman notes in the official history of the Falkland Islands Campaign that she did not know opposition without concern of however wants a decision was reached. She did not look back and quote on the evening of April. The United Kingdom's nation's ambassador possums for a drop. The president of the United Nations Gertie Council the resolution which condemned hostilities in the media. Argentine ritual from the island was adopted by the council the following day as United Nations. WHO's not council resolution five? Oh two which passed with ten votes in simple when against ends up stations. China the Soviet Union potent UK receive fervor political support from members members countries the Commonwealth of Nations and the European Economic Community Australia Canada New Zealand withdrew that diplomats from bodice Ariz the e say also provided economic support by imposing economic sanctions on Argentina. Auden itself was politically literally backed by a majority of countries in Latin America of crucially knocked chilly and also some members of the Non Aligned Movement. The New Zealand government expelled the Argentine ambassador following the invasion Prime Minister Rob Dune was in London. When will grow finding an opinion piece published in science? He said quote the military rulers of Argentina must not be appeased. New Zealand will back Britain all the way and unquote will cost in on BBC World Service. He told the focus islands. This quote this robot mode do we all think Commu Given our full support total to the British government isn't this endeavors to rectify the situation. Get rid of the people invaded your Country Country Unquote on the twenty for May nine hundred eighty two. He announced that New Zealand would make H. M. S.. Concentrate prey lead. The class frigate valuable to use when the British were could fit to release royal. Navy vessels from the Falcons in the House of Commons almonds. Afterwards Margaret Thatcher said quote the New Zealand government and people have absolutely magnificent in support of this country and the Falkland Islanders just for the rule of liberty of law and quote the French president. Francois Mitterrand declared embargo home. Frenchamn sows thousand assistance to Argentina. In addition from allowed UK act craft warships use of his poor field facilities. That car in Senegal Frans provided dismisal aircraft training. So that Harry pilots could be trained against the French aircraft used by Argentina Intelligence also cooperated with Britain to prevent Argentina from containing more exit missiles on the international market. Kim a two thousand two interview in reference to the support John Not then defense secretary at disquiet France. At Britain's quote greatest tally in two thousand twelve. He came to light that wall. This poll was taken place. A French technical team employed by docile and already in Argentina remained death throughout the world. Despite presidential decree the team had provided material support to the Argentines identify and fixing faults in exit missile launchers. John Not set the unknown. The French team was that beset. It's what was thought. Be Not of any the important and advised that French government denied any knowledge the time that the tech teams that in contrast French intelligence officer maintained a team was that it was in intelligence gathering capacity. Joel not that asked if he regretted his surly praised. The French said he's the French. were quote the excess and always have been an quote. The Sierra Leone government allowed task for ships to refuel preterm. BBC Ten transport aircraft landed on Joel in the Gambia Umbria flight between the UK and Ascension Islands. The United States was concerned. A protracted conflict with the Soviet Union Argentina's Argentina's side and initially tried to meet yet then to the conflict through shuttle diplomats however when Argentina refused the US peace over rituals US Secretary of State Alexander. Hey announced that. The United States would prohibit sale arms to Argentina and provide material support richest operations rations both houses the US Congress passed resolutions supporting us. Parchin sided with the United Kingdom. The into and you S. provided United Kingdom with Sidewinder missiles for use by the Harrier jets President Ronald Reagan approved Royal Navy's Request to borrow the sea curry capable amphibious assault ship. US Awad Jima. If the British lost aircraft carrier the United States Navy developed a plan to help the richest man that Shit with American military contractors likely retired sailors with knowledge of a Jima Systems
"thatcher" Discussed on WEEI
"You make sure you take care of itself let's see what do the consensus is and I will finish it up the last hour and a half old football let's start with this gene is in New York and he says he's intrigued by the idea of this possible mid season that's right more than what's right he how you doing today buddy how how you guys our G. love the show yeah well I'm a long long long term suffering expanse you know I'm watching the net how long term gene how long but it late eighties lady Thatcher eight eighty although I didn't get to enjoy the seventy yeah that's what yeah that's but but I I watch the games I watch the games and you know there whatever they are right now I think they're six and eighteen and I don't don't hold me on that but this one the other night yep said they got when number six or seven yeah their bets online I'll be interested to see if this torment because I'm going to watch him anyway if this gets a little bit of Jews if it's going to be set up so like March madness is that the the the thought of that I mean that's all that's a we're speculating a lot about how it's going to be said that really what you want one of them like would be the home team host or what kind of like to have regional sites and you have a slew of like like a big free one game followed by another game another that would be the best way sorry like to make a lady with the on the line every three games to one city that's got a little bit like the big three does that would be just being born that would be huge because then you'd likely get stars like a bunch of stars play in over a weekend in one city that's the kind of cool you listen we're just throwing things against the wall I'm sure that you have to really go through this with a with the body style we have great ideas on these shows for the Superbowl show they did it with some point will happen and you're gonna see you you heard here bad we sent some joy they're gonna he's they're gonna put four stages at the Super Bowl one in each corner of the stadium and it's going to be different John was abusing it is going to be interesting as hell and everybody's gonna enjoyed as opposed to an early like exactly is it gentle link stone.
Boris Johnson's Conservative Party Wins 365 Seats
"Voters in northern England and Wales gave conservatives a majority not seen since the days of Reagan and Margaret Thatcher with three hundred and sixty five seats and labor it's a worst defeat since before World War two with just two hundred and three working class voters rejected the promises by labor leader Jeremy Corbett fox's Leland Vitor Johnson calls a landslide victory irrefutable and on or
Boris Johnson faces a country that is still divided but how does the future look?
"Simon British prime minister Boris Johnsons Conservative Party swept the elections this week in the UK Johnson now says he has a powerful mandate to get brexit done the terms on which Britain leave the European Union are still uncertain the prime minister faces a country that is still divided them pulling at it seems we tornado in Paris Frank Lange fit in London Frank thanks so much for being with us Hey good morning Scott prime minister Johnson party when the biggest majority for conservative governments and Margaret Thatcher what does that mean immediately for brexit overseas right press is going to happen in fact he will happen very soon he didn't have the votes before that's why he called the selection and he has a really big majority but as you point out the future isn't clear like what's this relationship going to be going for they're gonna have to work on a free trade deal and the interesting thing is I think a lot of people who wanted the you can stay inside the you are very disheartened by this huge majority the Boris Johnson got on the other hand it actually freeze of Boris Johnson to be able to maybe have a closer economic relationship with the E. U. going forward once they leave because he's not beholden to sort of the heart rate was party now anymore the ones who really don't like Europe and so I think it's gonna be really interesting to see Scott is what kind of future Boris Johnson forges now that he has this political freedom he have to negotiate this trade deal with the E. U. N. has extremely time yeah he said he's not going to ask for an extension so is in is there still a possibility of an ideal direction you know Wednesday I might have said that before this vote it's now that he has all these big numbers I actually think that he's gone back on things he's he's made these pledges and then going back on them I think that he probably has the political capital to extend again if he needs to and certainly if he wants a good complex and comprehensive deal he's going to need an extension the idea of doing this in eleven months with the European Union is nobody in Brussels believes that's possible so I I think that the cliff edge that we are expecting maybe at the end of next year he can probably work its way through and then there's the challenge of of what's going on in Scotland because of course the Scottish National Party ran the table did very well in the election on a platform of opposing breaks it and they're claiming their own mandate for a new referendum on Scottish statehood that's going to be a challenge to it's a big challenge and I think that what you're going to see is nickel sturgeon head of Scottish National Party asking for another referendum Boris Johnson has said under no circumstances and in order for that referendum to be real to actually have an effect here it has to be approved by the U. K. government ought to have that kind of referendum what I think is gonna be interesting as you go and get into twenty twenty one of the Scottish parliamentary elections and if the S. and P. does well then it's going to put a lot of pressure on Boris Johnson to continue to refuse this request from you know what look like from the Scottish people themselves if they keep voting in this direction the other thing though that's really interesting Scott as you look at the European Union you know the Scottish National Party says we we want to leave the U. K. and and rejoin the U. we never want to leave in the first place is the European Union gonna be willing to take a Scotland back it does not want to be encouraging countries breaking up so it's very complicated in the next I think the next couple of years are going to be very important see what happens in Scotland for the future of the United Kingdom prime minister Johnson has vowed to get this all done by January thirty one twenty twenty is that possible yeah it's full steam ahead now now that he has this majority it's gonna be opposite of the paralysis that you know I've been talking about last he's got the numbers he's parlance gonna re open next week he's going to introduce his what has been a failed brexit withdrawal agreement up until this point and it should easily pass and I think everyone's expectation is at the end of January the U. K. is out of the U. and Paris Frank blanket thanks so
Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn says he won't lead party in another UK election but won't quit right away
"Prime minister. Boris Johnson has won a sweeping decisive and powerful majority of parliamentary seats. It's in a mandate to deliver brexit ballots tallied through the night affirmed that Johnson and his Conservative Party had achieved a smashing success. The largest wind for the Tories since Margaret Thatcher prevailed a third time in nineteen eighty seven. The opposition Labor Party suffered its worst defeat since the mid in nineteen thirties. Friday morning with just one constituency still to declare the Conservatives have won three hundred sixty four spots in the six hundred fifty seat parliament Labor's Labour's hard left leader. Jeremy Corbyn announced he will not lead his party in any future general election campaign but said he intends to stick around for a little while. During a period of reflection in transition Johnson the bombastic showman who led the campaign to leave the European Union back in June twenty sixteen referendum is now positioned to be the prime minister to see Britain set sail from Europe next month and dreams of a second referendum and of remaining being in the EU have been dashed president trump. Who made little effort to hide? His partiality toward Johnson during the election tweeted his congratulations. Johnson in the Conservatives ran as populists offering not only brexit but also spending surged for cops nurses schools in elder care. One of their strategies was to try to break breakthrough. What's called Labor's Red Wall of traditional support among the working class voters in faded industrial towns in England's north and Midland's? This strategy was a stunning success. The Tories won the town of Workington. For example WORKINGTON has been held by Labour without without a blip since nineteen eighteen voters. They're told our reporters they wanted brexit and they didn't trust Corbin Johnson this morning in his his victory speech specifically addressed voters who went conservative for the first time ever in this election. He promised he won't take their support for granted with the Conservatives primed to extend their rain from twenty ten and tell twenty twenty four assuming Johnson serves his full five-year term Labor is looking at years in the wilderness us. It was a grim night to the Anti Brexit Liberal Democrats whose leader Jo Swinson lost her seat to a candidate from the Scottish National Party. Thirty indeed nationalist party saw big gains in Scotland and Northern Ireland
UK set for Brexit election with Boris Johnson hoping to retain power
"Now four days until the United Kingdom goes to vote in the second general election in two years. Can you hear the fatigue in my voice. The opinion polls which ought to be taken with very generous pinch of salt suggest. The Conservative Party led by. Boris Johnson stands to be elected. Well one of those sprinkling salt. Is Vince Samakuva his. UK's correspondent fear news following every twist and turn. And if I sound fatigued Vincent you must be exhausted. It's been a long campaign going around the country. I mean this campaign started in August. It's been quite strange for UK election which normally short five week one but this effectively began in August. And it's yeah are. There is definitely a sense of weariness around the country and we all three days before he goes to the elections on Thursday and just looking at the headlines this this morning and the and the headlines over the weekend it seems to be still such a messy scene. There's no one great winner. I mean many suggestion that the Conservatives services are ahead in the opinion polls but the unpredictability of this I think is perhaps what is confusing and exhausting so many people. Yeah it is and I think that's going to be some really interesting factors in play coming up so one thing which any partial tally. The big thing is the weather so looking ahead of the weather here in London Thursday. It's wet all all day but it isn't that cold. The cold is the thing that many parties were worried about because who are the most reliable bank voters anywhere in the world the elderly and the colder it is and the more difficult it is for them to vote the more the less likely arts turn out one caveat on that is that they normally they have their own vehicles so they can drive themselves to the polls young people as well often deterred by whether and if it's very wet and they've got to get public transport they might not bother and I think something that I'm noticing around the country is. I think we might have a slightly lower turnout and there is a sense of fatigue and inevitability creeping in about Boris Johnson. Getting a majority. Ah I mean you said it's going to be hold. I've taken the liberty of looking up the weather forecast while you were saying that I mean if you're in hull which is in the northeast of England. It's going to be raining and four all day. I mean that's that's it's an indoor play day for me. As far as I can gather could be worse. I mean thinking about recent winters you dave. We could be a lot worse but yeah it. It isn't it isn't going to be pleasant and I think that's going to have a really interesting impacts on the get out the vote campaign get out the vote but also who is likely to. which way is that lately says suspending voices if you're going to get The weather actually having an impact on on the way that people whether people go out and who they decide to vote for it it definitely is a test of how well the policies ground games are running running because when you work in these parties a big thing they do is when they going door to door they own just asking you how you're voting. They're often asking how you get into the polls and they will do community bus round so if they go down the street and they find that Ethel number sixty five and Tommy number sixty four want to go and vote. But they don't don't have their own vehicle transport they will sort out within the local association that the bus will go down that street to certain time pick up all those people take them to the polls and drop them back. So it's an interesting thing is a massive logistical operation to get people out. That's the logistical side. Let's turn onto the political side. What is the state of play with three days to go? So the Tories have they firm and solid ten point lead in the national polls which would give them a majority between forty to fifty seats if they are to be believed. That is the largest since is Margaret Thatcher in one thousand nine hundred seven one caveat to that is the first election referendum this election debate on a couple of weeks ago Borsch Johnson won by fifty fifty one percent to forty nine percent on Fridays. Pretty Dire Debate those down in maidstone. The Paula came out of that said the Washington won by fifty two percent and Jeremy Corbyn won by forty eight percent. This is a country which is split right down the middle as with the same figures for the brexit referendum. The problem is that U K calculation relation of seats is so difficult because of our first-past-the-post-system every seat has different dynamics working in it. Now the problem for the Tories is that they might worry that their vote is complacent and they might not turn out and deliver that majority that they're being predicted by intention because people think well it sorted and there is still the room for major gas. Now Boris Johnson is as we speak in grimsby at a fish market. He is doing tour of the so-called red wool so he is hitting labor. ABC's in the Midlands in Yorkshire in the Northeast in North Wales and the north west of the next three days in an absolute blitz. Because he thinks now because because the brexit party stepped down which I think is the defining moment of this general election in the three hundred and seventeen seats to theresa may one in two thousand seventeen. They are now taking most of those as banked and they're taking the fight out to labor even in Scotland where look like at the beginning of the election the SNP could take almost all the seats but one one they are now looking at holding on at about eight supports Johnson citing signs. Take the fights to the Labor Party and Jeremy Corbyn on the other side is going to be doing a campaign like the last one where he's trying to have big rallies all up and down the country but really. I mean Jeremy Corbyn has not broken through in this general election and the people. I'm speaking to the past couple of weeks. Weeks Germany Corbin's brand was was kind of very is kind of selective taste in twenty seventeen. It didn't win the sensor Eh but it pulled in people from around the left who previously haven't voted Labour because it wasn't left enough for them and then he got Jerry Evans brand in the past two years has been severely. I mean this issue of antisemitism has not gone away his handling of it. This election has been poor even last week. You know when he was on this morning With Julianne with Juliette. TV TV. He just he's not he's getting angry about it. And that's not helping and the public obsolete confused and baffled by his brexit position the accusations that emerged over the weekend that the the way that the media has actually handcuffed handled this campaign has not been ideal given the fact that before the election. Everybody said that party politics no longer really work in the way that they used to that. Everybody somebody who's now not Labour or conservative Liberal Democrat but they were remain or leave but the way that the election coverage has been played out has reverted to the type and you get the other party such as Liberal Democrats the Greens and Indeed Brexit party being marginalized although some might suggest that the Brexit potties and a very nice the amount of coverage this this season. What would you say to that? I mean. It's very tricky. I mean the media navel-gazing at itself Alpha's how is covering the election. The problem is that in twenty ten because we haven't ever had TV debates for in this country and they've been talked about for decades. The three remained broadcast this guy that we've seen ICN worked solidly together in Lockstep to secure the debates and it was. You can't sign up for one you have to sign up for all three and that is where Nick Clegg. The Liberal Democrat got his big break in in terms of publicity but didn't translate into any more seats in fact lost two seats because of the way our system system works now in every election since then the cool after that was that there should be some kind of independent authority like the electoral commission which determines the structure Russia and the setting and the dates of each of those debates. That hasn't worked. It's basically now being the parties have played the broadcasters off each other and I think they in this election action you know it's really descended chaos. Sky Didn't even get a debates and very quietly backed away from it is TV and the BBC's got their first ever to lead head to head debate. Who will be the prime minister? And then there's been a bit of a smorgasbord of other debates and it. has you know an and politicians say that it takes. It's the kind of the prep work for it. It can take the steam out of the campaigning and it's not a traditional campaign the alternative that is actually more people. Get to see what you're about. And if you're just popping about each constituency constituency but the real question is you know apart from the normal media which you know kind of will sort itself out and there'll be lots of picking out the thing that is still going under the radar is the social media side. We do not you do. There hasn't used in past elections in two thousand fifteen seventeen you'd get an op note. That said our our new Election Billboard will be unveiled. Come and see on a bus and you'd get a random member cabinet standing in front of it pulling a curtain them but that isn't happening anymore and so on on the dry hair. I saw the first few billboards on electronic billboards from the conservatives who gonNA spend basically big in this final week absolutely blitz. And every time I went on youtube the weekend the pre roll advert was one from the Conservatives. The danger in this election and this kind of new age is we. Don't get to see anymore anymore. What everyone else does you? And I are being targeted by different adverts to what the conservative done. And it's very much the vote leave playbook the campaign campaign two thousand sixteen that Dominic Cummings masterminded is they have in the in the in the long campaign tested out different adds to see what get the most reaction and then in the final few days whatever has done and best of the thousands that they were putting out of different variations of adverts mycotoxin whatever's done best then becomes the big national. One of the next three days are going to be the moment when we see how the campaigns are really pushed then yeah it will be. It will be the kind of headline messages from Boston so I think just WanNa pick out what he said yesterday. Today on on Sky News into this is this could be a line from two thousand sixteen and this is the vote leave playbook he was saying we want to bed down in migration particularly unskilled work is You've seen a large number of people coming from the whole of the EU. Five hundred eighty million population trying to dredge up scary figure of all these people could suddenly rock up at David Tomorrow and saying in this line I was really struck. Me As pretty Pretty appalling really is that too long. y-y-you migrants have treated the UK. As their own country Vincent mckinney. Thank you very much indeed for joining us on monocle. Twenty
France sells off national lottery as economic reforms continue
"Let's get the nicest business and financial news from Lewis Kupa. Welcome back Louise at. We begin with the French state lottery a bastion of French culture about to be sold off. Yes has been sold off. This is president macron recreating Margaret Thatcher the UK UK Prime Minister in the one thousand nine hundred eighty s by by giving voters a Lotta prophets privatizations. That's what she did. She stayed sold off all the many state institutions solutions British Gas British Telecom and. It seems that the French have caught on about forty fifty years forty years later. So he's done is he. So the French law trees you say. Full says does your yet and he gave so the French state used to throughout virtually all of it and he sold fifty two percent of the company which is a huge public offering biggest. IPO initial public offering. Since two two thousand in France in two thousand five in France raising one point nine billion euro. He gave French voters much. Better deal the institutional shareholders so they bought the shares at a much lower price. They've also got another discount as well. And if the French Voters keep the shares for more than eighteen months. Get another free share for every ten bought share price. What twenty percent in day one so effectively? He's given the French voters a nice big paycheck pricing. It too low and sort of convincing them of of privatizations in the capitalist model exactly like factor she did however Monsieur McCall has got a lot further to go in economic reform in France Thatcher. Did it he so far had failed to and whenever we choice he gets the the the yellow vest protests also despite the fact it was a massive. RPO It sort of pails. The amount of money raised east one point. Nine Billion Euro Pales into insignificance given the size of the French state debt. Two point four trillion million euro of debt. The French government has racked up and it hasn't won a budget surplus since nineteen seventy four. So he's got a very long way This is boosted his capitalist credentials. But he's a very long way to making much needed structural economic reform in his country.
Johnson seeks 12 December election after shelving 'do or die' Brexit pledge
"The UK has just one week left to get out of the European Union of course deadlines have been coming and going in the Brexit saga for three years now as you may recall earlier this week British prime minister bars Johnson was trying to ram his one hundred ten page bill through Parliament in Brig Knicks indeed there were one hundred twenty four pages of notes but Johnson seems to be a man of compromise if they genuinely want more time to mm studied this excellent deal they can have it but they have to agree to a general election on December the twelve that's the way forward got that members of parliament can have more time to study the bill if they also agree to a general vote at this point Johnson might see a popular election ticket to Brexit success the opposition party is not so keen on his new compromise here's the Labor Party's Valerie Has Majesty's opposition Labor Party will in election wants no deal is no deal means leaving the EU without any agreement on Tariffs Migration even basic regulations in other words just getting out of the EU as fast as possible. Britain's fashion industry would surely hate that according to trade group ninety percent fashion designers in the okay say they would prefer to remain in the European Union the world's Orla Barry in London has more on that the lady Gaga and fashion they feed a long way from brexit and Boris Johnson the golden and Anti Brexit March you see many protesters wearing t shirts that read fashion hates brexit's and cancel breakfast those t shirts designed by Catherine Hamnes one of the pie in years of modern British fashion many in the business keep their mouths shush when it comes to politics but how much is not one of them hate this whole thing to show me one good reason for Brexit if you can find it anywhere because I can't it's just heartbreaking hamlet I made front page news in one thousand nine hundred four at a party at Margaret interest house the former British prime minister has how many turned to greet patter she opened her coat revealing a t shirt that read fifty eight percent don't want pershing pershing was a reference to American missiles being deployed in Europe at the time stone cemented hamlet status as a designer and an activist but despised the publicity harmless is not convinced that her famous t shirts are all politically powerful unit we've got marches we've got petitions we got t shirts but failed the only thing that she changes politicians behavior is something that threatens their ability to get reelected that's what we're trying to galvanize people to do to achieve right to their MP and say represent my views I won't be watching the next election the fashion industry is worth over thirty billion pounds a year to the UK economy that's almost forty billion dollars but in the brakes debase politicians pay much more attention to industries like fishing Russia given absolute showrooms that it will be for the U K in the UK alone to determine who is in our national waters after daily signed and that industry as up to only around one and a half billion pounds annually fashion employs almost as many people as the finance collector in Britain but not many talking about what happens to this business after Brexit Tamra Ginger is hoping to change that she launched fashion roundtable the brexit referendum party's away to lobby politicians about the needs of the industry many business people now say they just wanted definitive decision by the UK Vermont but gingic says most people in fashion want to remain part of Europe the people we speak to want to second referendum I often the question has your vote changed asserting boy and do they feel that the politicians are listening to them now and it's not just about the designers many of the fashion students studying in the UK come from Europe Paul you listen recruiter at the London College of fashion he says those foreign students in particular or worried about what breaks it means for their future your specific risks is it conversation with our students to make sure they have right to remain or the half settled status the amount of students we have we've got over hassle on you are in a position where that may affect them going forward but unlike many in the fashion business you lose up piece for a few reasons saw a steady increase and our Service but will they stay after graduation and after brexit if it ever happens the designer Catherine Hamnes his not convinced they will relieve your they've been facism towards European now and also it feels that the financial economic prospects of British fashion industry where they're working again to shrink radically under brexit so better make a move now you know sooner rather than later others in the industry are thinking the same thing Tamra gingic from fashion roundtable says many designers have already moved offices to other parts of Europe. I've met with some that have already relocated the business I've met some here moved part of their snus because this is an exciting creative hop they might keep their tech teams here but they're basically moving their logistics I'm more importantly taxation out the UK for her Katherine Hamnes has opened a company in Italy she hopes it would make her business a little more brexit proof and ask for that iconic t shirt and tour infamous meeting with Maggie Thatcher early selfish I just thought it was a photo opportunity I mean I had no idea that it will have such extraordinary longevity I just thought it was here today gone today quite funny sure it's been a millstone my neck of since and for most people
The Falklands War
"The Falklands war was a ten week undeclared war between Argentina on the United Kingdom in nineteen eighty two over two different territories in the South Atlantic the focus winans territorial dependency which is south Georgia and South Sandwich Islands the conflict got on the second of April when Argentine forces invaded and occupied the Falkland Islands this was followed by an invasion of south Georgia the next day in an attempt to stop the sovereignty claim them over on the fifth of April the British government dispatched a naval task. also to engage with the Argentine navy and Air Force before making them amphibious assault from the island this conflict lasted seventy four days and ended with the Argentine surrender on the fourteenth of June we're turning the islands to British control in total six hundred forty nine talk military personnel and two fifty five purchase personnel and three Falkland Islanders died during the hostilities inflict was a major episode in the protracted dispute over the territory's sovereignty Argentina asserted maintains that they all were Argentine territory an Argentine government that's characterizes military action as the recommendation of its territory the British governor my regard the action as an invasion of territory in Crime Colin leases eighteen forty the folkman islanders who had inhabited the island since the early nineteenth century with predominantly descendants of British settlers and strongly favored Britches sovereignty leave estate officially declared war although both governments declared the islands a war zone hostilities was almost exclusively limited to the territories UNDIS- disputes and the area Allante with a law. The conflict had a strong effect in both countries and has been the subject of various books articles films on songs patriotic sentiment ran high in Argentina outcome prompted large protests against the ruling military government. Hazy listen it's downfall in the United Kingdom the conservative government boasted by the successful outcome was reelected with an increased majority to follow in the empirical fact of the conflict has been less than the UK done in Argentina where remains a common topic for discussion diplomatic relations between the United Kingdom and Argentina were restored in nineteen eighty nine following a meeting in Madrid which the two government issued a joint statement no change in either country's position regarding the sovereignty of the Falkland Islands Made Explicit in Nineteen Ninety full Argentines claim to territory was added to its constitution in the period leading up to the wall in particular form the transfer of power between the military dictators General Jorge Raphael General Roberto Eduardo Viola late March nine thousand nine hundred what Argentina have been in the midst of a devastating economic stagnation and large scale civil unrest against the Military Gentler that been governing the country since nineteen seventy six in December nine thousand nine hundred there was a change in the auditorium military regime. bring into office in New Jersey headed by General Leopoldo Galtieri acting president an average Adele but the Llama Dosa and Admiral George Weah was the main architect unsupportive of a military solution for the longstanding claim over the islands calculating that the United Kingdom would never respond militarily by opted for military action the gala tear recover go to mobilize the wrong standard patriotic feelings of Argentines towards the islands there started the public attention from the country's economic problems on the regime's ongoing human rights violations of the dirty such actions would also boast a dwindling legitimacy see the new space last press speculated on the step by step plan beginning with cutting off supplies to the island and indirect actions late in one thousand nine hundred eighty two if the UN tokes free ongoing tension between the couteau countries Orlands increased on nineteen March where a Military Group of Argentine scrap metal merchants they actually infiltrated by audience I marines raised the Argentine flag at South Georgia island a knocked that would like to be seen as the first offensive action in the war the Royal Navy patrol vessel hates must endure it was dispatched from Stanley to South Georgia on the twenty fifth in response the audience time miniature Genta suspect in the UK would reinforce Atlantic pulses altered the invasion of the fulcrum islands to people fool with to the second bankroll the UK was initially taken by surprise by the Argentine attack on the South Atlantic Islands despite repeated warnings boil naval captain Nicholas Barker it commanded their endurance anivers- Balk at believed the defense side St John Not one thousand nine hundred one review in which knots described plans to redraw the George the Yolk case only naval presence in the in the South Atlantic had sent a signal to the Argentines that the UK was unwilling would soon be unable to defend his territories and subjects in the Falkland silence on the second April nineteen eighty two the oftentimes forces mounted amphibious London's known as Operation Rosario on the could the invasion was met with nominal defense organized by Fulcrum Islands Governor surrendered hunt giving command to major might normal on on the Royal Marines the events the invasion included on of left commander Admiral Sanchez supply. Thomas I'm Fabius Command There's group the attack on barracks the engagement between troops of Hugo Suntan bill trip at Stanley on the final gauge moments surrender at Government House worthy invasion first reached UK from Argentine sources administered defense operative in London on the show tally tax conversation with governor. Hunt's telex operation it confirmed that Argentines on the island and in control later that day BBC journalists lorrimore Golez spoke with an Oil Linda at goose green via amateur radio who confirmed the Solarge oftentimes fleet and Argentine forces had taken control of the island richest military operations in the fulcrum were given the something Operation Cobra Commander of the Task Force was John Fieldhouse operations lasted from first of all April Nineteen take to the twentieth of June nineteen eighty two the British undertook a series of military operations as a means of recapturing for wins from Argentine occupation though the British royalty taken prior in that second April invasion in response to the events on salary order the submarines h Miss Splendid and H- H Mess Fox was ordered to South to south on twenty four March whereas the the ship Royal Fleet Accelerate our effect for Austin was dispatched from the western Mediterranean h messengers. all currency had wished to send a third submarine with his decision with deferred due to concerns about the impact on operational commitments coincidentally on the second March two separate left Gibraltar and it was just seemed it was in the press to be headed south that has been since in speculation the effect of these reports were panic the Argentine genta into invading the Falkland Islands before nuclear powered submarines could be deployed the following dight join a crisis meeting headed by Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher the chief of Naval Staff at Henry Leach Advice doc quote recent could and should send a task force skip the islands were invaded and quote on the first April Lynch sent orders to NATO force China exercises in the Mediterranean to provide south-south invasion on the second of April after emergency the governor approval was given to foam task force to retake the islands this was backed in an emergency session of the House of Commons the next day on the six April the British government set up a war cabinet to provide day-to-day political oversight the campaign This was the critical instrument crisis management to the British with his remittance the end to keep under review political or military development relating to the South Atlantic and to report as necessary to Defense Overseas Policy Committee the war camping matter at least daily until it was dissolved swath of August although Margaret Thatcher is described as dominating the wool cabinet Lawrence Friedman notes in the official history of the Falkland Islands campaign that she did not know opposition without concern of however once a decision was reached she did not look back end quote on the evening of April United Kingdom's nations on Buster possible and for a draft resolution to the United Nations Security Council resolution which condemned the hostilities and demanded the immediate Argentine ritual from the island was adopted by the council the following day as United Nations who's not council resolution five to which possibly ten votes insulin we'll when against which Panama enfor up stations China the Soviet Union potent the UK received Fervor let's go support from members catches the Commonwealth of Nations and the European Economic Community Australia Canada and New Zealand withdrew that diplomats from bodice Ariz the EEC also provided economic support imposed economic sanctions on Argentina oughtn't itself was politically backed by majority countries in Latin America of crucially not chilly and also some members on Aligned Movement the New Zealand government expelled the Argentine ambassador following the invasion Prime Minister Robert Muldoon was in London when will grow cap on a in an opinion piece published in science he said quote the military rulers of Argentina must not be appeased newseum will back in order wide end quote will cost it on BBC World Service he told the Falkland Islanders quote this World Mood and we all thinking of you and we will give full support total to the British government is in his endeavors to rectify the situation get rid of the that s concentrate elite class frigate available to use when the British could fit to release Romeny vessels from the Falcons in the House of Commons afterwards Margaret Thatcher said quote the New Zealand government and people have absolutely magnificent in their support for this country in Senegal and France provided this minimum aircraft training so the Harrier pilots could be trained against the French aircraft used by Argentine Lena intelligence also cooperated with Britain to prevent Argentina from an exit missiles on the international market in a two thousand two interview on in reference to the support you're not the Dan Defense Secretary at disquiet France at Britain's unquote greatest ally in quote in two thousand twelve. He came to light that we've while this was taking place a fridge technical team Loyd assault and ordine Argentina remained death throughout the world despite presidential decree the team had provided material support
Boris' battle for Brexit
"Brexit circus continues in the UK and it's been more than threes since the biggest ever democratic vote in British history threes since more than thirty three million people went to the polls in a referendum threes since that vote authorize Britain's departure from the EU and yet Britain has filed to leave why I remember Boris Johnson's Dude manifesto deliver unite and defeat was the perfect acronym for election campaign since unfortunately it spills done but they forgot the final e my friends either energize. I say I say to all the dodgers dude food. We are going to the country. We're GONNA get Brits. It does deliver. WE'LL BREXIT is likely to be delayed again. Unite well as Britain conservatives who are divided more than ever defeat will. It's Boris who suffered several parliamentary defeats in the past week and energize is well. It's the reminders at least those in Westminster who are in so what on earth is going on so I'm in heaven is a high profile British commentator Haida and historian of more than three decades. He writes a regular column in the daily and Sunday Telegraph as well as the New Statesman. He's also a professor of history at the university city of Buckingham his new book staring at God version nineteen fourteen two nine hundred nineteen. That's published by Random House this month salmon. Welcome back to Irun. Thank you very much tom now. Give us a sense of where things stand with brexit well. We're supposed to believe in the European Union on the thirty first of October but apartment passed a law last week which was nothing to do with the government. It was the day that the opposition seize control of business in parliament of the law was to force Boris Johnson as prime minister to go to Brussels to ask for an extension until the thirty first of January he has said since then he won't do it if he doesn't do it he's breaking the law and he could be held in contempt of court and sent to prison so we're waiting to see what happens of course if he does go ask for the the extension. His credibility is completely torpedoed because ever since he started to fight his campaign for the Tory leadership in the summer it was on the basis that we would be leaving as he said do all die on the thirty first of October and if he does Austrian extension there's no guarantee also that the European Union will grant it it has it has to be grounded by unanimity of the other twenty seven members and they've been briefings over the last weekend from France that President Mackerel thinks we're just wasting wasting our time and the two where taking the Mickey out of the European Union. We leave immediately. We'll get to that in a moment but back to boras use side that he's credibility they will be damaged if he supports deadline of past the Halloween deadline of toby thirty one but surely some blog you'd that he's credibility is damaged because he has is expelled from the party twenty. One reminder rebels yeah. He's had a very difficult couple of weeks because he's strategist school dominic cummings who isn't isn't a member of the Conservative Party and isn't elected by anybody who has taken a scorched earth approach to those in the Conservative Party who oppose the idea that we might leave without a deal and Cummings Senator Johnson ten days ago have a force of Eight on this. If you lose the vote then throw out anybody who from your inside inside events against you and he is thrown out twenty one people including several former cabinet minister to X. Chancellors of the Exchequer an excellent translator and Nicholas serves Winston Churchill's grandson this caused tremendous outrage in in the Conservative Party in the country scorched earth tactics worthy of Donald Trump and that play will in a parliamentary. It's read democracy. It's very difficult and particularly in our parliamentary democracy add in Arkansas Seventy party whether there's always been ided individual constituency associations associations who choose candidates to become. MP's are independent of the center and can do more or less what they want and this is a very centralist almost dictatorship issue style way to run a political party which doesn't what one of the democracy okay well. The Commons has essentially overridden the prime minister by extending this deadline three months past October October thirty one but as you said before and as the support of all of the European Union governments what's the French likely to do well. France is is a problem and the European Union is not happy ship that the its adherence lighter percentages whenever there's an opinion poll in France it's neck and neck about whether French themselves ought to stay in the EU really yeah because they feel that this national sovereignty and their identity is French. People has been compromised by this also. They didn't like the fact act that they like the Germans are subsidizing other poorer countries who des necessary share all values in the suddenly anywhere near economically successful missile defenses in France the sixth biggest economy in the world we in Britain to the fifth so there's a lot of unrest about the European Union about interference in French live but President Macron Macron who of course his enemies early forties aspires to be the leader of Europe Anglo muckleshoot twenty five years older than him hasn't been well recently. She's twice while almost fainted in public appearances is standing down at the next election and she may not last much longer and it'd be a vacancy for the key player in Europe and macrumors to be that keyplayer he has a program he has a an idea of greater integration an almost federalization of Europe and he knows that written. If it were to stay in your opinion it will be completely opposed to that and so he wants personnel descriptors from your perspective from the perspective of other Conservative brexit tease you think the French could rescue rescue you by rejecting the the extension of the deadline yeah quite conceivable. They've changed their tune two or three times on this but then as recent word to come out of you've Paris last weekend was the British if granted a three-month extension would simply wasted. They've got no plan. There's negotiations getting on they haven't got a strategy to solve the problems that were in the deal that tourism April at Parliament in which was defeated three times because of its inadequacies and so the French are saying that foreign minister only real who spoke Sunday they're saying through him. We think the British had enough and we want to get them out so just say the French do due indeed reject this feel now that means that Britain will leave on October thirty one but still it just seems a fire that the only thing the British government is is doing at the moment and has been doing the lotteries is brexit. That's right. Actually it's an advertisement for what a wonderful thing that is not have government thing about the Belgium's about ten years ago and they didn't have government. That's right for about a year. I think we've we've we have passed laws in our country that I can remember. We've taken this different initiatives chiefs. We've just let people get on with this. Unemployment in Britain is about four and a half percent now. people frankly are unemployed in Britain. People whose health is cy battle junkies kids who just haven't called the brain power to get work. Everybody else go to job We've got very low inflation. We've got low interest rates. We're doing really well as a country economically and we are reasonably happy ship. It's really really brexit. It's appropriate. Maga Salmon Hefford the distinguished British columnist and historian. Let's turn to Boris Johnson. Someone you've known reasonably well over the last the best part of three decades in journalism now the Tory grassroots they love him. They voted for him to be their leader by warming the numbers you're leading conservative but you not like Boris Johnson. Why I Boris Johnson is a person. Who is you say I've known for years? A He is someone who has a very casual relationship with the truth he's known in the Labor Party. They put up tweets about him. Where they call Lavar Johnson I would get on Saturday but he certainly you finds the truth of difficult concept at times and I didn't think he's probity or the attention to detail all seriousness to be prime minister and the fact that he came into this office immediately cle- employed Mister Cummings as strategist and appeared to hand over the whole policy to him to do as immediately followed the as I say the scorched earth strategy suggest that Cummings Cummings his opponents rather than seeking to persuade the more reasonable him he just says because you're opposed to me you are clearly a worthless human being and I'm going. We're going to talk like Steve Bannon in the United States signed playbook but he's got more power than Steve Bounded had so this is this is very when Johnson was mayor of London. He had eight pitchy matters because he was notoriously idle. I'd had the attention to detail so he had to other people Lynton crosby officer Lynton of course was a former liberal rule and conservative party strategists seen all these well. Linson ran Boris Johnson's leadership election campaign and Boris Johnson wanted silence and when he collected his check which is a large one compact himself on the back of having a very successful job I didn't they with a Linson is still a a guiding Boris. There's been a word that he is but I presume has a general election and Boris Johnson has been trying to call on become get a majority sufficient in parliament eleven to approve that decision. Linda will be back in Blighty helping to run the election cabinet the many conservative voters and members of the Tory party the longtime readers of the Daily Telegraph often cruelly called the Tory graph they would read you and they might ask you does your hostility towards awards Boris out. Why your support for Brexit. No I really the thing I want most in life at the moment as an Englishman is for my country to be independent of European Union again I am hostile to Boris Johnson because I think he's very good record as a politician he was really second rate mayor of London where he wasted almost money the money and he was a truly bad foreign secretary he was a really I mean his officials at the Foreign Office absolutely detested him and he couldn't be trusted with any serious foreign policy. Theresa may continue to deal with the European policy with the policy towards America. He was allowed to go just places like darkest Africa unimportant to the Far East and shake hands there so he's he's not a capable politician. He hasn't got a grasp of detail and he's not serious and his response if you ask him a question he can't answer is to tell a joke. That's not good enough. I can't but he's defenders say he can unite the Party and in fairness opinion polls do show support for the conservative surging from twenty percent on the horizon May to thirty five percent under Boris add to that this is a point that phrase and Nelson the editor of the spectator. Mike's at two that the twelve percent support for the Briggs potty and you've got basically half the nation backing either Boris or Nausea Farraj saw even if the polls were to be tomorrow's election results you'd end up more or less with a fifty the strong majority for the Conservatives many people would say that's the best conservative results since Margaret Thatcher's third election victory in ninety seven well. There's a crucial assumption in which is an assumption rather than the facts in Fraser Nelson has jumped the gun on this and that this depends on there being a coalition between the Brexit Party and the Conservative Party is no oh such coalition at this stage at this stage but Nigel Farrell said the other day when Johnson went to see a variety of the Irish prime minister that he would regard leaving the European European Union without the deals offended of statecraft the minute that far out her that he said he's not serious about leaving without a deal therefore we can't do a deal with him. Okay Okay but just as soon there is a deal between Boris and Nargile Farraj between the Conservatives and the Brexit party this doing pretty good position because more than four hundred parliamentary entry states voted late in two thousand sixteen correct which is a lot more levers. That's true you must forget that there is a tribal determination of Labor Party vote. It is to fight for Labor Party even if it doesn't properly stand for Brexit so although Farrell she's very good at persuading working class former Labor voters to join the Brexit bandwagon had wagon we call it assume that they will also it's quite the puzzle says show a massive resurgence and support for the Liberal Democrats who are any two points behind the Labour party who basically written off when Cameron majority in two Thousand Fifteen yes and in twenty seven. I think they only had about twelve. MP's seventeen they WANNA by-election and they've had defections actions to them and I would confidently predict the Liberal Democrats win a lot of seats remain a tourism probably third of ill Tory party remains will vote for awesome in large quantities a lot of right wing. Labor people will them and quantities and the other problem that Johnson has got is it. He's loses his seats in Scotland because he's alienated. The Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson who retired at the age of about thirty eight last week saying that she'd had enough well. How vulnerable is Boris. I mean he has a majority in the Commons and I think you've argued elsewhere that he's hauled on his own. Marginal seat Ish Shakira era is what a majority of five thousand outs bridge which is a very mixed seat demographically in the West of London too high immigrant population many of whom are working working class middle class and not necessarily natural Conservative Party supporters of the Labor Party already flooding activists since oxbridge to to canvas and to try to defeat him so he could struggle to hold his seat but I think more than that the some of the things that he's Don John have really aggrieved people who supported him the early prorogation people thought the Queen in an embarrassing position the he's called call six votes on things such as calling a general election twice and other questions. He's lost all six of them. I don't see necessarily he's certain either to win the election far from it or even to hold his own seed. Well I mean this is a moving story and we clearly are in uncharted waters a back. Is it possible that brexit might not even happen. I've got about obviously if it doesn't happen it will be because he is. GonNa ask for an extension on what is being granted in those seconds as I say he's finished. He's in Party will turn on him. They that's not what they put him in there to do. Also it means that we will talk Frenchman so if we stay in until the study FESTA January. There's got to be some rapid footwork to get a deal together with the probably will be no extension after that. If we get a general election at a new party come in a policy of government then they might well call a second referendum the Labor Party at talking about doing that but the Labor Party is as divided if not more divided than the Conservative Party so we concentrate towards the party of government is a moment but Corbyn's is Labor Party isn't a real mess and they're far from shore to call the second referendum so we woke feticide the most lineup parliamentarians are reminders but a pretty significant segment
"thatcher" Discussed on Historical Figures
"The She much like edward heath before or her saw what was coming. She called her cabinet members into her office one by one and ask them straight out. Do you still support me. The the answer from each of them was a resounding albeit respectful. No she withdrew herself from the leadership ballot on november twenty second and ended her political career with fiery speech in parliament summing up her accomplishments to both the labor opposition and the tories who just opposed her. She was succeeded by prime minister john major on the twenty eighth of november nineteen ninety margaret never really got over being thrown out of her office. She spent the rest of her years relatively quietly but was bitter and resentful of how she exited her work in government she she wrote her memoirs and held speaking engagements her daughter carol wrote a biography of dennis stature in nineteen ninety six while the biography mostly chronicled how dennis kept saying well margaret was running the country. It was also hugely critical of margaret as mother margaret died in two thousand thirteen at at the age of eighty seven after a stroke she had a huge state funeral which was accompanied by raucous street parties celebrating her death the week she died the song ding dong the which is dead from the wizard of oz hit number two on the u._k. Singles chart harsh obviously flea in her life and death. She was divisive while nobody can deny that margaret thatcher transformed the country and counteracted the economic decline that transformation mation also obliterated the mining communities in the u._k. Turned england from an industrial economy to a hub of international stock trading and pave the way for the skepticism of europe that eventually led to votes authorizing brexit margaret thatcher took power in great britain during a time when the country's people and and it's government were becoming increasingly divided across the political spectrum. She embodied this fractured country taking extreme actions that depending ending on who you ask either saved or doomed britain we'll leave you with the words of bard college professor richard aldous regarding the divisive legacy margaret thatcher. Thanks for tuning in to historical figures. We will be back in two weeks with a new episode. You can find all previous episodes of historical figures as well as all of our casts other shows on spotify and anywhere else else you listen to podcasts several you asked how to help us if you enjoy the show. The best way to help is to leave a five star review and don't forget to follow us on facebook and instagram. I'm at podcast and twitter at podcast network. We'll see you next time. Historical figures was created by max cutler. It is a production of cutler media and is part of the podcast network. It is produced by maxon ron cutler sound design by paul libeskind with production assistance by ron shapiro and paul moller additional production assistance by maggie admire and carleen madden. This episode of historical figures was written by alex whiskey in stars vanessa richardson and carter roy as.
"thatcher" Discussed on Historical Figures
"Hi. I'm vanessa richardson in. I'm corduroy. Welcome to historical figures apar- cast original every other wednesday we discussed the different persons lasting historical impact unique unique personality and impression on the world around them are audio biographies cover big lives but we like to focus on little known facts today. We're discussing discussing margaret. Thatcher england's first female prime minister known to both supporters and detractors as the iron lady thatcher who was england's p._m. From nineteen seventy nine to nineteen ninety and was hugely influential in england's transition into a modern economic power thatcher's thatcher's conservative policies and her commitment to seeing them through transformed britain but according to some it also irrevocably destroyed the way the of life for most of the working class but we're not here to say whether thatcher was good or bad for britain rather we're going to look into how she rose from her small roots up up through the ranks of the male dominated british political scene and became one of the most powerful and controversial figures of the late twentieth century margaret old enough to handle a broom. Her father was particularly instrumental informing margaret's. It's worldview around the family dinner table. He would exclusively discuss politics and philosophy without any room for gossip or more trivial matters alfred a staunch conservative engaged in politics because he was resentful of the left leaning policies of the other local politicians who he saws interfering with the livelihood of business owners like himself true to his character. He didn't just speak out against policies. He disagreed with he ran for office office so that he could work to enact change alfred was also a methodist preacher local councillor alderman and eventually served as the town mayor in doing doing so he exposed margaret to the power of the political system and instilled in her the firm conservative belief that the government should not interfere with those trying into independently succeed as she grew up margaret came to model herself after her father even going so far as to devote her focus in school to more more male dominated subjects she had a knack for science and chemistry and earned distinction from her high school when she graduated in nineteen forty two at the age of seventeen her final report from the school was prophetic. Margaret is ambitious and deserves to do well and she took that to heart immediately set her sights on a lofty goal to attend england's prestigious oxford college. Margaret missed doubt on a scholarship which prompted her father to offer to pay her tuition. That's interesting given that much of margaret's political philosophy would stress the independence of individuals individuals. Perhaps she knew that accepting that help from her father would open the doors for her own political ambitions regardless margaret enrolled at oxford in nineteen forty thirty three to study chemistry. Margaret was by all accounts a decent student but she really excelled in her extracurricular activities namely. The oxford conservative association margaret came to lead this organization during her time at school becoming the second woman ever to do so the conservative association was was a prestigious club and its members often hobnobbed with the tory elite.
"thatcher" Discussed on The Majority Report with Sam Seder
"Washington. Get rid of everybody and field. Fly. You've got to still Terry. And apparently that constituent was onto something because he certainly didn't have the skill set. He was backing off the letter very quickly saying how he didn't write it. There were people there were other members in the dark hiding out who who were frayed that it was written. And then he goes on to compare Nancy Pelosi Tamargo Thatcher, which I think from an ideological standpoint is wrong and also from a historical standpoint what he discussed also wrong. And it didn't seem to do very well politically with his own constituents here he is. Someone told his. On the same difference. The foreign parliament. Terms. And. Not to be. Floor. Vote. Anyway. She went to the floor twisted arms. Hopes. Prime minister went on. And that's that's. That is the strangest first off what happened. Margaret Thatcher is our own party. She didn't have the votes amongst our own party. Nancy Pelosi clearly has the majority of Democrats in favor of her even prior to the opposition falling apart to the point where she's like almost orchestrated the opposition. Well, you need to hundred eighteen votes. She had the vast majority of democratic votes, even if she didn't get to to eighteen right Thatcher lost confidence her own party lost confident in her in. This instance, you're talking about maybe ten percent of the Democrats wanting to vote against her. So that analogy was wrong and just the analogy of like, and they got a new prime minister and everything was fine. Pretty dramatic change. Thatcher was hor- rugged fifth grade civics lesson really is. I'm gonna I'm gonna do something that hopefully, you won't pick up on. How condescending it is. As I tell you this story. My understanding is that year was booted because she wasn't pro Europe enough. Is that right? John Major typeset very possible. She wasn't moving into the twenty first century. All right. Let's play this. And then we'll we'll start taking some phone calls. Here. Let's take this. Let's take a phone. Call right now..
"thatcher" Discussed on KIRO Radio 97.3 FM
"To dinner and celebrate breaking out thatcher your of why you broke out and it depends what you liked about him in the first place i tend to be friends i think i've been friends even if it was just for like three or four to six months with everyone i've been with so it's like i think if you of a french ship to start it's different because you have more there than just the romantic superior national get your personal thatcher soul may well it's a different kind of may is willing to tell a friend so it's just like person soulmate in your life death get started that word by the way he did now it's like it's nice i don't really use words like solo made honestly i see no mass question utah's name is dave you wanna meditate with me in new york times today that really really bugs me it's called why yoga pants are bad for women it's by women and hoped jones and she talks he starts the article talk to you about how she goes to the gym wearing sweatpants and every woman in there's wearing yoga pants and she claims that she's getting dirty looks from the women and no men are looking at her which all of us i think this just some weird thing in her head and she says quote whatever happened to sweatpants remember sweatpants noone looks good and sweatpants but that's the point they're basically just towel took waistbands and she's talking about the fact that yoga pants are to look sexy and they have no purpose so why are we being forced to wear sexy clothes while we work out she gives all these examples that clearly in my opinion have no backing that she's never actually done these sports so first of all she says that why would you wear yoga pants too your ogata suit says are practitioners really worried.
"thatcher" Discussed on Alice @97.3
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"thatcher" Discussed on WMEX 1510 AM
"The child from the thatcher brooke and called 911 the only one that thinks right you have a daycare center i get that people got to work but if it's kind of like a summer camp he type thing which i think it is why these swimming in february in vermont special yeah i mean i could see maybe if he got her on the ski slopes but now i mean what they do chuck him in their recreational only swimming assume so alan out i it how the dead he went deep that he he he just went his round or something i key i don't care only about more macallen mcalindon all these huge fox people like literally the kid just transfer certain but is that what we need local is changing up a little bit like our god i can't even remember his name of somebody unlike our local foster fox bosson just be like end the boy i drought and couldn't probably just drowned really do you guys well who were well here at the scene and they just told me that a is something that's pretty much all we have i'm going to hit back to the studio now guess drowned could've been hit by a garnered only we don't get away with this ways that that that's pretty much a point of it all the is still under investigation so the month yes was still under investigation found him and water though yeah it's kind of a simple investigate my no detective don't get me wrong but if i see somebody floating in the water and michael they may have drowned the us remain or maybe or maybe it's like a quincy episode quincy quincy episode we now have stupid you know where these think that the drowned it and yet he was strangled and then put in the water so you thought he drowned it but then the murderer or we stays around and then talks to quincy interest album of figured out alex we should have a show of else was a cop somebody like with eighteen gunshot wounds to the chest and the head and just be like it could have been a brain and nearly i think this was natural causes these wasn't was america was natural causes less but.
"thatcher" Discussed on WJR 760
"Don't we miss the margaret thatcher's of the world real leaders leaders a woman a real leader history is head real leaders who are women call the mayors another this michelle obama her comments where she looks out at members of congress and she sees color or the lack of color in her view she's no wonder we struggle no wonder we don't get along no wonder people don't trust us the perpetuation of this kind of hate and division is part of the problem we have in this country it's a big part of the problem we have in this country and she's part of it you're not allowed to say it oh no no no no she could win the presidency in she dresses so beautifully and has such magnificent ideas and she so articulate i'm sorry count me out qiao me out colorblind society that's what the civil rights movement was all about i know it because i i know of martin luther king had to say a colorblind society and yet all michelle obama and the radical left see his color color and some on the radical left our promoting the reset rotation of society i'm not even talking about the white supremacists course there oh i'm talking about radical leftists the derogatory phrases in terms they use when they talk about race it's just incredible to me it's the final hour of the show i get a move on some other issues you know general joseph done for it is you know general joseph joseph dumped for is he's the chairman of the joint chiefs of staff oh i laid out for you in some detail yesterday as have others the material breaches of.
"thatcher" Discussed on WCBM 680 AM
"We miss the margaret thatcher's of the world real leaders real leaders a woman a real leader history is head real leaders who are women called the mayors another this michelle obama her comments where she looks out at members of congress and she sees color or the lack of color in her view she's no wonder we struggle no wonder we don't get along no wonder people don't trust us the perpetuation of this kind of hate and division is part of the problem we have in this country it's a big part of the problem we have in this country and she's part of it you're not allowed to say it oh no no no no she could win the presidency and she dresses so beautifully and has such magnificent ideas and she so articulate i'm sorry count me out cal me out colorblind society that's what the civil rights movement was all about i know it because i i know what martin luther king had to say a colorblind society and yet all michelle obama and the radical left see his caller color and some on the radical left our promoting the reset rotation of society i'm not even talking about the white supremacists course there are i'm talking about radical leftists the derogatory phrases in terms they use when they talk about race it's just incredible to me it's the final hour of the show i gotta move on some other issues you know general joseph done for it is you know general joseph joseph tom ford is he's the chairman of the joint chiefs of staff i laid out for you in some detail yesterday as have others the material breaches of the iran deal by iran and you have to be howling color not to see this and for some reason the chairman of the joint chiefs of staff is helen keller at least in this regard cut thirteen go senator the the the agreement right now would what it does fried to us week was that iran is not in material breach of the agreement it i do believe the agreement to date has delayed or the development of a nuclear capability by a room now he doesn't head the cia he doesn't ahead the nsa he's the head of the joint chiefs not the head of the.
"thatcher" Discussed on KOIL
"Now we miss the margaret thatcher's of the world real leader's release a woman a real leader history is head real leaders who are women called the mayor's another this michelle obama her comments where she looks out at members of congress and she sees color or the lack of color in her via she's no wonder we struggle no wonder we don't get along no wonder people don't trust us the perpetuation of this kind of hate and division is part of the problem we have in this country it's a big part of the problem we have in this country and she's part of it you're not allowed to say it oh no no no no she could win the presidency and she dresses so beautifully and has such magnificent ideas and she so articulate i'm sorry count me out tell me out colorblind society that's what the civil rights movement was all about i know it because i i know what martin luther king had to say a colorblind society and yet all michelle obama and the radical left see his color color and some on the radical left our promoting the reset rotation of society i'm not even talking about the white supremacists course there oh i'm talking about radical leftists the derogatory phrases in terms they use when they talk about race it's just incredible to me it's the final hour of the show i get a move on some other issues do you know general joseph done for it is do you know general joseph joseph tom ford is he's the chairman of the joint chiefs of staff oh i laid out for you and some detail yesterday as have others the material breaches of the iran deal by iran and you have to be helen keller not to see this and for some reason lee chairman of the joint chiefs of staff is helen keller at least in this regard cut thirteen go senator the the the agreement right now would've would've tried to us week was that iran is not in material breach of the agreement it i do believe the agreement to date has delayed the development of a nuclear capability by rim now he doesn't head the cia he doesn't ahead the nsa he's the head of the joint chiefs that the head of the intelligence agencies he's not the director of national intelligence the.
"thatcher" Discussed on KARN 102.9
"Now we miss the margaret thatcher's of the world real leaders leaders a woman a real leader history is head real leaders who are women called the mayor's another this michelle obama her comments where she looks out at members of congress and she sees color or the lack of color in here she's no wonder we struggle no wonder we don't get along no wonder people don't trust us the perpetuation of this kind of hate and division is part of the problem we have in this country it's a big part of the problem we have in this country and she's part of it you're not allowed to say it oh no no no no she could win the presidency and she dresses so beautifully and has such magnificent ideas and she so articulate i'm sorry count me out count me out colorblind society that's what the civil rights movement was all about i know it because i i know it martin luther king had to say a colorblind society and yet all michelle obama and the radical left see his color color and some on the radical left our promoting the reset rotation a society i'm not even talking about the white supremacists course there i'm talking about radical leftists the derogatory phrases in terms they use when they talk about race it's just incredible to me it's the final hour of the show i gotta move on some other issues you know general joseph done for it is you know general joseph joseph dumped for this he's the chairman of the joint chiefs of staff i laid out for you in some detail yesterday as have others the material breaches of the iran deal by iran and you have to be helen keller not to see this and for some reason the chairman of the joint chiefs of staff is helen keller at least in this regard cut thirteen go senator the the the agreement right now would would have justified to us week was it iran is not in material breach of the agreement it i do believe the agreement to date has delayed the development of a nuclear capability by a rim now he doesn't head the cia he doesn't ahead the nsa he's the head of the.
"thatcher" Discussed on WMEX 1510 AM
"The child from the thatcher brooke and called 911 the only one at thanks all right you have a daycare center i get that people got to work but if it's kind of like a summer camp e type thing which i think it is why they swimming in the february in vermont special american see maybe if he got her on the ski slopes but now i mean what they do chuck romanera recreational lee swimming i assume so alan i the dead he went at that that he he he just went his drowned or something i keep while that i don't care only about martha macallen and all these huge fox people like literally the kid just transfer certain but is that what we need local news change it up a little bit have like a guy came a remembers name but somebody on like our local foster fox bosson just feel like end the boy drought and couldn't probably just drowned really do you guys yeah well well i'm here to seen and they just told me that a he died at something sana that's pretty much all we have i'm gonna head back to the studio guys drowned could have been hit by a garnered only we don't go away either way hey what's what this waste that that that's probably pretty what's the point of it all the is still under investigation so the month yes okay i was still under investigation found him and water though yeah it's kind of a simple investigate my no detective don't can be wrong but if i see somebody floating in the water i michael they may have drowned the us remain or maybe or maybe it's like a quincy episode quincy quincy episode quincy now so stupid you know where these think that the kids rounded and yet he was strangled and then put in the water so you thought he dreaded but then the murderer we stays around and then talks to quincy interest help of figured out alex we should have a show of alice was a cough somebody like with eating gunshot wounds to the chest and the.
"thatcher" Discussed on KBOI 670AM
"Just get so upset because i wish people would work together and i wish the democrats or the law asked would give him a chance to try and be at present at gift giving them the chance well they go out they don't want that because they don't want anything to succeed that with even aunt or suggest the you don't have to do with their way you don't have to have a huge bureaucracy are in washington are trying to make everything work and you know i don't know how old your brother is um and i'm sure he's very nice man but at the end of the day woes of margaret thatcher that said socialism is a great thing works fantastic and so you run out of somebody else's money at the end of the day so this is not a socialist nation it very quickly could become one if we don't watch what we're doing if we don't hold those people accountable that one thing right there if we could do nothing else but hold our elected officials at us city level accounting level was state level in a federal level hold them accountable for their actions and we should be able to do that we're the ones running the show right they worked for us do they not we don't worked for the government not in this country not yet so what are we doing in all these people the one socialist state fine there are plenty around just lease before you do it i'm rick roberts this is red eye radio.
"thatcher" Discussed on Bloomberg Radio New York
"What roughly wants to do he has laid out key things in his election manifesto he has the support for it the public support so i do expect a significant fringe labor market reform by the end of september a good morning to you hogan does the french public really have the appetite that they seem to have expressed at the polls to they really have the appetite for the show term pain that can be caused by labor reform of course there will always be protests that just part of the front for glow you can't be going without trust me there will be at least one burning tire which will be probably that they displayed on by in the uk and swear bought by the standards of reforms in frauds this one is well prepared the public appetite for is is unusually good we now have a sort of centreleft president who is facing the centreright opposition in parliament that also wants labor market reforms say the situation forty forbes can't get much more specious than this okay okay but he does faith and big challenges for example we go mental show marine le pen have been elected into the legislature on the extreme left and on the extreme right for example would is your prediction then in terms of how much this could add to french great because it may be trend faith of france is below the average an unemployment take for young is extremely high but you've talked about michael and these are some high 'haves this thing the new thatcher for france who being the equivalent of the german reforms agenda twenty ten yes i am convinced that mock cruel if he implements these reforms.