Ronald Reagan

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Why is trickle-down economics still with us? | Robert Reich
This gonzo economic theory continues to live on, notwithstanding its repeated failures

Robert Reich

09, Oct, 2022 @2:04 PM

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Gorbachev was let down by the west. Putin’s Russia is the result | Letters
Letters: With better support from the US and Britain, Russia could have been a very different place today, says Michael Meadowcroft, while Bill Robinson remembers photographing the Thatchers and the Gorbachevs in Moscow


31, Aug, 2022 @5:18 PM

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Gorbachev and Reagan: the capitalist and communist who helped end the cold war
Former Reagan administration officials pay tribute to unlikely pair who shared a determination to pull the world back from the brink of a superpower war

David Smith in Washington

31, Aug, 2022 @6:00 AM

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José Eduardo dos Santos obituary
President of Angola for nearly 40 years whose rule was marred by corruption

Victoria Brittain

10, Jul, 2022 @4:26 PM

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Thatcher & Reagan: A Very Special Relationship – crying out for a Philomena Cunk voiceover
There are plenty of insider interviews in Margaret Thatcher’s authorised biographer’s uncritical, traditional-feeling documentary. But you can’t help chuckling at its dated format

Rebecca Nicholson

03, Apr, 2022 @9:00 PM

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Top 10 books about US presidents | Claude A Clegg III
From the anguish of Lincoln to the showbiz of Reagan and Obama’s introspection, these books show the power and helplessness of America’s commanders-in-chief

Claude A Clegg III

19, Jan, 2022 @12:00 PM

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FW de Klerk obituary
Last president of South Africa under apartheid who oversaw the orderly transfer of power

Dan van der Vat

11, Nov, 2021 @4:31 PM

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The Guardian view on post-Covid recovery: powered by the state not the market | Editorial
Editorial: The Thatcherite wing of the Conservative party desires a restoration of ideas whose time has come and gone


09, Aug, 2021 @6:02 PM

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The Triumph of Nancy Reagan review – foibles and failings of a troubled first lady
Karen Tumulty’s biography, on the centenary of Nancy Reagan’s ‘official’ birth, paints a romanticised picture of a neurotic prototype for Melania Trump

Peter Conrad

30, May, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Walter Mondale obituary
US vice-president in the late 1970s whose bid for the White House in 1984 ended in dismal defeat as Reagan won by a landslide

Harold Jackson

20, Apr, 2021 @3:31 PM

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Walter Mondale, former US vice-president and celebrated liberal, dies aged 93
Former senator and ambassador lost one of the most lopsided US elections in history to Ronald Reagan

Ed Pilkington in New York and agencies

20, Apr, 2021 @2:39 AM

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‘Honey, I forgot to duck’: the attempt to assassinate Ronald Reagan, 40 years on
The Republican narrowly escaped becoming the fifth US president to be assassinated – and there’s been no closer call since

David Smith in Washington

30, Mar, 2021 @6:00 AM

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