- The facts on Thatcher: 'Poverty, unemployment and crime all increased during Thatcher’s time in office, as did GDP per capita and life expectancy.'
- Gulf war multilateralism: Thatcher unsuccessfully resisted George HW Bush's attempts to put the UN at the centre of world diplomacy.
- The 'Yes, Minister' sketch that Thatcher herself wrote.
- The Washington Post examines Thatcher's economic record.
- '...today's Conservative Party would be reasonably recognizable to Thatcher...But today's Republican Party wouldn't elect Reagan dogcatcher, let alone president'.
- Thatcher with William F Buckley.
- Diversionary wars and the spread of ideas: how Margaret Thatcher influenced international relations theory.
- David Frum recalls his journalist mother's interview with Thatcher, 'one of the most epic confrontations in Canadian TV history'. The Australian equivalent would be the infamous George Negus interview.
- Andrew Sullivan:
To put it bluntly: The Britain I grew up in was insane. The government owned almost all major manufacturing, from coal to steel to automobiles. Owned. It employed almost every doctor and owned almost every hospital. Almost every university and elementary and high school was government-run. And in the 1970s, you could not help but realize as a young Brit, that you were living in a decaying museum – some horrifying mixture of Eastern European grimness surrounded by the sculptured bric-a-brac of statues and buildings and edifices that spoke of an empire on which the sun had once never set. Now, in contrast, we lived on the dark side of the moon and it was made up of damp, slowly degrading concrete...
...I was a teenage Thatcherite, an uber-politics nerd who loved her for her utter lack of apology for who she was. I sensed in her, as others did, a final rebuke to the collectivist, egalitarian oppression of the individual produced by socialism and the stultifying privileges and caste identities of the class system. And part of that identity – the part no one ever truly gave her credit for – was her gender. She came from a small grocer’s shop in a northern town and went on to educate herself in chemistry at Oxford, and then law. To put it mildly, those were not traditional decisions for a young woman with few means in the 1950s. She married a smart businessman, reared two children and forged a political career from scratch in the most male-dominated institution imaginable: the Tory party.