COMMENT:

Is the left-right political debate still relevant?

In my opinion, the left-right political debate fell over in 1989 with the fall of the Berlin Wall.

It was helped in no end by the election of Margaret Thatcher, elected the Prime Minister of Great Britain in 1979, and of Ronald Regan, who became the 40th President of the United States in 1981.

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Both of these power house economies determined through their leadership that they would switch to a programme now known as neo liberal economics. The market would rule and we moved from a society based on a cooperative model

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