The Polis
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The Polis

Crisis?

What crisis ?

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These words from the heading were taken from a headline in the UK Sun newspaper after Prime Minister Jim Callaghan returned in May 1979 from an international summit in Guadeloupe. Britain had just suffered a series of strikes, rubbish was piling up in the streets and it was the middle of winter. It was described as the winter of discontent. This led to a vote of no confidence which Labour lost and brought Margaret Thatcher to power.

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Gary Neal

Retired taxi driver, creative writer, experimental poet, computer enthusiast, web design and learning to program