Margaret Thatcher, the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1979 to 1990, passed away today after suffering from a stroke. The longest-serving Prime Minister of the 20th century, Thatcher also holds the distinction of being the only woman to hold the post. She has died at 87-years-old.
Below, some TED Talks that examine Thatcher’s legacy — in politics, social policy, even science funding.
|[ted_talkteaser id=768]David Cameron: The next age of government|
“We have lost a great leader, a great prime minister and a great Briton,” current Prime Minister David Cameron said of Thatcher today, upon returning to the UK from a European tour to pay tribute to the so-called “Iron Lady.” In this talk given at TED2010, Cameron shares his thoughts on how governments will need to adapt as global power dynamics shift toward individuals.
|[ted_talkteaser id=1596]Lemn Sissay: A child of the state|
In this talk…
View original post 233 more words