The revelation from Peter Mandelson that Thatcher told him the Irish are "all liars" is of a piece with her attitude to Northern Ireland and Irish affairs.
A new YouGov poll shows voters reject policies including the sell off of council housing, the privatisation of public utilities and prioritising inflation over employment.
Only Labour has the values and the vision to respond to the public appetite for an end to market fundamentalism and gross income inequality.
The Conservative Party has never recovered from what it did to Margaret Thatcher and from the legacy of bitterness that resulted.
What we need today is a Thatcher of the left: a leader who would repeat Thatcher’s gesture in the opposite direction, transforming the entire field of presuppositions shared by today’s political elite.
The left have been painted as tasteless, heartless people trying to make political capital out of Thatcher’s death. Only the government is allowed to do that, says Laurie Penny.
The Labour peer reveals the advice Thatcher gave him after he became Northern Ireland Secretary.
The party is increasingly concerned by the Tories' attempt to use Thatcher's death for political advantage.
"Mrs T is not Churchill," the former Labour minister says, declaring that he would have "recommended against" a ceremonial funeral.
Several months of strikes in 1978 and 1979 have come to stand for a whole decade. Britain was not a "failed state".