Posts Tagged “John Wooding”

Peace Train: Congressman John Lewis, the Legacy of Nonviolent Resistance, & Richard Gregg

John Wooding, professor emeritus of political science at UMass Lowell, is the author of the forthcoming biography Gandhi’s American Friend: Richard Bartlett Gregg (Loom Press, October 2020). He is a past contributor to this blog and president of the board at Mill City Grows in Lowell.  ‘Cause I’m on the…

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‘The Milk Snatcher’ by John Wooding

The Milk Snatcher . In 1975 I remember marching, as a scuffy undergraduate, to Parliament calling for Margaret Thatcher’s resignation as Minister for Education. I carried a banner which read “Thatcher The Milk Snatcher”—one of Thatcher’s first forays into re-aligning the British state was to propose ending the distribution of…

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